Tanuja Chandra

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Mini Biography :
Tanuja Chandra began her career in 1995, and made her directional debut with the TV series “Zameen Aasmaan” starring Tanvi Azmi. In the next year, she directed another television serial along with Shabnam Sukhdev, “Mumkin”. In 1997, she wrote the screenplay for Yash Chopra’s Dil To Pagal Hai, being a big hit.

She went to collaborate often with Mahesh Bhatt. She wrote the screenplay for his film Zakhm (1998), and made her cinematic directional debut with his Dushman in the same year. The movie, starring Kajol in the lead role, was critically acclaimed and performed moderately well at the box office.

Her next film Sangharsh (1999) was also produced by Mahesh Bhatt and starred Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta. The movie failed at the box office, but it was much appreciated by critics, as well as the performances in the film.

Since then, Chandra has directed various films, but most of them were unnoticed and resulted in box office failures. However, films like Sur (2002) and Film Star (2005) which were directed and written by Chandra, won favorable reviews from critics and she was well received as a film director and writer.

Her last film was Zindaggi Rocks (2006) starring Sushmita Sen. Chandra also wrote the story and the screenplay and the story for the film, but the film was a complete failure for her.


Filmography :

As Director :

  1. Zindaggi Rocks (2006)
  2. Hope and a Little Sugar (2006)
  3. Film Star (2005)
  4. Sur: The Melody of Life (2002)
  5. Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar (2001)
  6. Sangharsh (1999)
  7. Dushman (1998)
  8. “Mumkin” (1996) TV Series
  9. “Zameen Aasmaan” (1995) TV Series

As writer :

  1. Zindaggi Rocks (2006) (screenplay) (story)
  2. Hope and a Little Sugar (2006)
  3. Sur: The Melody of Life (2002) (written by)
  4. Zakhm (1998) (screenplay)
  5. Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) (screenplay)
  6. Tamanna (1997) (screenplay) (story)

As Actres :

  1. Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan (1999)

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