Yunus Sajawal is an Indian screenplay writer and director who has been the brain the stories of behind numerous Bollywood blockbusters. Born and raised in the film city Mumbai, Maharashtra, he has penned down the scenes for nearly fifty Hindi movies in a career spanning almost three decades. In his first venture, he co-wrote the screenplay for Aziz Sejawal’s action-drama “Shatranj” (1993), starring Mithun Chakraborthy and Jackie Shroff, in which he assisted script-writer Sanjeev Duggal with the comedy sequences of the film.

Aziz was highly impressed with Yunus’s clever imagination and cast him as the screenwriter in four more movies, namely “ Mafia” (1996), “Sanam” (1997), “Hero Hindustani” (1998) and “Chalo Ishq Ladaaye” (2002). By then Yunus had garnered widespread fame and had become synonymous with comic writings. In 2008, he made his first collaboration with director, Rohit Shetty, in his hilarious drama “ Golmaal Returns.” The critical success of the film saw Yunus become a staple in Shetty’s upcoming movies, including “ Golmaal 3” (2010), “ Singham” (2011), “ Bol Bachchan” (2012), “ Chennai Express” (2013), “Singham Returns” (2014), “ Dilwale” (2015), “ Golmaal Again” (2017), “ Simmba” (2018) and most recently “ Sooryavanshi,” which is in its pre-production stages.

Sajawal has also tried his hand at directing, making his debut with “Benny and Babloo” (2010), starring Kay Kay Menon and Rajpal Yadav. The movie was a roller coaster of laughter and received positive responses from both the critics and the audience

Utkarsh Naithani Hindi Actor

Utkarsh Naithani

Utkarsh Naithani is an actor, flute player, and writer of mythological shows like ‘Saraswatichandra’ (on Star Plus), Karn, Siya Ke Ram, Karmphal Data Shani and much more. He is also known as the man who created ‘Harapan’ – India’s 1st TV series in Malaysia. Alumni of St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, he graduated with a degree of B.Sc. in Mathematics. But he soon changed his mind and instead decided to do his Post Graduation in Advertising and Marketing. He participated in theater during his college years. After completing his education, he worked for almost eight years in radio for O&M, Radio City, Fever 104 FM and 92.7 BIG FM as a copywriter and used to write advertisements. During his radio days, he met Sanjay Leela Bhansali (an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, and music director) who offered him a job as a creative director for a television show called Diya Aur Baati Hum. His most prominent show remains Mahadev, where he worked with Anirudh Pathak and Shashi Mittal. Sanjay Leela Bhansali even gave him the role of Karsan in his movie "Ram-Leela" which released in 2013. Born on December 12, 1979 (Sagittarius), he has a certification in Psychoanalysis Counseling (psychoanalysis therapy is defined as a way to release emotions and experiences). He also holds a degree in Neuro Linguistic Programming (an approach to personal development for communication and psychotherapy). He is the Founder of the Radio Division and Event Management Development Institute (EMDI), Mumbai and works there as a Course Director. He teaches script writing for street plays, street theater and movement, and music appreciation at various reputed institutes such as St. Xavier's College (Mumbai), Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communications (Pune), KC College (Mumbai) and Actor Prepares (Mr. Anupam Kher's Institute of acting). He is also a visiting faculty at the Isha Home School, Coimbatore, where he teaches Hindi and Mathematics and goes for his own Sadhana. Along with screenwriting, he is a brilliant flute player too. He plays the theme songs of his television shows using a flute. He has been awarded many awards such as Effie Award (2 Golds)  -Alpenliebe Lollipop – Lage Raho! (2004), Member of Jury – Promax Radio Awards (2007), Promax (Gold) – Best Interactive Promotion & Strategy of Musical-e-Azam (2006), Promax (Gold) – Best Creative Promo for Musical-e-Azam with Sunidhi Chauhan (2006) and, Promax (Silver) – Best Station Anthem (Life Ki Dhun) with Shankar – Ehsaan – Loy (2006).