Waseem Sabir

Other names of Waseem Sabir: Wasim Sabir

Born on the 14 of October, Waseem Sabir is a television director and producer. He has worked with famous banners such as Balaji and channels such as Sony TV, Star Plus, Colours, etc. Sabir is known for his independent, creative and uncompromising nature with his vision. His ability to be different won him the award for best director at ITA awards.

Sabir is an optimistic and a patient person. He is extremely passionate about directing and feels sad that today television has become completely commercial and has not left sufficient space for creativity. He had also said that television is beginning to deteriorate under the pressure of TRPs. Waseem has directed shows like Tamanna, Veera, Maryada, Ladies Special, etc.

He loves challenges and chooses a show which makes him think and use his creativity. His choices of shows have a complex set of emotions that the characters are to portray. He has an undying passion for creativity and is willing to work hard. According to him, the most challenging part of his job is to make an actor act in a specific manner when the actor may not be in a mood to do the scene. It also becomes difficult to handle child artists on the set. Despite having said that, he appreciates his child artists and has told many newspapers that Harshita and Bhavesh are God gifted and have done a tremendous job in Veera. He has also applauded Ruhana’s work in “O Meri Jaan”, and “ Ganga”.

His actors and colleagues are full of praises for him and his creativity. He admits that last few years have changed him a lot, and he has become far more patient than he was. He has also mastered the art of managing the human resource. Waseem believes that a performer has to be true to himself for giving a perfect shot. Hence, he does not believe in enhancing an actor’s performance through camera angles, lights or multiple shots. His belief in actual performances is proved with shows like Phir Subha Hogi, revolving around the life of a prostitute. He is not fond of the conventional “saas bahu” drama shows but new and fresh concepts, and stories attract him as an audience.

Waseem is a supporter of women rights and had directed many shows that are women oriented. He recently ventured into directing a music video named “O Meri Jaan.” The video portrays the beautiful and dynamic father- daughter relationship. He made this video in collaboration with Suhail Zargar to raise awareness about various issues related to girl child. His endeavor received many appreciations. Apart from directing, He is also a face reader and can tell about a person in merely 15 minutes. He aspires to direct in Bollywood someday.

Wajahat Mirza Hindi Actor

Wajahat Mirza

He was born on 20th of April in the year 1908. He is called as Vajahat Mirza and Wajahat Mirza Changezi. He was an Indian film director and also a writer who had written the dialogues for many blockbusters during the period from 1950’s to 1960’s. He became famous for the movie ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ that was released in the year 1960 and was also a nominee for the Academy Award for the film ‘Mother India’ that was released in the year 1957. He was born in a small town named Sitapur that was located at a distance of 89 Km from Lucknow. When he was in Government Jubilee Inter College, he had familiarized himself with a famous cinematographer based in Calcutta named Krishan Gopal. After getting himself familiarized he had worked as his assistant director. Later on, he had co-produced a film named ‘Anookhi Mohabbat’ along with Midgan Kumar, who was a very famous singer and the production work was done in Bombay. He had made his career as a dialogue writer and was the first among the Indians to get nominated for the Oscar in the year 1957 for the movie named ‘Mother India’. It is based on the story written by Babubhai Mehta. He worked as a director for a few movies ‘Swaminath’ starring Keki Adajania and was released in the year 1942, ‘Jawani’ starring Husn Banu in the year 1942 and ‘Prabhu Ka Ghar’ in the year 1945. He had written the scripts and dialogues for many movies rather than directing them. One of the movies being ‘Yahudi Ki Ladki’ released in the year1933. The other being ‘Hum Tum Aur Who’ in the year 1938. The next one being ‘Watan’ in the same year. The other one being ‘Aurat’ in the year 1940. The next one being ‘Prabhu Ka Ghar’ in the year 1945. The other one being ‘Aawaz’ in the year 1956 and finally,‘Mother India’ an Oscar-nominated movie in the year 1957. The others being ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ in the year 1960, ‘Kohinoor’ in the same year, ‘Ganga Jamuna’ in the year 1961 and many more. He received the award for the Best Dialogue category in the Filmfare, a very prestigious award festival for all the movie artists. He was awarded twice for ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ in the year 1961 and also for ‘Ganga Jamuna’ in the year 1962. He was also given the ‘Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Award’, a very special award for the Bengal Film Industry, and was awarded for the movie ‘Ganga Jamuna’. Out of his 50 years of career in the Film Industry, he was the dialogue writer for almost thirty-one movies. He worked as a screenplay director for six movies and the story writer for two movies and in his early life he had directed five movies. He left this world on 4th of August in the year 1990 in Karachi.


Yash Chopra

Film maker Yash Chopra is recognized as the ‘king of romance’ in Indian cinema for directing films like kabhie Kabhie. Daag, Noorie, Silsila, Darr, Chandni, Lamhe, Dil To Pagal Hai, etc. Earlier, he made some serious and social films like Dhool Ka Phool, Waqt, Dharmputra, and Ittefaq, etc. He was a trendsetter as a filmmaker. Yash Chopra gave Bollywood the angry young man Amitabh Bachchan and even crafted career of another superstar Shahrukh Khan. During the early times of his career, Yash Chopra worked as an assistant to the director I.S. Johar and his sibling B.R. Chopra. He got his first break as a director in B.R. Chopra’s film Dhool Ka Phool. It was a mega hit followed by Waqt and Iftefaq. Later, he got separated from his brother B.R. Chopra and formed his own banner Yash Raj Films and directed ‘Daag’ which had Sharmila Tagore, Rakhee Gulzar and Rajesh Khanna playing pivotal characters in the film. Later he made cult and classic Hindi films Deewar, Kabhie Kabhie, Trishul, Kala Patthar with Amitabh Bachchan. Yash-Amitabh and Salim-Javed formed a team together and gave blockbuster movies in a series. Yash then tried to make a film on the personal life of Amitabh Bachchan and signed Jaya Bhaduri, Amitabh, and Rekha for ‘Silsiila’. The movie failed in box-office but remains cult love story in mainstream cinema. After Silsila, Yash Chopra got separated from Amitabh Bachchan and made films with Dilip Kumar and Anil Kapoor. It was then Yash Chopra faced a serious setback in his career as many films of his had flopped. Chopra’s lean phase ended with the release of Chandni in 1989. Then he directed Darr, Lamhe, Dil To Pagal Hai and Veer Zara, which was a big success in the box-office. He also turned producer for ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ which made Shahrukh Khan as a bankable star in Bollywood and made Shahrukh as king of Bollywood. After Veer Zara, he took a sabbatical from direction and handed the key of direction to his son Aditya Chopra. He produced eight films afterward which were successful in box office. Yash Chopra gave a break to Shashi Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan in acting and gave to break to Javed Akhtar to become a lyricist. He introduced Shiv-Hari as a music composer in Bollywood. He directed the first Hindi film of the 'lost and found’ genre that paved the way for successful formula in Indian movies. He made his attempt to take Bollywood at a global level. He was one director who could sketches women character in best and modest way that he had revealed in many successful movies like Daag, Kabhie Kabhie, Chandni, Lamhe, and Silsila. He was the first filmmaker to direct a full film without any interval (Iftefaq). Arguably, he changed the face of romance in Hindi cinema and even reflected the tumultuous politics of the society as witnessed in early 60’s and 70’s. Yash Chopra indeed created a brand image for Bollywood to western audiences and left his unfinished goal in hands of his son Aditya and Uday Chopra. The filmmaker was born in Lahore on 27 September 1932 and passed away on 21 October 2012. Another Version Of Yash Chopra: Yash Raj Chopra King of Romance of Indian Cinema,born on 27th September.Yash Raj Chopra was the most successful filmmaker in Bollywood industr Also remembered as, the King of Romance in Indian Cinema, Yash Raj Chopra started his career as an ordinary assistant director to I.S.Johar as well as to his elder brother B.R.Chopra.  His debut film in 1959 was a melodrama on illegitimacy ‘Dhool Ka Phool’ followed by a social drama ‘Dharmaputra’ in 1961. After the success of these two, he was more determined and encouraged to pursue his career in the same field. Movies after movies, paved a new route and diversion to his career as well as to film industry.  He founded his own production company as Yash Raj films with movie ‘Daag’ in 1973. However, in late seventies to 1989 there was a setback in his career. However, with release of ‘Chandni’ in 1989 his career again came to its track. ‘Lamhe’ in 1961 was considered as the best bollywood hit in overseas market by critics. Signing, King Khan, in movies like ‘Darr’, ‘Dil to Pagal Hai’ boosted the career of both. Yash Raj was both, the founder and the chairman of motion picture production as well as distribution company Yash Raj Films, ranking India’s biggest production house and Yash Raj Studios. His soaring career earned him 6 National Film Awards, 11 Filmfare awards as well as four Film fare Best Director Awards. He was also honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2001 by The Government of India. Unfortunately, this successful personality, breathed last on 21 October 2012 in Mumbai due to Dengue fever.Though he is not between us, his evergreen movies will keep him alive in his heart for time immemorial.

Yash Chopra Hindi Actor