Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2005 – present
Shoojit Sircar (সুজিত সরকার) is an Indian film director and producer. He directed (2005), Yahaan (2012) and Vicky Donor (2013) and produced Madras Cafe (2012). He won the National Film Award for Aparajita Tumi in Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment category, shared with Vicky Donor John Abraham. He also won the Indian Competition Special Jury Award at Osian's Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema in 2005 for . Yahaan He is now making a documentary on [1 ] Amitabh Bachchan. He is associated with Rising Sun Films and has made television commercials for Saffola, 2G, Apsara Pencils, [2 ] Fair & Lovely, Maruti WagonR, Cadbury, Dove and many other brands.
He is known for making independent films.
is an adapted screenplay from Aparajita Tumi Sunil Gangopadhyay's Dui Naari Haathey Torobaari. His 2012 film [3 ] Vicky Donor was grand box office success, earning ₹ 13.40 crores in the opening weekend. Sircar's [4 ] went into production in 2012 but was cancelled. Shoebite [5 ] [6 ] He directed [7 ] released on 23 August 2013. His film Madras Cafe released in 2015. Piku
Personal life [ edit ]
Sircar was born into a
Bengali Hindu family in Barrackpore, Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. He completed his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya Barrackpore Airforce in the year 1985.
Feature films [ edit ]
Sircar was given the Best Film Director award at the 20th Life OK Screen Awards in January 2014, where he thanked his wife Jhuma Sircar. He was one of the jury members for
India Film Project in 2012.
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