picture: Viral Bhayani
Date of Birth: 28th October
Kunal Kohli began his career as a film critic and director of film-related video magazines and TV shows such as “Philips Top Ten”, “Kya Scene Hai” and “Chalo Cinema” (which he also hosted).
He also directed several music videos and won Channel V’s Best Music Video of the Year award for Bally Sagoo’s “Mera Laung Gawacha”.
He made his Bollywood debut as a director and writer in 2002 with the Yash Raj film “Mujhse Dosti Karoge”.
He has written and directed three more films for the Yash Raj banner.
“Hum Tum” was one of the biggest hits of 2004 and won five Filmfare awards, including best director. “Fanaa” in 2006 was also a big hit. “Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic”, released in 2008, was also co-produced by Kohli.