Kaushik Ganguly

Active - 2005 - 2013  |   Born - Aug 4, 1968   |   Genres - Drama

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  • Wrote his first script when he was studying in class 9.
  • Started his career as a Bengali language teacher after earning his B.Ed. degree.
  • His father's connections with the Bengali entertainment industry helped him bag his first role an as an extra in a TV show Gurudakshina.
  • Quit his teaching job and shifted to Mumbai when he got an opportunity to work there for the television industry.
  • After the channel he worked for shut down, went back to Kolkata and took up teaching again; also started working for Bengali TV shows side by side.
  • Quit teaching again to become a full-time director in 2000.
  • Has received many awards and accolades for his works; won the Best Director Award at the IFFI for Apur Panchali (2013); Shabdo (2013) bagged him the Best Feature Film in Bengali Award at the 60th National Film Awards.