Ashutosh Gowariker (born 15 February 1964) is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is known for directing the films Lagaan (2001), Swades (2004), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), What's Your Raashee (2009) and Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010). He was nominated for an Academy Award and European Film Award, and has won a number of other awards, including a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and seven international film festival awards.He also became a voting member for the Academy Awards in 2005.
Susi Ganeshan is an Indian film Director, Producer and screenwriter.He was born in Vannivelampatti, Madurai District in Tamil Nadu to Tamil parents Subbiah and Sittappa. He changed his screenname to Susi Ganeshan, his first name being derived from the first two letters from his parents' first names. He graduated from Madras Institute of Technology with a Bachelors degree in automobile engineering. During his college days, he was a journalist and had published many articles for the Tamil magazine Ananda Vikatan
Kunal Kohli is an Indian film director, producer and writer Kunal Kohli is a Hindi film director based in Mumbai. He made his directorial debut with a television series Trikon .He has made four movies for Yash Raj Films owned by famed director and producer Yash Chopra. His first film under the Yash Raj banner was Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002) which did not fare too well at the box office. The film starred Hrithik Roshan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor.
Mahesh Bhatt is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm. He was later the writer of numerous commercial films in a range of film genres, from dramas like Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke and comedies like Duplicate, though he was mostly recognised for thrillers like Inteha, Jism, Murder and Woh Lamhe.
Priyadarshan Nair is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter. In a career spanning over two decades, Priyadarshan has directed over 80 films in several Indian languages including Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Though he began his career in Malayalam cinema in 1984, Priyadarshan has been mainly active in Hindi cinema for the past decade.
Ratan Jain is an Indian Film Producer
Anupam Kher is an Indian actor who has appeared in nearly 450 films and 100 plays. Though mainly appearing in Bollywood films, he has had roles in some films from other nations as well. He has held the post of Chairman of the Censor Board and National School of Drama in India.
Anupam Kher lived in Shimla and was educated at D.A.V. School there. He is an alumnus and a former chairperson of the National School of Drama. Some of his early acting was in plays performed at the Himachal Pradesh University.
Mahesh Manjrekar is an Indian director, actor, writer and producer. He is credited with directing the critically acclaimed films Vaastav: The Reality (1999), Astitva (2000) and Viruddh... Family Comes First (2005). He has won a National Film Award and two Star Screen Awards. Besides direction, he has acted in several films including some of his own productions. He first gained acclaim as an actor for his performance in the 2002 film Kaante, and later played negative roles in the Telugu film Okkadunnadu (2007) and as the gangster Javed in the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
Sajid Nadiadwala is an Indian film producer. Nadiadwala started as an AC Technician and then later worked as spot boy and graduated to become production assistant in his uncle's production house before establishing his own production company called "Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment". The production company has churned out many hits including Jeet (1996), Judwaa (1997), Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000) and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004).
Mukesh Bhatt is an Indian film producer, who has produced several Bollywood films. He is the younger brother of director, Mahesh Bhatt and also the co-owner of the production company, Vishesh Films, set up in 1986. He is also the uncle of actors, Pooja Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi.
Bhatt was born to Nanabhai Bhatt (1915–1999), a Hindi film director-producer. His father was a Gujarati Hindu Brahmin and mother a Muslim. Nanabhai's brother, Balwant Bhatt (1909–1965) was also a Hindi film director.
Bhatt has one daughter named Sakshi and a son Vishesh;Vishesh Films was named after him in 1986.