Sinha at Ra.One trailer launch, 2011
22 June 1965
|Known for||Tum Bin, Ra.One|
Sinha was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh to Prem Govind Sinha and Sushila Sinha. He did his schooling in Kalagarh, Garhwal. He also attended the Government Inter College and the Allahabad and Queen's College in Varanasi. He completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
|2003||Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai|
|2016||Tum Bin 2|
Sinha worked for two years in New Delhi as an engineer before moving to Mumbai (then named Bombay) on 4 December 1990. He worked as an assistant director to Pankaj Parashar until 1994 before branching out as an independent director for television for Zee TV. He received notice for his work on Shikasht, the flagship show of the TV Network "In Mumbai". This was followed by the TV show Sea Hawks for UTV. Sea Hawks was the number one show for thirty-five weeks across all networks. 72 episodes later, he turned to directing music videos.
In 2000, he left work on music videos to start his first feature film Tum Bin. In July 2001, both Tum Bin and Aks were released on the same day. Tum Bin beat Aks in box office receipts.
Sinha's second feature Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai, also with lesser known actors in lead roles as was Tum Bin, did not fare well at the box office. His third film, the multi-starrer Dus, had the biggest opening weekend for the year 2005. This was followed by Tathastu (2006) and Cash (2007). Ra.One a Highest Budget of ₹1.8 billion (US$28 million) movie, released on diwali of 2011, was considered a much awaited film of 2011.
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