Award-winning Indian director known for AN EXTREMELY Very Silent Film, Anwar, and Matrubhoomi. His movies often take a look at public issues, such as for example homelessness, racial profiling, and assault against females. He went to Delhi School, where he examined British and performed in theater. He spent period working in tv before making A Very Extremely Silent Film in 2002. Combined with the Jury Prize on the Cannes Film Celebration in 2002, he gained several honours in 2003 for Matrubhoomi. He grew up in Delhi, India. Manisha Koirala starred in Anwar.