| London Film School|
London Film School
| Anjali Vinod Menon |
Film director, screenwriter, producer
T. Madhavan Nair, Sarada Nair
National Film Award for Best Screenplay
Bangalore Days, Ustad Hotel, Manjadikuru, Kerala Cafe, Arjun - Divya Matrum K
Anwar Rasheed, Fahadh Faasil, Dulquer Salmaan, Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim
Anjali Menon Wikipedia
Anjali Menon is an Indian film director and screenwriter who made her writing and directional debut with the feature film Manjadikuru (Lucky Red Seeds), for which she got the FIPRESCI award for the Best Malayalam film and Best Indian Debut Her second feature film is Bangalore Days and she has written the critically and commercially acclaimed Ustad Hotel.
She grew up in Dubai. She did post-graduation work in communication studies from Pune University. Anjali graduated from the London Film School in 2003, with distinction honours in editing, producing and directing film. Her graduation film Black Nor White, (credited as Anjali), featuring Rez Kempton and Archie Panjabi with Asif Kapadia as Executive Producer was premiered at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Menon started her career with short fiction and documentary projects in India, Middle East and UK. In 2006, she and Vinod Menon started Little Films India, a film company in Mumbai. Menon is a published writer with her screenplays as well as Monsoon feast – a collection of short stories where she has contributed a story. She lives in Mumbai with her husband and son.
National Film Award2012 - 60th National Film Awards - Best Dialogues (Ustad Hotel)Popular Awards2013 - Asianet Film Awards - Best Screenplay (Ustad Hotel)2015 - Filmfare Awards South - Best Director (Bangalore Days)2015 - Asianet Film Awards - Best Director (Bangalore Days) and Best Popular Film (Bangalore Days)2015 - Vanitha Film Awards - Best Director (Bangalore Days) and Best Popular Film2015 - SIIMA Film Awards - Best Director (Bangalore Days) and Best FilmInternational Film Festival awards and selections2008: Hassankutty Award for Best Debut Director (Manjadikuru)2008: FIPRESCI Prize for Best Malayalam Film ( Manjadikuru)