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Sujoy Ghosh

Sujoy Ghosh
Born 1966 (age 47–48)
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Nationality India
Occupation Film director

Sujoy Ghosh (Bengali: সুজয় ঘোষ; born 1966) is a Bollywood film director.[1] He has directed Jhankaar Beats (2003), Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak (2005), Aladin (2009) and Kahaani (2012).[2][3]

Early life

Sujoy Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 21 May 1966 .He studied in St. James' School. He used to stay in Bhowanipore and then moved to London when he was 13. He has a degree in engineering and an MBA from Manchester University.[4] He worked as a South Asia head of the media division of Reuters before quitting in 1999.[4]

Career

Ghosh made his directorial debut in 2003 with Jhankaar Beats which was a tribute to R. D. Burman. His next ventures Home Delivery and Aladin did not achieve box office success. His 2012 release Kahaani, featuring Vidya Balan in lead role, has gained both commercial success and critical acclaim.[5][6] He is was to start his acting career portraying the role of Bengali sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi in a film to be directed by Rituparno Ghosh, as of December 2012.[7] It is unknown to many that in reality he has written the tagline "Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re" for the IPL Team Kolkata Knight Riders.

Filmography

Year Film Director Producer Writer Actor Notes
2003 Jhankaar Beats Yes Yes
2005 Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak Yes Yes
2009 Aladin Yes Yes Yes
2012 Kahaani Yes Yes Yes

National Film Award for Best Screenplay[8]

2013 Anamika Story
Telugu and Tamil bilingual film
Remake of Kahaani
2013 Satyanweshi Yes

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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