Jain at Gujarati Literature Festival, 2016
3 August 1986|
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
|Alma mater||Whistling Woods|
Kevi Rite Jaish|
Shaily Hundia (m. 2012)
|Relatives||Nayan Jain (Brother)|
After returning to Ahmedabad, Jain started working as a Radio Jockey in Radio Mirchi. Jain then met Mikhil Musale and Anish Shah during an international film festival in Ahmedabad and founded CineMan Productions in 2010. He made his debut film, Kevi Rite Jaish in Gujarati language. He was awarded Trend setter award by Gujarati Innoviation Society due to the success of Kevi Rite Jaish. After the success of his debut movie, he directed Bey Yaar which was critically acclaimed and was commercially successful. In February 2016, Abhishek Jain announced that CineMan Productions will co-produce three Gujarati films with Phantom Films, out of which one will be directed by Abhishek himself. The first film released under joint banner of CineMan productions and Phantom films was Wrong Side Raju, directed by Mikhil Musale, co-founder of CineMan productions, which won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Gujarati at the 64th National Film Awards.
In June 2015, he published Aa To Just Vaat Chhe..., a book on his experiences while making his first two urban Gujarati films, co-authored with Arati Patel.
|2012||Kevi Rite Jaish||Yes||Yes||Yes||Kevin's friend|
|2016||Wrong Side Raju||Yes[A]|
- credited as co-producer
- Assistant Director
|Kevi Rite Jaish||2012 BIG Gujarati Entertainment Awards||Best Director|
|12th Annual Transmedia Gujarati Screen & Stage awards||Best Director|
|Bey Yaar||14th Annual Transmedia Gujarati Screen & Stage awards||Best Director|
|Wrong Side Raju||14th Annual Transmedia Gujarati Screen & Stage awards||Best film|
- "'કેવી રીતે જઈશ' અને 'બે યાર'ના સર્જક અભિષેક જૈન કહે છે...એ ઘટનાએ જ મારી ગુજરાતી ફિલ્મ બનાવવાની ધગશને વધુ પ્રગટાવી" (in Gujarati). 2 May 2015. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2018.
- "સેટ થઈ ટ્યૂનિંગ બની ગયું સિનેમેન" [Tuning was done, it became CineMan]. Divya Bhaskar. 25 February 2010.
- "'કેવી રીતે જઈશ' : યે હુઈ ન બાત!" ["Kevi Rite Jaish" - Yeh hui naa baat!].
- "Whistling Woods' graduate creates wave at box-office". Retrieved 25 November 2014.
- Hina Nainani (30 April 2013). "Gujarati director dubbed a "trend setter"".
- "Return Of The Native". Box Office India : India’s premier film trade magazine. 2015-01-10. Retrieved 2015-07-15.
- "Cineman and Phantom Films to co-produce three Gujarati films". Indian Express. 11 February 2016.
- Patel, Ano (2015-06-01). "Abhishek Jain's launches his book". The Times of India. Retrieved 2015-07-15.
- Jain & Patel 2015, p. 20.
- "She's the head, I'm the heart of our relationship: Filmmaker Abhishek Jain". 30 September 2016.
- ""Kevi Rite Jaish" covered in award also". 14 July 2012.
- "7 ગુજરાતી એન્ટરટેનમેન્ટ એવોર્ડ જીતીને છવાઈ ગઈ 'કેવી રીતે જઈશ'" ['Kevi Rite Jaish' sweeps Gujarati entertainment awards with 7 awards]. GNS. 14 July 2012.[permanent dead link]
- Hina Nainani (12 Mar 2013). "'Kevi Rite Jaish' showed the way!". DNA.
- Shruti Jambekar (1 March 2015). "Bey Yaar bags nine awards". Times of India.