‘BOLLYWOOD’, a place where dreams come true. Almost every day, a new movie hits the box office. Some of them are enjoyed by the gathering of people, some of them are not, but rather every one of them is discussed. In a movie, the lighting, the actors, as well as the whole set up, are considered to be very crucial, but the script is termed as the real ‘hero’ of the talkie. The story of a film plays a vital role in making a movie hit or a flop but we, more often than not, forget the person who gives such an amazing story. There are many award winning motion pictures about which we recollect nearly everything except for the individual who gave us the script.
Here is a rundown of Top 10 Unknown Bollywood writers, who were at the helm of some of the best stories Bollywood has ever seen:
Vikramaditya, who started off his career by working as an assistant to
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
” and ‘
’, later gave us one of the most memorable movies, ‘
’, which was also his debut venture behind the lens. He has written several acclaimed films such as ‘
’ , ‘
” and ‘
’. Apart from being a writer, he has been a great director and producer as well.
Jaideep Sahni had quite a slow start to Bollywood with movies like ‘Jungle’ under
Ram Gopal Varma
but along came ‘
’ in 2002 which was appreciated by everyone and put him on the map. In 2005, he delivered a beautiful story with
Bunty Aur Babli
and became an integral part of Yash Raj Family. His film, Chak De India is one the greatest feature on Indian Celluloid.
Do you remember "
Lage Raho Munna Bhai
" and “
”? You must have been mesmerized by these movies but do you know who actually penned down these memorable stories? It was just one man behind both the blockbusters: Abhijat Joshi. He got his first break in ‘
Vidhu Vinod Chopra
’ and later on they again worked together in
. He has written many incredible movies like ‘PK’, ‘
’, ‘Eklavya’, ‘
’ (Tamil) etc.
Devashish started in the Indian film industry as an assistant director and researcher on the widely praised film
Friday in 2004 with
. Later on, he assisted
in Bunty Aur Babli (2005). He has also directed many short movies like ‘Absent’, ‘Tandav’, and ‘Elaichi’.
5. Parveez Sheikh
, Parveez has come a long way. He has given us some unbelievably great stories in the past few years. His recent venture is “Force 2” which has done pretty well at the box office. Parveez has an incredible relationship with director
since Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and now they are again coming together for Khan's next, ‘
Kamlesh Pandey is one of the most experienced writers in Bollywood, having been there for the last 30 years. Initially, he started his career in the advertising field where he worked with big brands, from Colgate to Rajani Gandha and much more. He marked his presence in Bollywood through his cult movie ‘Tezaab’ for which he also won a Filmfare award. There are many great stories delivered by Mr. Pandey, but “
Rang De Basanti
” added a golden feather to his cap. He has won an IIFA award for the acclaimed multi-starer.
Starting her career from the advertising field, she went on to work as a journalist for Stardust magazine. She got her break in Bollywood with the film ‘Black’ where she worked beside Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Bhavani has additionally teamed up on the screenplays for Bhansali's 'Guzaarish', Vikramaditya Motwane's Lootera and the Indian adaptation of Fox's TV arrangement ‘24’ (Indian TV course of action). She is right now chipping away at her novel, Anon. She has also worked for the TV industry in shows like ‘
’ and "
Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai
Prevalently spotted close by
, Reema began working in film fraternity by assisting
Dil Chahta Hai
’, in ‘Lagaan’ and many other directors. Reema has given us one of the most brilliant films on celluloid, Honeymoon travels Pvt. Lmt. She has additionally given some brilliant motion pictures from her pen like
Dil Dhadakne Do
and “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”.
9. Avnita Dutt Gupta
Avnita has been associated with the Yash Raj banner for a long time now. She also works for Dharma Productions. Although she is connected with two of the biggest production houses, she is a relatively unknown face. There are many astounding films that have been penned around her like
Student Of The Year
’ and ‘
We all remember Saurabh Shukla for his acting abilities but very few people know that he is a versatile writer also. He has written some incredible films like ‘
’ (1998), Calcutta Mail (2003), Salaam-e-Ishq (2007) and much more.