Subhash Ghai

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

Jan 24, 1945  in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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The showman of Bollywood, Subhash Ghai is one of the most prolific film directors and producers in Hindi cinema. An alumnus of the famed Film and Television Institute of India, Subhash Ghai in his illustrious career has delivered some of the biggest hits in Bollywood including Karz (1980), Meri Jung (1985), Karma (1986), Saudagar (1991), Trimurti (1995), Pardes (1997), and Taal (1999).

Having started his career in the film industry as an actor, he starred in films like Aradhana (1969) and Umang (1970), the actor-turned-director made his directorial debut with Kalicharan in 1976. Apart from a being a popular and one of the most successful directors, Subhash has also produced several films, including the National Award winner, Iqbal in 2006, under his production banner Mukta Arts Private Limited.

The multitalented veteran's contribution to Indian cinema goes beyond his work on and off the screen, his film school named Whistling Woods International Film and Media Institution, which is located in Mumbai, nurtures the aspiring young talent and help them establish a career in the film industry.