Amit V. Masurkar

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Amit V Masurkar
Born Amit V Masurkar
Nationality Indian
Education B.A History
Alma mater Mumbai University
Manipal Institute of Technology
Occupation Film Director
Notable work Newton (film)

Amit V Masurkar is an Indian film director and screenwriter.[1][2]

He directed the independent comedy film Sulemani Keeda in 2013. His second feature film, Newton was selected as the Indian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards.[3][4][5] He also won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Screenplay for this film [6]

Early life and education[edit]

Amit is born and brought up in Mumbai and studied in IES School, Dadar. Amit dropped out of an engineering course at Manipal Institute of Technology at the age of 20 to pursue filmmaking. He later acquired a BA degree in History from Mumbai University. He [7] He has also done a course in Film making from New York Film Academy.


Year Title Story Screenplay Direction
2011 Murder 3 No Yes No
2013 Sulemani Keeda Yes Yes Yes
2017 Newton Yes Yes Yes