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Abhishek Jain (Gujarati: અભિષેક જૈન) is an Indian film director and producer known for his Gujarati films Kevi Rite Jaish and Bey Yaar.

Abhishek Jain
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Jain at Gujarati Literature Festival, 2016
Born (1986-08-03) 3 August 1986 (age 33)
Alma materWhistling Woods
OccupationDirector, Producer
Years active2011–present
OrganizationCineMan Productions
Notable work
Kevi Rite Jaish
Bey Yaar
Shaily Hundia (m. 2012)
RelativesNayan Jain (Brother)


Early lifeEdit

Abhishek Jain was born on 3 August 1986 in Ahmedabad. He is a Marwari Jain.[1] He received BBA degree from H.L. College of Commerce in 2006 and a degree in film-making from Whistling Woods in 2008.


from left, Harsh Chhaya, Ankit Trivedi and Abhishek Jain at GLF, Ahmedabad on 18 December 2016

After finishing the course at Whistling Woods, he assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Subhash Ghai on Guzaarish, Saawariya and Yuvvraaj.

After returning to Ahmedabad, Jain started working as a Radio Jockey in Radio Mirchi. Jain then met Mikhil Musale and Anish Shah during an international film festival in Ahmedabad and founded CineMan Productions in 2010.[2] He made his debut film, Kevi Rite Jaish in Gujarati language.[3][4] He was awarded Trend setter award by Gujarati Innoviation Society due to the success of Kevi Rite Jaish.[5] After the success of his debut movie, he directed Bey Yaar which was critically acclaimed and was commercially successful.[6] In February 2016, Abhishek Jain announced that CineMan Productions will co-produce three Gujarati films with Phantom Films, out of which one will be directed by Abhishek himself.[7] The first film released under joint banner of CineMan productions and Phantom films was Wrong Side Raju, directed by Mikhil Musale, co-founder of CineMan productions, which won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Gujarati at the 64th National Film Awards.

In June 2015, he published Aa To Just Vaat Chhe..., a book on his experiences while making his first two urban Gujarati films, co-authored with Arati Patel.[8]


Year Film Director Producer Writer Actor Role
2012 Kevi Rite Jaish Yes Yes Yes Kevin's friend
2014 Bey Yaar Yes Yes Dev
2016 Wrong Side Raju Yes[A]
  1. ^ credited as co-producer
Assistant Director

Personal lifeEdit

Jain married Shaily Hundia, a dentist, in February 2012.[9] In 2016, they had a son.[10]


  • Jain, Abhishek; Patel, Arati (2015). Aa To Just Vaat Chhe. Navbharat Sahitya Mandir. ISBN 935198074X.


Film Awards Category
Kevi Rite Jaish 2012 BIG Gujarati Entertainment Awards Best Director[11][12]
12th Annual Transmedia Gujarati Screen & Stage awards Best Director[13]
Best Story
Bey Yaar 14th Annual Transmedia Gujarati Screen & Stage awards Best Director[14]
Wrong Side Raju 14th Annual Transmedia Gujarati Screen & Stage awards Best film

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "'કેવી રીતે જઈશ' અને 'બે યાર'ના સર્જક અભિષેક જૈન કહે છે...એ ઘટનાએ જ મારી ગુજરાતી ફિલ્મ બનાવવાની ધગશને વધુ પ્રગટાવી" (in Gujarati). 2 May 2015. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ "સેટ થઈ ટ્યૂનિંગ બની ગયું સિનેમેન" [Tuning was done, it became CineMan]. Divya Bhaskar. 25 February 2010.
  3. ^ "'કેવી રીતે જઈશ' : યે હુઈ ન બાત!" ["Kevi Rite Jaish" - Yeh hui naa baat!].
  4. ^ "Whistling Woods' graduate creates wave at box-office". Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  5. ^ Hina Nainani (30 April 2013). "Gujarati director dubbed a "trend setter"".
  6. ^ "Return Of The Native". Box Office India : India’s premier film trade magazine. 10 January 2015. Archived from the original on 16 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Cineman and Phantom Films to co-produce three Gujarati films". Indian Express. 11 February 2016.
  8. ^ Patel, Ano (1 June 2015). "Abhishek Jain's launches his book". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  9. ^ Jain & Patel 2015, p. 20.
  10. ^ "She's the head, I'm the heart of our relationship: Filmmaker Abhishek Jain". 30 September 2016. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  11. ^ ""Kevi Rite Jaish" covered in award also". 14 July 2012.
  12. ^ "7 ગુજરાતી એન્ટરટેનમેન્ટ એવોર્ડ જીતીને છવાઈ ગઈ 'કેવી રીતે જઈશ'" ['Kevi Rite Jaish' sweeps Gujarati entertainment awards with 7 awards]. GNS. 14 July 2012.[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ Hina Nainani (12 March 2013). "'Kevi Rite Jaish' showed the way!". DNA.
  14. ^ Shruti Jambekar (1 March 2015). "Bey Yaar bags nine awards". Times of India.

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