Kamal Sadanah

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Kamal Sadanah
Born (1970-10-21)October 21, 1970
Spouse(s) Lisa John

Kamal Sadanah (born 21 October 1970) is an Indian actor, producer and director. He is the son of producer and director Brij Sadanah.


Kamal made his acting debut opposite Kajol in the 1992 film Bekhudi which did not do well at the box office.[1] In 1993, he acted alongside the late Divya Bharti in Rang which was a hit due to the sympathy generated due to Divya's sudden death a few months before its release. After this, he acted in a string of films which failed to do well. At the end of the 90s, he quit films for several years and made a comeback to acting in 2006 with a role in the Zee TV television serial Kasamh Se.

In 2005, he turned producer and director making his directorial debut with a small-budget film titled Karkash. In 2007, he produced Victoria No. 203 which is a remake of his father's 1972 hit film of the same name and was directed by Anant Mahadevan. The film was produced by Kamal's production company Angath Arts Pvt. Ltd. Kamal also has a supporting role in the film which released on 31 August 2007. In 2014 he wrote and directed Roar which released on 31 October 2014.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Kamal is the son of producer and director Brij Sadanah. He is married to Lisa John, a make-up artist. He has a son named Angath and has named his production company after him.

Kamal lost his father, mother Sayeeda Khan and sister Namrata on 21 October 1990, his 20th birthday. His father killed himself after shooting dead his mother and sister in an inebriated state at their residence.[3]


Year Film Language Cast Director
1992 Bekhudi Hindi Kajol Rahul Rawail
1993 Rang Hindi Divya Bharti, Ayesha Jhulka, Jeetendra, Amrita Singh Talat Jani
1994 Baali Umar Ko Salaam Hindi Tisca Chopra Vasant R. Patel
1995 Rock Dancer Hindi Govinda, Samantha Fox, Javed Jaffrey V.Menon
1995 Hum Sab Chor Hain Hindi Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Ritu Shivpuri V.Menon
1996 Hum Hain Premi Hindi Shilpa Shirodkar Ajay Dixit
1996 Angaara Hindi Mithun Chakraborty, Simran Anil Ganguly
1997 Nirnayak Hindi Om Puri, Indranil Mukherjee, Trishna Anil Wasia
1998 Mohabbat Aur Jung Hindi Deepak Tijori, Neelam Kothari, Mohnish Bahl, Kanchan Hameed Alam
2005 Karkash Hindi Anup Soni, Suchitra Pillai, Kamal Sadanah Kamal Sadanah
2007 Victoria No. 203 Hindi Om Puri, Anupam Kher, Jimmy Shergill, Preeti Jhangiani, Javed Jaffrey, Soniya Mehra, Kamal Sadanah Anant Mahadevan

As Director[edit]

Year Film Language Cast Notes
2005 Karkash Hindi Anup Soni, Suchitra Pillai
2014 Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans Hindi Abhinav Shukla, Himarsha Venkatsamy, Achint Kaur, Ali Quli Mirza, Varinder Singh Ghuman


  1. ^ "Get ready for Victoria No. 203". Rediff.com. 16 August 2007. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  2. ^ Hear the Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans
  3. ^ Vishwas Kulkarni (4 October 2009). "Kamal Sadanah remembers the shootout". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 2009-10-04. 

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