Basu Chatterjee is an Indian screenplay writer and director. He was born on 10th January 1930 in Ajmer, Rajasthan. Chatterjee kicked-off his career in Mumbai, then Bombay, by joining the weekly magazine, Blitz. He worked there for 18 years as a cartoonist and an analyst. He changed his career preferences when he joined Basu Bhattacharya Bio coming soon... >> Read More... as an assistant director for the Raj Kapoor Raj Kapoor was a renowned actor, director, and pro >> Read More... and Waheeda Rehman She took birth in a Tamil Urdu speaking Muslim fam >> Read More... as lead cast 'Teesri Kasam', the film won the National Film Award for the Best Feature Film. He directed his first movie in the year 1969; it was named 'Sara Akash'; the movie won the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay.

The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Rajendra Yadav. 'Sara Akash' along with 'Uski Roti' of Mani Kaul Mani Kaul undoubtedly was one of the greatest dire >> Read More... and 'Bhuvan Shome' of Mrinal Sen changed the face of Indian cinema and placed the base of Indian New Wave Cinema. These films portrayed obstacles, emotions, relationships and desires of the ordinary peoples. Few notable films made by Chatterjee are ' Rajani ‘Rajani’ was a popular TV series telecast in Doord >> Read More... gandha', 'Baaton Batton Mein', 'Ek Ruka Hua Faisla', 'Dillagi', ' Swami Click to look into! >> Read More... ' for which he won the Filmfare award for Best Director, 'Shaukeen', for 'Choti Si Baat' he received Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay and many more. He has also worked with Dev Anand Dev Anand would be nostalgically remembered by fil >> Read More... , Rajesh Khanna Born as Jatin Khanna on 29th December 1942, the ch >> Read More... , and Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan was conceived on October 11, 1942 >> Read More... though there films together were not much noticed. Chatterjee has directed some Bengali movies too.

Chatterjee's popular TV series are ' Byomkesh Bakshi Indian television industry has many detective seri >> Read More... ' and 'Rajani'. In 1977, he was among the judges team at the 10th Moscow International Film Festival. He was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at IIFA.

Barnali Ray Shukla Hindi Actress

Barnali Ray Shukla

Shukla Barnali Ray is a writer and filmmaker, living in Mumbai, India. She is married to Saurabh Shukla, a distinguished filmmaker in Bollywood. Barnali completed her graduation from Miranda House, Delhi University, 1990-1993, in Botany, and was the Debate team Editor of Magazine in the Department Biological Sciences. She did her masters from Delhi University, 1993-1995, in Plant Molecular Biology, where she was an active nature enthusiast and a member of the Creative-writing Team and the Debate Team. She was the university topper for both the courses. Traveling and Mountain Climbing are a few of her interests. With a full professional proficiency in English, professional working proficiency in Hindi and native or bilingual proficiency in Bengali, her road to success started off with no hurdles. Although she began as a cell-biologist specializing in plant tissue culture, she soon turned towards the film industry. She has been a freelance writer/director, in Mumbai since 1997 and was the writer/director for Sunshine Pictures from August 2009 to May 2011. She was the assistant director of ‘Ram Gopal Varma’s film ‘Satya’ amongst many other fabulous films. “Kucch Luv Jaisaa”, released in May 2011, was her first film as a writer-director. Another 14-minute short film “Miss Shoe-Bra Negi” was released in 2012. She has worked with other prominent personalities like Sudhir Mishra and Ekta Kapoor. Besides story and scriptwriting, she writes poetry which the website 'Kitaab' published in 2014. The Big-bridge webzine printed her poem 'Palash and the Padmini' in August 2015. She has read her work for PEN India Events at the Prithvi Theatre and has been part of the 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Teksto.com, an online literary journal published her poems in November 2016. Her first short story 'Suzanna Roger' has been published online. Her scripts had been listed for the Sundance Film Festival- The Script Lab in 2013 and 2014 and she will be making one of her scripts into a Bengali feature film in 2017. Her first documentary film ‘Liquid Borders’ has been completed with the Films Division and the shooting of her next documentary film is ‘Midway’. She has been invited to film festivals across North America, Italy, and all across India in Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Trivandrum, and Kochi. Apart from being a great scriptwriter, she supports and volunteers for causes like economic empowerment and human rights. In an interview, she said that she would like to encourage atleast a few people to come into writing. Barnali Ray Shukla is a splendid film maker and an extraordinary human being.

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Bela Sehgal

Bela Sehgal is the sister of the ace director of Bollywood Sanjay Leela Bhansali and daughter in law of director Mohan Segal. This editor turned director made her debut as a director in Bollywood industry with the film Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi in 2012. The film was a romantic comedy with stars like Boman Irani and Farah Khan. It took a very long time for Bela Segal to make her directional debut in the industry despite her brother Sanjay being one of the most successful directors of the Bollywood. She made her earliest contribution in the industry as an assistant editor in Parinda in 1989. Bela worked as an editor for the super hit movies of the Indian cinema like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Devdas(2002) and Black(2005). Currently, Bela is planning to direct a period drama. Despite her brother being the ace director of Bollywood, Bela doesn’t believe in copying the style of filmmaking of his brother Sanjay. Bela is very concerned about her brother Sanjay who is 50+ and wants him to get married soon. Bela also worked as editor of Ranbir Kapoor Debut film Saawariya. The film Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi failed to grab the attention of the audience, but Bela has won the appreciation of many people in the industry with her first movie as a director and inspired women to get into the field of direction. Currently, Bela is working on an untitled film which is almost ready to get down on the floors of Bollywood in the year 2016. However when asked about the movie Bela rules out the making of the sequel of Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi.

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Bela Sehgal Hindi Actress