Mayur Ramgir

Mayur Ramgir, an Indian American author, entrepreneur and director of “MeTheForce,” a music video highlighting the importance of compassion, won the ‘Best First Time Director’ award at the 2018 New York Film Awards. (Mayur Ramgir/LinkedIn photo)

The award-winning Indian American author, entrepreneur and director of the music video, “MeTheForce,” Mayur Ramgir, was declared the ‘Best First Time Director’ at the 2018 New York Film Awards.

Ramgir, CEO and founder of the Boston-based software company called Clintra, launched the “MeTheForce” campaign to spread the message of compassion, according to a press release. Ramgir is also the CEO of Zonopact, Inc. and founder of Zonopact Innovation Lab.

This is Ramgir’s second award for the short film, in which he also stars. Previously, the Festigious International film festival awarded him with the ‘Best First Time Director’ award.

Through the video, he urges everyone to lend support to the #MeTheForce movement, which is designed to end violence and abuse against women and children.

“If you are driven by the idea of having a safer world for our next generation, let’s fight the evil by taking part in the movement,” he said.

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