Urmi Juvekar

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Urmi Juvekar
Born Mumbai, India
Occupation Writer, Director, Producer, Actress
Years active 1997-present

Urmi Juvekar is an Indian screenwriter and documentary filmmaker best known for writing the screenplays of Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008), I Am (2010) and Shanghai (2012).

Early life[edit]

She pursued a bachelor's degree in Social Work from Mumbai University. Post her graduation, she landed her first job with the Xavier's Institute of Communication at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.

Career[edit]

Urmi began her career in the entertainment industry as a documentary-film writer and director. With the film Darmiyaan: In Between (1997), directed by Kalpana Lajmi, Urmi made her feature film screenwriting debut. She also made a short film, The Shillong Chamber Choir, based on an Indian chamber choir formed in 2001, popularly known by the name Shillong Chamber Choir.[1] Since then, she has written several acclaimed Indian feature films including Shararat (2002), Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula (2003), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008) and I Am (2010),[2] most popularly credited with writing the screenplay for the film Shanghai, which released in 2012 to wide critical and commercial success.[3] Urmi has most recently written the screenplay for the upcoming release Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, an Indian crime thriller film directed by Dibakar Banerjee and co-produced by Yash Raj Films and Dibakar Banerjee Productions.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film Year Credits
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! 2015 Screenwriter
Shanghai 2012 Screenwriter[5]
Love Sex aur Dhokha 2010 Creative Producer[6]
I Am 2010 Screenwriter, Dialogue Writer
Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! 2008 Screenwriter
Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula 2003 Screenwriter
Shararat 2002 Story

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