|Occupation||Director, writer, model|
Early life and family
Punit Malhotra was born on 13 May 1982, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and brought up in its Bandra coastal suburb, in a Punjabi family. His maternal grandfather Ram Dayal Sabarwal was a producer who launched Rekha. His first cousins are filmmakers Suneel and Dharmesh Darshan; well-known director David Dhawan is his father's first cousin; and the famous designer Manish Malhotra, who was also the costume designer for his first movie I Hate Luv Storys (2010), is his paternal uncle.
Malhotra worked as an assistant director on Karan Johar's Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Hansal Mehta’s Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai? (2002), Nikhil Advani's Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Amol Palekar's Paheli (2005) and Tarun Mansukhani's Dostana (2008). Finally he made his debut as a director with I Hate Luv Storys (2010), which he also wrote.
In 2019 he directed the song "Biba" starring American DJ Marshmello and Indian music director Pritam Chakraborty.
|2010||I Hate Luv Storys||Karan Johar |
|2013||Gori Tere Pyaar Mein||Karan Johar|
|2019||Student of the Year 2||Karan Johar|
|2010||I Hate Luv Storys||Directorial debut|
|2013||Gori Tere Pyaar Mein|
- Punit Malhotra on IMDb
- "I Hate Love Storys: Punit Malhotra debuts as director". Merinews.com. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
- Priya Gupta (15 November 2013), "I hate God and the fact that people believe in God: Punit Malhotra", The Times of India. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
- Kotwani, Hiren (2 October 2012). "Kareena's on a month long shaadi break". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 January 2013.