Sujoy Ghosh born in Kolkata had his schooling at St. James School at Bhowanipore. He migrated to London at the age of 13 and did his engineering there. He has also earned the Business degree from Manchester University. As a professional, he worked as South Asia head of Reuters Media division. Sujoy Ghosh made debut as a director in 2003 with 'Jhankar Beats' which was the tribute to great R.D. Burman.
The film describes love and friendship among the friends. The film includes
Rinke Khanna and
Rahul Bose featuring as Husband-Wife inclined towards R.D. Burman's music. The film also showcases Juhi Chawla and Sanjay Suri. The film is about how they manage to settle the issues that form rest of the story.
Other films like 'Home Delivery' and '
Aladin' failed to make any commercial success. However, 2012's 'Kahani' featuring Vidhya Balan in lead role brought him phenomenal praise and commercial success. The film is a mystery-thriller depicting Vidhya Balan as a pregnant woman searching for her husband during Durga Pooja. It was a hit worldwide, and box office touched to nearly 100 crores rupees in just two months. The film received several awards such as National FilmFare Award and Filmfare Awards. The director, Sujoy Ghosh fetched the trophy for the best Director and Vidhya Balan 'Best Actress'.
The famous tagline of Kolkata Knight Riders, an Indian Premier League team, "Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re" was written by Sujoy Ghosh. Sujay made debut as an actor from 2013's 'Satyanweshi' as Byomkesh Bakshi, a Bengali sleuth. Sujoy was also the part of 2014's '
Bang Bang' film featuring
Hrithik Roshan and
Katrina Kaif. Sujoy also wrote and directed 2015 mystery film '
Ahalya' which showcases Indra Sen, A young police officer visiting the house of an aging artist Gautam Sadhu for investing a case of missing man Arjun. The story takes the tragic twist when the policeman finally finds himself cast in stone like other dolls kept on the same shelf.