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Shonali Bose

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Born: June 3, 1965 (age 49), Kolkata
Children: Ishan Pain, Vivan Pain
Books: Amu: A Novel
Education: Columbia University, University of Delhi
Awards: National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English

Shonali Bose is a popular name in filmmaking. She is a known director, screenwriter and producer and best known for her movie Amu, which has exposed the suppressed history of genocidal attacks over the Sikh Community in 1984 after the assassination of Indira Gandhi. Shonali Bose is from Calcutta, while was brought up in cities like Delhi and Bombay. She did her graduation in humanities from the known Miranda House College followed by moving to the New York to get her masters in Political Science from the known Columbia University. During her college days, she was involved in activism and theaters as well and acted in a number of school/college plays and dramas.

Her career started with a role of an organizer at National Lawyers Guild wherein she directed live community TV in Manhattan in the US. This was soon recognized by the MFA Directing Program at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Her short films like The Gendarme Is Here and Undocumented along with the feature documentary called Lifting the Veil were screened in a couple of prestigious festivals and several other venues of the world. She has produced limited number of films, which include Amu through which she started her directorial debut along with doing the writing of script and production as well.

This film was a big success in India getting positive reviews. She has won seven national and international awards for this film, which include FIPRESCICritics Award, Gollapudi Srinivas Award for best first-time director and National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English. The book called Amu was written by her only, which became the screenplay of the film. She brought both the movie and her book with same title at the same time. In the year 2012, she co-authored Chittangong, which was directed by her ex husband. It revolved around the Chittagong armory raid of 1930. The movie has Manoj Bajpai as Masterda Surya Sen. Next is her recently released movie Margarita with a Straw starring the talented Kalki Koechlin, which showcases a girl having cerebral palsy. As far as her personal life is concerned, she was married to filmmaker Bedabrata Pain, however, she has now separated.

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Born: 30 January 1987
Birthplace :
Age : 31 years
Spouse: Bharti Singh (m. 2017)
Nominations: STAR Parivaar Award for Favorite International Jodi

 

Haarsh Limbaachiya is a writer on TV shows, particularly on Sony TV. He hails from Mumbai from where he was born and brought up at. His birthday is on 30th Jan 1987. He did his schooling – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Vividhlakshi Vidyalaya, and college – K.E.S. Shroff College of Arts & Commerce from Mumbai itself. He was fond of writing and has made his intentions clear since his college days that he would enter into this world. He participated in several essays and writing competition during his school and college days. He did his debut in TV writing with the show – Comedy Circus aired at Sony TV. Since then it was no looking back for the writer.

Haarsh LimbaachiyaHe then headed to Colors TV and started writing for the show Comedy Nights Bachaho and wrote mostly for the comedian Bharti Singh who is now his wife. His relationship with Bharti started with the show, though the couple never confessed that they are dating. This only came into the light as they announced their engagement. The couple got married in December 2017 and since then he came into limelight. His writing got praises that helped him to find other shows as well including Comedy Classes and other reasons of Comedy Circus. He is currently the lead writer of the production company called – Optimystix Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd.

He also got the chance to write the script for the B Town film called Nonsense in the year 2015. He also participated in the year 2017 in the dance reality show called Nach Baliye Season 8. He then entered into his own venture called H3 Productions. He also participated in the 12th season of Bigg Boss with his wife. He loves a dog and has one. He likes to travel and write and his favourite destinations include Paris, Maldives and Dubai. His favourite actors include SRK, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar. His favourite movies include Murder, Wake Up Sid, and Dil To Baccha Hai Ji. He has two tattoos one is at the left bicep and Forearm apart from the one at the back of Lord Shiva. He is currently participating in the reality show – Kharto Ke Khiladi with his wife Bharti Singh.

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Tigmanshu Dhulia Bio  :

Born: 3 July 1967
Age : 51 years
Birthplace : Allahabad
Spouse: Tulika Dhulia (m. 1989)
Awards: National Film Award for Best Feature Film, MORE
Upcoming movie: Milan Talkies
TV shows: Yudh, Gangs of Wasseypur

Tigmanshu Dhulia is an actor who hails from Allahabad, UP. He is also a film producer, director and screenwriter. He was born on 3rd July 1967 in UP. His father was the judge at Allahabad High Court, while his mother was a Sanskrit Professor. He did his schooling from St. Joseph’s College, Allahabad and completed his junior college from Anglo Bengali Intermediate College. He then headed to Delhi to complete his graduation followed by master’s degree from Theatre from NSD (National School of Drama) in the year 1989. He did his graduation in English, Economics and Modern History. During his studies, he was also involved in his students’ politics and later headed to Mumbai to pursue his dreams in films.

Tigmanshu Dhulia In the year 1990, he reached Mumbai and soon got the chance to work as casting director for the film Bandit Queen (a biopic on Phoolan Devi) and then Bombay Blues. He then similar roles in films like Stiff Upper Lips wherein he also did a cameo in it. He then did other films like Tere Mere Sapne, Bas Itna Sa Khawab Hai, Family Ties of Blood, and Dil Se as Scriptwriter. He then acted in a number of other movies like Haasil, Charas, Shagird, Shaheb Biwi Aug Gangster, Gangs of Wasseypur 1 &2, Bullet Raja, Paan Singh Tomar, Shahid, Manji The Mountain Man, and many more.

Some of his recent movies include Zero, Baarish Aur Chowmein, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster, Raag Desh, and Hero. In the year 2017, he produced a love story called Ek Purani Love Story and Dhulia having a story similar to Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Besides, working as a director, screenwriter and actor, he also bagged a number of awards, which include the National Film Award for the Best Feature Film including Paan Singh Tomar wherein he bagged the award for the Director he also got the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for the same film. He then got the Best Director for the film Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster in the year 2012. He then bagged SAARC Film Festival for the Best Director for the film Paan Singh Tomar in June 2013.

He also did a number of TV shows like Kahani Ek Kanya Ki in the year 1991 aired at Doordarshan. He then got Krishna’s Dream in Channel Four, his next TV shows include Hum Bambai Nahin Jayenge – (1993) – BI Television, Naya Daur – (1995) – Zee TV, Bhoron Ne Khilaya Phool – Star Bestsellers – Star Plus, Ek Shaam Ki Mulakaat – Star Bestsellers – Star Plus, Anekoe Hitlers – Star Bestsellers – Star Plus, Hum Saath Saath Hain Kya? – Star Bestsellers – Star Plus, Fursat Mein – Star Bestsellers – Star Plus, Yudh -(2014)- Sony TV, Musafir – Star Bestsellers – Star Plus, and Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan (2015) – Star Plus as Himself and CID (2018) – Sony TV.

 

Tigmanshu Dhulia Filmography :

 

Year Film Director Actor Producer Screenwriter
2018 Zero Yes
2018 Baarish Aur Chowmein Yes Yes
2018 Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Yes Yes Yes
2017 Raag Desh Yes Yes
2015 Hero Yes
2015 Manjhi – The Mountain Man Yes
2013 Bullet Raja Yes Yes Yes
2013 Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns Yes Yes Yes
2013 Shahid Yes
2012 Paan Singh Tomar Yes Yes
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 Yes
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur Yes
2011 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Yes Yes Yes
2011 Shagird Yes Yes
2005 Family: Ties of Blood Yes
2004 Charas Yes Yes
2003 Haasil Yes Yes
2002 Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai Yes
1998 Stiff Upper Lips
1998 Dil Se.. Yes
1996 Tere Mere Sapne Yes
1995 Bombay Blues
1994 Bandit Queen
1992 Electric Moon

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Date of Birth‎: ‎21 Feb 1988
Birth Place‎: Mumbai

Abhiraj Minawala is a filmmaker and actor who is based in Mumbai. He basically hails from Gujarat wherein he was born and brought up at. He did his schooling and college from Gujarat and then headed to Mumbai to pursue his dreams in filmmaking. He was fond of movies and wanted to make his career in Bollywood, hence once he completed his education, headed to Mumbai to fulfill his dreams. It was a big of struggle for this man, however, soon with a passage of time, he managed to get the break in B Town.  He has come a long way in establishing himself in the industry.

He started working as assistant director with the B Town film called Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year starring Ranbir Kapoor released in 2009. Since then it was no looking back for him as he got one film or the other giving him the chance to learn and hone filmmaking skills. The next film he got was Band Baaja Baraat having Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma. The other films he did as an assistant director include Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Gunday, Fan and Sultan. This has given him the chance to work with top directors including Yash Raj, Manish Sharma, and Ali Zafar to name a few.

Besides, he has also tried acting in few films getting smaller roles starting with the film Aashayein in 2010 playing the party guy, while in 2011 worked as Luv Ka The End and then in Mere Brother Ki Dulhan as Shera the same year. In the year 2018, he will be doing his debut in direction with the film Loveratri starring Ayush Sharma and Warina Hussain which is produced by Salman Khan. The movie is releasing in September 2018 amidst the eve of Navratri. Talking about his personal life, he is married to Swetha in 2015 and they have been rating for a while before getting married to each other. The duo also has a son and they are happily married couple. Stay tuned to know more about this actor and others.

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