Kaushik Ganguly

  • Actor, Director, Writer, Screenplay, Dialogue Writer, Lyricist

Aug 04, 1968  in Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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A multiple award-winning screenplay writer and director, Kaushik Ganguly is noted for his work in Bengali cinema. Known for making films that explore sexuality, Kaushik made his directorial debut with Waarish (2004). After his debut, over the years, he has directed more than 15 films and along the way has won several awards. Few of his most notable films include Laptop, which won the National Award for Best Background Music in 2011, Shabdo (2012), which won the National Award for Best Bengali Film and Chotoder Chobi (2015). His 2017 directorial venture includes Chaya O Chobi, a Bengali drama starring Abir Chatterjee, Koel Mallick and Ritwick Chakraborty. His recent releases include Dhoomketu, Chhaya O Chhobi, Cockpit, Drishtikon, Ka Kha Ga Gha and Kishore Kumar Junior. His 2019 release includes Nagarkirtan.