Manish Mundra

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Manish Mundra
Born (1973-04-22) 22 April 1973 (age 49)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm producer

Manish Mundra (born 22 April 1973) is an Indian film producer who has produced numerous Bollywood films like Ankhon Dekhi, Masaan, Kadvi Hawa and many more to his credit.[1][2][3]

Early years and personal life[edit]

Manish Mundra was born in Deoghar, Jharkhand in Marwari Family. He had move to Deoghar in Jharkhand, then Bihar.His ancestors belong from Rajasthan.

Then he first moved to Bombay for a job. After some time, he moved to Nigeria. In 2002, Mundra joined Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals in Nigeria, He is CEO (Africa) and MD.

After few years he has moved to India to become the Film producer, In 2014 He started Drishyam Films, Production House.[4] Since then, he has movies like Masaan (2015), Waiting (2016), Umrika (2016), Dhanak (2016), Newton (2017), Rukh (2017) Kadvi Hawa (2017) .

In 2017 Dhanak won the National Award for Best Children’s Film, Newton was chosen for India’s entry into the Oscars and Kadvi Hawa received a Special Mention at the National Film Awards this year.

He is philanthropist and helped hospitals in India with PPE kits.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Producer director
2014 Ankhon Dekhi Yes No
2015 Masaan Yes No
2015 X: Past Is Present Yes No
2016 Waiting Yes No
2016 Dhanak Yes No
2016 Umrika Yes No
2017 Newton Yes No
2017 Rukh Yes No
2017 Kadvi Hawa Yes No
2020 Kaamyaab Yes No
2022 Love Hostel Yes No
2022 Siya Yes Yes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manish Mundra: The screen saviour - Forbes India". Forbes India.
  2. ^ "Manish Mundra News: Latest News and Updates on Manish Mundra at News18". www.news18.com. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  3. ^ "'Newton' producer Manish Mundra to make directorial debut - The New Indian Express". www.newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Manish Mundra: Why a fertiliser CEO in Nigeria is betting big on India's indie film dream". hindustantimes.com. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Producer Manish Mundra turns director". m.businesstoday.in. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Producer Manish Mundra turns director".
  7. ^ "'Newton' producer Manish Mundra to make directorial debut - the New Indian Express".
  8. ^ "We Want to Win an Oscar Someday, Says Manish Mundra".
  9. ^ "Manish Mundra News: Latest News and Updates on Manish Mundra at News18".
  10. ^ "Manish Mundra: Why a fertiliser CEO in Nigeria is betting big on India's indie film dream". hindustantimes.com. 18 May 2016.
  11. ^ "From soft drinks seller to co CEO: The inspiring story of Masaan producer Manish Mundra - Firstpost". www.firstpost.com. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Newton producer Manish Mundra turns director with social drama feature film inspired by true events - Times of India". The Times of India.

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