|Years active 1999–present|
Name Vikramaditya Motwane
|Role Film director|
Spouse Ishika Mohan
|Born 6 December 1976 (age 39) (1976-12-06) Mumbai, India|
Occupation film director, screenwriter
Awards Filmfare Award for Best Film
Nominations Filmfare Award for Best Director
Movies Lootera, Udaan, Bhavesh Joshi, Hunterrr, Bombay Velvet
Similar People Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl, Madhu Mantena Varma, Karan Johar, Ishika Mohan
Fc director s choice black friday anurag kashyap in conversation with vikramaditya motwane
Vikramaditya Motwane (born 6 December 1976) is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter for films like Dev.D (2009) and Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (2007). His directorial debut Udaan (2010) was selected to compete in the 'Un Certain Regard’ category at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and also won seven Filmfare awards. His second film was Lootera, a big-budget Bollywood period romance, released on 5 July 2013. His most recent film was Trapped, a survival drama starring Rajkummar Rao, released theatrically on 17 March 2017.
- Fc director s choice black friday anurag kashyap in conversation with vikramaditya motwane
- Katiyabaaz feat anurag kashyap vikramaditya motwane film companion anupama chopra
- Life and career
- Personal life
Katiyabaaz feat anurag kashyap vikramaditya motwane film companion anupama chopra
Life and career
Motwane was a long-time assistant of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and collaborated with Bhansali on the films Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) and Devdas (2002). He directed the song sequences in Anurag Kashyap's unreleased film Paanch (2003) and was Choreographer on Deepa Mehta's Academy Award-nominated film Water (2005).
Motwane released his debut feature film, entitled Udaan (2010), for Anurag Kashyap's production house, Anurag Kashyap Films, on 16 July 2010., which won seven Filmfare awards including Filmfare critics award for best movie and also won him the Best Director Award at the 2011 Star Screen Awards.
Motwane's second film, a period romance called Lootera, was released on 5 July 2013.
Motwane's third film was a survival drama called Trapped. The film had its world premiere at the Mumbai Film Festival on October 26, 2016, where it was praised and received a Standing ovation. The film was released theatrically on March 17, 2017 to universal critical acclaim. The movie also won the award for 'Best Asian Film' by Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival in 2017.
Motwane is co-owner of Phantom Films, a film production company, with Vikas Bahl, Anurag Kashyap, and Madhu Mantena.
He is married to photographer Ishika Mohan, who also appeared in his movie Udaan as Rohan's mother.