Mohit Suri

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Mohit Suri
Mohit Suri.jpg
Born (1981-04-11) April 11, 1981 (age 33)
India
Occupation Film director
Years active 2005-present
Spouse(s) Udita Goswami (2013-present)
Children None
Relatives Smiley Suri (sister)

Mohit Suri, (born 11 April 1981) is an Indian film director, most known for his films, Kalyug (2005), Awarapan (2007) and Aashiqui 2 (2013). He has directed 3 quasi-sequels Raaz - The Mystery Continues (2009), Murder 2 (2011) and Aashiqui 2 (2013), not having directed the first installments.

Early Life and Background[edit]

Mohit Suri was born and brought up in Mumbai. His mother was an air hostess, and his father worked for Dunlop in Chennai. Mohit's mother is the younger sister of noted film makers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt. Suri's cousins are Emraan Hashmi and Pooja Bhatt. Suri's sister Smiley Suri is an actress, and has appeared in films like Kalyug and Crook. Before venturing into film direction, Mohit worked as an office assistant for T-Series, and as an assistant director to Vikram Bhatt.[1]

Personal Life[edit]

Mohit Suri got married to Udita Goswami on 29 January 2013.[2]

Career[edit]

He started his career as an assistant director, and made his debut as a director with the 2005 film Zeher which was a moderate success. He followed it up with Kalyug, which was both a critical and commercial success. His third film Woh Lamhe (2006) did well and received critical acclaim.[citation needed]

His next film Awarapan (2007) was both a critical and commercial success.[citation needed] It was a copy of the Korean film 'A Bittersweet Life' from 2005.[citation needed] Ironically, Mohit, in an interview given to Radio Sargam, said, "I am very critical about my own work. I would never ever go out and say that I have made a masterpiece. I just give my best and hope that it's good enough."[3] His preceding film Crook, based on the racial attacks on Indian students in Australia was released in 2010. Murder 2, which turned out to be a Blockbuster, a sequel to the 2004 film Murder was released on 8 July 2011.

In 2013, he directed "Aashiqui 2" which was a blockbuster. In 2014, his directed "Ek Villain" is already running successfully and inching towards 100 crore mark at box office.

Filmography[edit]

As Assistant Director[edit]

Year Title Director
2001 Kasoor Vikram Bhatt
2002 Awara Paagal Deewana Vikram Bhatt
2003 Footpath Vikram Bhatt

As Story Writer[edit]

Year Title Director
2005 Zeher
YesY
2005 Kalyug
YesY
2009 Raaz – The Mystery Continues
YesY
2010 Crook: It's Good To Be Bad
YesY

As Director[edit]

Year Title Release Date Story Screenplay Dialogue Lyricist Music Producer Notes
2005 Zeher March 25 YesY Mahesh Bhatt Jay Dixit Sayeed Quadri

Shakeel Azmi

Roop Kumar Rathod Vishesh Films
2005 Kalyug December 9 YesY Anand Sivakumaran Jay Dixit Anu Malik

Raju Singh

Vishesh Films
2006 Woh Lamhe September 29 Mahesh Bhatt Shagufta Rafique Sayeed Quadri

Neelesh Mishra

Pritam

Roop Kumar Rathod

Vishesh Films
2007 Awarapan June 29 Shagufta Rafique Shagufta Rafique Sayeed Quadri

Asif Ali Baig

Annie Khalid

Pritam Vishesh Films
2009 Raaz – The Mystery Continues January 23 YesY Shagufta Rafique Shagufta Rafique Sayeed Quadri

Kumaar

Raju Singh

Sharib-Toshi

Gourov Dasgupta

Pranay.M.Rijia

Vishesh Films
2010 Crook: It's Good To Be Bad October 8 YesY Ankur Tewari Ankur Tewari Kumaar

Babbal Rai

Pritam Vishesh Films
2011 Murder 2 July 8 Mahesh Bhatt Shagufta Rafique Mithoon Sharma

Sayeed Quadri

Kumaar

Mithoon Sharma

Harshit Saxena

Sangeet-Sidharath

Vishesh Films
2013 Aashiqui 2 April 26 Shagufta Rafique Irshad Kamil

Ankit Tiwari

Sandeep Nath

Mithoon Sharma

Ankit Tiwari

Jeet Ganguly

Vishesh Films

Super Cassettes Industries Limited

2014 Ek Villain — There's one in every love story June 27 Tushar Hiranandani Mithoon, Manoj Muntashir, Soch Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari, Soch Balaji Motion Pictures Biggest opening of 2014 till June
2015 Hamari Adhuri Kahaani June 12 2015 Vishesh Films
Fox STAR Studios

References[edit]

  1. ^ I have not yet lived my married life at all: Mohit Suri - The Times of India
  2. ^ Mohit Suri, Udita Goswami marry in a private ceremony - IBNLive
  3. ^ Mohit Suri talks about his sequel to Raaz Radio Sargam.

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