Mansoor Khan was born to film-maker Nasir Hussain in 1956. Hence, Mansoor had a strong influence of Hindi films right from his childhood. After completing his graduation in Engineering, Mansoor Khan joined his father as an assistant director and assisted him on films like Manzil Manzil (1984) and Zabardast (1985).
Mansoor Khan’s directorial debut was Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), an indianised interpretation of Romeo-Juliet. The film turned out to be a landmark film in the history of hindi cinema, and led the way for Romantic films and began a new era. The film also made Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla overnight stars, and Mansoor Khan a name to reckon with.
Mansoor Khan’s next film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992) came as a whiff of fresh air. A story about an under-dog ...» read full biography