Filmmaking:Haresh qualified with an MA in filmmaking in 2020 with a Distinction from Film School at Sheffield Hallam University U.K. His biggest inspirations in Film have been Mira Nair, Pedro Almodover and is a big fan of Onir in India. Having travelled expensively and lived in Spain, Italy and France, Haresh speaks fluent Spanish and has learned the art of film making from a variety of countries.

Drama and Journalism:Before embarking upon his legal and teaching career, Haresh worked as a freelance Journalist for the BBC and trained as a professional Actor at one of the county’s best Drama school’s, The ArtsEd school of Acting, London. Haresh has performed stand up comedy on the legal profession and is an advocate for positive mental health through the art of laughter yoga.

Awareness and Charity work:For 25 years since the age of 15, Haresh and his friends have been involved in several Human Rights, Equality and Charity projects and raised more than £10,000 for a variety of causes. Between 2007-2021 one of their projects was called ‘give yourself’, whereby Haresh donated his hair 4 times for a wig to be made for children who undergo chemotherapy. Please click this link to read article.

Their work has raised awareness of on various social issues over the years. Occassinally Haresh reports on local events to hospital patients on Millside Radio based at Kings Mill Hospital, Mansfield Millside Radio.Click here to visit the Millside Radio website.

Awards and achievements:In 2001, Haresh was awarded an accolade as Tomorrow’s Lawyer in the Times Newspaper National Student Awards, and in 2002 he was shortlisted in the GG2 diversity and leadership awards. In 2004, Haresh was invited to be part of Her Majesty’s Judging Panel for Unsung Heroes. In 2010, he was recognised in the Law Teacher of the Year Awards by Oxford University Press.

Writing:Haresh has contributed articles on discrimination and equality in magazines such as the Parliamentary Monitor, and his dissertation is archived in the library of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg which covers the subject of Freedom of expression vs privacy dealing with the Article 8 and 10 clashes of the ECHR. Haresh also writes comedy poetry on his blog Click here to access Haresh's blog, Haresh also enjoys writing on a number of subjects and always looking for good story lines.