Shyam Benegal

Shyam Benegal
Shyam Benegal
 
Shyam Benegal Personal Biography
Personal Profile Date of Birth 14 December, 1934
Birth Place Trimulgherry, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Nick Name N/A
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Religion N/A
Marital Status Married
Languages Hindi.
Genres Middle cinema
   Family Background Father's Name Sridhar B. Benegal
Mother's Name N/A
Spouse Neera Benegal
  Occupations Filmdirector & Screenwriter
  Years Active 1959-Present

Personal Details :

Upcoming Movies: Chamki Chameli

As a Director: Welcome To Sajjanpur in 2008, Bose: The Forgotten Hero in 2005, Zubeidaa in 2001, Hari-Bhari: Fertility in 2000, Samar in 1999, Sardari Begum in 1997, Gandhi Se Mahatma Tak in 1996, Mammo in 1995, Sooraj Ka Satwan Ghoda in 1993, Antarnaad in 1992, Aarohan in 1982, Satyajit Rayin 1982, Trikaal in 1988, Susman in 1988, Mandi in 1983, Kalyug in 1981, Junoon in 1979, Bhumika in 1977, Manthan in 1977, Nishant in 1975, Charandas Chor in 1975, Ankur in 1974, Torpedo in 1941.

Screenplay: Trikaal in 1988, Mandi in 1983, Bhumika in 1977

As a Producer: Sardari Begum in 1997, Sooraj Ka Satwan Ghoda in 1993, Antarnaad in 1992, Susman in 1988.

As a Story Writer: Chamki Chameli in 2008, Trikaal in 1988, Kalyug in 1981, Junoon in 1979, Manthan in 1977, Ankur in 1974.

Awards

National Film Awards
Won Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration for Netaji
Subhash Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero in 2005 in 2005.
Won Best Feature Film in Hindi for Zubeidaa in 2001 in 2001
Won Best Feature Film on Family Welfare for Hari-Bhari in 2000 in 2000
Won Best Feature Film for Samar in 1999 in 1999
Won Best Feature Film in Urdu for Sardari Begum in 1997 in 1997
Won Best Feature Film in English for The Making of the Mahatma in 1996 in 1996
Won Best Feature Film in Hindi for Mammo in 1995 in 1995
Won Second Best Feature Film Award for Ankur in 1974 in 1995
Won Best Feature Film in Hindi for Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda in 1993 in 1993
Won Best Director for Trikaal in 1988 in1986
Won Best Biographical Film for Satyajit Ray in 1982 in 1985
Won Best Historical Reconstruction for Nehru in 1982 in 1984
Won Best Feature Film in Hindi for Arohan in 1982 in 1982
Won Best Feature Film in Hindi for Junoon in 1979 in 1979
Won Best Screenplay for Bhumika in 1977 in 1978
Won Best Feature Film in Hindi for Manthan in 1977 in 1977
Won Best Feature Film in Hindi for Nishant in 1975 in 1976

Filmfare Awards
Won Best Director for Kalyug in 1981 in 1982
Won Best Director for Junoon in 1979 in 1980

Cannes Film Festival

Nominated in Golden Palm for Nishant in 1975 in 1976

Berlin International Film Festival

Nominated in Golden Berlin Bear for Ankur in 1974 in 1974

Moscow International Film Festival
Nominated in Golden St. George Award for Sardari Begum in 1997 in 1997
Won Golden Prize for Kalyug in 1981 in 1981

Honours
Received Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2006
Received Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration in 2004
Received Padma Bhushan in 1991
Received Sovietland Nehru Award in 1989
Received Padma Shri in 1976
Received Homi Bhabha Fellowship in 1970-72 in 1970