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Dibakar Banerjee was born on 21 June, 1969 in New Delhi, India, is an Indian film director. Discover Dibakar Banerjee's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 51 years old?

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Occupation film director, screenwriter, advertisement-filmmaker
Age 52 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 21 June 1969
Birthday 21 June
Birthplace New Delhi, India
Nationality Indian

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Dibakar Banerjee Net Worth

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Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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2018

In 2018, Banerjee again collaborated with Kashyap, Akhtar and Johar for the anthology film Lust Stories. Based on the theme of lust, it had stories told through female perspective. Banerjee's story had Manisha Koirala and Sanjay Kapoor. The film was released on Netflix on 15 June 2018.

2015

Next Banerjee went on to adapt Byomkesh Bakshi, created by the Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, as Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015). The film starring Sushant Singh Rajput as the titular character was produced jointly by Yash Raj Films and his own film production company Dibakar Banerjee Productions. Set in the Kolkata of 1940s, the film was released on 3 April 2015 and met with mixed to positive reviews from critics.

Banerjee co-produced Love Sex Aur Dhokha's co-writer Kanu Behl first film as a director, Titli, with Yash Raj Films. The film was selected to take part in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It was released in India on 30 October 2015, to positive reviews. The same month he returned the National Award for Khosla ka Ghosla along with 12 other filmmakers, in protest against the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting refusing to roll back FTII's appointment of Gajendra Chauhan.

2013

In 2013, Banerjee adapted Satyajit Ray's short story- Patol Babu, Film Star, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Bombay Talkies. It was the part of the anthology film made by four directors Including -Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar. The film was made as a celebration of 100 years of Indian cinema. Bombay Talkies under-performed at the box office, but was well received by critics; specially Banerjee's story. Anupama Chopra in her review mentioned: "Dibakar narrates his story with such tenderness and Siddiqui is so good that by the end, I was wiping away tears".

2012

Banerjee's next directorial venture was Shanghai (2012), a political drama involving an assassination of a social activist. Starring Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Emraan Hashmi, the film was based on the 1967 Greek novel Z written by Vassilis Vassilikos. Shanghai premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and released on 8 June 2012.

2010

In 2010, Banerjee directed India's first film shot entirely on Digital Camera, and to be presented in the found footage style, Love Sex Aur Dhokha. The film was shown through Handycams, CCTV cameras and mobile cameras. Dealing with Issues like honour killings, MMS scandals, and sting operations, the film was released on 19 March 2010 to positive reception and strong box office results. Rajeev Masand of CNN-IBN rated it 4 out of 5, stating " Dibakar Banerjee's Love, Sex aur Dhoka is the most riveting Hindi film in recent memory. [...] You will be shocked, you will be startled, but walking out of the theatre, you know you have just seen what is possibly the most important Hindi film since Satya and Dil Chahta Hai. Not only does it redefine the concept of "realistic cinema", it opens a world of possibilities in terms of how you can shoot films now."

2008

Banerjee then co-wrote and directed his second feature, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008), which was also set in his hometown Delhi. The film starring Abhay Deol, Neetu Chandra and Paresh Rawal, premiered at the International Film Festival of India, Goa, along with Museum of Modern Art, New York. It was released in the 2008 Mumbai attacks weekend to positive reviews and went on to become a sleeper hit. Rachel Saltz of The New York Times described the film as "a breezy mix of satire and realism". Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film.

2006

As a film maker, he is known for Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008), both of which won National Film Awards. His next film was the experimental Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010). It was followed by the political drama Shanghai (2012) and Bombay Talkies (2013), which was made as a celebration of the centenary year of Indian cinema. In 2015, he directed Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, a film based on the fictional character Byomkesh Bakshi.

With friend and ex-colleague Jaideep Sinha he conceptualised his debut film "about Delhi, based in Delhi", Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006) starring Anupam Kher and Boman Irani, shot in locations in and around New Delhi. The film was a critical and commercial success and won the National Film Award. The film brought Banerjee in the list of new filmmakers who were bringing about a marked shift in Bollywood themes, which typically focuses on stories & characters from in and around Mumbai.

1997

Banerjee joined advertising as a copywriter first with Shems Combit, TBWA Anthem, and then he joined Contract Advertising, Delhi, where he worked with Pradeep Sarkar, who was then a creative director at the agency. Screenwriter Jaideep Sahni was also one of his colleagues, who later penned Khosla Ka Ghosla's story, screenplay, dialogues and lyrics. In 1997, he left Contract to launch his own company named 'Watermark', with two ex- NID friends, to develop promos for Channel V and MTV and Ad films for major brands.

1969

Dibakar Banerjee (born 21 June 1969) is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer and advertisement-filmmaker known for his work in Hindi films. Banerjee started his career in advertising, being a feature filmmaker, he still continues to be an ad-filmmaker. He also runs his own film production company, Dibakar Banerjee Productions.