Himanshu Sharma

Himanshu Sharma is an Indian film writer and producer who works in Hindi cinema. He is most well known as the writer of the Tanu Weds Manu series (2011 & 2015) and Raanjhanaa (2013), all of which were considered highly successful domestically. His screenwriting for the films was generally received with praise.

Himanshu Sharma
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Born (1981-08-20) 20 August 1981 (age 40)
Alma materKirori Mal College
OccupationFilm Writer and also Producer
Years active2007–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2021)

Early life and educationEdit

Himanshu Sharma was born to Jiwan Sharma, a U.P. Tourism officer and Shama Sharma in Lucknow. Himanshu did his schooling from Spring dale College, Lucknow and later moved to Kirori Mal College, Delhi for higher education, where he started taking part in theatre.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Himanshu has one younger sister and a brother, and he was in a relationship with Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar. In January 2021, Himanshu married Kanika Dhillon.[1][2]

CareerEdit

He started his career with NDTV as script writer for a health show. Subsequently, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his career in serials and movies. He wrote the script for many TV serials like Kkusum on Sony TV and Bhootwala on SAB TV. He made his film writing debut with the movie Strangers, with Nandana Sen and Jimmy Sheirgill, produced by Raj Kundra. He is a member of International Film And Television Club of AAFT. Himanshu Sharma is also part of Colour Yellow Productions, which co-produced Raanjhanaa and Tanu Weds Manu: Returns.

FilmographyEdit

WriterEdit

Year Name
2007 Strangers
2011 Tanu Weds Manu
2013 Mr. Pellikoduku
2013 Raanjhanaa
2015 Tanu Weds Manu: Returns
2018 Zero
2021 Atrangi Re
2022 Raksha Bandhan

Creative producerEdit

Year Name
2016 Happy Bhag Jayegi
2016 Nil Battey Sannata

ProducerEdit

Year Name
2017 Shubh Mangal Savdhan
2018 Manmarziyaan
2018 Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi
2018 Meri Nimmo
2019 Laal Kaptaan
2020 Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
2021 Haseen Dillruba
2021 Atrangi Re
2021 Good Luck Jerry

Awards and nominationsEdit

NominationsEdit

  • 2012 Best Dialogue: Star Screen awards for Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
  • 2012 Best Dialogue: IIFA Singapore awards for Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
  • 2012 Best Story: Filmfare awards for Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
  • 2012 Best Story: Apsara awards for Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
  • 2014 Best Story: Star guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Dialogue: Star guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Screenplay:Star guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Dialogue of the year : Star guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Story: Zee Cine award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Dialogue: Zee Cine award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Screenplay: Zee Cine award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2016 Best Story: Star Screen award for Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: Star Screen award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Screenplay: Star Screen award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: TOIFA award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: National Film Awards for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Story: National Film Awards for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)

WinsEdit

  • 2014 Best Dialogue: Star Guild award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2014 Best Dialogue: Zee Cine award for Raanjhanaa (2013)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: Filmfare award for Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: TOIFA award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Dialogue: National Film Awards Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)
  • 2016 Best Story: National Film Awards for Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2016)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Famed Bollywood writers Kanika Dhillon, Himanshu Sharma set Covid-wedding goals with simple and intimate nuptials. See pics".
  2. ^ "Akshay Kumar-Bhumi Pednekar's Rakshabandhan is writers Himanshu Sharma-Kanika Dhillon's first collaboration".

FilmographyEdit