|Occupation||art director, production designer|
Sharmishta Roy is an Indian film art director and production designer who works predominantly in Hindi cinema.
Born to Sudhendu Roy, noted production designer of Bimal Roy's films, like Sujata (1959), Madhumati (1959) and Bandini (1963), and Yash Chopra's Silsila (1981), Chandni (1989), she assisted her father before starting out as an independent art director.
Sudhendu Roy (1921–1999) was a noted Indian film director, art director and production designer in Hindi cinema, most known for his realistic art direction in auteur Bimal Roy's films, like Sujata (1959), Madhumati (1959) and Bandini (1963), and glitzy work in films Subhash Ghai's Karz (1980) and Karma (1986) to Yash Chopra's Silsila (1981), Chandni (1989) and Lamhe (1991). He won the Filmfare Award for Best Art Direction thrice for, Madhumati (1959), Mere Mehboob (1964) and Sagina (1975).
Bimal Roy was a Bengali Indian film director. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films such as Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, Parakh and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema. Inspired by Italian neo-realistic cinema, he made Do Bigha Zamin after watching Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves (1948). His work is particularly known for his mise en scène which he employed to portray realism. He won a number of awards throughout his career, including eleven Filmfare Awards, two National Film Awards, and the International Prize of the Cannes Film Festival. Madhumati won 9 Filmfare Awards in 1958, a record held for 37 years.
Sujata is a 1959 Hindi language Bimal Roy film. It stars Sunil Dutt and Nutan, supported by Sulochana, Lalita Pawar and Shashikala. Based on a Bengali short story of the same name by writer Subodh Ghosh, the film explored the situation of caste in India. The music is by S. D. Burman and the lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri. It was entered into the 1960 Cannes Film Festival.
Yeh Dillagi is a 1994 Indian romantic drama film, produced by Yash Chopra and directed by Naresh Malhotra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. It stars Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan and Kajol. Karisma Kapoor has a special appearance. It was the sixth highest-grossing film of 1994. Akshay Kumar was nominated as Best Actor and Kajol for Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards.
Ikke Pe Ikka is a 1994 Indian film directed by Raj N. Sippy. It stars Akshay Kumar, Shanti Priya and Chandni.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, also known by the initialism DDLJ, is an Indian romance film, directed by Aditya Chopra, produced by his father Yash Chopra, and written by Javed Siddiqui with Aditya Chopra. Released on 20 October 1995, the film stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The plot revolves around Raj and Simran, two young non-resident Indians, who fall in love during a vacation through Europe with their friends. Raj tries to win over Simran's family so the couple can marry, but Simran's father has long since promised her hand to his friend's son. The film was shot in India, London and Switzerland, from September 1994 to August 1995.
She is a three time recipient of the Filmfare Award for Best Art Direction, for Dil To Pagal Hai (1998), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1999) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2002), and a winner of the National Film Award for Best Production Design for Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities (2003).
The Filmfare Best Art Direction Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
Dil To Pagal Hai, is a 1997 Indian musical romance film directed by Yash Chopra. The film follows the love lives of the members of a musical troupe, in which two dancers played by Madhuri Dixit and Karisma Kapoor compete for the love of a choreographer played by Shah Rukh Khan with Akshay Kumar appearing in a supporting role. It was Khan's third collaboration with Yash Raj Films after Darr (1993) and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995). The soundtrack was composed by Uttam Singh, while the lyrics were written by Anand Bakshi. The film was screened retrospective, during the 2014 International Film Festival of India in the Celebrating Dance in Indian cinema section.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai also known as KKHH, is a 1998 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film, released in India and the United Kingdom on 16 October 1998. It was written and directed by Karan Johar, and starred the popular on-screen pair of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in their fourth film together. Rani Mukerji featured in a supporting role, while Salman Khan also had an extended-cameo appearance. Sana Saeed, who was featured in a supporting role, made her debut in this film. The plot combines two love triangles set years apart. The first half covers friends on a college campus, while the second tells the story of a widower's young daughter who tries to reunite her dad with his old friend.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..., also known as K3G, is a 2001 Indian family drama film written and directed by Karan Johar and produced by Yash Johar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor in leading roles, with Rani Mukerji appearing in an extended special appearance. The music was composed by Jatin Lalit, Sandesh Shandilya and Aadesh Shrivastava, with lyrics penned by Sameer and Anil Pandey. The background score was composed by Babloo Chakravarty. The film tells the story of an Indian family, which faces troubles and misunderstandings over their adopted son's marriage to a girl belonging to a lower socio-economic group than them.
Yash Johar was an Indian Bollywood film producer. He founded Dharma Productions in 1976 and made Hindi films that were noted for featuring lavish sets and exotic locations, but upheld Indian traditions and family values.
The Filmfare Award for Best Film is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
The Filmfare Best Director Award is one of the main awards presented given by the annual Filmfare Awards to recognise directors working in the Hindi film Industry. It was first presented in 1954 in the inaugural year.
Karan Kumar Johar, often informally referred to as KJo, is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television personality who works in Hindi films. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and the producer Yash Johar.
Jugal Hansraj is an Indian actor, model, producer, writer and a national award-winning director, based in Mumbai. Hansraj started his career as a child actor in the 1983 film Masoom, which starred Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi. He continued his career as a child actor in films like Karma (1986) and Sultanat (1986). He featured as a model for TV and print as a child and appeared in notable ad campaigns. He made his acting debut as an adult in Aa Gale Lag Jaa in 1994. Subsequently, he featured in the blockbusters Mohabbatein (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) and Salaam Namaste (2005).
The Filmfare Lyricist Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
The IIFA Best Male Playback Award is chosen by the viewers and the winner is announced at the ceremony. Most wins in this category Sonu Nigam
The Filmfare Best Male Playback Singer Award is given by Indian film magazine Filmfare as a part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films, to recognise a male playback singer who has delivered an outstanding performance in a film song.
Jatin–Lalit are an Indian Bollywood music director-composers duo consisting of Jatin Pandit and his younger brother Lalit. They have written the widely popular scores for films such as Yaara Dildara, Khiladi, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Khamoshi: The Musical, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Fareb, Yes Boss, Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Mohabbatein, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and Fanaa.
Himani Bhatt Shivpuri is an Indian actress known for her supporting roles in Bollywood films and Hindi soap operas.
Shabina Khan is an Indian fashion designer and producer mainly working for the Hindi movie industry (Bollywood). She has designed costumes for over thirty films and has been working since 1988.
Geeta Kapoor is an Indian choreographer in Bollywood, and is one of the judges for the Indian reality dance talent show Dance India Dance, Super Dancer and India Ke Mast kalandar
The 47th Filmfare Awards were held on 16 February 2002 in Mumbai, India. The awards were dominated by Lagaan. Dil Chahta Hai and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham were the night's other big winners.
Sony Music Entertainment India is the predominant record label operated by Sony in India. The company began operation in 1997, and it was the first record company in India to be 100% foreign-owned, with Sony being a Japanese corporation. Since December 2013, the company distributes Warner Music Group releases for Indian and SAARC market. Sony Music India is the largest foreign-owned music label in India, and the country's second largest record label overall with up to 25% share of the Indian music market, after the local Indian label T-Series, and ahead of Zee Music which Sony has a partnership with.
Kajol is an Indian actress who is known for her work in Bollywood films. She made her screen debut in the 1992 film Bekhudi, a commercial failure. She, however, was noted for her performance and went on to sign the 1993 commercially successful thriller Baazigar opposite Shah Rukh Khan. She starred in the 1994 film Udhaar Ki Zindagi, which earned her critical acclaim. This was followed by a role in Yeh Dillagi alongside Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. Kajol featured in five films in 1995. She appeared briefly in the thriller Karan Arjun, and played Simran, an NRI in Aditya Chopra’s romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, both of which ranked among the highest-grossing Bollywood films of the year, and the success of the latter established her career in Bollywood. As of 2014, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is the longest running Indian film. Also in 1995, she appeared in the box-office flops Hulchul and Gundaraj. Her only screen appearance of 1996 was in Bambai Ka Babu, a financial failure.
YRF Distribution is the domestic distribution arm of Yash Raj Films which handles the theatrical distribution business of Yash Raj Films, throughout the territories of India, Nepal and Bhutan.