Dibakar Banarjee, born June 21, 1969, is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, producer, and advertisements film-maker, most notably known for his work in Hindi films. He also runs is self named film production company, Dibakar Banerjee Productions. Originally from Delhi, Banarjee along with his wife, Richa Puranesh, moved to Mumbai after the success of Khosla Ka Ghosla. Dibakar Banerjee started his career as a copywriter for the advertising company Shems Combit anthem. He then went to work for Contract Advertising where he worked with Jaideep Sarkar, a screenwriter who also helped pen Banerjee’s debut film. In 1997, he left Contract to launch his own company named “Watermark,” with two friends and developed promos for Channel V and MTV as well as Ad films for major brands. He started his Bollywood career as a film producer with friend and colleague Jaideep Sinha as they conceptualized the film Khosla Ka Ghosla. As a filmmaker, he is mostly known for his movies Khosla Ka Ghosla, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! Both of which won National Film Awards. Dibakar Banarjee has worked on a total of ten films over the course of his career.
The CHDS – Radio Dil Se Team would like to wish him a very Happy Vaala Birthday! To mark this momentous occasion for such a remarkable personality, we will be having a Dibakar Banerjee special from 10-11am EST and 5-6pm Est.