Srijit Mukherji

Other names of Srijit Mukherji: Srijit Mukherjee

Srijit Mukherji is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and actor who works in Bengali cinema. He has acted in many critically acclaimed films and even directed many films that fetched him commercial success and even won appreciation in the film festivals. He was born on 23 September 1977. The actor was inclined to act and direct as his parents were theater actors. Even during his higher education days, the actor took a keen interest in directing. He was playwright and director of plays like ‘Checkmate’ where he had the privilege of working with Aparna Sen A vetern filmmaker and actress, Aparna Sen has bee >> Read More... Aparna Sen and Anjan Dutta.

Srijit came to prominence by writing ‘Feluda Ferot’ which was based on Satyajit Ray’s Feluda series. Srijit Mukherji has also written another inspiring play ‘The Other Side of History.' He then switched to making films such as ' Autograph AUTOGRAPH (FIVE FINGERS) is a serial that revolves >> Read More... Autograph ' which had Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee The only son of Biswajit Ranjitkumar Chatterjee wa >> Read More... Prosenjit Chatterjee , Indraneil Sengupta and Nandana Sen. This film was a tribute to Satyajit Ray’s Nayak, which revolved around lives of a superstar, a youth director, and a theater actress. The film ‘Autograph’ was a commercial success movie.

In 2011, he directed ‘Baishe Srabon’ which had Prosenjit Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee Parambrata Chatterjee, born on 27th June 1980, is >> Read More... Parambrata Chatterjee and Raima Sen Raima Sen is a renowned Indian film actress, who m >> Read More... Raima Sen playing the lead roles. Baishe Srabon was selected as an official entry in many international film festivals and received a huge box office response in Kolkata. The film was an official entry in London Indian film festival, Darpan Film Festival in Singapore and the Alliance Francaise Film Festival in Kolkata.

In 2012, Srijit made another interesting film ‘Hemlock Society’ that featured Parambrata Chatterjee, Koel Mallick Koel Mallick is precisely the present No 1 actress >> Read More... Koel Mallick and Soumitra Chatterjee in lead roles. The film was appreciated by critics. In 2014, he directed a film ‘jaatishwar’ that is considered as best works of Srijit Mukherji and Prosenjit Chatterjee. But it was for a film ‘Chotushkone’ (2014) which featured Aparna Sen, Chiranjeet Chakraborty, Parambrata Chatterjee the director received his first national award for best director. He directed ‘Nirbaak’ with Sushmita Sen “What is the essence of being a woman?” her winnin >> Read More... Sushmita Sen , Jisshu Sengupta Jisshu Sengupta is an artist who is known for his >> Read More... Jisshu Sengupta , and Anjan Dutta. It was Sushmita Sen’s debut film in the Bengali language. The film received a better critical response. His last film was Rajkahini in the year 2015. In this film, he had cast 11 female characters. The director has also written lyrics for popular Bengali films such as Cross Connection, Le Chakka, and Josh and a non-film album of Usha Uthup Song ‘Ramba Ho’ from the movie Armaan mesmerizes a >> Read More... Usha Uthup .

J. P. Dutta Hindi Actor

J. P. Dutta

Jyoti Prakash Dutta ( J.P. Dutta) is a Bollywood film producer and director. He was born on October 3, 1949, in Bombay. He is married to noted Bollywood actress Bindiya Goswami whom film industry compares to Hema Malini for her look and screen presence; she had acted in films like ‘Shaan’, ‘Gol Maal’,’Takkar’ etc. They have two daughters Nidhi and Siddhi.  J. P. Dutta  was born in a Punjabi Brahmin family  and is the son of filmmaker O.P.Dutta who penned story for films like ‘LOC Kargil’, ‘Border’ and even assisted in writing for additional dialogues for films like ‘Chirag’ ‘Do Raaste’, etc. J. P. Dutta came to limelight for directing patriotic films.  In 1993, he directed a film ‘Kshatriya’ which was actress Divya Bharati’s last film. It was again a multi-star movie with Sunil Dutt, Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, etc. In the year 1986, he made a film ‘Ghulami’ which was based on caste and feudal system that prevailed in Rajasthan. Dharmenendra, Om Puri, Smita Patil had acted in the movie. It is said that his debut film ‘Sarhad’ (1976) never got released till date. Dutta was highly appreciated for directing films like ‘Border,' ‘Refugee’ and ‘LOC Kargil.'  Border was a film that was based on the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971. It showed many soldiers who died during the war and how the families of soldiers remained to sacrifice their sons for the motherland. It was an epic war film directed and produced by J.P. Dutta which fetched him National Award and Nargis Dutt Award for best film of the year. The film had melodious tunes of Anu Malik and was a multi-cast movie starring stars Sunny Deol, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna, Jackie Shroff, Tabu, Pooja Bhatt and Rakhee.Border was a box office hit and it earned even the appreciation of critics.  In 2000 Dutta, he directed and produced another patriotic film ‘Refugee’ featuring  Kareena Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan. It was in this film that both Kareena and Abhishekh made their film debut. The film received a mixed response, and it sketched the illegal refugees’ life from both India and Pakistan when they cross the border through the Great Rann of Kutch. The film gained critics’ response and was the fifth highest grossing film of the year in Bollywood. The film received National awards for music director (Anu Malik) and lyricist( Javed Akhtar.  In 2003, Dutta again took up direction for another patriotic film ‘LOC Kargil’ based on the war of 1999, across the Line of Control. The film depicted the Kargil War between India and Pakistan. It was again a multi-star cast film and gained mixed response in box-office but earned good appreciation from critics.  J.P.Dutta came to limelight again for directing ‘Umrao Jaan’(2006)  featuring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai with other prominent stars like Shabana Azmi and  Sunil Shetty. The film was a re-make of Rekha’s classic movie ‘Umrao Jaan’(1981) that fetched Rekha her national award. J.P. Dutta’s Umrao Jaan failed to gain public and critics attention. 

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Shimit Amin

Shimit Amin is a well-known director and is familar as the man behind the making of ‘Chak De! India’, one of the most well-received films in the history of Bollywood. Shimit Amin was born in the capital city of Uganda, known as Kampala. Although Shimit was born in the city of Kampala, his family later moved to the United States of America, where they got settled in Florida. As he grew up in the city of Florida, Amin had a natural inclination towards filmmaking and wanted to pursue it from a very young age. But he opted to follow his parents’ advice and pursued graduation in mathematics.  After completing his graduation, Amin had fully dedicated himself to filming and worked hard to initiate and organize major film festivals of today such as ‘The Asian American Film Festival’ which was first conducted in the year 1991, in Jacksonville in Florida. After his work in North Florida, Amin shifted from there to Miami where he spent his time working on all sorts of independent film projects whether corporate, industrial or small scale. After his work in Miami, Amin headed to California City, where he worked quite a long time researching and making himself experienced under various role and aspects of filmmaking. After having a considerate amount of experience and techniques to use, Amin finally made his entry into the Bollywood film industry. In the year 2003, when he was still in Los Angeles, he was given the job of editing the movie, ‘Bhoot’ by Ram Gopal Vermaa and later in 2004 he was offered to work for ‘Ab Tak Chhappan’. In the year 2006, he helmed direction for the film, ‘Chak De! India’ which was released in 2007, starring ‘Shah Rukh Khan’. In 2009, he was also the man behind ‘Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year’ starring Ranbir Kapoor.  Shimit Amin is wedded to screenwriter Megha Ramaswamy. 

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Shimit Amin Hindi Actor