Juhi Chaturvedi

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Juhi Chaturvedi
Native name जूही चतुर्वेदी
Born 1975 (age 41–42)[1]
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Occupation Screenwriter
Nationality Indian
Notable works Vicky Donor (2012)
Piku (2015)

Juhi Chaturvedi (Hindi: जूही चतुर्वेदी, born 1975) is an Indian screenwriter and advertising professional based in Mumbai. Chaturvedi has written scripts for Bollywood films Vicky Donor (2012) and Piku (2015).[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]


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 Shujit 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]


  • Vicky Donor (2012) (story, screenplay and dialogues)
  • Madras Cafe (2013) (dialogue)
  • Piku (2015) (story, screenplay and dialogues)


Year Award Category Film
2013 Filmfare Awards Best Story Vicky Donor (2012)[7]
2016 Best Screenplay Piku (2015)[8]
2016 National Film Awards[9] Best Screenplay (Original)
Best Dialogue
2013 IIFA Awards Best Dialogue Vicky Donor (2012)
2016 Best Story Piku (2015)[10]
Best Dialogue
2013 Star Guild Awards Best Story Vicky Donor (2012)
Best Dialogue
2016 Star Screen Awards Best Dialogue Piku (2015)
Zee Cine Awards Best Story
Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue


  1. ^ a b c "Vicky Donor is born". Tehelka. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  2. ^ "Salim's Filmfare award goes to Vicky Donor writer". IBN Live. 25 April 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Juhi Chaturvedi joins Leo Burnett Mumbai as ECD". Media Info. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  4. ^ Nishi Tiwari (3 May 2012). "Meet The Girl Who Made Vicky Donor Happen". Rediff. Retrieved 2016-03-29. 
  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 2016-03-29. 
  7. ^ "Filmfare Awards Live: All the action from the awards night". IBNLive.com. 20 January 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners". NDTV India. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "63rd NATIONAL FILM AWARDS FOR 2015" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 March 2016. 
  10. ^ "IIFA Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners". CNN-News18. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016. 

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