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Neeraj Pandey

A director, producer and screenwriter, Neeraj Pandey is a filmmaker with a unique way of storytelling that is both thrilling and compelling. This Kolkata born filmmaker started his career working with Delhi-based Legacy Entertainment, a company started by the Dalmia group to make television programs, where he learnt his film basics.

In 2000, he moved to Mumbai. Here, a friend got a grant to produce a documentary and offered Neeraj the project. Soon he was making documentaries and ad films. Thereafter, he formed a production company, Quarter Inch Productions, along with a colleague Shital Bhatia, which made television shows, ad films and documentaries. After this they formed Friday Filmworks which was the original producer of his debut film, A Wednesday, which was highly appreciated by critics and audiences alike.

Neeraj Pandey has won the National Film Award for Best First Film for the movie, A Wednesday!. When he is not making films, Neeraj Pandey likes to write and has also written his debut novel titled Ghalib Danger. It was launched on 6 December 6, 2013.