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Name  Leena Yadav
Role  Filmmaker
Spouse  Aseem Bajaj (m. 2001)

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Movies  Parched, Teen Patti, Shabd
Similar People  Aseem Bajaj, Dhruv Ganesh, Saira Mohan, Vaibhav Talwar, Shivkumar Subramaniam

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Leena Yadav (born 6 January 1971) is an Indian Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter & Editor. She started her career in the television industry and gradually moved on to making feature films. Her first international feature film, Parched, premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in 2015.


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Early life and education

Born to an Indian Army General in Madhya Pradesh, she graduated with Economics honours from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi. She did Mass Communications from Sophia College, Mumbai.

Personal life

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She is married to Aseem Bajaj, an Indian Cinematographer and Film Producer well known for his poetic imagery on films like Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Shabd, Teen Patti, U Me Aur Hum and Chameli to name a few. She met Aseem while directing her first TV show This Week That Year.


Leena Yadav yadav history FILMS

Having captivated by the job of Film editing, while she was working with a diploma in Mass Communications background, she learned Film editing. Without working as an assistant to anyone, she learned about direction and script writing from editing itself. While working as an editor for 'ad films'- corporate shows – and television serials, she got an offer to direct Television (TV) show This Week That Year for Star Movies. With success, she floated her own production house with Nikhil Kapoor to produce and direct shows for Star Bestsellers.

As a TV show's director, she directed both fiction and non-fiction for almost 12 years; some of the TV shows, she directed were like singular episodes for Star Bestsellers, Say Na Something to Anupam Uncle, Sanjeevani, and much more.

As a mainstream film director, Shabd was her directorial debut with unconventional storyline released in 2005. Teen Patti was her second film after a gap of five years. Parched is the latest movie directed by her starring Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla and Adil Hussain playing lead roles.

For films

  • Shabd
  • Teen Patti
  • Parched
  • For TV shows

  • This Week That Year – for Star Movies.
  • Say Na Something to Anupam Uncle.
  • Sanjeevani.
  • Goonj – for Sony TV.
  • Kahin Na Kahi Koi Ha – a match-making show with Madhuri Dixit.
  • Temptation Island.
  • Dead End.
  • Khauf
  • As writer

  • Parched - Written by
  • Teen Patti – story, screenplay, and dialogues.
  • Shabd – story and screenplay.
  • Dead End – story and screenplay.
  • As editor

  • Thank You for Now
  • Shabd
  • Dead End
  • As producer

  • Dead End
  • Parched
  • Music

  • Dead End – as Composer.
  • References

    Leena Yadav Wikipedia