Jayant Pawar is a celebrated Marathi writer, whose plays are adapted for Marathi and Bollywood movies. When his plays are lifted for a movie project, Jayant Pawar writes the screenplay of the movie’s story too. Jayant Pawar began his career in the film industry as a screenplay writer for the Bollywood movie ' It's Breaking News’ that released in October 2007. Vishal Inamdar had written and directed this film. Smita Shreyas Mhaskar was the producer of the movie and Kaushal Inamdar was the music director.

The credit of screenplay was shared by three persons and they are Sanjay Mone, Jayant Pawar, Saahil. The film stars Koel Puri, Abhimanyu Singh, Harsh Chhaya, Veerendra Saxena, Shishir Sharma, Swati Sen in lead roles. It is a story of a raped victim seeking justice from a corrupted police officer who in turn exploits her for physical pleasure. Unable to bear the physical torture by police officials, the girl takes the help of a TV media channel to expose the bitter truth. Basically, the innocent girl wanted to seek help from police personnel after her father’s death.

How she gets trapped in the kept-woman business racket implemented by police groups and how the girl gets help from a TV channel to do a sting operation is the whole story of the movie. In the year 2010, Jayant Pawar's play 'Adhantar' was adapted for a film version which was titled ' City of Gold' and was directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. Jayant Pawar also co-wrote the screenplay of the film with Mahesh Manjrekar. The film explores the life of 1980, Mumbai’s mill workers who rendered jobless. It was a story of a family of mill workers in Mumbai. Music by Ajit Parab, cinematography by Ajit Reddy & editing was by Sarvesh Parab.

The film was released in Marathi and Hindi languages. In the year 2016, Jayant Pawar wrote the story of a Marathi movie 'Ticha Umbartha’, and the movie is based on his play, Maza Ghar. The film story is about a woman striving for her place in the world after being unjustly rejected by her husband. Pradeep Ghonsikar has directed the movie with Tejaswini Pandit in the protagonist and feminist role. Jayant Pawar was also the chief assistant director of a Marathi movie 'Timepass 2' (2015) which was directed by Ravi Jadhav. The film stars Priyadarshan Jadhav, Priya Bapat, and Prathamesh Parab.

Mahmood Farooqui Hindi Actor

Mahmood Farooqui

Mahmood Farooqui, born on 13th March 1978 (age 38) is an Indian artist, writer, and director. Born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, he completed his schooling at The Doon School and took up History in St Stephen’s College, Delhi. He was later awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to study History at St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford. His writing specialty lies in a type of story-telling called Dastangoi which was a 16th century Urdu story-telling art form that was recently revived and has had a new life breathed into it by him in 2005. He has used Dastangoi as a means to tell contemporary tales. Some of his most famous shows include adaptations of Lewis Carol’s most famous works ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Through the Looking Glass.’ In the process, he has over the span of years built a team of das tangos who have been personally trained by him in this lost art form, including AnkitChadha, DarainShahidi, PoonamGirdhani and Himanshu Bajpai. His has published the award-winning, ‘Beseiged: Voices from Delhi, 1857’ which represents the views of those caught in the siege of Delhi during the Indian uprising of 1857, translated HabibTanvir’s Memoirs and also wrote Dastangoi, a collection of episodes performed by him and his team all over the world. He has also done research work for ‘White Mughals,’ a book by William Dalrymple. MahmoodFarooqui is married to AnushaRizvi, film director, and screen director who directed the 2010 satirical comedy, ‘Peepli Live’ which focused mainly on farmer suicides. He also worked as the co-director of the movie. On 21st June 2015, Farooqui was arrested by the Delhi Police on the charges of allegedly raping a 35-year-old US research scholar at his SukhdevVihar residence on 28th March 2015. The e-mail thread between him and the victim after she fled back to the US after the incident tightened the noose around his neck. It was also a breakthrough for Indian law after the amendment in 2013, Despite his plea of innocence, his wife’s blatant refusal of the allegation and the repeated questioning of his friends and relatives as to how a man as educated and sophisticated as Farooqui could commit such a disgusting crime, the court found him guilty. He was finally given a seven year imprisonment sentence on the 4th of August 2016, ending ayear long trial that began on 9th September, 2015.

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Varun Grover

Varun Grover is a comedian, screenwriter, and even lyricist. The actor was born on 26 January 1980. Basically, he was a software engineer in a software firm in Mumbai, but he afforded to step down from the post and got connected with the film industry. He was inspired to join film industry after he had seen ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’.  He won the best lyricist award at the at the 63rd National Film Awards held in New Delhi for the song 'Moh Moh Ke Dhaage' from 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' movie. Even the singer Monali Thakur for the same song won female playback singing award.  Grover used to write poetry in children magazines. Thus he was inclined to lyricist writing for movies too. He had to struggle to get writing assignments in movies, but he was successful in getting an assignment for TV serial as a co-writers. Some of the TV assignments he undertook was Dus Ka Dum, Oye It’s Friday, The Great Indian Comedy Show and others. But he was not sure whether he could take up writing assignments for movies. As destiny could push him, Grover did sign up for a movie named 'Accident on Hill Road'. But he was not impressed with low-profile movies and got to meet Anurag Kashyap, and eventually wrote the lyrics for Kashyap’s ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots’ and ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. It was Anurag Kashyap who understood the poetic touch in his lyrics and he was flooded with offers for acclaimed movies like ‘Fan’, ‘Zubaan’ and “Masaan’. Thus, with no filmy background and no godfather in Bollywood, Varun Grover became the most prolific lyricist in the year 2016. In the year 2016, he had total 6-7 assignments. Other films for which he wrote lyrics include ‘Newton’, ‘Udta Punjab’ and ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’, The lyricist Varun Grover acted in one movie that was ‘Bombay Velvet’ which released in 2015.  Due to his poetic feelings in the heart, the lyricist is quite sensitive to write the song with suitable language that suits the graph of the character and even the plot.  Varun has also written the script for the film ‘Masaan’ which was originally written for a short film by Neeraj Ghaywan who actually had wanted that Varun expands it into a full-length film.

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Varun Grover Hindi Actor