Shoojit Sircar

Active - 2005 - Present  |  

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  • Got involved with the arts in Delhi, where he became one of the founding members of the Act One Theatre Group.
  • Worked with the best ad agencies in the country and created several award-winning commercials before venturing into filmmaking.
  • Made his directorial debut with the film Yahaan (2005), which won a special jury award in the Best Director category at the Osian Film Festival. It also won a silver at the first Mumbai International Film Festival.
  • Started his own production house Red Ice Films in 1999, which he gave up in 2007.
  • Runs another production house called Rising Sun Films, established in 2007, along with producer Arijit (Ronnie) Lahiri.