Monday, June 19, 2017

Sachin Gupta - FILM DIRECTOR


Sachin Gupta (born 9 March 1978) is an Indian film Producer,Writer and Director.He produces films under Chilsag Motion Pictures & also an Artistic Director of Chilsag Chillies Theatre Company.He made his writing and directorial debut with the critically acclaimed film Paranthe Wali Gali (2014), produced by Chilsag Motion Pictures, a production company he established in 2012.Sachin's sojourn into theatre started when he was 12 years old, and to date he has staged more than Hundred shows around the world working as an Actor, Director and Playwright including his award-winning Off Broadway play 'Celebration of life', 'Handicapped City' & 'Kailashnath weds Madhumati' which he staged Off-Broadway, New York and in Toronto, Canada for which he got huge appreciation amongst theatre lovers in North America.

Sachin Gupta was born in New Delhi,India & did his schooling at Summer Fields School,Kailash Colony New Delhi and then attended Engineering College in Noida UP,India from where he received his bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering & later he completed his MBA Degree from Symbiosis Pune.

Recipient of National Award "Natya Bhushan", Sachin Gupta, is a qualified software engineer. He is the founder and CEO of Chilsag Entertainment Network, a media and entertainment company.

In March 2003 he started his Chilsag Chillies Theatre Company which has produced thirteen original theatre productions written and directed by Sachin Gupta addressing various social issues, even through musicals and comedy theatre productions, has formed a Theatre laboratory and a Drama Therapy centre. Also he has trained more than 300 actors in various acting programs under the acting school he began in 2004.

Internationally, he marked his debut in 2005 as he moved to North America to expand his film and theatre work, staged three Off Broadway shows at Soho Playhouse New York with American actors and studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York and at Fanshawe College, Canada and has learned nuances of Shakespearean acting at the Emerson College in the US.Since then he has performed world over, including major cities lik NewYork,Toronto,London,Birmingham,Boston,West Virginia,Connecticut,Philadelphia,Mumbai,New Delhi,Kolkata,Ontario,Orissa,Bangalore,Goa etc. In the past, Sachin has been invited to perform at some of the most prestigious International festivals held across the globe,

While working as an Artistic Director in the Chilsag Chillies Theatre Company Sachin Gupta has also been editing a theatre magazine – Theatre Pasta – that has interviewed theatre personalities from across the world and made it available on the net. With pursuit of works of the masters Sachin went to the UK to do research on Shakespeare and also did a case study on Harvard University's Theatre Company 'American Repertory Theatre' . In acknowledgement of his continued work he has received letters of positive feedback for social themed plays from the former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and an award conferred on him by Delhi's Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on behalf of Balwant Ray Society in India.  Recently he received a National Award 'Natya Bhushan' for his contribution to theatre.

Sachin's sojourn into theatre started when he was 12 years old, and to date he has staged seventy-five shows around the world working as an Actor, Director and Playwright including his award-winning Off Broadway play 'Celebration of life', 'Handicapped City' & 'Kailashnath weds Madhumati' which he staged Off-Broadway, New York and in Toronto, Canada for which he got huge appreciation amongst theatre lovers in North America. Recently he staged his theatre production The Play Begins @8pm in Orissa while working as an actor along with film actor and playback singer Vasundhara das.

Film and television actors who have worked with Gupta's Theatre Company include Huma Qureshi, Jitin Gulati, Deepak Wadhwa, Vasundhara Das, Gauri Karnik, Anjum Farooki, Nausheen Ali Sardar, Anuj Saxena, Prerna Wanvari, Kashmira Irani, Shraddha Musale, Rubina Dilaik and Neha Pawar.

Plays written and directed by Sachin Gupta"
Celebration of Life (2003), English, Drama
Handicapped City (2004), English, Drama
Suicide is Painless (2005), Bilingual, Drama
A Roller Coaster Ride (2007), English, Children's Play
Next Indian Idol (2005), Hindi, Comedy
Great Mind at work (2005), Hindi, Comedy
KailashNath weds Madhumati (2007), Hindi, Comedy
Live Telecast (2005), Bilingual, Comedy
Devil's Carnival (2005), Musical, Drama
Don't Miss my Party (2005), Hindi, Drama
No Cheating Today (2005), Hindi, Comedy
The Play Begins @8pm (2010), Hindi, Drama

Film career

Gupta made his writing and directorial debut with the critically acclaimed film Paranthe Wali Gali (2014), produced by Chilsag Motion Pictures, a production company he established in 2012.

Filmography

YearFilmFunctioned AsNotes
DirectorProducerWriter2014 Paranthe Wali Gali Yes Yes Yes Songs by Vasundhara Das, KK, Joi Barua
2015 Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq Yes Yes Yes Songs by Mohd Irfan, Palak Muchal, Labh Janjua
2016 Pakhi Yes Yes Yes Upcoming

As an actor

KailashNath weds Madhumati Off-Broadway Musical Comedy 2009, New York
The Play Begins @8pm Drama, 2011 Performance by Vasundhara Das & Sachin Gupta, Orissa

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