Chander Nath Mishra is an assistant and a casting director who works predominantly in Hindi film industry. Born on 27th June 1988 in Delhi, Chander completed his schooling from National School of Drama and graduation from IGNOU, University of Delhi. He has also worked as an acting workshop director and is children acting workshop expert. Chander Nath began his career as an actor with theatre in the year 1998 at National School of Drama.
He also acted in theatre in Education Sanskar Rang Toli and had done diploma in acting from there. He worked as a freelancer from October 2006 to January 2013 at National School of Drama. Presently based in Mumbai, he is working as an assistant director under Tonga Talkies Production House which he joined in April 2010. He works with director
. Chander is also working as a freelance casting director with films which he started in July 2011.
He stepped into cinema as a casting assistant with the movie ‘Ragini MMS’ with directors and producers like Pawan Kriplani and
. In the same year,he worked for the films ‘
’ and ‘
’. Directed by
, ‘Bubblegum’ is a drama about how parents, a brother and a rival plan together and create hurdles in the boy’s affection for a girl. ‘
Mausam’ is a thriller drama starring
in lead roles. It is also about the hardships a couple face because of belonging to different states and the approaching India-Pakistan war. Following it in the year 2012, he again worked for three pictures which include ‘
’, ‘BA Pass’, and ‘
’. In ‘BA Pass’ he also worked as a second assistant director.
In 2013, he got to cast famous actors like
Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola
in ‘Ek Thi Dayan’. He got to work with the legendary actor Shatrughan Sinha’s daughter,
’. ‘Lootera’ is based on a story ‘The last leaf’ by O. Henry. Chander also worked as a casting assistant for ‘
’. 2014 did not prove to be such a great year for his career.
He also had three releases that year. 2015 proved to be a major break for Chander as ‘Kaun Kitne Paani Mein’ was released which was his first film as an independent casting director. He also worked for ‘Tabahi’, ‘
’, ‘Detective Byomkesh Bakshi’ and ‘Wedding Pulao’.