Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Won several awards with his first student short film, titled Murder at Monkey Hill (1976). An Encounter with Faces (1978), a story about impoverished children, was nominated for the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject and it also received the Golden Peacock Award in Delhi. National Film Development Corporation aided him to make his first film Sazaye Maut (1981). Founded the production company Vinod Chopra Films in 1985, which has gone on to become one of India's most lucrative film companies. Winner of six National Film Awards. Producer of the most successful Indian film of all time, 3 Idiots (2009). Made his Hollywood debut as a director with the movie Broken Horses (2015).