Gaurav Pandey

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Gaurav Pandey is an Indian film director, who makes films in Hindi and Bengali.[1]

Early life[edit]

He grew up in north Calcutta, and studied at the Calcutta Boys' School. Later he graduated from the Scottish Church College and subsequently studied at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.[2]


He started out and worked as a journalist for twelve years,[3] before a chance meeting with veteran auteur Basu Bhattacharya, inspired him to work as a writer for Aastha: In the Prison of Spring in 1997, starring Rekha.[2]

He later founded a studio named Continuity Films and made advertisements and hour-long films for television channels including Star Plus, and Zee Tv.[2]

In 2003, he made his first full-length Hindi film Stumped featuring Raveena Tandon, Aly Khan and Salman Khan in lead roles. Subsequently he worked as the writer of Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's Bengali film Anuranan in 2006.

His film Shukno Lanka was released in 2010. It is a Bengali-film starring Mithun Chakraborty, Debashree Roy, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Kunal Mitra and Australia-born actress Emma Brown Garett.[3]



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