Kunal Kohli

  • Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Screenplay, Dialogue Writer

Oct 28, 1970  in India

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Filmmaker Kunal Kohli is best known for directing the Bollywood romantic comedy Hum Tum (2004), which won him the Filmfare Award for Best Director that year. He started out on television, working in shows like Trikon (1990) and Main Anari Tu Anari (1995-`96) early on in his career. Subsequently, Kohli made his directorial debut in Hindi cinema with the romantic drama Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002), which he also wrote. The movie, which featured Hrithik Roshan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor in the lead roles, opened to mixed reviews and was a moderate box office success.

The romantic drama thriller Fanaa (2006) starring Aamir Khan and Kajol, the fantasy comedy Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008) and Teri Meri Kahaani (2012) are some of Kohli`s other notable directorial credits. In 2018, the director made his acting debut with the romantic drama Phir Se..., which he also helmed. In the same year, Kohli ventured into Telugu cinema with the romantic comedy Next Enti? (2018), which starred Sundeep Kishan and Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead roles.