Fagun Thakrar is a Founder and CEO, an award-winning and critically acclaimed actor, a director, a doctor, and a global health ambassador. Throughout her life and career, Fagun embodies a commitment to a mission of inspiring, educating, and effecting positive change across the globe.


Fagun holds five degrees, Medicine at the prestigious University of London Medical School (UCL), where she specialized in Neuroscience. Master’s degree in classical acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Master’s degree in Arts from the University of the Arts London and Film Directing in the US. Fagun further holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge.

Fagun’s academic achievements, consistently securing ‘straight A’s amidst a challenging curriculum in high school and college, were highlighted in a special segment on ITV News. This feature celebrated her scholarly pursuits and captured the attention of a British film director. Impressed by her potential, the director offered Fagun an audition, where her compelling performance effortlessly earned her a debut role in film.

Bridging Worlds: Medicine to Creativity

During her time in medical school, Fagun experienced a profound revelation that steered her towards the visual medium as a unique learning and educational tool. After her studies she made a decisive choice to blend her medical insights with her artistic flair, this synergy enabled Fagun to utilize the transformative power of the visual medium to create a positive impact in the world.

Actor & Director: Cinema with a Purpose

As an actor, Fagun has graced both Hollywood and international screens and has starred alongside Academy Award winners. Her filmography, characterized by its intellectual depth and social messaging, has achieved international acclaim, garnering festival selections and awards. 

Fagun’s vision to create films with a significant impact inspired her to learn the craft of directing.  As a writer-director her expertise is in exploring the transformative power of storytelling to create purposeful content, she focuses on both educating and inspiring her audience to effect change through her films.

Founder and CEO of Movie Studio

Building on her practical experience and academic research executed at the University of Cambridge, Fagun established The Purpose Movie Studio, where she serves as the Founder and CEO. The Studio focuses on the narrative power of films and documentaries with a commitment to creating content that impacts positive change worldwide. ​​

Technology Innovation

In a pioneering move, Fagun has recently expanded her vision by founding Purpose Film AI.  An innovative venture integrating AI technology into filmmaking, a fusion that signifies a new frontier in purpose-driven filmmaking, empowered by cutting-edge technology.

Socially Conscious Entrepreneur

Fagun’s work as a socially conscious entrepreneur involved founding several other businesses, including a fashion brand ‘Fagun Collection’ that launched at the Academy Awards with world Tennis Champion Serena Williams. The collection is frequently worn on red carpets for the awards and film festival seasons. Proceeds help support women’s empowerment programs.

Global Advocate

Fagun actively engages in both local and global non-profit initiatives, focusing on children, girls, women, and the healthcare sector. Her collaborations include United Nations, World Health Organization (WHO), the King’s Foundation, formerly known as the Prince’s Foundation, Amnesty International, UNICEF among other notable organizations. 

She has earned recognition as a worldwide advocate for health and well-being, working with underprivileged children, world leaders, and presidents. Fagun also serves as a Global Ambassador and spokesperson for numerous non-profit organizations worldwide, including The Women’s Brain Project.

Foundation Founder

Building on her extensive expertise in transformative initiatives. Fagun established The Creatively Inspired Life Foundation, a non-profit organization, dedicated to empowering young people worldwide to overcome barriers in their educational, professional, and personal lives through using creativity.


Fagun has been honored with numerous prestigious awards in recognition of her contributions. A few notable examples include; The prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), UK’s equivalent to the Academy Awards (Oscars) honored Fagun on their selective Newcomers Program, awarded to international rising stars; winning against tens of thousands of contestants in the BBC’s nationwide search for fresh acting talent, ‘Bolly Idol’, an adaptation of Pop and American Idol; receiving the Leicester Arts Achievement Award for supporting young people in the arts. Her remarkable journey was further recognized when she was chosen alongside legendary actors, such as Dame Judi Dench, in a book on the history of British actors on stage and cinema over the past eight decades.

Leadership: Continual Impact & Inspiration 

Under Fagun’s leadership in the spheres of creative arts, healthcare, global activism, and non-profit work she has profoundly impacted and touched the lives of millions of people. Fagun’s life story is one of impactful transformation, driven by her core mission to educate, empower, and enlighten positive change worldwide.



Fagun’s Expertise Spans Three Major Disciplines:

  • Creativity and Storytelling in Global Influence: Utilizes creativity and the art of storytelling as powerful tools in shaping opinions and guiding decision-making. This approach contributes to societal and global transformations, particularly in the era of new technologies.
  • Innovating at the Intersection of Film and Artificial Intelligence: Integrates AI technology with filmmaking, focusing on the ethical considerations, responsibilities, and the impact of AI-driven content on public opinion and policy decisions.
  • Leadership in Healthcare and Non-Profits: Focuses on preventive holistic medicine and neuroscience within healthcare. Leads transformative initiatives in non-profits sector, with a strong emphasis on health and the well-being of women and children.