Sharmishta Roy

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Sharmishta Roy
OccupationArt director, production designer
Years active1994–present

Sharmishta Roy is an Indian film art director and production designer who works predominantly in Hindi cinema.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Born to Sudhendu Roy, noted production designer of Bimal Roy's films, like Sujata (1959), Madhumati (1959) and Bandini (1963), and Yash Chopra's Silsila (1981), Chandni (1989), she assisted her father before starting out as an independent art director.[3]

Select filmography[edit]


She is a three time recipient of the Filmfare Award for Best Art Direction, for Dil To Pagal Hai (1998), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1999) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2002), and a winner of the National Film Award for Best Production Design for Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities (2003).[5]


  1. ^ Anupama Chopra (11 May 1998). "Cinema: Art Directors: Wizards of Illusion". India Today. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Rediff On The NeT, Movies: An interview with award-winning art director Sharmishta Roy". Retrieved 7 May 2022.
  3. ^ "10 unsung stars of Indian cinema". India Today. 25 December 2008. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Karthi and Aditi Hydari Rao look so in love in first poster of Mani Ratnam's 'Kaatru Veliyidai'". Daily News and Analysis. 7 July 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Two more national film awards". The Hindu. 18 August 2004. Retrieved 6 May 2015.[dead link]

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