PH.D in Marketing from Michigan State University
M.B.A. from Michigan State University
M.A. in Advertising from Michigan State University
B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from I.I.T. Bombay
Professor at CSUN, LMU, and other educational institutions in Southern California from 1974-1979.
Founding partner of the first Indian newspaper in California, INDIA WEST. The first professional Indian movie theatre in LA called MERALTA, showing Hindi Movies in Culver City in 1975, the first Radio Program in LA on air called SAAZ AUR AWAAZ
Since 1980, changed career to become a film maker both in LA and Bombay.
In Hindi KAMLA and BAWANDAR (SANDSTORM); in English PROVOKED, BACKWATERS, NIGHT EYES, and IMPROPER CONDUCT.
Released all over India on Dec7,2001, BAWANDAR (SANDSTORM) has won several international and national awards, including Best Picture in following film-festivals:
SAN JOSE, BERMUDA, HOUSTON, ZANZIBAR and KARACHI and best actress for Nandita Das in SANTA MONICA, and Best Music for Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt in Karachi. It also won the V.Shantaram award for cinematic excellence for best regional film, best actor,best actress,best cinematography,best director and best editor.
Jagmohan got nominated for best editor at Screen Awards 2002.
Jagmohan won the best editor award at Zee Gold Bollywood Awards 2002, in New York City.
Distinguished Alumnus Award 2002 by I.I.T.Bombay
KAMLA was invited to be screened at the prestigious Film Society of Lincoln Center in Sept.2002 as a part of a retrospective on the career of Shabana Azmi.
Similarly, Bawandar was screened by the Brooklyn Museum of
Art and was also screened at the IAAC Film Festival in NYC organized by the Indo American Arts Council.
Suraag: Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi
Kamla: Shabana Azmi, Deepti Naval
Open House : Horror: Joseph Bottoms, Adrienne Barbeau
Death Mask : Horror: Hy Pyke, Katina Garner
Jigsaw Murders: Police Thriller: Chad Everett, Michelle Johnson
Eyewitness to Murder: Police Thriller: Andrew Stevens, Adrian Zmed
Night Eyes: Erotic Thriller:Andrew Stevens, Tanya Roberts
Vish Kanya: Kabir Bedi, Moon Moon Sen
Last Call: Erotic Thriller: William Katt, Shannon Tweed
Legal Tender:Crime Drama: Robert Davi, Tanya Roberts
The Other Woman: Erotic Thriller: Sam Jones, Lee Anne Beaman
LA Goddess: Kathy Shower,David Heavener
Wild Cactus: Erotic Thriller: David Naughton, India Allen
Sexual Malice: Erotic Thriller: Edward Albert, Diana Barton
Tropical Nights: Erotic Thriller: Rick Rossovich, Mariam Dabo
Ashok by any other name: Children's short educational film
Improper Conduct: Drama: Steven Bauer,Tahnee Welch
Irresistible Impulse: Erotic Thriller: Doug Jeffery, Lee Anne Beaman
Tainted Love: Police Thriller: Doug Jeffery, Lee Anne Beaman
Shades of Gray: Erotic Thriller: Tom Reilly, Kelly O'Byrne
Monsoon: Richard Tyson, Helen Brodie
Perfumed Garden: Ivan Baccarat, Amy Lindsey
Bawandar: Nandita Das, Raghuvir Yadav, Deepti Naval
Backwaters: Nicholas Irons, Jason Flemyng, Tamzin Outhwaite.
Natasha: Richard Lintern, Serena Gordon, Algina Lipskiss.
Private Moments: Judi Shekoni, Catalina Guirado, Natasja Vermeer.
Provoked: Aishwarya Rai, Miranda Richardson, Robbie Coltrane, Nandita Das
Pankaj Udhas, Asha Putli, K.Vikas.
Nok Jhonk: Vijay Arora, Kiron Kher,
Colonel Saheb Ki Sarai: Saeed Jaffery,Anu Kapoor.
Ab Kahan Hai Woh?: Padma Khanna
Biography: Rajendra Kumar