Umesh Shukla

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OccupationActor, director, writer
Years active2009–present

Umesh Shukla is an Indian film director who directed the Indian drama film Oh My God.[1] The film starred Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal. He made his directorial debut with UTV Motion Pictures' and Bindass' presentation Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge. Shukla’s latest release is 102 Not Out featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor.[2][3]

As an actor, he is known for his villain role in Mithun Chakraborty' s Yaar Gaddar where he played the governor and his alter ego Sheila (the governor's wialso acted directed in many Gujarati plays. He is also well known as a director for Gujarati Play (natak), Kanjee Viruddha Kanjee.

Filmography and TV work[edit]

Year Movie title Role Notes
1994 Yaar Gaddar bank chairman Kana /his wife Sheila
1996 Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi Actor
1997 Zabaan Sambhalke Actor Television series
1998 Doli Saja Ke Rakhna Actor 1998-2001| ‘’Hum Sab Ek Hain’’ Actor, writer
2003 Jodi Kya Bannai Wah Wah Ramji Writer
2003 Kucch To Hai Dialogue writer
2004 Kis Kis Ki Kismat Actor
2005 Bachke Rehna Re Baba Dialogue, writer, screenplay, story
2007 Fool N Final Writer
2009 Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge Director, writer, dialogues
2012 Oh My God Director, screenplay
2015 Gopala Gopala Story Remake of Oh My God
2015 All Is Well Director
2018 102 Not Out Director
2019 Modi: Journey of a Common Man Director Web-series


  1. ^ "Umesh Shukla". Retrieved 1 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Asin to romance Abhishek Bachchan in Mere Apne". Indian Express. Retrieved 1 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Bhushan Kumar – Umesh-Shuklas next titled All Is Well". 26 November 2013. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014.

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