Vikramaditya Motwane

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Vikramaditya Motwane
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Vikramaditya Motwane, 2010
Born (1976-12-06) 6 December 1976 (age 38)[1]
Mumbai, India
Occupation film director, screenwriter
Years active 1999–present

Vikramaditya Motwane (born 6 December 1976) is an Indian film director, and screenwriter for films like Dev.D (2009) and Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (2007). His directorial debut Udaan (2010) was selected to compete in the 'Un Certain Regard’ category at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and also won seven Filmfare awards.[2][3][4][5] His latest effort is Lootera, a big-budget Bollywood period romance, released on 5 July 2013.

Life and career[edit]

Motwane was a long-time assistant of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and collaborated with Bhansali on the films Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) and Devdas (2002). He directed the song sequences in Anurag Kashyap's film Paanch (2003)[6] and was Choreographer on Deepa Mehta's Academy Award-nominated film Water (2005).[7]

Motwane released his debut feature film, entitled Udaan (2010), for Anurag Kashyap's production house, Anurag Kashyap Films, on 16 July 2010.,[3] which won seven Filmfare awards including Filmfare critics award for best movie and also won him the Best Director Award at the 2011 Star Screen Awards.[2] [8][9]

Motwane's second film, a period romance called Lootera, was released on 5 July 2013.

Motwane is co-owner of Phantom Films, a film production company, with Vikas Bahl, Anurag Kashyap, and Madhu Mantena.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to photographer Ishika Mohan.


Year Title Director Producer Writer Notes
2007 Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal Yes
2009 Dev.D Yes
2010 Udaan Yes Yes
2013 Lootera Yes Yes Yes
2014 Hasee Toh Phasee Yes
2014 Queen Yes
2014 Ugly Yes
2015 NH10 Yes
2015 Hunterrr Yes
2015 Bombay Velvet Yes
2015 Shaandaar Yes
2016 Bhavesh Joshi Yes shelved


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