Aswhin Prajapati

by aswhinprajapati | created - 30 Jan 2020 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

A Amazing team Crew Ek Aasha Film Trans Head Of Production / Casting Director / Company Director

1. Aswhin Prajapati

Casting_director | Ek Aasha

Aswhin Prajapati from one of the most talented and popular film veterans of Gujarati Indian Cinema, Aswhin he. assisted Mayur Katariya before co-producing films under Mor films . She Casting movies like Ek Aasha(2018) With her strong belief in the power of nuanced cinema and good storytelling, she ...

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2. Kirti Adarkar

Actress | Baar Baar Dekho

Kirti Adarkar has been a prolific theatre actress and has recently made the jump to Cinema and TV. Some of her memorable theatre performances have been in Goodbye Doctor and Goshta Jamantarichi for which she received awards for Best Actress and Direction respectively. Recently she played the role ...

3. Mayur Katariya

Producer | Ek Aasha

Mayur made a documentary in India with a Transgender group in 2015. It invigorated his soul and from which the concept of his first feature film Ek Aasha was born. Ek Aasha has won many awards and been shown in 20 International Film Festivals so far. Mayur has written, directed and produced Ek ...

5. Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Director | Mathilukal

Adoor Gopalakrishnan is India's most acclaimed contemporary filmmaker. Born in 1941 in Kerala, a state in south India, he belongs to a family with strong links to the performing arts, especially Kathakali, a highly-stylised form of dance drama. From the age of eight Adoor began acting for the stage...

6. Mira Nair

Director | Salaam Bombay!

Accomplished Film Director/Writer/Producer Mira Nair was born in India and educated at Delhi University and at Harvard. She began her film career as an actor and then turned to directing award-winning documentaries, including So Far From India and India Cabaret. Her debut feature film, Salaam ...

7. Shekhar Kapur

Director | Elizabeth

Shekhar Kapur was born on December 6, 1945 in Lahore, Punjab, British India. He is a director and actor, known for Elizabeth (1998), Bandit Queen (1994) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). He was previously married to Suchitra Krishnamoorthi.

8. Mani Ratnam

Writer | Dil Se..

The man who revolutionized Tamil-language cinema, Mani Ratnam is the biggest director in south India and one of the most respected directors in all of India. Each of his films contain its own unique style, with beautifully photographed songs and unique back-lighting. However, his films contain ...

9. Ram Gopal Varma

Director | Rangeela

Ram Gopal Varma was born in Hyderabad, the capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. He initially was a video store owner before eventually becoming one of India's leading film directors. A film buff during his youth, Varma would watch both American and Indian cinema regularly. As a young...

10. Anurag Kashyap

Producer | Gangs of Wasseypur

Anurag Singh Kashyap (born 10 September 1972) is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Kashyap made his directorial debut with as yet unreleased Paanch, with Kay Kay Menon as the lead. As a filmmaker, he is known for Black Friday (2004), a controversial and award-winning Hindi film ...

11. Vishal Bhardwaj

Composer | Haider

Vishal Bhardwaj is an Indian film director, writer, composer, singer and producer. He has directed ten feature films, produced five and composed music for more than forty. His directorial work includes Makdee, The Blue Umbrella, Kaminey, 7 Khoon Maaf, Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola, Rangoon, Pataakha as...

12. Dibakar Banerjee

Director | Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

Dibakar Banerjee was born on June 21, 1969 in New Delhi, India. He is a director and writer, known for Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008), LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010) and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015).

13. Rajkumar Hirani

Writer | PK

Rajkumar Hirani is an Indian film director and editor. Hirani has directed five Hindi films, including Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Lage Raho Munnabhai, 3 Idiots, PK and Sanju, and all of which have been commercial and critical successes. Most of which have won several awards, including the national awards...

14. Ashutosh Gowariker

Writer | Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

His passion for cinema immediately draws your attention, making you realize that Ashutosh Gowariker would not have been anywhere except behind the camera, however tempting the choice. An actor who took to film direction after almost a decade in front of the camera, Ashutosh has acted in Hindi films...

15. Deepa Mehta

Producer | Fire

Deepa Mehta is a transnational artist and a screenwriter, director, and producer whose work has been called "courageous", "provocative" and "breathtaking". Her visually lush and emotionally resonating films have played at every major international film festival; receiving numerous awards and ...

18. Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Producer | Bajirao Mastani

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is among the most celebrated Film Makers of the Bollywood. Having worked with the biggest stars of Indian Film Industry, Bhansali is the most sought-for director of the Bollywood. He started his career as an assistant director to Vidhu Vinod Chopra. If one has to name his '...

19. Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Writer | 3 Idiots

Producer-director Vidhu Vinod Chopra was born on 5th September, 1952 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India. After attending the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, he made his directorial debut with the short film Murder At Monkey Hill in 1976. This won him the National Award, an honor given by ...

20. Rajeev Kumar

Director | Jalamarmaram

Rajeev Kumar is a director and writer, known for Jalamarmaram (1999), Sesham (2002) and Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya (2000).

21. Abhishek Chaubey

Writer | Udta Punjab

Abhishek, a renowned Indian filmmaker who co-wrote and directed the critically acclaimed dacoit action film, Sonchiriya, an RSVP production. He began his career as an associate director and co-writer to Vishal Bhardwaj for his debut Makdee (2002) & went on to assist him in his subsequent films, and...

22. Nagraj Manjule

Actor | Sairat

Nagraj Manjule is an actor and writer, known for Sairat (2016), An Essay of the Rain (2017) and Fandry (2013).

26. Mahesh Mathai

Director | Bhopal Express

Mahesh Mathai began his career as a director in advertising films and established a reputation as one of India's best talents. He was known for the iconic campaigns for Garden Vareli, Cadbury's Dairy Milk chocolate (with the girl dancing on the cricket field), Gimme Red for Eveready Batteries, ...

27. Ram Madhvani

Director | Neerja

Ram Madhvani is one of India's most respected filmmakers. His debut feature film Let's Talk premiered at the Locarno Film Festival. It then went on to win the Screen "Best Actor" award for Boman Irani and "Best Debut Director" at the Srinivas Gollapudi National Awards.

Ram's documentary, Everlasting...

28. Vetrimaaran

Writer | Visaaranai

Vetrimaaran is a writer and director, known for Visaaranai (2015), Aadukalam (2011) and Vada Chennai (2018).

29. T.S. Nagabharana

Director | Allama

T.S. Nagabharana was born on January 23, 1953 in Bangalore, Mysore State, India. He is a director and writer, known for Allama (2017), K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018) and Anveshane (1983).

30. Girish Kasaravalli

Director | Gulabi Talkies

Girish Kasaravalli was born on December 3, 1950 in Kesalur, Karnataka, India. He is a director and writer, known for Gulabi Talkies (2008), Riding the Stallion of a Dream (2010) and In the Shadow of the Dog (2006). He was previously married to Vaishali Kasaravalli.

31. K. Raghavendra Rao

Producer | Bãhubali: The Beginning

A Legend of Telugu Cinema from South India, K.Raghavendra Rao's career spans 4 decades during which he has directed 110 films to date and has produced over 25 films in various Indian Languages.

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32. Cheran

Actor | Autograph

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33. Bharathiraja

Director | Karuththamma

The die-hard romantic Bharathiraja was born in Alli Nagaram, a small, sylvan village near Theni as Chinnasamy on 17 July 1941. He was the fifth child to his parents, Periya Maya Thevar and Meenatchiammaal alias Karuthammaal. His childhood passions were deer hunting and literature. As a full-blooded...

34. Pawan Kumar

Writer | Lucia

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35. Yograj Bhat

Writer | Drama

Yograj Bhat is known for his work on Drama (2012), Dana Kayonu (2016) and Gaalipata (2008).

37. Anjali Menon

Writer | Bangalore Days

Anjali Menon is an Indian film director and screenwriter. Born in Calicut, Kerala, Anjali grew up in Dubai. She did her high school education in Calicut and graduated with a degree in commerce from Providence Women's College, Calicut. She did post-graduation work in communication studies, ...

38. Rajeev Kumar

Director | Jalamarmaram

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39. Vikramaditya Motwane

Director | Udaan

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40. Anurag Basu

Director | Barfi!

Anurag Basu, a Bollywood director and writer explores relationships and adversity on reel. He had his share of tough times when he was diagnosed with leukemia.

Basu directed television serials among which is Tara (1993), which became one of the first soap operas on Indian television. He also ...

41. Ayan Mukherjee

Director | Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

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42. Nila Madhab Panda

Director | Dark Wind

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43. Karthick Naren

Director | Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru

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44. Neeraj Pandey

Writer | A Wednesday

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45. Nandita Roy

Director | Gotro

Born in 1955 in Mumbai, Nandita Roy did her graduate and post graduate studies in Economics and worked as a primary school teacher.After becoming an assistant director and a set dresser, she formed her own company to produce feature films and has worked with actor Shiboprasad Mukherjee as ...

46. Srijit Mukherji

Writer | Chotushkone

Srijit Mukherji was born on September 23, 1977 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. He is a writer and director, known for Chotushkone (2014), Gumnaami (2019) and Ek Je Chhilo Raja (2018). He has been married to Rafiath Rashid Mithila since December 6, 2019.

47. Shiboprosad Mukherjee

Director | Konttho

Shiboprosad Mukherjee is an Indian Bengali film maker, actor and Screenwriter. He, along with director Nandita Roy, are amongst the few director duos in the history of Bengali cinema to have achieved success both critically and commercially in their very first film Icche (2011). The director duo is...

48. Priyadarshan

Director | Oppam

Priyadarshan was born as Priyadarshan Nair. He is a director and writer, known for Oppam (2016), Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea (2021) and Kanchivaram (2008). He is married to Lizy. They have two children.

49. Bedabrata Pain

Producer | Chittagong

Born in Dhaka 1963 and raised in Calcutta. He graduated from IIT Kharagpur MS from Columbia university with Ph.D in applied physics. Bedabrata worked with NASA until 2008 as a scientist, contributing to 87 patents. Best known for CMOS sensors, which are used in DSLR, mobile camera. Now, he is a ...

51. Alphonse Puthren

Writer | Neram

Alphonse Puthren is a writer and director, known for Neram (2013), Premam (2015) and Paattu (2021).

53. Kamaleswar Mukherjee

Director | Meghe Dhaka Tara

Kamaleswar Mukherjee is an actor and director, known for Cloud Capped Star (2013), Mountain of the Moon (2013) and Good night city (2018).

54. Thiagarajan Kumararaja

Writer | Super Deluxe

Thiagarajan Kumararaja was born and bred in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He enrolled for a Visual Communications course at the Loyola College, Chennai, but dropped out shortly after to make films. Kumararaja cited that it was composer Ilaiyaraaja's music that animated him to come to films and to ...

55. Rakshit Shetty

Actor | Ulidavaru Kandanthe

Rakshit Shetty was born on June 6, 1983 in Udupi, Karnataka, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Ulidavaru Kandanthe (2014), Kirik Party (2016) and Thugs of Malgudi.

56. Kamal Haasan

Actor | Vishwaroopam

Kamal Haasan was born November 7, 1954 in Paramakudi, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu. He debuted as a child artiste in the film "Kalathoor Kannamma" (1960). Since then, he has starred in nearly 220 films in the major Indian languages - Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. He has been a...

57. Shoojit Sircar

Director | Piku

Shoojit Sircar is one of the acclaimed directors in Bollywood film industry. His latest movie 'Piku' got rave reviews and huge love by audience which got him in wider map in the industry. His previous movies Madras Cafe and Vicky Donor are also critically acclaimed. He generally tried to choose ...

58. Aanand L. Rai

Producer | Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Aanand L. Rai is a Hindi film director and producer known for romantic-comedy movies Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Raanjhanaa (2013), Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2015) and Zero (2018). Rai started assisting his elder brother television director Ravi Rai in television series. Eventually he made his ...

59. Prakash Jha

Director | Gangaajal

Prakash Jha was born on February 27, 1952 in Patna, Bihar, India. He is a director and producer, known for Gangaajal (2003), Apaharan (2005) and Mrityudand: The Death Sentence (1997).

60. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Producer | Rang De Basanti

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is a director, writer and producer who established Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pictures (Romp) in India. Romp has cultivated in them an attitude to pioneer the way for the new wave and new age cinema from India, by identifying talent (writers & directors) from India and telling ...

61. Mahesh Manjrekar

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Mahesh Manjrekar was born on May 13, 1953 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India. He is an actor and director, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Kaante (2002) and Astitva (2000).

63. S.S. Rajamouli

Writer | Bãhubali: The Beginning

S.S. Rajamouli was born on October 10, 1973 in Manvi, Karnataka, India as Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli. He is a writer and producer, known for Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) and Eega (2012).

64. Anand Gandhi

Writer | Tumbbad

Born 26th September 1980 in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Anand started writing and directing plays in school at the age of 12. At 19, he wrote a total of hundred episodes of two television soap operas, which went on to become the most popular shows in the history of Indian Television. The same year ...

65. Pan Nalin

Writer | Samsara

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Pan Nalin's new project Satori Trilogy has been recently optioned by Lucas Foster (...

66. Abhishek Jain

Director | Vitthal Teedi

Abhishek Jain is a 28 year old film maker and the founder of CineMan Productions Ltd.

He spent nine years of his childhood doing theaters, got a degree in management and joined the very prestigious Whistling Woods Institute to pursue his further studies as a trained filmmaker.

Abhishek has the unique...

67. Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi

Writer | Kanche

Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi is a writer and director, known for Kanche (2015), Vedam (2010) and Gamyam (2008).

68. Kaushik Ganguly

Director | Cinemawala

Kaushik Ganguly was born on August 4, 1968 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. He is an actor and director, known for Cinemawala (2016), Nagarkirtan (2017) and The Elder Son (2019). He is married to Churni Ganguly. They have one child.

69. Ketan Mehta

Director | Mirch Masala

Ketan Mehta is one of the most internationally acknowledged filmmakers from India. He has a received many National and International awards for his well-known films like 'The Rising - Ballad of Mangal Pandey', 'Mirch Masala', 'Maya Memsaab', 'Sardar', 'Holi' and 'Bhavni Bhavai'. Received Best Film ...

70. Rajkumar Santoshi

Writer | Andaz Apna Apna

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Santoshi made his directorial debut ...

71. Chaitanya Tamhane

Writer | The Disciple

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72. Madhur Bhandarkar

Director | Chandni Bar

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73. Aparna Sen

Director | Mr. and Mrs. Iyer

Aparna Sen is a renowned name in Bengali as well as Indian cinema. She has excelled both as an actor in film and theatre and as a director of parallel cinema.

Aparna was born in 1945 in Kolkata. Her father is film critic and film maker Late Chidananda Das Gupta. She studied at Modern High School and...

74. Tigmanshu Dhulia

Actor | Gangs of Wasseypur

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75. Nagesh Kukunoor

Director | Dhanak

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76. Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni

Director | Deool

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77. R. Balki

Writer | Paa

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78. Gajendra Ahire

Director | Pimpal

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79. Sudhir Mishra

Director | Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi

Sudhir Mishra is a director and writer, known for Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003), Calcutta Mail (2003) and Dharavi (1992).

80. Suman Ghosh

Writer | Aadhaar

Studied film at Cornell University.

81. Raj Kumar Gupta

Director | No One Killed Jessica

Raj Kumar Gupta made his debut as a writer & director with the critically acclaimed and commercially successful 'Aamir' (2008). Shot with a shoestring budget, guerilla style on the streets of Mumbai, this edgy thriller established Raj Kumar as a filmmaker to look out for and garnered several award ...

82. Buddhadev Dasgupta

Director | Uttara

Buddhadev Dasgupta was born on February 11, 1944 in Anara, India. He is a director and writer, known for The Wrestlers (2000), Bagh Bahadur (1989) and A Tale of a Naughty Girl (2002).

83. Shaji N. Karun

Director | Piravi

Shaji Neelakantan Karun was born on new years day 1950 as the eldest son of Mr. N. Karunakaran and Mrs. Chandramati in Kollam district of the state of Kerala, India. The family moved to Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of the state in 1963. He did his schooling in Palkkulangara H.S., and took a ...

84. Krishna Vamsi

Director | Khadgam

Krishna Vamsi was born on July 28, 1962 in Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh, India as Pasupuleti Venkata Bangarraju. He is a director and writer, known for Khadgam (2002), Govindudu Andari Vaadele (2014) and Sindhooram (1997). He has been married to Ramya Krishnan since June 12, 2003. They have one ...

85. Shyamaprasad

Director | Ore Kadal

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86. Reema Kagti

Writer | Talaash

Reema Kagti is a writer and producer, known for Talaash (2012), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) and Gully Boy (2019).

87. Raam Reddy

Director | Thithi

Raam Reddy is known for his work on Thithi (2015), Ika (2012) and Jaro (2013).

88. Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury

Director | Pink

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89. Ritesh Batra

Director | The Lunchbox

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90. Asif Kapadia

Director | The Warrior

Academy award and four time BAFTA award winning Director / Writer / Producer Asif Kapadia is known for his visually striking films exploring characters living in timeless, extreme and unforgiving landscapes. His films have been box office successes around the world as well as being critically ...

91. Ruchika Oberoi

Writer | Island City

Ruchika Oberoi is a writer and director, known for Island City (2015), Lust Stories (2018) and 10th Film Bazaar (2016).

92. Leena Yadav

Director | Parched

Born to an Indian Army General in Madhya Pradesh, she graduated with Economics honours from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi. She did Mass Communications from Sophia College, Mumbai. She is married to Aseem Bajaj, an Indian Cinematographer well known for his poetic imagery on films like ...

93. Geethu Mohandas

Writer | Liar's Dice

Geetu Mohandas formed her film production house- Unplugged in 2009 which produced her directorial debut short fiction film titled "Are You Listening?" The film premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and subsequently won 3 International awards as well as the National Film Award in ...

94. Nishikant Kamat

Actor | Dombivli Fast

Nishikant Kamat was born on June 17, 1970 in Dadar, Maharashtra, India. He was an actor and director, known for Dombivli Fast (2005), Drishyam (2015) and Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008). He died on August 17, 2020 in Hyderabad, India.

95. Partho Sen-Gupta

Director | Slam

Partho Sen-Gupta is a Sydney based film writer and director. He was born in Mumbai in 1965. He worked as Art Director and Production Designer on feature films, TV series and commercials in India. He then studied Film direction at La FEMIS (École Nationale Supérieure des Métiers de l'Image et du Son...

97. Anusha Rizvi

Director | Peepli [Live]

Anusha is an Indian film director and screenwriter. Formerly a journalist, Anusha's directorial debut Peepli (Live) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2010 in the World Competition Section. Peepli (Live) was the first Indian film to be accepted in the 25 years of the festival's existence. The ...

98. Bhaskar Hazarika

Writer | Aamis

Received his MA in Film & Drama from the University of Reading (UK).

99. Sundar C.

Writer | Aambala

Sundar C. is a writer and producer, known for Aambala (2015), Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven (2019) and Winner (2003).

100. Prashant Nair

Director | Umrika

Prashant Nair is a director and writer, known for Umrika (2015).



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