CASTING

 

If you are one of the struggling actors, trying to get into the glittery world of Bollywood, these are the people that you should contact:

Mukesh Chhabra

http://www.mccc.in/

He is one of the most popular and sought after casting directors in Bollywood. His flair for finding talents had him the go-to guy of many directors such as Anurag Kashyap, Imtiaz Ali, Rajkumar Hirani and more. He is also lovingly called by his nickname Casting Chhabra. He has successfully launched the careers of Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkumar Rao, Amit Sadh etc. 

Films he did casting for Gangs of Wasseypur, Aligarh, Tamasha, Teen Patti, Etc. 

Contact:

Mukesh Chhabra Casting Office

Pocket A1/10, Sector-8, Opp. M2K Cinemas, Rohini, New Delhi – 110085

Bunglow No. 160, Aram Nagar – Part 2, J.P. Road, Versova, Andheri (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400061

Email: casting@mccc.in

Nandini Shrikent

Nandini Shrikent Contact address

She started as an Assistant Director. Late she worked in the set decoration department of Govind Nihlani’s Takshak and her first film as casting director was Farhan Akhtar’s Lakshya. From then on she has done casting for many Bollywood as well as Hollywood films.

Films she did casting for- Rock On!!, Life of Pi, Student of the Year, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.

Shruti Mahajan

Shruti Mahajan Facebook Link

It was for Director Sameer Sharma’s request that Mahajan came into the film business leaving her job in a MNC. She signed a a year’s contract with Yashraj Films. Her Clients include Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Prakash Jha.

Films she did casting for- Chakravyuh , Ram Leela, Mary Kom, Finding Fanny, Bajirao Mastani, Gangajaal 2.

Contact Email: shrutimcasting@gmail.com

Jogi Malang

Malang started in 1997-98 with Samay and is one of the oldest casting directors in the Bollywood industry. He himself is an actor and has been actively involved in theatre. He later started his work as Casting director. He has done many big-budget projects and his clients include Shoojit Sircar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. He has launched the career of Ayushman Khurrana with Vicky Donor.

Films he did casting for- Samay, Vicky Donor, Madras Café, NH10, Dilli 6, Piku.

Vicky Sidana

Vicky Sidana Casting Director Facebook Link

Vicky Sidana started his career with the casting of Pyaar Ka Punchnama. He has done casting for many big-budget projects and his clients include Neeraj Pandey and Siddique.

Films he did casting for- Baby, Pyar ka Punchnama, Bodyguard, Special 26.

Address: 601, Casablanca, Plot NO. 130
10th Gulmohar cross road Jvpd (come straight from juhu circle and the lane opposite HSBC BANK), Vile Parle west, Mumbai 

Shanoo Sharma

Shanoo Sharma Yash Raj Films Contact Email and Facebook page

Email Address: casting@yashrajfilms.com

She is probably the biggest casting director in Bollywood. She works as the casting director of Yash Raj Films and has many big budget films to her credit. She successfully launched the careers of Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Bhumi Pednekar, etc.

Films she did casting for Dhoom 3 , Jab Tak Hai Jaan , Ek Tha Tiger , My Name is Khan, Band Baja Baaraat

Atul Mongia

Atul Moniga Casting Director Facebook Link

He was initially a filmmaker and was making indie short films. He was also a faculty at the Barry John School of Acting in New Delhi. His first work as casting director was for Dibakar Banerjee’s Love Sex aur Dhokha.

Films he did casting for- Lootera, Titli, Love Sex aur Dhokha.

Honey Trehan

Honey Trehan Bollywood Casting Director Facebook Link

Trehan worked as an assistant director in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Makdee and later worked as Casting Director for many Bharadwaj films. His clients include Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Ritesh Sidhwani.

Films he did casting for- Maqbool, Delhi Belly, Omkara and Kaminey.

Abhimanyu Ray

Abhimanyu Ray official Website

He was an assistant director for J P Dutta’s LOC. His first work as casting director was for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Rang De Basanti. His clients include Shimit Amin and Kabir Khan.

Films he did casting for- Chak De India, Rocket Singh, Kabul Express, Teen Patti.

Contact Email Address: abhimanyuray@gmail.com

 

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About Amir Hashmi

Amir Hashmi is an actor, film director and producer working exclusively with Bollywood feature films, TVC and documentaries. Recently awarded to the National film award by Govt. of India.

Earlier Life

Amir Hashmi (born 27 july, Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh) Grew up under the influence of the Grand Father’s Persian & Urdu Poems writing & Hindi film industry. Born in Govt. Officer’s family, he started stage performances since childhood. He fluently speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Chhattisgarhi languages. His one of the best feature is his voice quality. He had Graduated from St. Vincent Pallotti College, Raipur and Masters in Mass Communication from Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur

Had performed many years in singing gigs, concerts and popular among youth for his euphonious voice, motivating youth on cultural and art perspective by cultural performances, campaigns and workshops. Thereafter he worked as intern Photo-Journalist (reporter) in Times of India influencing media in the field of culture and art. Enhancing the cultural prospective in him he provoked to do documentaries. He produced Documentary films, Feature films, Short film, TVS Advertisement Productions.

FILMOGRAPHY

  • In 2016, his short film “Mirror of the Clean India” awarded National Film Award as Awarded with Certificate of Excellence, jointly by the NFDC (National Film Development Corporation of India, Govt. of India) and Information & Broadcasting Ministry of India, Govt. of India for his participation in “Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival Competition” The film was his home production, directed and played the lead role of a MAD MAN by himself.
  • His short film Culture of Silence” based on Human Traffickingthrough social networking, was written, directed & produced by himself.

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  • His short film The Journalist” based on Forced labors,was written, directed & produced on his home production.

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  • In an another Musical Video Album Shiv Vandanabased on Kathak Nritya had directed by him.

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NON-FILM WORK

SOCIAL INITIATIVES

  • BOLTI NADI – Save River Campaign –workshops, exhibitions & talks conduction in more than 16 districts based on “Idea For Save River” targeting more than 1.5 lakh youth all over the state. The biggest campaign in state based on river.

 

  • His 1st Music album KYU AISA HOTA HAIN” launched by Mayer Mr. Pramod Dubey was a tribute to the Nepal Earthquake Victims, was internationally appreciated viz. Brazil, Saudi Arab & South Africa, Singapore etc.
  • SELFIE WITH SAFETY– an awareness safety initiative in which people are aware to do not take selfies around high tidal areas or any risky areas during monsoon.

 


WORKSHOP

  • Amir Hashmi take workshop & hosted the “Chitra Bhartiya Film Festival – Samajh Film ki” which promotes Nationalism based films was jointly conducted by Kushabhav Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur Bhartiya Chitra SadhnaOn this occasion his National Award winning Film Mirror of the clean India was also exhibited.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited to conduct a workshop in Raipur with IAS O.P. Chodhary Collector Raipur & IPS Mrs. Neethu Kamal (S.P.) to encourage youth in the field of culture & art by his motivational speeches.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop on “National Seminar on Ancient culture history of Chhattisgarh” conducted by Directorate of Culture & Archeology, Govt. of Chhattisgarh.
  • Amir Hashmi motivated kids by giving tips for acting among youth in the field of culture and art in the workshop conducted by St. Xavier’s Public School.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop themed music education in various deep rural areas.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop in Raipur and Dhamtari to motivate youth in the field of culture and art.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop in Bhilai, Kanker, Kurud, and Balod to motivate youth in the field of culture and art.
  • Amir Hashmi gave acting tips among youth in the field of culture and art in the workshop based on Acting was conducted by Meer Foundation.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop in Baloda-Bazaar to motivate youth in the field of culture and art.
  • Amir Hashmi motivated youth by giving acting tips among youth in the field of culture and art in the workshop of Indian Rising Star.
  • Amir Hashmi motivated youth to develop acting skills by sharing his own acting tips in the workshop conducted by Rhythm Academy.

EVENTS

  • Contribution to the programme the leading organization for Girls child education “UNICEF” & World famous musical band “Indian Ocean”.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as judge in the state level cultural event “Star of the Year”
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as judge in the State level competition “Chhattisgarh ki Shaan” jointly conducted by Directorate of Culture & Archeology, Govt. of Chhattisgarh.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as Judge in the Annual Function of Central India Regional Council of ICAI (CICASA) & Inter C.A. singing Competition.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as Chief Guestalong with Miss. Reeta Shandilya, Collector, Bemetara, in theworkshop in Bemetara.
  • Amir Hashmi has been invited for a subsequent broadcastingof interview taken by All India Radiofor the theme “Kala ke chetra me yuvaon ka bhavishya”.
  • Amir Hashmi is the Brand Ambassador of the campaign “Selfie With Safety” yearly conducted by Darpan Foundation & Utthan Group, during rainy season.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as Delegate with Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal Cabinet Minister & Minister in Water Resources Department, in the occasion of Chhattisgarh Excellence Award, which was nationally broadcasted on CNBC news channel.
  • He has motivated youth to take admissions and struggle with education in the film and other industry. He is succeed to make youth to take admissions in various universities such as Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh, Kushabhav Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Kamladevi Sangeet Mahavidhyalaya, Raipur, Shree Krishna Sangeet Mahavidhyalaya, Dhamtari. There is a large number of students are there, who takes admissions in the guidance of Amir Hashmi.

AWARDS & ARCHIVEMENTS

  • Mirror of the Clean Indiahad awarded National Film Award  with the Certificate of Excellence, jointly by the NFDC (National Film Development Corporation of India, Govt. of India) and Information & Broadcasting Ministry of India, Govt. of India for his participation in “Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival Competition”
  • He was awarded the “Certificate of Excellence” for the Direction of his short film “Mirror of the Clean India”
  • Amir Hashmi is awarded the “Kala Shikhar Award”, by Dalit Kala Sahitya Academy, In the occasion of Baba Saheb Dr. bhim Rao Ambedkar Jayanti Samaroh in 2016.
  • Amir Hashmi is honored by the “Pride of Artist Award” by R3 Rhythm Raag Rang Foundation, Chhattisgarh.
  • Amir Hashmi has awarded by the certificate of participation in the Padma Awards Quiz” by MyGov India.

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SEE ALSO


2008 

  • Contribution to the programme the leading organization for Girls child education “UNICEF” & World famous musical band “Indian Ocean”.

2010 

  • Amir Hashmi was invited as judge in the state level cultural event “Star of the Year”

2012

  • Amir Hashmi presented “Sufi Concert” in the eve of “Bhoramdev Mahotsav”, Kawardha.

2014   

  • Amir Hashmi presented “Sufi Concert” in the eve of “Rajim Mahakumbh”, Rajim
  • Amir Hashmi presented “concert” in the eve of “Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav”, Raipur
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop themed music education in various deep rural areas.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as judge in the State level competition “Chhattisgarh ki Shan” jointly conducted by Directorate of Culture & Archeology, Govt. of Chhattisgarh.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop in Raipur and Dhamtari to motivate youth in the field of culture and art .

2015

  • Amir Hashmi’s  1st Music album “ Kyu Aisa Hota Hai”  launched by Mayer Mr. Pramod Dubey was a tribute to the Nepal Earthquake Victims, was internationally appreciated viz. Brazil, Saudi Arab & South Africa.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop in Bhilai, Kanker, Kurud, and Balod to motivate youth in the field of culture and art .
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as Judge in the Annual Function of Central India Regional Council of ICAI (CICASA) & Inter C.A. singing Competition.

2016

  • Amir Hashmi is awarded the “Kala Shikhar Award”, by Dalit Kala Sahitya Academy, Chhattisgarh, In the occasion of Baba Saheb Dr. bhim Rao Ambedkar Jayanti Samaroh.
  • Amir Hashmi is honoured by the “Pride of Artist Award” by R3 Rhythm Raag Rang Foundation.
  • Amir Hashmi presented concert in the eve of “Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav”, Raipur
  • Amir Hashmi gave acting tips among youth in the field of culture and art in the workshop based on Acting was conducted by Meer Foundation.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop in Baloda Bazaar to motivate youth in the field of culture and art.
  • Amir Hashmi motivated youth by giving acting tips among youth in the field of culture and art in the workshop of Indian Rising Star.
  • Amir Hashmi motivated kids by giving tips for acting among youth in the field of culture and art in the workshop conducted by Saint Xavier’s Public School.
  • Amir Hashmi motivated youth to develop acting skills by sharing his own acting tips in the workshop conducted by Rhythm Academy.
  • Amir Hashmi’s Album “ Shiv Vandana”  based on Hindustani Classical (Vocal).

2017

  • Amir Hashmi’s short film “Mirror of the Clean India” was awarded National Film Award & he was awarded with Certificate of Excellence, jointly by the NFDC (National Film Development Corporation of India, Govt. of India) and Information & Broadcasting Ministry of India, Govt. of India for his participation in “Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival Competition”
  • Amir Hashmi was awarded the “Certificate of Excellence” for the Direction of his short film “Mirror”.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as Chief Guest along with Miss. Reeta Shandilya, Collector, Bemetara, in the workshop in Bemetara.
  • Amir Hashmi has been invited for a subsequent broadcasting of interview taken by All India Radio for the theme “Kala ke chetra me yuvaon ka bhavishya”.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop & hosted the “Chitra Bhartiya Film Festival – Samajh Film ki” which promotes Nationalism based films was jointly conducted by Cholliwood & Bhartiya Chitra Sadhna. On this occasion his National Award winning Film “Mirror” was also exhibited.  
  • Amir Hashmi’s silent travel documentary on “Gangrel Across The Mahanadi River” timed 6 min. was gone highly viral & trending on Youtube.
  • Amir Hashmi is the Brand Ambassador of the campaign “ Selfie With Safety” yearly conducted by Darpan Foundation & Utthan Group, during rainy season .
  • Bolti Nadi – Save River Campaign- workshops, exhibitions & talks conduction in more than 16 districts based on “Idea for save river” targeting more than 1.5 lakh youth all over the state. The biggest campaign in state based on river.

2018

  • Amir Hashmi has awarded by the certificate of participation in the Quiz on “Padma Awards” by My Gov India.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited to conduct a workshop in Raipur with IAS Mr. O.P.Chodhary Collector & IPS Mrs. Neethu Kamal S.P. Raipur,  to encourage youth in the field of culture & art by his motivational speeches.
  • Amir Hashmi was invited as Deligate with Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal Cabinet Minister & Minister in Water Resources Department, in the occasion of Chhattisgarh Excellence Award, which was nationally broadcasted on CNBC Awaaz channel.
  • Amir Hashmi conducted workshop on “National Seminar on Ancient culture history of Chhattisgarh” conducted by Directorate of Culture & Archeology, Govt. of Chhattisgarh.
  • Amir Hashmi’s short film “Culture of Silence” based on Human Trafficking through social networking, was written, directed & produced by himself.
  • Amir Hashmi’s short film “The Journalist” based on Forced labours, was written, directed & produced by himself.

REFERENCES

  1. Dainik Bhaskar
  2. Times of India
  3. Prabal Pahal News
  4. Glibs News
  5. Nai Duniya
  6. Clipper28
  7. The Fire News