Juhi Chaturvedi

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Juhi Chaturvedi
Born1975 (age 45–46)[1]
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
OccupationScreenwriter
Alma materMount Carmel College, Lucknow
Notable works

Juhi Chaturvedi (born 1975) is an Indian screenwriter who works in Hindi films. An advertising professional based in Mumbai, Chaturvedi has written scripts for Bollywood films Vicky Donor (2012) Piku (2015), October (2018) and Gulabo Sitabo (2020).[2]

She won the 2013 Filmfare Award for Best Story for Vicky Donor (2012), the National Film Award for Best Original Screenplay and Best Dialogues and the 2016 Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Piku (2015).

Early life and background[edit]

Born and brought up in Lucknow, Chaturvedi graduated from Lucknow College of Arts.[3]

Career[edit]

Chaturvedi started her career as a freelance illustrator with The Times of India Lucknow edition. She shifted to Delhi in 1996, when she joined advertising with Ogilvy & Mather as an art director. In 1999, she moved to Mumbai office of the agency. In 2008, she joined McCann followed by Bates in Mumbai,[3] where she was creative director. She worked with director Shoojit Sircar on ad films for brands like Titan watches and Saffola. She also wrote the dialogues for Shoebite, Sircar's second film, which had Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role, but it got cancelled.[1][4]

During her stay in Delhi, she lived in Lajpat Nagar, an experience she used in scripting her first film, Vicky Donor.[1] She was awarded the IRDS Film award for social concern for her story Vicky Donor.[5]

In July 2013, she joined advertising agency, Leo Burnett Mumbai as Executive Creative Director.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Story Screenplay Dialogue Note
2012 Vicky Donor Yes Yes Filmfare Award for Best Story
2013 Madras Cafe Yes Yes Yes
2015 Piku Yes Yes Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay
National Film Award for Best Original Screenplay
National Film Award for Best Dialogues
2018 October Yes Yes
2019 The Sky Is Pink Hindi Dialogues
2020 Dharala Prabhu Yes Yes Remake of Vicky Donor
2020 Gulabo Sitabo Yes Yes Yes Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue
Nominated–Filmfare Award for Best Story

Accolades[edit]

Year Notable work Awards Category Result Ref.
2013 Vicky Donor Filmfare Awards Best Story Won [7]
Star Screen Awards Best Story Nominated [8]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Dialogues Won [9]

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Best Story Nominated
Producers Guild Film Awards Best Story Won [11]

[12]

Best Dialogues Won
Best Screenplay Nominated
2016 Piku Filmfare Awards Best Screenplay Won [13]
Star Screen Awards Best Dialogues Won [14]
Jagran Film Festival Best Screenplay Won [15]
National Film Awards Best Original Screenplay Won [16]
Best Dialogues Won
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Story Won [17]
Best Dialogues Won
Producers Guild Film Awards Best Story Nominated [18]
Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Best Story Won [19]
Best Screenplay Won
Best Dialogue Won
2021 Gulabo Sitabo Filmfare Awards Best Story Nominated [20]
Best Dialogue Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Vicky Donor is born". Tehelka. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Salim's Filmfare award goes to Vicky Donor writer". IBN Live. 25 April 2012. Archived from the original on 28 April 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Juhi Chaturvedi joins Leo Burnett Mumbai as ECD". Media Info. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  4. ^ Nishi Tiwari (3 May 2012). "Meet The Girl Who Made Vicky Donor Happen". Rediff. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  5. ^ "OMG, Paan Singh Tomar receive awards for spreading social messages". Indiantelevision.com. Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Juhi Chaturvedi joins Leo Burnett as Executive Creative Director". Firstpost. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  7. ^ Hungama, Bollywood (20 January 2013). "Winners of 58th Idea Filmfare Awards 2012 – Bollywood Hungama". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Nominations: 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards | Latest Movie Features – Bollywood Hungama". 5 January 2013. Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Nominations for IIFA Awards 2013 | Latest Movie Features – Bollywood Hungama". 25 April 2013. Archived from the original on 25 April 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Winners of IIFA Awards 2013 | Latest Movie Features – Bollywood Hungama". 10 June 2015. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  11. ^ "8th Apsara Awards – Nominees". apsaraawards.org. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  12. ^ "Star Guild Awards – Winners". starguildawards.org. Archived from the original on 30 September 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners – NDTV Movies". NDTVMovies.com. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  14. ^ "Winners of 22nd Annual Star Screen Awards 2015 | Latest Movie Features – Bollywood Hungama". 30 March 2016. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  15. ^ "Shashi Kapoor honoured with Lifetime Achievement award at Jagran Film Festival". dna. 5 October 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  16. ^ "63rd National Film Awards: List of winners". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  17. ^ "IIFA Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners". News18. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  18. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20160330050155/http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/movies/features/type/view/id/9444. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  19. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners". webcitation.org. Archived from the original on 30 March 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  20. ^ "Winners of the 66th Vimal Elaichi Filmfare Awards 2021". Filmfare. 28 March 2021. Retrieved 28 March 2021.

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