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Full Name  Habib Faisal
Religion  Islam
Nationality  Indian
Name  Habib Faisal

Role  Screenwriter
Years active  1992-Present
Alma mater  Jamia Millia Islamia
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Awards  Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue, National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi
Nominations  IIFA Award for Best Dialogue
Movies  Ishaqzaade, Daawat‑e‑Ishq, Do Dooni Chaar, Bewakoofiyaan, Band Baaja Baaraat
Similar People  Aditya Chopra, Nupur Asthana, Maneesh Sharma, Parineeti Chopra, Kausar Munir

Occupation  Director, Screenwriter

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Habib Faisal is an Indian Hindi screenwriter and director. He is best known for his directorial debut, Do Dooni Chaar, for which he won Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue. He co-wrote Siddharth Anand's Salaam Namaste. He also wrote director Shaad Ali's Jhoom Barabar Jhoom starring Abhishek Bachchan and Preity Zinta, and Siddharth Anand's Ta Ra Rum Pum starring Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee. All three are Yashraj films. He also wrote Band Baaja Baaraat which was released in late 2010.


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Faisal then went on to direct his second film, Ishaqzaade, starring debutant Arjun Kapoor, and Parineeti Chopra in their first lead film, which released on 11 May 2012. The film received positive response from critics, and managed to do very well at the box office, turning out to be a worldwide hit. He then wrote Bewakoofiyaan, which was directed by Nupur Asthana and featured Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonam Kapoor, and Rishi Kapoor. His next directorial venture was Daawat-e-Ishq, which had actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra in lead roles. Daawat-e-Ishq released worldwide on September 19, 2014.

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Faisal's third film, Qaidi Band starring debutants Aadar Jain and Anya Singh will be released on August 25, 2017.

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An alumnus of Jamia Millia Islamia, he has directed the television serials Lavanya and worked in New Delhi as a camera person with NDTV.

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  • 2017: Qaidi Band (writer and director)
  • 2016: Fan (writer)
  • 2014: Daawat-e-Ishq (writer and director)
  • 2014: Bewakoofiyaan (writer)
  • 2012: Ishaqzaade ( director)
  • 2011: Ladies vs Ricky Bahl (dialogue)
  • 2010: Band Baaja Baaraat (screenplay and dialogue)
  • 2010: Do Dooni Chaar (writer and director)
  • 2007: Ta Ra Rum Pum (screenplay and dialogue)
  • 1996: Opus 27 (short)
  • 1992: Electric Moon (assistant director)
  • References

    Habib Faisal Wikipedia