Jugal Hansraj is a prominent Indian actor, screenwriter and National award-winning director. He was born on July 26, 1972, in Mumbai, India. He got married to Jasmine Dhillon in July 2014 through a small private ceremony, held in Oakland, Michigan. Jugal is the one who gave the first eight lines of the tune and lyrics of the song, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai from Karan Johar’s directorial film of the same name. The song became a huge hit up to this date.

His acting career started as a child through Shekhar Kapur’s Masoom in the year 1983; a film that is based on Erich Segal’s novel entitled Man, Woman and Child. Masoom earned positive reviews and marked the launch of his acting career. Later, he continued to star as a child actor in films like in the 1986 Bollywood film, Karma and Mukul S. Anand’s Sultanat in 1986. He also modelled for various television and print ads as a child. Jugal has made some remarkable ads for Vicks Vaporub, Nutramul and Saffola.

In 1994, he made his acting debut as an adult actor in the Hindi film, Aa Gale Lag Jaa, helmed by Hamid Ali Khan. He acted in the film opposite Urmila Matondkar, who played as his sister in Masoom. This was followed by Mahesh Bhatt’s Papa Kehte Hain in 1996, from where he was paired with Mayuri Kango in the lead role along with Anupam Kher. His breakthrough film came in the year 2000 through the musical romantic drama film Mohabbatein, together with Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. Subsequently, he appeared in minor roles in films like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2001; the Bollywood blockbuster hit film Salaam Namaste in 2005 and Anil Mehta’s Aaja Nachle in 2007, which marks the comeback of Madhuri Dixit in the Indian cinema.

Jugal turned writer and director in the 3D Indian-American computer animated film, Roadside Romeo, which was produced by Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films and Disney World Cinema. Although the film earned negative reviews from the critics, it won the Best Animation Film Award, Best Director of Animation Film and the Technical Award for Best Animation at the National Film Award from the President of India. Roadside Romeo also won the Cairo International Film Festival for Best Animation Film and many more awards. In 2012, Jugal hosted a Master Class session from the Film Victoria at the Indian Film Festival in Melbourne. In 2010, he directed the Bollywood romantic comedy film ‘ Pyaar Impossible!’, which featured Uday Chopra and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles. In 2014, he became the Head of Creative Development of Dharma Productions.

Joginder Singh Hindi Actor

Joginder Singh

Joginder Singh was an Indian director, writer, singer, producer and an actor. He was also a songwriter and a distributor. His real name was Joginder Shelly. He produced and directed two blockbuster Hindi movies namely Ranga Kush and Bindiya Aur Bandook. Joginder was born on 4th July 1949 in Khanewal, Punjab. He won the plagiarism suit against the producers of the movie Sholay for copying his work. The character Ranga Kush was similar to the character Gabbar Singh in the movie Sholay. He produced and directed a lot of movies. Most of his movies didn’t receive any recognition on the Box-Office. He was even placed on the list of worst directors. Joginder directed and produced a lot of poorly cast movies. Most of his movies were poorly produced and directed, consisted of uneven casts, strange dialogues, and poor plot elements. He achieved success when he directed and produced the movie Bindiya Aur Bandook. After the success of Bindiya Aur Bandook and Ranga Kush, Joginder decided to make a sequel to the movie Bindiya Aur Bandook. The movie was released against J.P Dutta’s LOC. The movie failed miserably and didn’t earn much success on the box-office though he was able to deliver a hit song in the movie named Main Hoon Bottle Band Sharab. After that, Joginder never returned to the big screen and produced and acted in small budget movies and Punjabi T.V serials. His movie, Ranga Kush was repeatedly featured in the house of Parliament.  Joginder was also a trained Pilot. He used to work with Indira Gandhi before turning into an actor. Joginder has acted in a lot of movies. Some of his notable works include movies like Khooni Tantrik, Meri Jung Ka Elaan, Ganga Aur Ranga, Kaun Kare Kurbani, The Revenge: Geeta Mera Naam, Jago Hua Savera and many more. Joginder was suffering from kidney and liver problems and died on 15th June 2009. He is survived by his two sons, a daughter, and a wife.

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K C Bokadia

KC Bokadia is one among the top film makers in India. His movies have always stood for the uniqueness and right plot behind the movie. He has contributed widely to the Indian film Industry. His movies have been trend setters at one point of time in Bollywood. K C Bokadia had done an exceptional job even in writing stories / scripts for Bollywood movies. He is also well known for his own directed movies. His strength has always been the ability to choose the right casting depending on his story need. He had worked with the biggest stars of Indian cinema. Though he was born in Jaipur nagour, he made his journey to Mumbai on a fast track. After entering Bollywood, he had decided to get into movie production. His first movie as a producer, was Rivaaj (1972), casting Farida Jalal , Sanjeev Kumar & Shatrughan Sinha. This movie had brought enormous recognition to him along with good collections at Box-office. Later his journey as a successful producer continued with movies like Pyar Jhukta Nahin (1985),Teri Meherbaniyan (1985), Naseeb Apna Apna (1986) etc. He made his first step as a director with the movie Kudrat Ka Kanoon in 1987. This movie was well received and appreciated by the audience. Then in between 1987 and 1990 , he focused on production of movies like Main Tera Dushman (1989),Ganga Tere Desh Mein (1988), Kab Tak Chup Rahungi (1988), Jawab Hum Denge (1987) etc. During 1990, his own directed and produced movie Aaj Ka Arjun released and made a sensational hit. Starring Amitabh Bachchan & Jaya Prada, this movie had shown the real stamina of K C Bokadia. He made big hit movies with famous actors like Rajinikanth, Rekha, Prem Chopra, Ajay Devgan, Karishma Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, Meenakshi Seshadri, Amitabh Bachchan, Manisha Koirala, Shilpa Shetty, Govinda, Mallika Sherawat, Jackie Shroff etc. His recent movie Dirty Politics made a sensation because the star Mallika Sherawat is seen sitting on Indian national flag in the poster of the movie. However, K C Bokadia refused to make any changes to his poster saying it is required as the poster supports the storyline.

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K C Bokadia Hindi Actor