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Ajay Monga (born 1968) is an Indian scriptwriter and film director. He has written films like Corporate which starred Bipasha Basu and Kay Kay Menon and Fashion both directed by Madhur Bhandarkar.[1][2]

Ajay Monga
Born1968
NationalityIndian
Occupationscriptwriter, film director
Years active1996–present

He has also written a supernatural thriller Flat! which was released in 2010.

Recently he completed the shooting of his debut film Padduram as a writer-director.[1]

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Early life and educationEdit

Ajay has done his schooling from St. Anne's High School, Orlem Malad ...He did his graduation from Jai Hind College Churchgate. He has done his Advertising & Marketing Management subsequently from Xavier's Institute of Communications Mumbai.

In School as well as in college Ajay was associated with various cultural societies and groups. After college he was a part of Ekjute a theatre group run by Nadira Babbar.

CareerEdit

Ajay started his career as a copywriter with an advertising agency ADVIEWS. He became the business development head of the company and then set up his own Marketing & Management Consultancy outfit. Later he branched out into television as a writer, producer and director.

Ajay has also conceived and designed a non-academic platform for kids 'Chhoton Ka Funda'.

FilmographyEdit

WriterEdit

Creative ProducerEdit

DirectorEdit

  • Barabar (Equal) (Short Feature)
  • Padduram

NominationsEdit

  • Star Screen 2008 - Best story Fashion (Nom.)
  • Filmfare 2008 - Best Screenplay Fashion (Nom.)
  • Cine Blitz 2008 Best Story Fashion (Nom.)
  • IIFA 2009 - Best Story

Television ForayEdit

Ajay Monga's television foray Ad Mad Show was a comedy show which was aired in 1996 on Zee TV - (List of programs broadcast by Zee TV). The show found maximum acceptability amongst college kids who started experimenting with the wacky concept of ad-mad games in schools & colleges.

The Om Shanti Om ControversyEdit

Ajay Monga has filed a copyright infringement case on Red Chillies Entertainment for the story screenplay of Om Shanti Om. [3]

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