BAFTA Film Award.
25 wins & 47 nominations.
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(TV Mini-Series) (producer)
(Short) (executive producer)
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[June 2009 - When asked if he thinks that directors go too far to prove themselves different from others and go on to make the tale in a more complex way then it should and if he has been the victim of the same, given his movies being far too unconventional for his times] I just stay the way I am. To prove anything is not my thing.
Appeared on Zee TV game show Saanp Seedhi (Maha) in 1994. He was a contestant with actor Arjun. The clip is on you tube. The show was hosted by actor Mohan Kapur.
Most of his movies deal with very realistic scenarios and take excerpts from the scandals seen in newspapers in day to day life (eg the Joshi-Abhayankar Pune murder case reference in Paanch
(2003), the 1993 Mumbai blasts in Black Friday
(2004), the black BMW accident and MMS scandal in Dev.D
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