Manish Acharya

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Manish G. Acharya
Born (1967-06-14)14 June 1967
Died 4 December 2010(2010-12-04) (aged 43)
Matheran, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film director, actor

Manish G. Acharya (14 June 1967 – 4 December 2010) was an Indian film director and actor. Acharya was best known for Loins of Punjab Presents, a film he co-wrote, directed, acted in and co-produced, [1] Loins of Punjab Presents, which was released in 2007, starred Shabana Azmi, Ayesha Dharkar, Ajay Naidu, among others. [1] His other film credits include a cameo as himself in the 2009 film, Luck by Chance and as narrator in Sita Sings the Blues.[1]

Acharya received a bachelor's degree from Grinnell College in physics in 1989.[2][3] Acharya received a Master of Science from Iowa State in Industrial Relations.[2] He then obtained a Master of Fine Arts in film directing from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.[1]

Acharya died in an accident on 4 December 2010, in Matheran, Maharashtra. He is survived by his wife, artist Dhruvi Acharya and their two children Malhar and Aman.


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