Ashoke Pandit is an Indian TV director, a producer and a social worker. Ashoke was born on 11th May, 1957 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ashoke Pandit has done varieties of work in all the field of screen. He has created TV sitcom, Hindi films, and documentary films and featured films as well. He created a mark in the filmy world. He has made various TV serial; one of the most successful TV serials directed by Ashoke is " Filmi Chakkar," a comic drama that starred Satish Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah, two of the popular TV actors. Ashoke, along with Madhur Bhandarkar, produced and directed the TV serial "Heroine-Zindagi Ke Panno Se", a women based 12 series short films, which used to be aired on the popular Sony entertainment TV. With the success in serial making, Ashoke has also been engaged in making some notable documentary films. His short documentary film based on the sufferings of the Kashmiri Pandits and also the documentary "And the World Remained Silent” features the pain and burden of the people who are considered to be refugees in their own country. The film has been passed on around the world in the International film festivals. He has made many more such films based on social awareness. Ashoke also owns a Production house "Shaarika Images", which is named after his daughter. Ashoke is married to a Playback singer Neerja Pandit and they have two children, a son named Raj and a daughter named Shaarika.

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Ashoke Pandit is a 58 years old Indian based artist working as filmmaker, television director and a social activist. He was born on 11th May 1957 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He married a playback singer Neerja Pandit in 1988. He has two children, a daughter Shaarika and a son Raj. He is active from 1987 until present.

Ashoke Pandit worked for the first time in Bollywood industry as an Assistant art director in 1992 for the movie “Suryavanshi” and then in 1995 for the movie “Suraksha”. He also worked as a lighting technician in the camera department in title “Maaachis” in 1996 and even directed TV Series “ Tere Mere Sapne” in 1996 and “Muqammal” in 2003.

In 2004, Ashoke Pandit directed and produced a movie titled “Sheen” and screen played it too, and this was the reason to highlight his identity in Bollywood industry. This movie was rated 5.9 out of 10.
Ashoke Pandit was seen performing himself for the first time in the movie ‘Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara” in 2005 and then was seen playing as a journalist in ‘Corporate’ in 2006.Furthur he also had an appearance in many movies like ‘ Traffic Signal’ in 2007, in ‘ Fashion’, ‘ C Kkompany’ and ‘Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam’ in 2008 and in ‘ Tera Kya Hoga Johnny?’ in 2010.

 

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