Rishi Chandna is an Indian filmmaker and director known for his work in the Bollywood film industry. He was born in New Delhi, India in 1984. He studied filmmaking at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune and then went on to work as an assistant director in several Bollywood films.
Chandna made his directorial debut in 2012 with the critically acclaimed film 'Kahaani', starring Vidya Balan in the lead role. The film was a major success and was praised by critics and audiences alike. The success of 'Kahaani' set the stage for Chandna's career and he went on to make more successful films such as '2 States' and 'Bombay Velvet'.
Chandna is known for his ability to capture the nuances of a story in a visually captivating way. He creates a unique atmosphere on the sets of his films, often hiring a variety of artists and technicians to achieve the desired look and feel. In addition to directing, Chandna also acts as the creative producer of his films.
Chandna has won numerous awards for his work including the National Film Award for Best Director for 'Kahaani' in 2013. He has also been nominated for multiple awards such as the Filmfare Award for Best Director and the International Indian Film Academy Award for Best Director.
In 2020, Chandna's latest film 'Chhapaak' was released. The film was based on the true story of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and starred Deepika Padukone in the lead role. The film was a critical and commercial success, receiving positive reviews from critics and audiences alike.
Chandna has established himself as one of the most talented directors in the Bollywood film industry. His unique vision and ability to capture powerful stories in a visually stunning way have made him a force to be reckoned with. He continues to make films that challenge and inspire audiences around the world.