My Soul

I am a willing slave to the industry called Bollywood. You all probably know me because of some of my blockbuster movies and also because of some not so great ones. I love making movies, as also lust after them. When I started out my film directing career I was amongst the youngest film directors. I made my 1st movie at the age 24 and by god's grace it went on to be a nationwide hit. Over the years I have been known to change and enhance the careers of some of the topmost film stars in India, and my repute for classic film performances is supposedly legendary.

With an eye for detail and a close to perfect sense of understanding human nature, my movies have carved a niche for themselves. Believing in making movies that every human can relate to, has helped me to connect to my fans and to general public at large. The perfectionist that I am, I try to make sure that the whole process of filmmaking, right from the pre-production to post-production, including every minute detail is taken care of. I aim to be an auteur and do not believe in piecemeal filmmaking.

I am well-known for my romantic movies, but have broadened my horizons to explore other genres as well. I have a number of awards to my credit such as Filmfare, Screen, etc. Also, I am an eminent member of International Film and Television Club of Asian Academy.

In today's multi-faceted time now I would love to put my huge database to use through different entertainment Media such as TV, Theatre, Keynote Speaking and a lot more.

A thorough music lover, my choice includes romantic music that soothes the heart, right from Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, R.D. Burman, A.R. Rehman and many more. And not just that, I am an avid reader. I essentially read nonfiction ranging from biographies, auto-biographies, life journeys and important world events. Being a filmmaker how can I not mention my favorite movies. I like movies of all genres like, Mughal e Azam, Sholay, Bobby, Doctor Zhivago, Were Eagles Dare, 36 Chowringhee Lane, Khamoshi, Pyaasa, Falling In Love, Black Swan and a lot more. Being a director over the years I have been inspired by the work of other directors like, David Lean, Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Raj kapoor & Guru dutt and so many more.

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