Aseem Sinha (also known as Asim Sinha) is an Indian Editor and Director. He completed his training as an editor in 1989 from the Film and Television Institute, Pune. His first flick as an independent editor was Shyam Benegal’s Mammo. He is known for his work in movies like Zubeida, Sardari Begum, Punkuj Parashar’s Beneras, Mehreen Jabbar’s Ramchand Pakistani, Kalpana Lajmi’s Darmiyanan, Shyam Benegal's Well Done Abba, Shyam Benegal's Welcome to Sajjanpur, A. K. Bir’s The Last Vision and Antardwannd.

Movies like Ata Pata Laapata and Chalo Dilli are also credited under his name. All these films were critically acclaimed and won tonnes of awards in India and internationally across the globe. Sinha has been very particular in his choices of movies. He has worked for over fifteen years and still is selective about the kind of movies he edits. Money has never deterred him from working on stories he believed in. Directors like Shyam Benegal and Ketan Mehta have made Sinha a constant part of his films. He has assisted Shyam in a lot of movies. Two-time National Award winner Suresh Pai considers Aseem as an elder brother and a mentor.

Sinha has made a name for his work in both TV and Cinema. Reporter, Chandrakanta and New Karamchand are some of his recognised TV shows. The show Reporter, edited by Aseem, helped Shekhar Sumar to get a steady start in his career and shot him to fame. Sinha plans on starting a school for Film Editing soon. He has edited more than 50 feature films. Moreover, he has proved his expertise in co-operate films and ads as well. Balwinder Singh – famous ho gya, Zed Plus, Bajatey Raho, Chamki Chameli, Mumbai Cutting, Chalo Dilli and Manoranjan are some of his recent works as an Editor. Zubeidaa (2001) and Haasil (2003) played a huge role in his career. He is currently working on the Jury of the fourth Shaan-e-awadh International Film Festival.

He also recently received the award of Best Editor for the flick ‘ The Answer’ in France. Paani and 25 years of Subhash Ghai in Hindi Cinema are the two documentaries which Aseem has directed for UNDP and Mukta Arts respectively. According to him, the important thing for an editor is to understand a character and have a mutual understanding with the director. His biggest challenge has been to convince filmmakers of his opinion while re-scripting the script.

Amitabh Shukla Hindi Actor

Amitabh Shukla

Amitabh Shukla is an Indian film editor. He has worked as an editor for various Bollywood movies. He has worked in more than 20 movies. His notable works include Chak De India, Singh Is Kinng, Bluffmaster, Chalte Chalte, Namastey London, Krrish. He has even won many awards for the movie Chak De India. He was born in Mumbai. He did his master's from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, in the subject of Business Administration. His major subjects were Finance and Systems. He further went to Film & Television Institute of India, in Pune and graduated from there. It is one of the prestigious institutes of learning filming, direction, editing and acting. Famous Bollywood personalities like Mithun Chakraborty, Prakash Jha, Danny Denzongpa, Jaya Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Rajkumar Hirani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, and much more have learned and been a part of Film & Television Institute of India. He has been in various famous and hit movies. He is most notable for his work in the movie Chak De India in 2007. The movie was directed by Shimit Amin and produced by Aditya Chopra. The film starred Shahrukh Khan as Kabir Khan, who played the role of the coach for the Indian women's national hockey team. He did the work of editing for the film Namastey London, in the same year. The movie starred Akshay Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. He worked next for Singh Is Kinng, in 2008. The movie gain starred Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar in the lead roles. Along with them, the star cast included Neha Dhupia, Sonu Sood, Om Puri, Kirron Kher , Javed Jaaferi, and Ranvir Shorey in the supporting cast. The movie had the highest box-office collection that year. His other movies include Krrish, Bluffmaster, Chalte Chalte, Kabul Express, Kismat Konnection, Pyaar Impossible, Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic, Action Replayy, Ajab Gazabb Love and the latest Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami. He has worked as a technical head for Red Chillies International, which is owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. He is also a Visiting Faculty at the Department of Film Editing fro the Film & Television Institute of India, in Pune. He won four awards for the movie Chak De India; those include the Filmfare Award for Best Editing, Guild Award for Best Editing, IIFA Award for Best Editing, and Zee Cine Awards for Best Editing. His other award was earned in 2010 for Lost And Found by The National Film Award for Best Promotional Film.

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