Sujoy Ghosh is an Indian film director, actor and screenwriter. He gains name and fame with movie “Kahaani”, which established him in Bollywood.

Sujoy Ghosh worked with multiple Bollywood stars such as Vidya Balan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt. He makes movies in diverse story and even won Filmare Award for Best Director.

Sujoy Ghosh: Early Life

Sujoy Ghosh was born on 21 May 1966 in Calcutta. At the age of 13, he moved to London. After completing his engineering, he enrolled at Manchester University to pursue MBA. He took many odd jobs in his initial days such as a math tutor, store attendant and waiter. He briefly served as South Asia Head of Media Division for Reuters.

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Caption: Sujoy Ghosh with Vidya Balan promoting Kahaani


Sujoy Ghosh: Career

Sujoy Ghosh always had a soft corner for movies and made his directorial debut in 2003 with the musical “Jhankar Beats”. The movie was tribute to R. D. Burman and perform well in box office.

Hix next venture Home Delivery is commercial disaster. His next flick Aladin is based on the famous story of “Aladin” with stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Riteish Deshmukh and Jacqueline Fernandez. This time also, he was unable to win critics and public.

After few unsuccessful movies, he came in with a bang. “Kahaani” featuring Vidya Balan in lead roles, has gained both critical acclaim and commercial success.

His short film “Ahalya” received huge attention and premiered in many film festivals. His latest film “Kahaani 2” can not repeat the success of its prequel. These days, he is busy in the pre-production of the TV series “Suspect X”.

Other than being a director, he is also a good actor. He played a small role in “My Brother Nikhil”, “Bluffmaster” and “Tara Rum Pum”.

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Caption: Sujoy Ghosh at Filmfare Awards


Sujoy Ghosh: Awards

Sujoy Ghosh won much critical acclaim and appreciation for his direction and screenplay for movie “Kahaani”. He won prestigious National Film Awards for best screenplay in 2012. He further received Filmfare Awards, Zee Cine Awards, and Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards.

Sujoy Ghosh: Net Worth

Sujoy Ghosh is a renowned name in the Indian movie industry. He made a good sum of money from direction, production, and acting. He lives a comfortable life with his family.