Dilip Shankar

  • Director, Writer, Screenplay, Editor

Oct 29, 1970  in New Delhi, India

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BIOGRAPHY

Dilip Shankar is an Indian writer and Casting Director. He has introduced new exceptional talent to the film industry as a Casting Director. His casting credits include Monsoon Wedding (2001), Shadows of Time (2004), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Life of Pi (2012), He also did the casting for movies like Delhi 6 (2009) and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013). He was the Associate Director Faith Connections (2013), a documentary film on the Kumbh Mela. The film opened to rave reviews at the Toronto International Festival 2013. Dilip Shankar is also an actor and director in the Delhi theatre scene.He has directed a number of plays, and has written 36 plays so far. He was also the Director for Zangoora - the Gypsy Prince, at the Kingdom of Dreams from 2010 till 2012. His next project as a writer is Angry Indian Goddesses, which is set to release in October 2015.