Umesh Shukla

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Umesh Shukla
OccupationActor, director, writer
Years active2009–present

Umesh Shukla is an Indian director who works in Bollywood films. He is best known for his work in the critically acclaimed comedy drama film Oh My God . [1] He made his directorial debut with UTV Motion Pictures' and Bindass' presentation Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge . Shukla's's latest release is 102 Not Out featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor. [2] [3]


As an actor, he is known for his villain role in Mithun Chakraborty' s Yaar Gaddar where he played the governor and his alter ego Sheila (the governor's wialso acted directed in many Gujarati plays. He is also well known as a director for Gujarati Play (natak), Kanjee Viruddha Kanjee.

Filmography and TV work

YearMovie titleRoleNotes
1994 Yaar Gaddar bank chairman Kana /his wife Sheila
1996 Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi Actor
1997 Zabaan Sambhalke ActorTelevision series
1998 Doli Saja Ke Rakhna Actor
1998-2001 Hera Pheri Caller
2003Raja BhaiyaVicky
2003 Kucch To Hai Dialogue writer
2004 Kis Kis Ki Kismat Actor
2005 Bachke Rehna Re Baba Dialogue, writer, screenplay, story
2007 Fool N Final Writer
2009 Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge Director, writer, dialogues
2012 Oh My God Director, screenplay
2015 Gopala Gopala StoryRemake of Oh My God
2015 All Is Well Director
2018 102 Not Out Director [4]
2019 Modi: Journey of a Common Man DirectorWeb-series [5]

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