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Manmohan Singh (film director)

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Manmohan Singh is film director of Punjabi films and noted cinematographer of Bollywood films. He frequently collaborated with Yash Chopra, for whom he shot Chandni (1989), Darr (1993), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), and Mohabbatein (2000).[1] Besides his Bollywood career as a cinematographer, he is also known as a pioneering director in Punjabi cinema.[2] He directed his first Hindi film, Pehla Pehla Pyar in 1994 and first Punjabi film Jee Ayan Nu in 2003.

Manmohan Singh
Born Manmohan Singh
Neza Dela Kalan, Sirsa District, Greater Punjab
Nationality Indian
Other names Mann Ji
Occupation Film director, Cinematographer, Pioneering director
Years active 1970s-present
Known for Cinematography, Direction
Notable work Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Jee Aayan Nu

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Early life and careerEdit

Manmohan Singh was born in village Neza Dela Kalan, district Sirsa, Haryana. His first big project was the debut film of Sunny Deol, Betaab. After that, he worked on many films like Lekin, Lamhe, Chaalbaaz in the early 1990s. He won two Filmfare Awards for Yash Chopra's Darr and Chandni. Manmohan Singh also sang many Bollywood film songs like "Mere Pyar Ki Umar" from Waaris, Jeene de yeh Duniya chahe maar daale (laava) 1985 with Asha bhonsle.

From the 2000s, Manmohan Singh started directing Punjabi films. His first Punjabi film was Jee Aayan Nu in 2003, and he consequently made films like Dil Apna Punjabi, Mera Pind and Munde U.K. De.

FilmographyEdit

DirectedEdit

ProductionEdit

CinematographyEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'Yash Chopra wasn't convinced about DDLJ's climax'". Rediff.com movies. 9 December 2014. Retrieved 2016-01-03.
  2. ^ "Manmohan Singh is a pioneer in Punjab film industry". The Times of India. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 2016-01-03.

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