Amit Gupta / India
About Amit Gupta
Amit comes from a small town Gola Gokarannath in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. After completing hisspecialization in TV Direction from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune,in 2013 hewasas an assistant writer with Indian Television Academy (ITA) winning writer Ritu Bhatia for several top rated TV shows. He worked as aFirst Assistant Directoron a period Docu-Fiction series ‘LOOTERE-THEBANDITS OF BRITISH INDIA’and Associate Director on a Medical Docu-Fiction series‘FIGHT or FLIGHT’. His short Films (A NIGHT BEFORE THE BUDGET (Fiction), I AM ANXIOUS (Docu-Fiction) have been screened in film festivals across India including International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) and My Mumbai International Film festival. His short film won the Best Actress Award-International Competition at Aligarh Muslim University’s International Film Festival -FILM SAAZ. He wrote and directed achildren short film ‘Karuna-The Flower Girl’ which was producedwas Zee Kids.
The Shadow of Man/ Chaya Purushis Amit’s maiden Feature length screenplay as a collaborator. He is currently working on the post production of his short fiction film ‘Janko-The Musician’.
Mukul realizes the hollowness of the patriarchal values which he has imbibed from his
dead father Manohar. His son, Ritwik offers the continuity and his own search for his roots.