Dibakar Banerjee

Active - 2006 - 2015  |   Born - Jun 21, 1969   |  

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  • Made a storyboard in English for Bibhutibhushan's adventure classic Chander Pahar at the age of 14.
  • Failed in all subjects in his 10th grade examination.
  • Worked in the advertising industry before he started as a filmmaker.
  • Prepared for the joint engineering entrance examinations, but secretly sent an application to the National Institute of Design (NID).
  • Studied visual communication at NID, but dropped out after attending college for 2 years.
  • Started working as a trainee with a corporate film and audio-video maker Sam Mathew.
  • Became a copywriter; moved on to become the Creative Group Head for Contract Delhi, a subsidiary J.W. Thompson.
  • Established an ad film company called Watermark, along with two of his friends.
  • Made his directorial debut with the movie Khosla ka Ghosla (2006).