Kabir khan is a very much renowned director of Bollywood. His directorial skills were appreciated across the world when his second movie New York was released. Born in 1971, Kabir khan has always been creative and new with his work. He hails from Hyderabad but completed his education in New Delhi. Kabir Khan's career graph has taken few versatile turns in terms of what he worked on.

He began his career with Discovery Channel as a cinematographer. He got to work on a documentary film called Beyond the Himalayas, as a cinematographer. Direction for this Documentary film was done by Gautam Ghosh. After this rich experience, Kabir wanted to do something completely different and on his own. So he made a documentary film called "The forgotten Army", which was on the basis of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. With this, he gained his own name and identity as a director.

He had a chance to direct two more documentaries after this. After the three documentaries, Kabir's gaze shifted to mainstream cinema. He began his career in Bollywood with Kabul Express. Released in 2006, this movie stood as a head turner of those times and gained a good recognition for Kabir. While New York too gained a lot of popularity, Kabir's first movie with Salman Khan Ek Tha Tiger, released in 2012 gained a huge success at box-office as well. It made him an overall winner, in terms of collections too. He is now planning for his next release With Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan, by name Bajrangi Bhaijaan. He is also working on a movie with Hrithik Roshan, which will begin sometime in 2015. On the personal front, this director is married to a charming and highly energetic TV anchor Mini Mathur. They are blessed with a daughter and a son.

K P Kumaran Hindi Actor

K P Kumaran

K P Kumaran is one of the talented film makers. He is well recognized for his efforts in making films which have in depth relevance with the social issues. In addition to directing films, he also wrote scripts for other directors' movies. His movies always have been talking about issues and solutions in relation with women empowerment. They clearly reflect what the issue is and what is triggering these problems. One of his movies Atithi (1974) was described as one of the finest films ever made in Malayalam to address those decisions which are forced on women in India. This movie basically talks about a woman who is strong enough to free herself from an indecisive husband. K P Kumaran was very much appreciated for the exceptional narration of how the woman takes charge of her own destiny and makes to it. His very first venture was a short film "Rock". This movie was praised at the international film festival. This movie received "coveted gold medal" at the 72nd Asia film festivals. After making several movies to cover various issues, Kumaran again made his eyes sharp for another directorial hit. He directed a movie by name "Rugmini" in 1989, is a story of a child prostitute. This movie was portrayed so well that it had won several awards. Thotram is another extra-ordinary movie which is made to highlight a conventional tribal story. This movie speaks about a young woman who is mistaken as a deity by her own tribal group and she tries to resist it, as it is not her belief. These are the kind of versatile efforts that make directors unforgettable. With the kind of films he made, Kumaran always had a point to make about the devilish side of the society. His latest movie Aakasha Gopuram in 2008 has been widely appreciated for its freshness in story and uniqueness in direction.

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Kaizad Gustad

Kaizad Gustad is a prominent Indian writer and film director, known for his work in the comedy film, Bombay Boys in the year 1998. He was also popular for his novel entitled, of 'No Fixed Address'. He was born in 1968 to an affluent Parsi-Iranian family.  He was raised up in Wadi, Karnataka, where his parents and grandparents owned some theater halls. He attended St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling and Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai. His family shifted to Sydney when he was sixteen and from there, he studied in a film school at the New York University.  In Sydney, Kaizad developed his passion for filmmaking. When he turned 18, he started to live a Bohemian lifestyle and travel around the world and worked as a pizza delivery boy, a stripper and bartender. During those years, he had his diary, which he entitled as ‘Of No Fixed Address’ since he doesn’t have permanent address for the span of three years.  All his short stories that are based on all his travels were written there and after ten years, he published it as a novel. He did two short films entitled 'Corner Store Blues' and Lost and Found during his times at New York University. Kaizad gathered money from his family and friends and also from the credit card companies just to start his first full-length film Bombay Boys.  The script was written for eight months, and it took him 48 days to shot the film. It took four years in the making and was released in the year 1998. Since then, he organized international film festivals such as Filmi Fundas, which showcased independent films in India.  He is now living in New York and sometimes in Mumbai. In 2003, he did the Bollywood film, Boom, which stars Amitabh Bachchan, Gulshan Grover, Jackie Shroff, Katrina Kaif, Zeenat Aman, Padma Lakshmi and Madhu Sapre. This film marks the debut of Katrina Kaif as an actress.  In 2007, he helmed the film, Bombil, and Beatrice, which was released at the Cannes Film Festival. It is a love story that has been told twice, which spans a hundred years. In 2013, Kaizad helmed the Hindi comedy thriller film, Jackpot, which stars Sunny Leone, Naseeruddin Shah and Sachiin Joshi in the lead roles. In 2004, while filming Bombay Central in a railway station in Mumbai, Nadia Khan, one of his crew got hit by a train and was killed while talking on a walkie talkie to cue up the actors.  Allegedly, Kaizad tried to hide the true reason of her death and told his crew to tell the authorities that it was a road accident. However, one of the crews has spoken and told the truth to the police. It was also revealed that he did not have permission to shoot in the location where the accident occurred.  Later, he was arrested but was released on bail. After six years, he was found guilty of the rash and negligent act and was sentenced to jail for a month and fined a total of Rs 75,000.

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Kaizad Gustad Hindi Actor