When he was 15 or 16 years old, Bhushan Kalyan had begun his passion towards filmmaking with theatre in Delhi, Chennai, and Hyderabad. Born and brought up in a modern Indian atmosphere by a Telugu mother and a Tamilian Dad who worked in the Air Force, led the eminent filmmaker to grasp the privilege of extensively traveling countries.
He decided to be an actor soon after the completion of his schooling, the filmmaker was left in a limbo state to pursue a degree in acting career from Delhi school of drama or Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) or even in foreign countries like America.
Pursued to train with
Shyam Benegal, a Bollywood director and a screenwriter who gave an insight into creative filmmaking, Bhushan Kalyan with experience since the earliest of his young age moved into work behind the camera.
Bhushan Kalyan’s had worked under acclaimed filmmaker
Mani Ratnam in films such as ‘Iruvar (1997)’. He also acted in six or seven films, directed two TV series including Auto Stand, a series on autorickshaw drivers, and Uyirmei, a medical drama that revolves around the lives of some doctors, their lives, families, and patients.
Married to a thriving filmmaker V. Priya who had accomplished two movies in the industry with a unique casting for the films
Kanda Naal Mudhal (2005) and Kannamoochi Yenada(2007). She owed the success of both the films to her husband Bhushan Kalyan for creating phenomenal script and screenplay.
Fortunately, the couple made an attempt to create a magic together in Tamil TV series, Uyirmei which is a medical drama on Zee Tamil channel featuring actress Amala in the lead role and associating with the famous art director Thota Tharrani who created 20,000 Sq. Ft. set for the series.
The couple worked for almost nine months to get the script ready for Uyirmei, possibly trying to attempt a whole new level through several research, debates, discussions and held acting workshops as a clean groundwork for the TV series.
Even though been rejected in young age by prestigious directors like Bharathi Raja and
Rajiv Menon for commercial roles, the filmmaker was mature enough to focus on captivating the image in audience head, believing that something in a given role should challenge oneself.
Bhushan Kalyan turned out to be a dynamic actor starring in a blockbuster movie,
Arjun Reddy playing a fascinating part to reach the audience and also as a filmmaker enjoys the journey of filmmaking.