Romesh Sharma

Romesh Brij Sharma, widely known as Romesh Sharma,[1] is an Indian film producer, actor and director. Under his banner Romesh Films, he has been actively involved in the production of films and television shows for over 30 years.

Romesh Sharma
OccupationFilm Producer, Actor, Director
Years active1972–present
Spouse(s)Sujata Sharma
ChildrenKaran Sharma, Neema Sharma and Nakul Sharma


One of the most notable movies produced by Romesh Sharma was the 1991 blockbuster film Hum starring Amitabh Bachchan. In that movie, he also played a small role of Jumalina Gonsalves' (played by Kimi Katkar) brother. In 1987 he produced Diljalaa starring Jackie Shroff. The film Dil Jo Bhi Kahey... that he directed featured and Annabelle Wallis and Romesh's son Karan Sharma. He became known for his acting role in 1972 American movie ‘Siddhartha’, directed by Conrad Rooks. In that box-office hit movie Simi Garewal and Shashi Kapoor played the lead roles.[2]

In the 1980s his company Sharma Limited founded Cloud 9 Studio at Le Goulet, Baie du Tombeau on the north-western coast of Mauritius. Several movies and advertisement clips were made at Cloud 9 Studio by various movie-makers from South Africa, Japan, India and Mauritius. These include Dil Jo Bhi Kahey, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Armaan, Hello Brother, and Kuch na Kaho. However in 2014 Sharma Limited announced plans to demolish the studio in order to re-develop the site into a 3-star hotel [3]


The list of films that Romesh Sharma has produced, directed or acted in includes the following:[4]


  1. ^ "Remember Gonsalves, Amitabh Bachchan's best buddy in the movie 'Hum' who was given a lecture about philosophy of life by Bachchan while keeping a cockroach as a central character? The same Gonsalves - Romesh Sharma - now returns to film-making 14 years since the release of his last production 'Hum'." India Glitz
  2. ^ "Romesh Sharma". Retrieved 28 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Projet hôtelier: un studio de cinéma trois-étoiles au Goulet". L'Express. Retrieved 4 March 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Romesh Sharma Complete Filmography". Retrieved 28 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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