It is rare to see a woman among the long list of male directors who have graced us with their movies on the big screens. Ashima Chibber is one such talented director. Being a director was not her choice, but it was destiny that made it possible. She has worked with renowned directors and actors and has been successful in fulfilling her dreams. Born and brought up in Hyderabad she decided to move to Mumbai to pursue her dreams. She got her education in Delhi and UK and set out as a director with the guidance of Shimit Amin, who is also a director. Her first film was released in Chandigarh, Punjab.. Fortunately, her debut film and her serial were a super hit and she made her presence known to many renowned people of that industry.

She has directed television series like 'Ladies Room' in 2016, 'MTV Fannah: An Impossible Love Story' in 2015, 'Kaise Yeh Yaariyan' in 2015, 'MTV: Webbad' in 2014, and 'Mere Dad Ke Maruti' in 2013. She has earned herself five credits working as an assistant director on the sets of 'Ab Tak Chhappan' in 2004, 'Pyaarke Side effects' (as a Chief assistant director), 'Chak de India' in 2007, ' Kites' in 2010, and ' Rockstar' in 2011. 'Chak de India' was her most well known film and put her name in the history books. In the first movie she directed which was ‘Mere Dad Ke Maruti’, she made an impact in the industry for Y-Films, the production company.

The film is based on a typical Indian family. The nuances of an Indian family has been depicted in a humorous way. She was also nominated in the list of Best Debuting Director for the movie, ‘Mere Dad Ke Maruti’. The script of 'Ladies Room' is based on the reason behind a woman's need to know things the large amount of time she spends in the washroom criticising features. Also, she is honoured to work with the Yash Raj film productions. She is indeed a talented director who is destined for greatness. She was also nominated for the Guild award for her debut and the Zee Cine Award for the Most Promising Director.

Kannan Iyer

Kannan Iyer is a versatile Indian actor, writer, and director. His began his career in the film industry in 1994 as an assistant to Shekar Kapur for the biographical crime film, Bandit Queen. Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, and Rajesh Vivek played the lead roles and the movie released on 30 June, 1995. It won the Filmfare Award for the Best Film - Critics in 1995. In 1996, Seema Biswas won the Silver Lotus Award from the National Film Awards, India. Shekar Kapur won the Filmfare for Best Director for this movie in the year 1997. In the year 1997, Kannan Iyer wrote the film Daud: Fun on the Run. Ram Gopal Varma directed the film with Sanjay Dutt, Urmila Matondkar and Paresh Rawal playing the lead roles. It was an all-in-one thriller film packed with action, comedy, adventure and romance. . In 2003, he wrote the film Hum Panchi Ek Daal Ke. It was directed by Lateef Binny, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ashutosh Rana, and Sunil Shetty played the lead roles. It was an adventure fantasy film was estimated to earn 100,000,000 rupees at the box office. It was released on September 24, 2003. Kannan was the co-screenplay writer and Assistant Director or Second Unit Director of the sports drama Victory which was released in 2009. It was directed by Ajit Pal Mangat. Kannan Iyer was given special thanks for the blockbuster film Kaminey, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj in 2009. The film was nominated for 18 awards, and won 2 of them. In the year 2011, he acted as Inspector Bhaskar in the action drama film Angel written by Mauzzam Beg and directed by Ganesh Acharya. Sumit Arora, Arun, and Rakesh Babu played the lead roles in this movie. In 2013, Kannan Iyer directed and also starred in the film Ek Thi Daayan . It was a romantic horror thriller released in theaters on April 18, 2013. Konkana Sen, Emraan Hashmi, Huma Qureshi and Kalki Koechlin were the lead actors with Kanan Iyer himself playing the role of scientist. . The film was nominated for eight awards including Zee Cine Awards for Best Debut Director, Filmfare for Best Supporting Actor and more. Kannan Iyer was also given special thanks for the romantic drama short film Interior Cafe Night directed by Adhiraj Bose.

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