Meraj Shaikh founder of Wingman Pictures is a producer in Indian film industry was born on 1977 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He started his career in 2001 in Bollywood as a production manager for the film, “kasoor,” a movie directed by
. After, this, he started working on a big project, starring
and Rani Mukherjee,“Black,” which was directed by
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
and released in 2004. Later on, he started his own independent production house by the name of Wingman Pictures private limited in 2007. One of the most special things that we can never forget about him is has produced and international film titled “
” directed by “The Mighty Heart” starring Frieda Pinto and Riz Ahmed.
After Kasoor, he worked on a movie directed by
named, “Ek Din 24 Ghante” starring
. In the third movie, Black they grabbed awards in almost all the categories. After all the experience he gained because of his profound work in his previous movies, he jumped to the position of Executive Producer in the movie, “Mumbai Cutting” which was a collaboration of 11 short films and all of them won national awards for direction. The short films were directed by prominentdirectors like, Shashank Ghosh,
, Ruchi Narayan,
, Anurag kashyap, Revathi, etc.
Meraj worked as an associate producer in many successful movies like, Shaitaan, Aiyyaa,
, etc. He also worked as an executive producer in the movie “Once upon a time in Mumbai” starring
, and . He also did a line production for the film “An Image in The Water” by NFDC. After gaining so much experience in the past decade, he got a chance to work in a movie withOscar-winning movie “No Man’s Land’s” director Danis Tanović.He worked as an associate producer in the year 2013 for the movie, “White Lies.”