Reema Kagti is an Indian film director and screenwriter, who works in Bollywood. She made her debut as director with critically acclaimed Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007), which was followed by the neo-noir, Talaash (2012) and the historical sports drama Gold (2018 film). She has collaborated with Zoya Akhtar as a writer on several productions of Excel Entertainment.
Kagti (left) with Zoya Akhtar
|Occupation||Film director and screenwriter|
Born as Reema Kakati in an Assamese family, she now uses Kagti as her last name. Reema has worked as an assistant director with many leading directors including Farhan Akhtar (Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya), Ashutosh Gowariker (Lagaan), Honey Irani (Armaan), and Mira Nair (Vanity Fair).
Reema made her directorial debut with Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. in 2006. Her next film, Talaash, was a suspense drama starring Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor. Her latest directorial venture Gold, is a film about India's first Olympic gold medal after its independence.
|Year||Film||Director||Assistant Director||Story Writer||Screenplay Writer||Actress|
|Dil Chahta Hai||No||Yes||No||No||No|
|2007||Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.||Yes||No||Yes||No||No|
|2011||Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara||No||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|2012||Talaash: The Answer Lies Within||Yes||No||No||Yes||No|
|2015||Dil Dhadakne Do||No||No||Yes||Yes||No|
|2019||Made in Heaven||No||No||No||Yes||No|
- ""Initially I had plans to make a dark film; in fact it was darker than an average film" - Reema Kagti". Bollywoodhungama.com. 7 November 2006. Retrieved 4 July 2011.
- "Honeymoon Travels". Imagineindia.net. Retrieved 4 July 2011.
- "Reema Kagti".
- "Aamir's Khan's next is suspense drama directed by Reema Kagti". Bollywoodhungama.com. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 4 July 2011.
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