Umesh Shukla is an Indian actor, writer, dialogue writer, screenplay writer, story writer, and director by profession. Umesh Shukla is a notable Gujarati Play director and has also acted in many plays in the Gujarati language. Besides acting as an actor, Umesh Shukla has also played some roles of Villain. A notable movie in this regard is the 1994 movie “Yaar Gaddar.” In this movie, Umesh Shukla played the role of villain. In this movie, Umesh Shukla shared the screen with popular actor Mithun Chakraborty. As per the records, “Yaar Gaddar” was the first movie where Umesh Shukla acted on the big screen for the first time. Later on, in the year 2009, Umesh Shukla, directed a movie named “ Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge.” Thus, Umesh Shukla’s directorial debut was with the movie “Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge.”

Coming back to Shukla’s early life, “Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi” (1996), “Doli Saja Ke Rakhna” (1998), were some of the movies where Umesh Shukla acted as an actor. In the movie “Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi,” Umesh shared the screen beside Akshay Kumar, and Raveena Tandon. “ Zabaan Sambhalke” was a Television series where he acted as an actor. “Kucch To Hai” (2003), “Bachke Rehna Re Baba” (2005), “Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge” (2009) and in some other movies, Shukla worked as a dialogue writer. For the flick, “Bachke Rehna Re Baba” (2005), he not only wrote dialogues but he was also the writer of screenplay and story as well. He also worked as a writer in the movie “ Fool N Final” (2007), In the year 2012, he directed the notable movie “OMG: Oh My God,” starring popular Indian film actor Akshay Kumar as Bhagwan Shri Krishna.

The film also starred Paresh Rawal. Sonakshi Sinha and Prabhu Deva did an item song in the flick. He also wrote the screenplay of the film. In 2015, Shukla directed “All is Well.” The 2015 film starred Abhishek Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Supriya Pathak, Asin, and others. The movie “ Gopala Gopala” (2015) was another movie directed by him for the year 2015. The movie named “ Mukunda Murari” was directed by Shukla in the year 2016. Till day, Umesh has received various awards for his contribution to the Indian Film Industry, namely National Film Award for Best Screenplay, Screen Award for Best Dialogue. At present, he is busy with his profession. Fans can connect with him; follow him on various social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and others as he is quite active there.

Trivikram Srinivas Hindi Actor

Trivikram Srinivas

Trivikram Srinivas, a Telugu director and writer, who brought out a need for new marketing strategy for Telugu film makers. He had always presented and structured to carve out the original marketing plan that was required in Tollywood then. His clever promotion strategies than he had planned , for example, for a film like’’ Athadu’’, he made the film in Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam languages. Later, the same film was dubbed into Polish language for Poland people. The film’s satellite in Telugu circuit was sold to a whooping sum of $45 million then, and it became the top grosser in 2005. His next flick in 2008 was Jalsa which had released in 1000 theatres and the film grossed $220 million in just 50 days. Later on, he continued with the same formula for Khaleja (2010) which did not meet the same expectation which he had, the film became just an average grosser. This filmmaker had always pitched or his every film project according to his audiences, and then went to define a target audience for his project’s promotional strategy. But why was drawn to such marketing? Because, his first film Nuvve Nuvve’’ was superhit which had new comer Tarun Kumar and Shriya Saran playing the lead. Success of this film really inspired the director to bring a new trend in marketing films. He has directed many stars of Tollywood such as Mahesh Babu, Trisha, Pawan Kalyan, Ileana D'Cruz, Allu Arjun, Upendra, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who were just ultimate superstars. Although he was a dialogue writer he had penned lyrics ( film Oka Raju Oka Rani) and rendered his voice too for his own film “Nuvve Nuvve”. He has left a magic spell in his dialogues always that is why he is nicknamed as “Maatala Maantrikudu" in Telugu. Actually, he wanted to take up direction seriously and never felt to write dialogues for films. The opportunity came when he was working as an assistant director to K Vijaya Bhaskar, he got his first break for writing dialogues for film ‘’Swayamvaram Swayamvaram’’. This film placed him in spotlight and he received many awards for dialogues that he had written in many subsequent films later on. His signature style of fast-paced dialogues with clear and simple languages placed him as an integral part of Telugu cinema. He has written storylines, screenplays and dialogues for many successful Telugu films.

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