Karan Gour is writer and director and even a background composer. He came to prominence with a film ‘Kshay ' which was a black and white feature film based on a character’s single-minded obsession with an unfinished statue of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi. The film had two characters - Arvind and Chhaya, a middle-class Indian couple, struggling to make their ends meet. This film was written, edited and directed by Karan Gour.
The film was made on a budget of just Rs 1 lakh and it won for Gaur the best director award at the South Asian International Film Festival in
in 2011 and the grand jury prize at this year’s Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.
He had developed a lot of frustration while making the film mainly because of the financial constraints but it was he and cameraman AbhinayKhoparzi who stood behind him as a rock during the process. As a kid, he used to love making the non-dialogue sequence with some music.
This was his first motive to fall in love with cinema. And then when he was in school, he was not allowed to see movies and even TV. But as Karan used to make a move to Delhi on summer vacation, he used to spend the whole three-fourths of his vacation in front of TV sets. He even loved watching DVDs.
This writer and director are also responsible for background score for movies like 'Titli’ and even 'NH10' and 'Phobia'. Karan Gour is also credited for providing the background score for movie 'Dear Dad ' which is being directed by TanujBhramar. The film has Arvind Sway and Himanshu Sharma in lead roles.
Karan Gour also has been given the credit of providing background score for movie 'Phobia' which has
in lead role.