Vishal Pandya is a Bollywood Director and Screenplay Writer. He is well-known for directing the erotic thrillers Hate Story 2, Hate Story 3 and Wajah Tum Ho. He started his directorial career with the 2009 thriller film - Three: Love, Lies, Betrayal. Vishal Pandya’s journey in Bollywood began by working with Vikram Bhatt. Vishal assisted Vikram Bhatt for nine years in 16 different films since 2001.

until he made his directorial debut in 2009 with Three: Love, Lies, Betrayal starring Akshay Kapoor, Aashish Chaudhary, and Nausheen Ali Sardar. Although his directorial debut received average reviews, he got a second chance after five years.

He went on to direct Hate Story 2 (2014) starring Surveen Chawla, Jay Bhanushali, and Sushant Singh, which became his first successful Bollywood film. Impressed with the opening weekend business of Hate Story 2, T-Series’ Producer Bhushan Kumar signed Vishal Pandya for a three-film contract in 2014.

He took the Hate Story franchise ahead by directing Hate Story 3 (2015) with an ensemble cast of Sharman Joshi, Zarine Khan, Karan Singh Grover and Daisy Shah, which became a surprise hit. Produced with an economical budget of Rs.20 Crore, not only did Hate Story 3 earned positive reviews, but it also collected an astonishing Rs.55 Crore at the box office.

Vishal’s next film as a director was Wajah Tum Ho (2016) starring rumored girlfriend Sana Khan, Sharman Joshi, and Gurmeet Choudhary. Vishal had the concept of Wajah Tum ho in his mind since 2010, and just after the success of Hate Story 3, he narrated the idea of Wajah Tum Ho to Bhushan Kumar who gave him a green signal to start working on the project. It was his first film as a screenplay writer.

Vishal stated in an interview that he finished writing the screenplay of Wajah Tum Ho in just two months, by working on the script for almost 10 hours every day. However, the film failed to perform well in theatres and turned out to be commercially unsuccessful.

Vishal Pandya’s upcoming film is Hate Story 4 starring Urvashi Rautela, Karan Wahi, and Vivan Bhatena. During the success bash of Hate Story 3, Vishal had announced that he will start working on Hate Story 4 soon.

The trailer of Hate Story 4 was released on 27th January, 2018 and crossed 25 Million views in a week. Hate Story 4 will hit the theatres on 9th March, 2018.Vishal Pandya stated in an interview that he plans to take a break from the Thriller genre after Hate Story 4 and wants to venture into the Romance Genre.

Shahram Alidi Hindi Actor

Shahram Alidi

Shahram was born on 11th December 1971 in Kurdistan, Iran. His sun sign is Sagittarius. By profession, he is an Iranian screenwriter, film director, and a movie producer. Apart from that, he also excels as a painter, illustrator and graphic designer. In his early schooling years, although he initially began as an actor, acting in school theaters; he started to develop an interest in painting, which soon transformed into a tremendous passion for him. He managed to win three National painting competitions from the year 1991 to 1993. He lost himself in the beauty and world of colors, drawings, and art. Thus, he decided to invest his future in learning and knowing more about painting. He got his Bachelor of Arts degree in painting from the “Beaux Arts Faculty” of Tehran University and his Master's degree in animation from the “Cinema & Theatre Faculty” of Art University in 1997 and 2004 respectively. During a brief period from 1994 to 1997, he found himself preoccupied with various other things. He had been active in designing and illustrating children's books during that period. He was also into designing of theaters and scenes at the same time. Without knowing, he started drifting away from the world of painting towards the glory of cinema. Unable to resist his love for his passions, he wanted to mix poetry, painting, and theater altogether and create something magical. He has worked in many movies and have received awards for them. His projects include: ‘Mamli' in 1997, ‘Milk(Shote)' in 1998, ‘The heavenly doors' in 1999, ‘The ground is Hard' in 2000, ‘The Last Uncounted village' in 2003, ‘The Breath' in 2005, ‘Mountains of Tehran' in 2006, ‘Quatrain of Water' in 2008, ‘The Whisper of Wind' and ‘The Rosary' in 2009 and ‘Ode of the Mirror' in 2010. Out of all of his movies, the ‘Whisper with the Wind' and ‘The Last Uncounted Village' are the most praised and acknowledged. ‘The Last Uncounted Village' was released in 2003. His writings for the movie were highly praised and liked. His movie has received a number of prestigious awards such as, ‘The Best Film' at the ‘The First Sony Company Festival', Iran (2002), ‘The Best Film' ‘Avanca Festival', Portugal (2003), ‘Different Cinema of Asia' i at the ‘Busan Film Festival', South Korea (2003), ‘The Best Film - A level' at the ‘Tehran Short Film Festival', Iran (2003), ‘Kurdistan Cinema' at the ‘D'ournise Festival', France (2003), ‘The Best Scenario (script)' at the ‘Aroca Festival', Portugal (2004), ‘Francois O'Dea Prize' at the ‘Hamburg Festival', Germany (2004) and the ‘Special Prize by Jury' at the ‘Torino Festival', Italy (2004). The ‘Whisper of the Wind' released in 2009, showcased a beautiful story that made the audience experience a variety of different emotions altogether. The story shows the journey of a postman who records messages from soldiers or survivors in the hope of contacting their families in a mountain territory. He has received some prestigious awards for his this moving movie. His awards include ‘The Golden Don Quixote' in Norway at the ‘Tromso Film Festival' in 2010, ‘Young Academic Student Jury Prize' in Slovakia at the ‘Bratislava Film Festival' in 2009, ‘Prize of Academic Jury' in France at ‘Pessac International Historic Film Festival' in 2009, ‘Special Jury Award' in Brazil at the ‘Amazon Film Festival' in 2009 and ‘Prize of Mumbai Young Critics Award' in India at the ‘Mumbai International Film Festival' in 2009 as well. Apart from this, his movie also won the ‘Critic Weeks Section' in France at the famous ‘Cannes International Film Festival' in 2009.

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Rupesh Paul

Rupesh Paul is a Director and a Screenwriter in Indian Cinema. He was born in Amballur, Thrissur, Kerala. He is famous for his contributions to International cinema and Mollywood. Some notable films directed by him are Kamasutra 3D which was released in the year 2015 starring Sherlyn Chopra. Saint Dracula 3D in 2012, You Can’t Step Twice Into The Same River in the year 2008, My Mother’s Laptop in 2008 and What The F in 2013 are some more examples of the movies that he has directed and worked in. He is the Chief Operating Officer as well as the founder of Rupesh Paul Productions Limited, which is a Film Production House. His next work, The Vanishing Act, is based on the recent incident of the disappearance of Malaysian Flight MH370 mysteriously. It created hype in the media when the incident occurred. Cherthala, Alappuzha, Kerala is the birthplace of this director. His father’s name is M. C. Paul, who is an engineer by profession. His mother’s name is Rita Paul, who is a lecturer. In Thrissur, after completing his elementary education he went to the University of Madras to study Computer Engineering. He graduated from the University of Madras in 2001. He has been writing poems since he was ten years old. Penkutty Oru Raashtramannu was his first ever collection of poems in Malayalam and it meant A Girl, A Nation Is. It was published by DC Books. In 1988 he was awarded the Changampuzha award for the best young poet for his collection of poems. In 1998 he was awarded the Mathrubhumi Kavita Puraskaram. When he was only twenty-two years old, he got the opportunity to work alongside M. Manoram as a Sub-Editor. Later in India Today he served as the Senior Correspondent. His wife’s name is Indu Menon. Rupesh and Indu have been blessed with a son and a daughter. The Temptation between My Legs and One Can’t Step Into Same River Twice were his first two short movies which he made and released in the year 2008. The Temptation between My Legs was rejected by the Censor Board, unfortunately, but the latter one was showed at the Cannes Film Festival. It was even shown at the Florence Film Festival in the year 2010, after which he got International recognition and attention. After his success in Short Films he directed a Malayalam movie named My Mother’s Laptop in the year 2008. This movie was based on a short story written by S. Chandran. In the year 2010, he directed three more short films which were all critically acclaimed.

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