Shital Bhatia

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Shital Bhatia
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Nationality Indian
Occupation Film Producer

Shital Bhatia is an Indian film producer and co-founder of Friday Filmworks,[1] best known for his movies like A Wednesday! (2008), Special 26 (2013), Baby (2015), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), Rustom (2016) and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017).

Shital Bhatia along with Anil Ambani’s Reliance Entertainment have a joint venture named Plan C Studios.

Early life and education[edit]

Shital Bhatia was born and brought up in Mumbai. He graduated from Mithibai College with a degree in Bachelors of Commerce. Later on, he went on to do a diploma in Fashion Designing and graduated in the year 1995.

Career[edit]

In his early career, Shital started working as a costume/fashion designer for television from the year 1994 and continued working in the same field till 2000.

Very soon, Shital along with his colleague Neeraj Pandey, went on to start a production company called 'Quarter Inch Productions' which produced television shows and television films, Ittefaq being the most popular. Simultaneously, Shital also handled the production of foreign projects for a while in between.

Eventually in 2008, Shital and Neeraj Pandey formed their own production house named Friday Filmworks. Friday Filmworks produced movies like A Wednesday, Baby, Special 26 and the latest being M.S. Dhoni - The Untold Story.

He also produced OUCH,[2] a short film by Neeraj Pandey starring Manoj Bajpayee and Pooja Chopra.

His upcoming projects include Toilet: Ek Prem Katha starring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar and Aiyaary movie starring Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee.OUCH,[3]

Awards[edit]

  • 2008

A Wednesday - Star Screen Award

Filmography[edit]

Year Film
2008 A Wednesday
2011 Taryanche Bait
2013 Special 26
2014 The Royal Bengal Tiger
Total Siyapaa
2015 Baby
2016 Rustom
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Saat Uchakkey
Ouch
2017 Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Naam Shabana
2018 Aiyaary

References[edit]

  1. ^ Menon, Bindu D (2 February 2016). "Reliance Entertainment, Friday Filmworks form venture to produce movies". thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  2. ^ India-West, R.M. VIJAYAKAR, Special to. "Neeraj Pandey's First Short Film, 'Ouch,' is Sheer Satirical Delight: Watch". indiawest.com. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee in 'Aiyaary' a real life story". Retrieved 17 June 2017.