Harry Baweja

Harry Baweja

Director, Writer


Harry Baweja is an Indian film director and producer, best known for his work in the Punjabi film industry. He was born in Moga, Punjab, India, in 1956, to a family of skilled filmmakers. His father, Pishori Lal Baweja, was a film producer and his grandfather, Hem Raj Baweja, was a pioneering Indian producer.

Harry began his career working as an assistant director on his father's films, and eventually went on to direct his first feature film, Dilwale Kabhi Na Hare, in 1985. The film was a success and established Harry as a promising young filmmaker.

He followed this up with several other successful films, including Jeet, which was India's first digitally shot film and was a major commercial success. His next film, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, was a romantic comedy that became a blockbuster hit and earned him critical acclaim for his direction.

In the 2000s, Harry shifted his focus to Punjabi films, and he has since directed some of the most successful Punjabi films of all time, including Love Aaj Kal, Jatt & Juliet, and Rabb Ne Banaiyan Jodiean. These films have earned him both commercial and critical success, and he is now considered one of the most successful directors in the Punjabi film industry.

In addition to directing films, Harry has also produced several successful films, including Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, which was a big hit in 2004. He has also produced television shows, such as Maa Exchange, and has served on the jury for the National Film Awards.

Harry is married to actress Pammi Baweja, with whom he has two children. He is a self-taught filmmaker and is known for his dedication to his craft. He is an avid reader and is committed to the promotion of Punjabi culture and films. He is an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers all over the world.

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