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Famous Television Directors from India

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List of notable or famous television directors from India, with bios and photos, including the top television directors born in India and even some popular television directors who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian television directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These television directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known television director from India is included when available.

This list includes Neena Gupta, Aruna Irani and more.

This historic television directors from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian television directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous television directors from India?" These prominent television directors of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian television directors.

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  • Anthony Page (21 September 1935 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India) is a British stage and film director....  more
    • Age: 85
    • Birthplace: Bangalore, India
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    Aruna Irani (born 18 August 1946) is an Indian actress who has acted in over 300 films in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati cinema, mostly playing supporting and character roles. She has danced in the songs Thoda Resham Lagta Hai from the film Jyoti (1981), Chadti Jawani Meri Chaal Mastani, Dilbar Dilse Pyare, and Ab Jo Mile Hai from the film Caravan (1971); and "Main shayar to nahi" from the film Bobby (1973). Her performances won her a nomination at Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Role. She holds the record for winning the most nominations (10), in this category, and received the award twice for her roles in Pet Pyaar Aur Paap (1985) and Beta (1993). In January 2012, she was...  more
    • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
  • Basu Chatterjee (Bengali: বাসু চ্যাটার্জ্জী; born 10 January 1930) is an Indian film director and screenwriter. Through the 1970s and 1980s, he became associated with what came to be known as middle cinema or middle-of-the-road cinema, with filmmakers such as Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Basu Bhattacharya, whom he assisted in Teesri Kasam (1966). Like their films, his films also dealt with light-hearted stories of middle-class families often in urban settings, focusing on marital and love relationships, with exceptions such as Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986) and Kamla Ki Maut (1989), which delved into social and moral issues. He is best known for his films Us Paar, Chhoti Si Baat (1975), Chitchor...  more
    • Age: 91
    • Birthplace: Ajmer, Eurasia, Ajmer district, Ajmer division, India
  • Ekta Kapoor (born 7 June 1975) is an Indian television producer, film producer and director....  more
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: India