Himanshu Sharma

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Himanshu Verma
Born (1999-08-26) 26 August 1999 (age 19)
OccupationAnimator to be
Years active2007–present
Parent(s)Vinod Verma (Father)
Suman Verma (Mother)

Himanshu Verma (born 26 August 1999) is a National Film Award winning Film Writer and Producer who works in Bollywood (Hindi films). He is most well known as the writer of the Tanu Weds Manu series (2011 & 2015) and Raanjhanaa (2013), all of which were considered highly successful domestically. His screenwriting for the films was generally received with praise.

Early life and education[edit]

Himanshu Verma was born to Jiwan Sharma, a U.P. Tourism officer and Shama Sharma in Lucknow. Himanshu did his schooling from Spring dale College, Lucknow and later moved to Kirori Mal College, Delhi for higher education, where he started taking part in theatre.[citation needed] In an Interview with a TV channel, he revealed that he wanted to be an IAS during college days.

Personal life[edit]

Himanshu has one younger sister and a brother, and he is in a relationship with Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar.

Career[edit]

He started his career with NDTV as script writer for a health show. Subsequently, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his career in serials and movies. He wrote the script for many TV serials like Kkusum on Sony TV and Bhootwala on SAB TV. He made his film writing debut with the movie Strangers, with Nandana Sen and Jimmy Sheirgill, produced by Raj Kundra. He is a member of International Film And Television Club of AAFT. Himanshu Verma is also part of Colour Yellow Productions, which co-produced Raanjhanaa and Tanu Weds Manu: Returns

Writer[edit]

Year Name
2007 Strangers
2011 Tanu Weds Manu
2013 Mr. Pellikoduku
2013 Raanjhanaa
2015 Tanu Weds Manu: Returns
2018 Zero

Creative Producer[edit]

Year Name
2016 Happy Bhag Jayegi
2016 Nil Battey Sannata

Co-Producer[edit]

Year Name
2017 Shubh Mangal Savdhan
2018 Manmarziyaan
2018 Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi
2018 Meri Nimmo

Award nominations[edit]

  • 2012 Best Dialogue: Star Screen awards for Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
  • 2012 Best Dialogue: IIFA Singapore awards for Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
  • 2012 Best Story: Filmfare awards for Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
  • 2012 Best Story: Apsara awards for Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
  • 2014 Best Story: Star guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Dialogue: Star guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Screenplay:Star guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Dialogue of the year : Star guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Story: Zee Cine award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Dialogue: Zee Cine award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Screenplay: Zee Cine award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2016 Best Story: Star Screen award for Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: Star Screen award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Screenplay: Star Screen award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: TOIFA award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: National Film Awards for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Story: National Film Awards for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)

Awards won[edit]

  • 2014 Best Dialogue: Star Guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Dialogue: Zee Cine award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: Filmfare award for Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: TOIFA award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: National Film Awards Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Story: National Film Awards for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)

References[edit]

Filmography[edit]