Juhi Chaturvedi

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Juhi Chaturvedi
Born 1975 (age 42–43)[1]
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Occupation Screenwriter
Nationality Indian
Notable works

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



Year Notable work Awards Category Result Ref.
2013 Vicky Donor Filmfare Awards Best Story Won [8]
Star Screen Awards Best Story Nominated [9]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Dialogues Won [10]


Best Story Nominated
Producers Guild Film Awards Best Story Won [12]


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


  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. ^ "The Sky Is Pink: Priyanka, Farhan and Zaira begin filming for Shonali Bose's film". asianage.com. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  8. ^ Hungama, Bollywood (2013-01-20). "Winners of 58th Idea Filmfare Awards 2012 - Bollywood Hungama". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  9. ^ "Nominations: 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards | Latest Movie Features - Bollywood Hungama". 2013-01-05. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  10. ^ "Nominations for IIFA Awards 2013 | Latest Movie Features - Bollywood Hungama". 2013-04-25. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  11. ^ "Winners of IIFA Awards 2013 | Latest Movie Features - Bollywood Hungama". 2015-06-10. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  12. ^ "8th Apsara Awards - Nominees". apsaraawards.org. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  13. ^ "Star Guild Awards - Winners". starguildawards.org. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  14. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners - NDTV Movies". NDTVMovies.com. 2016-01-15. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  15. ^ "Winners of 22nd Annual Star Screen Awards 2015 | Latest Movie Features - Bollywood Hungama". 2016-03-30. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  16. ^ "Shashi Kapoor honoured with Lifetime Achievement award at Jagran Film Festival". dna. 2015-10-05. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  17. ^ "63rd National Film Awards: List of winners - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  18. ^ "IIFA Awards 2016: The Complete List of Winners". News18. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  19. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20160330050155/http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/movies/features/type/view/id/9444. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  20. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners". www.webcitation.org. Retrieved 2018-07-19.

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