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Kamna Chandra

Kamna Chandra is an Indian film writer who has written plays for radio (AIR), stories and dialogues for films Chandni[1], 1942 A Love Story[2][3] and Prem Rog and television show Kashish[4]

She is the mother of author Vikram Chandra, film critic Anupama Chopra and film director Tanuja Chandra.[5]

Early life and educationEdit

Kamna hails from Muzaffarnagar (UP) and did part of her schooling from MKP College, Dehradun,[6] after which she did her bachelor's degree from Allahabad University, and was then married to business executive Navin Chandra[7]


Year Movie Name Credited For
1982 Prem Rog Story
1984 Trishna (TV series) Screenplay
1989 Chandni Story
1992 Kashish (TV) Story
1994 1942: A Love Story Story & Dialogues
1998 Kareeb Story & Dialogues
2017 Qarib Qarib Singlle Story & Dialogues



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  2. ^ "How 1942 A Love Story was made". Retrieved 2016-07-02.
  3. ^ "Friends and neighbours". Retrieved 2016-07-02.
  4. ^ "Rediff On The Net, Movies: Writer, director, likely star". Retrieved 2016-06-30.
  5. ^ "Tanuja Chandra's film is stuck". Retrieved 2016-06-30.
  6. ^ "'रेडियो पर सुना आजादी का ऐलान तो झूम उठे थे हम'- Amarujala" (in Hindi). Retrieved 2016-06-30.
  7. ^ "Kamna & Navin Chandra". shaaditimes. Retrieved 2016-06-30.
  8. ^ "Kamna Chandra". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-06-30.
  9. ^ Parkar, Hamida (16 December 2017). "Kamna Chandra: The writer who made Raj Kapoor give life to her story in Prem Rog". Cinemaspotter. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
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