Meet the Filmmaking Team
Jeremy Frindel is a Brooklyn based filmmaker whose directorial debut ONE TRACK HEART: THE STORY OF KRISHNA DAS was released theatrically in the US in 2013 by Zeitgeist Films. ONE TRACK HEART was awarded Best Documentary at five film festivals, and has screened at dozens of other film festivals around the world, as well as theatrically in over 100 US cities. He earned a BA in Film Scoring from the Berklee College of Music in 2001, and has been engaged in the many aspects of filmmaking ever since. He has worked as an editor and sound editor on such films as Some Kind of Monster, Bernard & Doris, The Baxter and the Oscar nominated, Junebug.
Sartaj admires Dr. Lad’s heartfelt approach to serving and is inspired by his life's work. Sartaj hopes Dr. Lad's story will move people to pursue their highest calling. After many years in private industry, Sartaj is now a public servant and derives immense joy as a partner in making this project a reality. He follows Pranayama and Ayurveda practices as taught by Dr. Lad.
Kevin studied with Dr. Vasant Lad at The Ayurvedic Institute from 1993 – 1994 and worked on staff in the school's herbal pharmacy. He went on to start Banyan Botanicals along with Scott Cote in 1996. Dr. Lad's influence and teachings have had a profound impact on his life and have brought him many blessings. Kevin is passionate about sharing the wisdom of Ayurveda with others and is thrilled to be part of the team that is helping to bring Dr. Lad's story to a wider audience. He now resides in Ashland, Oregon with his family.
Doug is a 2013 graduate of Dr. Vasant Lad’s GuruKula Program in India and his two-year ayurvedic practitioner program in the Albuquerque, New Mexico. His love and passion for Ayurveda is boiling from his time with Dr. Lad, his panchakarma experiences, and most recent Indian travels. Doug holds an MBA degree and worked as a marketing associate for Post-it®, Nexcare®, Scotch® Brand businesses. He was also a Peace Corps Volunteer high in the Andes mountain range of Peru. He is currently employed in Marketing at Banyan Botanicals.
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