J. P. Dutta
|J. P. Dutta|
Dutta in January 2013
|Born||Jyoti Prakash Dutta
3 October 1949
Bombay, Bombay State, India
(now Mumbai, Maharashtra)
|Occupation||Film director, film producer|
Dutta is the son of O. P. Dutta who was a director and screenwriter in Bollywood films. O. P. Dutta also wrote dialogues for most of J P Dutta's films. He died in February 2012.
In his personal life J P Dutta is married to the Bollywood film actress Bindiya Goswami with whom he has two daughters Nidhi and Siddhi. He is also famous for his temper in the Indian Film Industry.
Dutta produces his films under the banner of JP Films. He is known for directing many patriotic war films and films in the action genre. His films often have ensemble star casts.
In 1998, he was awarded the 'National Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration' from President of India for his super hit film Border. Due to the national scale of the National Film Awards, it is considered equivalent of the American Academy Awards. Ministry of Defense gives him full support for his war films.
He headed the feature film section jury for the National Film Awards (2010), according to sources in the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
- Border 2 (2014)
- Umrao Jaan (2006)
- LOC Kargil (2003)
- Refugee (2000)
- Border (1997)
- Kshatriya (1993)
- Hathyar (1989)
- Batwara (1989)
- Yateem (1988)
- Ghulami (1985)
- J. P. Dutta at the Internet Movie Database
- J P Dutta : Filmography
- O P Dutta : Filmography (Mr O P Dutta is the father of Mr J P Dutta, though a film director in his own right he also writes story and screenplays for Hindi films and has of late also being writing dialogues for his son Mr J P Dutta's films)
- JP Dutta to head the jury for the National Film Awards, 18 April 2011, www.pbd.in
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