Nitin Kakkar is a film director by profession. As a director, he has directed many Bollywood films and Hindi TV serials. Nitin made his debut as an assistant director with the Marathi film, 'Devki.’ He also assisted director Siddharth P. Malhotra for the film, '
We Are Family
.’ He has directed Hindi TV serials like ‘Sssshh Phir Koi Hai,’ ‘CID special,’ and ‘Jersey No. 10.’
He has directed famous movies like 'Jawaani Jaaneman,’ 'Mitron,’‘
,’ and ‘
.’ 'Filmistan' was Nitin's first film as a director. He received the award for the best debut director for this film. Filmistan was the best feature film in Hindi in 2012.