Kanu Behl

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Kanu Behl
Born (1980-06-13) June 13, 1980 (age 33)
Kapurthala, Punjab, India
Occupation Director, writer

Kanu Behl (born 13 June 1980) is an Indian film writer and director.

Biography[edit]

Kanu Behl spent his early years in Patiala, Punjab before moving to Delhi in 1990. He studied at Apeejay School, Noida and sought a Bachelors Degree in Business from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi University. In 2003, he joined the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute and pursued a PG Diploma in Cinema. While at the Institute, he attended the Berlinale Talent Campus 2007 and his documentary 'An Actor Prepares' was entered in competition at Cinéma du Réel 2007.

After graduating from SRFTI, he produced and directed documentaries for international channels like NHK, Japan and ZDF/Arte. He worked with Dibakar Banerjee on the feature film Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! as an Assistant director. In 2010, he co-wrote the critically acclaimed Love Sex aur Dhokha with Dibakar and was the chief assistant director.

He lives in Mumbai and is working on his first independent feature film 'Titli' (selected by NFDC for the Screenwriters' Lab 2012). He is directing the film written by him and being produced by Dibakar Banerjee under the banner of Yash Raj Films.

Filmography[edit]

As writer[edit]

  • LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha
  • Three Blind Men, Short film

As director[edit]

  • Three Blind Men, Short film

As assistant director[edit]

  • Khanabadosh, TV Serial (Chief Asstt. Director)
  • LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (First AD)
  • Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

As lyricist[edit]

  • LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha
  • Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

As actor[edit]

  • Mahasangram, Hindi T V Serial
  • Happy Birth Day, Hindi Telefilm

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • Nominated for 56th Filmfare Award in Best Screenplay Category for film Love, Sex Aur Dhoka.
  • Nominated for Apsara Award in Best Screenplay Category for film Love, Sex Aur Dhoka.

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