Anonymous wrote on Mar 11 2009 3:19PM
Pradeep Sarkar is a writer and director who works in the Bollywood industry.
He began his career with Vinod Chopra Productions, the production company of acclaimed director Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
In 2005, Sarkar made his directorial debut with the film Parineeta, starring Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan and Dia Mirza. The film was critically and commercially successful , and it established his career as a director. He received many best director nominations at many award ceremonies.
Sarkar next directed a film under the Yashraj Films banner titled Laaga Chunari Mein Daag. The film was released on October 12, 2007.
Year Film Role(s)
2007 Laaga Chunari Mein Daag Director and Writer
2007 Eklavya: The Royal Guard Visual Director
2005 Parineeta Director, Art Director, Writer
2000 Mission Kashmir Associate Director (songs), Assistant Director
Awards and nominations:
2005: Filmfare Best Art Direction - Parineeta
2005: Zee Cine Award for Most Promising Director - Parineeta
2006: National Film Award, Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director - Parineeta
2005: Filmfare Best Director Award - Parineeta