Abhinav Kashyap is an Indian film director and also a screenwriter. He is the younger brother of much-admired director Anurag Kashyap. He is an alumni of The Scindia School, Gwalior,Madhya Pradesh.
Before coming into the film industry he worked in Indian television serials. In 2000 he was incorporated in writing the script of the film Jung. He worked as an assistant to film maker Mani Ratnam for the film Yuva (2004). He also wrote many dialogues for the films Manorama Six Feet Under (2007) and 13B (2009). He made his first appearance as a director in the 2010 action film Dabangg, which he also co-wrote, along with Dilip Shukla. Bollywood actor Salman Khan and debuted actress Sonakshi Sinha performed the lead roles in the film. Dabangg released on 10 September 2010 and met with success, achieving an unsurpassed blockbuster status. Post the success of his debut project, he is ready to make a result bindaas, planned to be released in 2012.
His Personal life:
He was born on 6th September,1974,in Obra,Uttar Pradesh.His Father’s name is Prakash Singh and he worked for the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation.
He completed his schooling from Scindia School, Gwalior and did his graduation in English Hons from Hansraj College, Univ of Delhi in 1995.
He is the younger brother of commended director Anurag Kashyap. His sister’s name is Anubhuti Kashyap.
His family includes his wife Chatura Rao. She is a writer by profession and the couple have two daughters.
Best Screenplay for Dabbang in 2011.
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Dabbang in 2011.