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Govind Nihalani Net Worth

Govind Nihalani Net Worth is
$9 Million

Govind Nihalani Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Govind Nihalani (born 19 December 1940) is an Indian film director, cinematographer, screenwriter and producer, known for his works in Hindi cinema. He has been the recipient of six National Film Awards (India), and five bollywood Filmfare Awards. In 1996, He scripted Kuruthipunal which was India's official entry for the 68th Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film category.His first directorial venture was Aakrosh starring Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, the late Smita Patil and the late Amrish Puri. The film is scripted by Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar. The film shared the Golden Peacock for best film at the International Film Festival of India held in New Delhi in 1981. He then directed Ardh Satya, based on a story by S. D. Panwalkar. the film has received critical reception for depicting the police-politician-criminal nexus. In 1997, he adapted Bengali novelist, Mahasweta Devi's acclaimed novel by the same name to Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa
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Date Of BirthAugust 19, 1940
Place Of BirthKarachi, British India [now Pakistan]
Height5' 6" (1.68 m)
ProfessionCinematographer, Director, Writer
Star SignLeo
#Trademark
1Multilayered dramas surrounding Police Force
2His films often revolves around intense and disturbed characters
3Dark style of Photography
4Frequently casts Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah
#Fact
1Brother in law of Shatrughan Sinha ( Shatrughan is married to Govind's cousin Poonam aka actress Komal).
2Brother of Pahlaj Nihalani.
3Brother of director Dayal Nihalani.
4Won Prestigious National Film Award for Best Cinematography for Junoon (1978) in 1979.
5Cinematographs all his films himself.

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dev2004
Deham2001
Thakshak1999
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa1998
Droh Kaal1994director of photography
Jazeere1991TV Movie
Pita1991
Rukmavati Ki Haveli1991
Drishti1990
Tamas1986TV Mini-Series
Aghaat1985
Party1984
Ardh Satya1983photographed by
Arohan1983
Satyajit Ray1982Documentary
Vijeta1982
Kalyug1981director of photography
Aakrosh1980
Junoon1979
Anugraham1978
Kondura (The Sage from the Sea)1978
Bhumika1977
Manthan1976
Nishant1975
Ankur: The Seedling1974
Forest1973/I

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dev2004
Deham2001
Thakshak1999
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa1998
Sanshodhan1996
Droh Kaal1994
Jazeere1991TV Movie
Pita1991
Rukmavati Ki Haveli1991
Drishti1990
Tamas1986TV Mini-Series
Aghaat1985
Party1984
Ardh Satya1983
Vijeta1982
Aakrosh1980

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dev2004dialogue
Deham2001screenplay
Thakshak1999screenplay / story
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa1998script
Kuruthipunal1995story
Droh Kaal1994additional dialogue / script / story
Jazeere1991TV Movie screenplay
Pita1991screenplay
Rukmavati Ki Haveli1991screenplay
Drishti1990

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1942: A Love Story1994camera operator: additional shooting and crowd sequences
Mandi1983director of photography: additional photography
Vijeta1982aerial photographer
Gandhi1982cameraman: second unit
Naya Zamana1971assistant camera - as Govind Nahlani
Tumse Achha Kaun Hai1969assistant camera - as Govind
Love in Tokyo1966assistant camera - as Govind
Mohabbat Isko Kahete Hain1965assistant camera

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dev2004producer
Deham2001producer
Thakshak1999producer
Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa1998producer
Droh Kaal1994producer
Drishti1990producer
Tamas1986TV Mini-Series producer
Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe1971co-producer

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gandhi1982second unit director

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dev2004writer: "Tujh Sang Bandhi Dor"

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Hangman2005special thanks
Bollywood/Hollywood2002acknowledgment: film clips courtesy of
China Gate1998acknowledgment - as Shri. Govind Nihalani
English Babu Desi Mem1996special thanks
1942: A Love Story1994thanks

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2007Award for Technical ExcellenceBombay International Film Festival
1986Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Film - CriticsAghaat (1985)
1984Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest DirectorArdh Satya (1983)
1984Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest CinematographyVijeta (1982)
1981Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest DirectorAakrosh (1980)
1980Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest CinematographyJunoon (1979)
1979Silver Lotus AwardNational Film Awards, IndiaBest CinematographyJunoon (1979)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2005ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest DialogueDev (2004)
2005Technical AwardZee Cine AwardsBest DialogueDev (2004)

Known for movies


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