Thursday, September 18, 2008

READY FOR SALSA WITH MANOJ TYAGI?




"I am really happy and proud that my first film as a director MUMBAI SALASA has made it to Cannes. The film was crticially appreciated back home last year and I hope that more people will get to see and appreciate the film. It has reinforced my belief in quality, high content cinema and has encouraged me to make more such films in future..."

MANOJ TYAGI - Screenplay, Dialogue Writer, Director


EDUCATIONAL Qualifications :

Ø BSc. (Hons) Chemistry from Hindu College, University of Delhi, with First Division in 1989.
Ø Masters in Business Administration from Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu with Finance and Marketing as the majors in 1991.

EXPERIENCE OTHER THAN FILMS :

Ø Nearly 10 years of experience in the Corporate world in companies like Xerox, Canon and ABN Amro Bank in Marketing.

Filmography:

Ø Screenplay and Dialogues for Mr. Madhur Bhandarkar’s SATTA, 2003 starring Raveena Tandon, Atul Kulkarni etc….
Ø Screenplay and Dialogues for Mr. Madhur Bhandarkar’s AAN, 2004 starring Shatrughan Sinha, Akshay Kumar etc…
Ø Screenplay for Mr. Sanjiv Puri’s AGNIPANKH, 2004 starring Jimmy Shergil, Sameer Dharmadhikari etc….
Ø Screenplay for Mr. Madhur Bhandarkar’s PAGE 3, 2005 starring Konkona Sen, Boman Irani, Atul Kulkarni etc…
Ø Screenplay for Mr. Prakash Jha’s APAHARAN, 2005 starring Nana Patekar and Ajay Devgan. Ø Screenplay and Dialogues for Mr. Apurva Lakhia’s EK AJNABEE, 2005 starring Mr.Amitabh Bachchan.
Ø Screenplay and Dialogues for Mr. Madhur Bhandarkar’s CORPORATE, 2006 starring Bipasha Basu and KK Menon.
Ø Screenplay for Mr. Anant Mahadevan's VICTORIA NO. 203, starring Om Puri, Anupam Kher, Jimmy Shergill etc, 2007.
Ø Story Screenplay for Mr. Vikram Bhatt's RED, 2007 starring Aftab Shivadasani and Celina Jaitely.
Ø Story Screenplay for Mr. Vikram Bhatt's LIFE MEIN KABHIE KABHIE, 2007 starring Aftab Shivadasani and Dino Morea etc.
Ø Written and Directed MUMBAI SALSA released in October 2007.
Ø Writing JAIL for Mr Madhur Bhandarkar, in pre-production.
Ø Working on two films to be directed by self in pre-production.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Ø National Award for Best Screenplay for PAGE 3 in 2005.
Ø Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for PAGE 3 in 2006.
Ø Star Screen Award for Best Screenplay for APAHARAN in 2006.
Ø National Award for Best Screenplay for APAHARAN in 2007.
Ø MUMBAI SALSA screened at Cannes Film Festival, 2008 in the non-competition category.