Dibakar Banerjee is an Indian filmmaker who is known for making cinema that is appreciated both by movie critics and the popular audience. He holds strong command in direction, screen writing and music and rightly considered as a complete package.
He has given fabulous movies such as “Khosla Ka Ghosla!”, “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye” and “Love, Sex Aur Dhokha”. He has worked with Bollywood stars like Abhay Deol, Rajkumar Rao, Boman Irani and Sushant Singh Rajput.
caption: Dibakar Banerjee with his wife Richa Puranesh
Dibakar Banerjee’s early life and family
Dibakar Banerjee was born on 21 June 1969 in New Delhi. He grew up in Karol Bagh, West Delhi and attend Bal Bharati Public School, Old Rajinder Nagar, Delhi. After school education, he shifted to Ahmedabad to study visual communications and graphic design at the National Institute of Design. He dropped the study after two and half years and moved back to Delhi and started to work as a trainee to Sam Mathews.
He is married to Richa Puranesh, who is from advertisement background. This Cancer Zodiac sign filmmaker is the father of one daughter.
caption: Dibakar Banerjee with Sushant Singh Rajput in shooting
Dibakar Banerjees’s Career
Mr. Banerjee started his career as a copywriter in an advertising company and even launch his own company “Watermark” and made ad films and promos for Channel V and MTV. Eventually, he moved to Mumbai and made his debut feature movie “Khosla Ka Ghosla” in 2006, which established him in Bollywood industry.
He further continued his movie journey with movies like “Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye”, “Love, Sex Aur Dhokha”, “Shanghai” and “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!”. His movies are successful in Box Office and won huge appreciation and accolade from critics and people.
caption: Dibakar Banerjee receives National Film Awards from President of India in 2008
Dibakar Banerjee’s Achievements and Awards
Dibakar Banerjee’s stories are original and fresh and give a new taste to moviegoers. His movie characters are different from the normal one’s as we see in other Bollywood Masala movies and always deliver top notch performance.
Dibakar Banerjee is a renowned name in international arena also and his movies are frequently premiered at International movie festivals such as Cannes Film Festival. He is the recipient of National Film Award on two occasions. He has won various other awards and accolades.
caption: Dibakar Banerjee in classic car
Dibakar Banerjee’s Net Worth
Since Dibakar Banerjee is a big name in Bollywood, it is obvious that he lives comfortable and happy life. He charges a significant amount of money for the direction of movies and commercial and owns his own production banner Freshwater Films. He resides in a comfortable and spacious residence in Parel, a suburb of Mumbai.
Dibakar is one of the most influential filmmakers of Hindi Cinema in recent times and lauded for his originality and approachability. His movies represent those stories and characters which are relevant to our day to day lives and are familiar with our life and surroundings. This may be the reason why he is one of the most preferred people to work today with.