Manoj Sharma

Born  :19 October 1973 (age 44)
 Khuraj,district   Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, IndiaOccupation

Film Director, Film Writer, Actor and Screenwriter

Years active  1992–present

Manoj Sharma (born 19 October 1973) is an Indian film director, film writer, screenwriter and editor.

As a   screenplay writer and director, he is noted for   Bin Phere Free Me Tere,Sparsh-the touchMai ka Bitwa and Swaha: Life Beyond Superstition. He encountered a major controversy over his movie Swaha.

He has directed more than 150 music albums with over thousand music videos as an in-house writer and director with Venus Audio Visual. As an assistant editor and assistant director, he advanced movies such as Tahalka(1992), Maa and  Policewala Gunda(1995)

As a television director, he made serials such as Sab Ka Maalik Ek Hai (DD National), Bikhre Panne (DD National), Kashmir – Ek Jannat (DD National).

Manoj Sharma was born at  Khurja district    Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, India. He managed to study till B.A (1st year) only and then moved to Delhi to learn some textile trade from his brother-in-law during his vacations. And from there, his life changed its track to Mumbai. After watching some film shooting, he decided to make his career in acting, which was well supported by his brother-in-law for a trial period of three months.

After watching one of his auditioned videos, he decided to give up acting and try his hand in some other stream of film making.

Manoj Sharma started his career as an assistant editor and assistant director to many directors.

His first film as a director was Sparsh-The Touch (2005). His second was Mai ka Bitwa (2008) for Bhojpuri starring in   Inder Kumar ,which was a major hit of that year. He got credit for directing video of super hit Albums such as Tum to thehre pardesiYaaron maine panga le liyaAwara hawa ka jhonka hoonAgar tum mil jao, and Pardesiya Re. He directed many comedy video gags for    Raju  Shrivastav during his early days.

He got his first break as independent television director for the serial Sabka Malik ek hai from the 13th episode of the show, after a long struggle as assistant editor and director.

Year Film Notes
1992    Tahalka(2003 film) Asst. Director and Asst Editor
1992 Maa  [1992] Asst. Director and Asst Editor
1995    Policewala Gunda(1995 film) Asst. Director and Asst Editor
2005 Sparsh-The Touch (2003 film) Writer and Director
2008 Mai Ka Bitwa (2008 Bhojpuri film) Writer and Director
2010 Swaha: Life Beyond Superstition (2010 film) Writer and Director
2013  Bin Phere Free Me Ttere Writer and Director
2017 Prakash Electroni Writer and Director

 Upcoming Film:

Sharmaji Ki Lag gayi    [To be released  2018]

Time Nahi Hai     [To be released 2018]

Kabootar Go Go Go    [To go on floor this year]

By Dr Anthony Fernandes