Manjul Sinha

Film director


Who is Manjul Sinha?

Manjul Sinha is an Indian television director.

Sinha always wanted to be a director, having grown up in a prominent family which had keen interest in films having a cinema hall at Patna, film distribution and interests in Bhojpuri films.

After passing high school from sainik school tilaiya and later graduating from the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune in 1977 Manjul Sinha came to Bombay in pursuit of a career in Direction. After directing many small television advertisements, his first major break was with Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi which was among the first sitcoms on Indian television. At that time Indian television viewership was seeing a new dawn, colour television having just arrived, and Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi became very popular: cinema halls ran empty during the half-hour show on Friday night.

More recently Sinha has been involved in making Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan, another television serial.

He has mentored many upcoming film makers, writers and actor notable amongst them is Vipul K Rawal of Iqbal fame.

In 2004 he was included on the panel of judges for the 29th Radio and Television Advertising Practitioners' Association of India awards.

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on July 23, 2013


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