Subhash Kapoor is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter known for his satirical comedy films like Phas Gaye Re Obama and Jolly LLB. Kapoor started off as a political journalist after he did his MA in Hindi literature and was covering news events in northern part of India during the 1990s time period. In 2001 he directed a short film that won critical acclaim after which there was no turning back for him and he started making short films, advertisement commercials and shifted to Mumbai in 2006 to pursue the career of a director. Kapoor’s debut as director came in 2007 with the movie Say Salaam India which bombed at the box office. In 2010 the comical satire Phas Gaye Re Obama which was his second venture won critical acclaim and commercial success. The movie was based on the world wide recession having its origins in the United States of America. His third venture Jolly LLB which was released in 2013 starring Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani was again a success. It was a courtroom drama which was focusing on the Indian Judicial system. Lately Vidhu Vinod Chopra has roped in Kapoor to direct the third instalment of the Munnabhai series that has gotten delayed due to Sanjay Dutt’s jail sentence. In 2014 Kapoor was involved in a controversy where actress Geetika Tyagi accused him of molestation and also uploaded a video of her slapping him.

Subhash Ghai Hindi Actor

Subhash Ghai

Subhash Ghai is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and producer in the Bollywood film industry. He was born on 24th January 1945 to a family of Punjabis in Nagpur, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. He completed his Higher Secondary education in Delhi and also graduated with a commerce degree from Rohtak, in the state of Haryana. In the year 1963, he joined the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) by moving to Pune, Maharashtra. He got married in 1970 to Mukta Ghai. He stays with his wife and two daughters Muskaan Ghai and Meghna Ghai Puri in Mumbai. Ghai’s Hindi cinema career started with minor roles in movies such as ‘Taqdeer (1967)’ and also ‘Aradhana’ in 1971. He played major roles in the films ‘Umang (1970)’ as well as in ‘Gumraah (1976)’ with Reena Roy and Danny. He took on the role of director with a little help from Shatrughan Sinha in 1975 and directed the film ‘Kalicharan’ which had become a blockbuster. In 2004, Ghai stepped down from the role of directing and started producing films. Some of them being, ‘Iqbal’ released in 2005, ‘36 China Town’ and ‘Apna Sapna Money Money', both which came out in the year 2006. He established his film institute named Whistling Woods International in the year 2006 in Mumbai. The Institute specializes in training students in filmmaking, cinematography, direction and acting. He has received various National Film Awards. His film ‘Iqbal’ won The National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues. The Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay in 1998 went to Pardes. Ghai was the recipient of the Filmfare Award for Contribution to Indian Cinema in 2015. Mukta Arts, the production house was founded by Subhash Ghai on 24th October 1978. The production banner named after his wife Mukta completed 37 years of production in 2015. "Karz" was the first film produced by Mukta Arts starring Rishi Kapoor. Other famous films that came out of the production house include "Hero", "Karma", "Khalnayak", "Pardes" and "Taal".

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Sudhir Mishra

Sudhir Mishra is a Bollywood director and screenwriter best known for critically acclaimed films like Yeh Woh Manzil Nahi and Hazaro Khwahishein Aisi, Dharavi, Chameli. A three-time national award winner, he is known to be very vocal about his personal opinions and comments on extreme censorship in India. He is also one of the very few pioneers of independent cinema, and recipient to the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. Yeh Woh Manzil Nahin was his directorial debut, for which he won the National Film Award for Best First Film of a Director, in 1987. His film Chameli (2003), capturing the story of a prostitute, marked a turning point in the career of Kareena Kapoor, garnering wide praise from critics and the public alike. Born on 22nd January 1959, he is the grandson of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Dwarka Prasad Mishra and son of DN Mishra, the founding member of Lucknow Film Society. His acquaintance with Badal Sircar, while pursuing his M.Phil in Psychology at Delhi University, led them to perform several plays, after having formed a theater group called Workshop Theatre. After graduation, Sudhir Mishra left for Pune where he spent time at FTII, (Film and Television Institute of India), Pune, where his younger brother, Sudhanshu was a student. In 1980, he started his career as an assistant director and scriptwriter, after having moved to Mumbai, contributing to Kundan Shah's cult classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1983) and later worked in the 1984 comic satire Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! , with Saeed Akhtar Mirza, which parodied the inefficiency of the Indian judicial system, and with Vidhu Vinod Chopra in Khamosh (1985). He has donned the hat of a producer with the movies Sikandar, Tera Kya Hoga Johnny and Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow and has appeared in a cameo role in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Traffic Signal (2007). ‘Dasdev’ is Sudhir’s most recent, upcoming film, a political thriller loosely based on the iconic story of Devdas, and it is slated for release in March 2016.

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Sudhir Mishra Hindi Actor