Faruk Kabir



Educated in the Film Industry as an Assistant Director to Veterans like Aziz Mirza and Santosh Sivam and then further honing his skills at the prestigious New York Film Academy (NYFA) in Screen Writing n Film making. Faruk became an independent Director with the acclaimed Documentary “Unheard Voices of the People of India”, where he traveled Twenty Seven Thousand Kilometres by road. Produced by three time National Award Winner Director n Producer- Saeed Mirza. His sensitive Short-Film “Awakening” with Ajay Devgn had him bring to fore the issue of Water Disasters in city and was applauded. Faruk has also Directed over a dozen music Videos with T-Series and Artists like Sanober, Jassi and Mikka & Produced for NCPA theatre festival with Super Hit plays like “Bade Miyan Diwanae” & “Falsafa”. And Directed TVC’s for UP Tourism, Jabong and the Tata brand to name a few. Faruk has also been an Honorary Creative Director for Mumbai’s largest Out of Home Media Company, Roshan Space. His debut feature film, “Allah Ke Banday” brought together an ensemble star cast of fine Actors with Naseeruddin Shah, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkani etc.Allah Ke Banday dealt with Juvenile Crime and though it is a serious issue, Faruk’s script made it a thorough entertainer with a deep sense of maturity. Allah Ke Banday received 13 Nominations in 2011, including Best Debut Director nominations for Faruk at the Filmfare and Star Screen Awards and others at the Stardust, Balaji and Iffa Awards. Currently Faruk has Created n Directed India’s First Horror Web Series called “Shockers” on HotStar ; in association with his production house called Spiders Web The series features actors like Kalki Kolchien, Dia Mirza, Amit Sadh, Amyra Dastur and Prateik Babar.