Amitabh Shukla is an Indian film editor, working in Bollywood, most known for his work in films like Chakh De! India, Krrish, Holiday and Chalte Chalte.[1] He was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Editing in the year 2008 for his work in the film Chakh De! India.

Early life and careerEdit

Born in Lucknow, he did a masters in Business Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar majoring in finance and systems.[2] Owing to a deep interest in filmmaking and video editing he further went to the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India, Pune from where he graduated in the year 1998. His first major film was Shah Rukh Khan's Chalte Chalte which was released in the year 2003.

Film editingEdit

He is credited for editing several Bollywood movies like Bluffmaster!, Namastey London, Singh Is Kinng and many others. The film Chak De! India won him several accolades across various award ceremonies including Filmfare and IIFA. He has worked as head of the technical editing department at Red Chillies Entertainment and is a visiting faculty at the Film and Television Institute of India.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Title Notes
2018 Namaste England
2017 Jagga Jasoos
2017 Commando 2
2016 Baar Baar Dekho
2014 Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty
2014 Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami
2013 Commando: A One Man Army
2012 Ajab Gazabb Love
2010 Action Replayy
2010 Pyar Impossible!
2008 Kismat Konnection
2008 Singh Is Kinng
2008 Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic
2007 Namastey London
2007 Chakh De! India
2007 Apna Asmaan
2006 Kabul Express
2006 Krrish
2005 Bluffmaster!
2005 Naina
2003 Chalte Chalte

AwardsEdit

  • Filmfare Award for Best Editing (2008) for Chakh De! India[3]
  • Guild Award for Best Editing for Chakh De! India
  • IIFA Award for Best Editing for Chakh De! India
  • Zee Cine Award for Best Editing for Chakh De! India
  • The National Film Award for Best Promotional Film (2010) for Lost and Found

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Amitabh Shukla - IMDb". imdb.com. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Hindi Editor Amitabh Shukla | Nettv4u". nettv4u.com. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  3. ^ "62nd Filmfare Awards 2017 - Bollywood Film Awards Show". filmfare.com. Retrieved 7 March 2018.