Reema Kagti

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Reema Kagti
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Reema Kagti(Left) with Zoya Akhtar
Born Reema Kakati
1972 (age 44–45)
Guwahati, Assam, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Director, Screenwriter
Years active 2007—present

Reema Kagti(Also spelled Kakati) (Assamese: ৰীমা কাগতি (কাকতি)) (born 1972) is an Indian film director and screenwriter, who works in Bollywood. She made her debut as director with critically acclaimed Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007), which was followed by neo-noir, Talaash (2012).

Early life[edit]

Reema was born in Guwahati. She did her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Sophia College, Mumbai. She also pursued a post graduate diploma in Social Communications Media at the Sophia Polytechnic.


Reema Kagti has worked as an assistant director with many leading directors including Farhan Akhtar (Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya), Ashutosh Gowariker (Lagaan), Honey Irani (Armaan), and Mira Nair (Vanity Fair).[1]

She has been an associate with Excel Entertainment since its inception, as she has assisted both Farhan and Zoya Akhtar in all their films and commercials to date.[2]

Directorial career[edit]

Reema made her directorial debut with Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. in 2006.[3] Her next film, Talaash, was a suspense drama starring Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor.[4]


As an Actress[edit]

Year Film Notes
2008 Rock On!!


Year Film Notes
2012 Talaash: The Answer Lies Within
2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.

Assistant Director[edit]

Year Film Notes
2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2004 Lakshya
2001 Dil Chahta Hai
2001 Lagaan

Story Writer[edit]

Year Film Notes
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do
2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.

Screenplay Writer[edit]

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