Pradeep Sarkar

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Pradeep Sarkar
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Pradeep Sarkar at special screening of Memories in March
Born (1955-04-30) April 30, 1955 (age 59)
Kolkata, India
Nationality India Indian
Occupation producer, director and writer

Pradeep Sarkar (born 30 April 1955)[1] is a writer and director who works in Bollywood. He began his career with Vinod Chopra Productions, the production company of director Vidhu Vinod Chopra.

In 2005, Sarkar made his directorial debut with the film Parineeta which earned him the national film award for best Director (first film). Parineeta was a critical and commercial success at box office as well.

Sarkar directed his next film under the Yashraj Films banner titled Laaga Chunari Mein Daag. The film was released on 12 October 2007 and was not successful on the Box Office.[2]Later, Sarkar also made Lafangey Parindey with Yash Raj Films. It starred Neil Nitin Mukesh and Deepika Padukone and was released in summer 2010. He directed Mardaani in 2014 that released on 22th August. Again with Rani Mukerji in the leading role that proved to be a hit on the Box Office.[3]


Year Film Role(s)
2005 Parineeta Director, Art Director, Writer, Screenplay
2007 Eklavya: The Royal Guard Visual Director
2007 Laaga Chunari Mein Daag Director, Writer, Art Director
2010 Lafangey Parindey Director
2014 Mardaani Director

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