Knowledge Identifier: +Shyam_Benegal
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1934.
Countries: India (89%), United Kingdom (11%)
Linked to: Film and Television Institute of India, National Film Development Corporation of India, Nizam College, Osmania University
Satyadev Dubey - He won the 1978 National Film *award for Best Screenplay for Shyam Benegal's "Bhumika" and 1980 Filmfare Best Dialogue *award for "Junoon"
Malihabad - The 1978 Urdu film was produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Shyam Benegal and was a hit of its time
He served as the Director of the National Film Development Corporation from 1980 to 1986
Jawaharlal Nehru - The canonical performance is probably that of Roshan Seth, who played him three times: in Richard Attenborough's 1982 film "Gandhi", Shyam Benegal's 1988 television series "Bharat Ek Khoj", based on Nehru's "The Discovery of India", and in a 2007 TV film entitled "The Last Days of the Raj"
Leela Naidu - She returned to cinema in 1985 to play a Goan matriarch in Shyam Benegal's period film, "Trikaal"
Karisma Kapoor - In 2001, she achieved further critical acclaim for her portrayal of the title role in Shyam Benegal's "Zubeidaa"
Prasoon Joshi - Joshi was part of the select three member Core Creative Advisory Committee for the Commonwealth Games 2010, with Shyam Benegal and Javed Akhtar