Shirish Kunder is an Indian Film producer, director, writer, editor and composer. He was born on 24th of May 1973 in Mangalore. He lives in Mumbai and also grew up here. He completed his Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications from Karnataka. He also studied Advanced Screenwriting from the University of Southern California. 
After that he was working for Motorola for some time. Shirish later started his career into films. He started off with editing for movies. His editorial debut was Champion. However he got his share of appreciation and fame for editing Main Hoon Na, a Farah Khan film in 2004. He edited about 20 films in all and then made a move to directing. The movie Jaan-E-Mann was his debut film as a director. The film had actors like Salman AKA Bhaijaan, the Khiladi of B-Town Akshay and the Dimple queen Preity in the leading roles. The film released in October 2006. He wrote, edited and also composed for the film. The film got acclamation and appreciation from critics for its innovative style of direction but was average on the box office.
He then went on to produce Tees Maar Khan. Shirish wrote the film, composed the score for the film and also edited it. The film came out on 24th of December 2010. The movie did not turn out to be successful commercially.
His next film as a director was Joker. The film starred Akshay Kumar once again in the lead role opposite to Sonakshi and also had Shreyas Talpade in a major role. Joker released on 31st of August 2012. This multitalented man again had written the script, produced the movie and also edited it. He also composed for the film. The film had a different and fresh story but it did not worked well commercially, as it was not something that Indian audience expects in a movie.

Shirish is married to Bollywood choreographer and Director Farah Khan.
Shakun Batra Hindi Actor

Shakun Batra

Shakun Batra is an Indian filmmaker and he was born on January 1st, 1983. He is a nationalized researcher in Accounts. He has completed his schooling from St.Xavier's High School from New Delhi and done his graduation from St. Stephen's College from Delhi University. After completing his graduation he has done post graduation in MBA. After completing his MBA he joined his father’s business. Though, he was thinking to do something else. He wanted to make his career in cinematography knowing that the film industry is famous for preferential treatment so he took a chance and taken admission in Vancouver Film School. After sometime he got to know that he was much interested in film direction. After he completed his graduation from film school, he decided to stay in Mumbai. From here he stared his journey of rising. He assisted Christopher Wilcha who won Emmy award and Errol Morris who won academy award throughout their shift in India. Shakun Batra also worked with well-known Bollywood movie production houses such as Aamir Khan Productions and Excel Entertainment. He worked as assistant director in 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' directed by Abbas Tyrewala and in 'Rock On' directed by Abhishek Kapoor. Finally, Shakun Batra’s first directorial debut film was Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu that was directed by him when he was 28 years old. In this film he casted Kareena Kapoor and Imraan Khan in lead role with Dharma Productions. This movie has received great response at the box office as well as it received good reviews from critics.


Anubhav Anand

In many ways the story of 34 years old Anubhav Anand, credited with acting, editing, writing and producing 3 to 4 films, released in Bollywood a few years back, would not add up to very interesting reading. But while his career up to now is short on numbers and cannot claim to have too many banner headlines, it has plenty of novelty in the manner he broke into the film world and the way his breakthrough first movie “Perfect Mismatch” was made – and this provides for interesting reading. Although acting had always been a burning passion for him, he came into the profession in a rather roundabout manner. Detecting his flair for histrionics, his parents did not come in his way, but only advised him to pursue his studies and take up a regular career side by side with his passion for acting. He thus ended doing his software engineering in the USA, and even joined up with the global IT multinational IBM. While in the US itself he started scouting for producers to launch his movie, subsequently entitled “Perfect Mismatch” and followed up the same by forming his own production company. The film was shot in America itself in a record span of 27 days, with leading actors Boman Irani and Anupam Kher offering to give their time for the shooting in the US. The movie was released both in the US as well as in India in 2009, and while it did not do well at the box office, it certainly received some rave reviews at the Cinequest Film Festival, acknowledged to be one out of the top ten International Film festivals. While Anubhav was justifiably satisfied with the response the film received in the Film Festival, he realized that he would have to pick up much more about the commercial trappings of movie making, to effectively utilise his passion for movie making and acting. He did go onto deliver his second film – mystery thriller, “Kabhi Kahin…”, and followed up on the production team of another one “Aseema: Beyond Boundaries”. Anubhav is now at the cross roads and needs to take a decision on what role would suit him best in the domain of movies, and also select the genre of films he would be most comfortable with.

Anubhav Anand Hindi Actor