J.P. Dutta

J P Dutta (born October 3, 1949 in Maharashtra, Bombay) is an Indian Bollywood film producer and director, Mr. Dutta produces his films under the banner of JP Films. He is known for directing many patriotic war films and films in the action genre. His films often have ensemble star casts.

Some of the Bollywood Hindi films that he has written, produced and directed are Border, Refugee, LOC Kargil and Umrao Jaan.

He is the son of O.P. Dutta who has himself been a director, story writer and dialogue writer in Bollywood films. O.P. Dutta also writes dialogues for most of J P Dutta’s films.

In his personal life J P Dutta is married to the Bollywood film actress Bindiya Goswami with whom he has two daughters Nidi and Siddhi. His full name is Jyoti Prakash Dutta and he is also famous for his temper in the Indian Film Industry.

Filmography :

Director:

1. Umrao Jaan (2006)
2. LOC: Kargil (2003)
3. Refugee (2000)
4. Border (1997)
5. Kshatriya (1993)
6. Batwara (1989)
7. Hathyar (1989)
8. Yateem (1988)
9. Ghulami (1985)
10. Sarhad (1970)
Writer:
1. Umrao Jaan (2006) (screenplay)
2. LOC: Kargil (2003) (writer)
3. Refugee (2000) (screenplay) (story)
4. Border (1997) (screenplay)
5. Kshatriya (1993) (screenplay) (story)
6. Batwara (1989) (writer)
7. Hathyar (1989) (writer)
8. Yateem (1988) (screenplay) (story)
Producer:
1. Umrao Jaan (2006) (producer)
2. Refugee (2000) (producer)
3. Border (1997) (producer)
Assistant Director:
1. Dharam Karam (1975) (assistant director)
2. Jwar Bhata (1973) (assistant director)

Nomination and Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2004 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Director
for: LOC: Kargil (2003)

1998 Won Filmfare Award Best Director
for: Border (1997)

Screen Weekly Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1998 Won Screen Best Director
for: Border (1997)

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