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Meet the crew of Guzaarish

Meet the crew of Guzaarish

Here are the small bios of all those working behind the camera for the film

Director – Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is the alumnus of FTII (Film and Television Institute of India). He started his career as an assistant director to Vidhu Vinod Chopra and made his debut as a director in the film 'Khamoshi:The Musical'.

Producer – Ronnie Screwala, Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Ronnie is a Parsi Indian film producer and CEO and founder chairman of UTV Group. In September 2008, he was named amongst, Esquire's List of the 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century. Ronnie (Rohinton) Screwvala started his own career by launching the first organised cable TV venture in Mumbai, in June 1981. With the success of his cable network, he started producing advertisements, making films, and selling airtime on India's national network, which paved the way for production of TV serials. Screwvala produced India's daily soap operas in 1994 and eventually moved into films, animations and interactive programs.

Music director – Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Cinematographer – Sudeep Chatterjee

Sudeep is also an alumnus of FTII. His first Bollywood commercial movie was 'Road' and he has worked on many other movies like 'Chak De India', 'Dor' and 'Iqbaal'.

Lyricst - AM Turaz, Vibhu Puri

Vibhu Puri, lyricist

Vibhu is also a graduate from FTII. Sanjay saw his works at the institute in 2005 and offered him to assist him as a director. Vibh assisted Sanjay in the movie 'Saawariya' and got into writing lyrics and dialogues for 'Guzaarish'. He has written the songs 'Sau gram zindagi' and 'Chand ki katori'.

Screenplay - Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bhavani Iyer

Bhavani Iyer

Bhavani Iyer is an Indian writer from Mumbai. She made her screenwriting debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black. Earlier she had worked as journalist for the film magazine Stardust.

Dialogue - Vibhu Puri, Bhavani Iyer

Choreography - Ashley Lobo, Longinus Fernandes, Pony Verma

Ashley Lobo

Ashley is a renowned choreographer and came into limelight after choreographing for the movie 'Dhoom'. Since then he has worked on several movies like 'Namastey London', 'Jab We Met', 'Love Aaj Kal' among others.

Longinus Fernandes

Longinus used to assist Farah Khan. And later ventured out on his own. He is the same guy who choreographed for 'Slumdog Millionaire'.

Pony Verma

Pony Verma started her career as a choreographer with 'Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar' and did films like 'Nayee Padosan', 'Hungama', 'Hulchul' and recent films like Akshay Kumar starrer 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa', 'Chandni Chowk to China'. Her real name is Rashmi Verma.

Action - Sham Kaushal

Sham Kaushal is a renowned action and stunt director. He has earlier worked on movies like 'Asoka', 'Slumdog Millionaire', 'Lafangey Parindey' among many others.

Editor - Hemal Kothari

Hemal Kothari is a reputed film editor who made his debut in the film 'Chandni Bar'. He also edited 'Speed', 'Pyaar Ke Side Effects' and other movies..

Sound - Dileep Subramaniam

Dileep earlier liked to call himself just Subramaniam when he worked as sound assistant. Gradually he has been promoted to sound director and he has worked on films like 'Saathiya', 'Kisna', 'Jab We Met' among others.

Score Engineer

Ava Studios

Original Background Score - Tubby-Parik

Tubby-Parik stands for Indrajit Sharma (Tubby) and Parikshit Sharma (Parik). They have worked on several films like 'Taare Zameen Par', 'Singh is Kinng' and 'Race' among others.

Re-Recoding Mixer

Anuj Mathur (YRF Studios)

Costume - Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Sabyasachi Mukherjee is one of the most renowned fashion designers in the country. He has won many accolades for designing even at the international fashion shows.

Production Designer

Acropolis, Sumit Basu, Snigdha Basu, Rajnish Medao


Acropolis is a production design company. They have designed many commercials of that of Radio Mirchi, Cadburys among others.

Legal - Sandeep Sidhu

Digital Colourist - Rohan Desai

Rohan Desai is the chief colourist of the studio Prime Focus in Mumbai. He has worked on movies like 'Taare Zameen Par', 'Bachna Ae Haseeno' and 'Black' among others.

Associate Directors -Amber Ball, Shailey Sharma, Sangeeta Gala

VFX Supervisors - Merzin Tavaria, Reupal Rawal

Merzin Tavaria

Merzin has worked on several films as a VFX supervisor which includes 'Blue', 'Do Not Disturb', 'Wake Up Sid' among others

Reupal Rawal

Reupal has been with Prime Focus for over a decade. She started her career in Prime Focus as an online artist in Smoke and worked on advertising campaigns for some of the most notable brands. From there she soon graduated to composing for VFX in films and today in her role as a senior VFX supervisor

UTV Marketing, Distribution & Syndication

Shikha Kapur, Amrita Pandey, Lokesh Dhar, Prakash Nathan, Gaurav Verma

Auditor - Bimal Parekh & Company

Bimal Parekh specializes in auditing for movies. Previously, they have handled the accounting and taxation for movies like 'Karthik Calling Karthik', 'Rann', 'Luck By Chance' and many others.

Casting -Amita Sehgal

Amita Sehgal is the one who has helped the directors find suitable casts of the movie for 'Black', 'Chak De India'. She puts her thinking cap on, when it comes to finding new people for special characters of the movie.

Rehab Specialist

Dr. Indu Tandon

Publicity Designs

Rahul Nanda, Himanshu Nanda

first published:November 15, 2010, 16:21 IST