Bhakti Charu Swami is a Vaishnava swami and a religious leader of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). He is a Guru and a member of the Governing Body Commission of ISKCON. Previously he was simultaneously acting as ISKCON's minister of arts and culture. He is an initiated disciple of ISKCON's founder His Divine Grace, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and has translated Shrila Prabhupada's literary works in Bengali and also produced a television serial on Prabhupada's life entitled "Abhay Charan". He's also serving on an advisory panel of I-Foundation, a leading Hindu charity organisation in the United Kingdom.