Sanjay Joshi Profile

August 25, 2008

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters Degree in Hindi Literature 1st class,MumbaiUniversity, 1989
  • Diploma in Marketing & Advertising, Xavier Institute Of Communications, Mumbai, 1989
  • A Regular Member of Film Writers Association. Membership No: R- 6417
  • Ex-Lecturer on Films and Television-Creative- at the Mass Communication Institute ofSRSSCollegeJ. B. Nagar, [Affiliated toMumbaiUniversity]
  • Accredited Journalist

 

 

PROFESSION

JOURNALIST / SCRIPT WRITER

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

 

 “HAZARDOUS GOODS TRANSPORTATION”: Awarded the Best Asian Film in the European Union Film Festival On Road Safety held in France in October 2008. Produced by EICHER MOTORS

 

“THE FILM ON SAFE DRIVING”: Awarded the Best Film at The International Road Safety Film Festival organized by the Ministry of Surface Transport, India from among 33 entries from UK, Europe etc. in January 2007. Dr Kiran Bedi, Director General, Bureau of Police Research & Development presented the award to in a glittering function on 12th January 07. Produced by EICHER MOTORS

AAYUSHMAAN BHAV

A Marathi weekly serial on Sahyadri Channel of Mumbai Doordarshan. Screenplay.

Was awarded of the Most Popular Show during the 50th Annual Awards of DD in March 2009. Won 5 Awards in all.

Was among the top 4 shows on Sahyadri as long as it was on air, concluded in November 2008.

GHAR EK MANDIR                                                                                                              

A Daily Soap on Sony TV for Balaji Telefilms.   Dialogues

Nominated as the best serial in the first ever Indian Television Awards [ITA]

AAMRAPALI

A period drama on DD 1 for L.R. Entertainment

Nominated at the Indian Television Awards [ITA]

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Written a Show for SaharaIndia. A music based Show that spoke about the Hindi Film Songs that were based on the Classical or Folk Music. Anchored by the renowned Santoor Player and Music Director PT. SHIV KUMAR SHARMA (Shiv-Hari)

KASBA- A Serial based on the so called Dry Subject (Health Related) and being praised by the Various NGO’s and Govt. Agencies and shown across the SAARC Countries.

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

 

AS A SCRIPT WRITER   (1995 Onwards)

STORY   & / OR   SCREENPLAY   & / OR   DIALOGUES

CURRENT ASSIGNMENTS / UNDER VARIOUS STAGES OF PRODUCTION

 

 

FICTION

 

MUKTI

A feature film for Lotus Films. Co-written with director Ajay Phansekar starring Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Shabana Azmi, Urvashi Sharma, Jackie Shroff, Vinod Khanna, Shivaji Satam, Ravi Kisen,  etc

DUNIYA PAAGAL HAI

A Comedy feature film. Dialogues. Starring Sonu Sood, Tanushree Dutta, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav, Johnny Lever, Asrani, Makrand Deshpande, Mukesh Tiwari etc.

CHI CHI CHEATER

A Comedy feature film Co-written with director Ajay Phansekar

NON-FICTION

CONGRESS EK YAATRA:  A 100 minutes stage show for the Congress Party on completion of 125 years of its existence

 

EICHER GENUINE MOTOR SPARE PARTS

A short film for Eicher Motors to promote the sales of their Genuine Motor Spare Parts

RELEASED FILMS

 

RUNWAY

Co-Written A Feature Film for J71 starring Lucky Ali, Tulip Joshi, Deepal Shaw, Shawar Ali, Sharat Saxena etc

 

AIRED SERIALS

 

 

VICKY KI TAXI

A weekly soap on Real TV. Dialogues.

HOTEL KINGSTON

A weekly soap on Star One. Dialogues.

 

KABHI AAYE NAA JUDAAI

A daily on Star Plus for Deepti Bhatnagar Productions.  Dialogues

SANJEEVANI

A weekly on Star Plus for Cinevisttas Communications. Dialogues

AAMRAPALI

A period drama on DD 1 for L.R. Entertainment. Dialogues

SANSKRITI

A Daily Soap on Star Plus for Cinevisttas Communications.   Dialogues

SHAGUN

A Daily Soap on Star Plus For UTV.  Screenplay

AAP JO BOLEIN HAAN TO HAAN AAP JO BOLEIN NA TO NAA

A bi-weekly on ZEE TV for Cutting Edge Pics.  Anchor Links

KANYADAAN

A Weekly on Sony TV for Balaji Telefilms.  Dialogues

GHAR EK MANDIR

A Daily Soap on Sony TV for Balaji Telefilms.   Dialogues

Nominated as the best serial in the first ever Indian Television Awards [ITA]

BANDHAN

A Daily Soap on DD Metro for Balaji Telefilms.  Dialogues

TARA

The most popular serial o Zee TV for Tracinema.  Teleplay & Dialogues

RAAHAT

The first Daily Soap on Zee TV for Tracinema.  Dialogues

YUG

On DD 1. A Daily soap onIndia’s struggle for Freedom.   Dialogues

KASBA

A 26 Episode Weekly for the Health Ministry OfIndiaon DD. Producers- Project Smita. Story, Screenplay & Dialogues

 

 

10 CIVIL LINES

A weekly on Sony TV for Tracinema. Dialogues & Screenplay.

DIL DHOONDTA HAI

A weekly on DD 1.  Dialogues.

CHANAKYA

A Daily Marathi thriller on E TV (Eenadu TV).     Story & Screenplay

PANKHANCHI SAVLI

A Daily Marathi social on E TV (Eenadu TV).     Screenplay

 

HERO UNCLE

A Comedy on DD Metro for Tracinema.   Dialogues

CAFÉ 18

A Campus Story on Home TV Tracinema.  Dialogues

 

RAJA AUR RANCHO

A thriller on DD Metro for One Minute Films Prod.   Story, Screenplay & Dialogues

 

LABELLAS

A Campus Story on BI TV for Tracinema.   Dialogues

 

 

NON FICTION SHOWS:

 

MR  & MISS  BOLLYWOOD

Talents hunt on Sahara One. Anchor links for the 1st January 2005 show

MACHALE DHOOM

Anchor links for Sahara One 1st January ’05 show on the Musical Stage show at Royal Albert Hall,London.

KALAM

On DD Metro. A heart to heart chat with renowned writers from all the fields – Literary, Films, Fiction, etc.

CITI HULCHUL

Daily News, Views and Happenings program on the Citi Cable for Tracinema.   Research & Script.

MOVIE MAGIC

A Film based Show on ATN. The first of its kind to include Top 5 songs of the Week and a Film Review, apart from the regular features like the Interviews, On Location and a Photo Shoot.

PEHLI MULAQAT

Among the first Film Based Shows on Sony TV. As the name suggests, it spoke about the various ways and means adopted to make the Hero and Heroine meet for the first time.

EVENTS / LIVE SHOWS:

GHANTE KI TUNING JAMEGI

A Live Contest onSaharaOne, Deewali ‘04. Anchor links.

GOVINDA AALA RE

A stage show by Govinda inNew Delhishown on Zee TV. Anchor links

CORPORATE FILMS / DOCUMENTARIES:

 

HAZARDOUS GOODS TRANSPORT [RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD]

A short film on Hazardous Goods Transport for Reliance Industries Ltd

DRIVER’S TRAINING FILM

A driver’s training film for Gantry operations inside Reliance Refinery, Jaamnagar

A Corporate film on the leading Educational Institutes inGwalior, M.P. The GICTS Group of Institutions.

A Corporate Film on Shukra Jewellery for R K Swamy Advertising.

A Short film on RCH (Reproductive & Child Health Care) for the Govt. of M.P. to be shown in all the districts of M.P.

Assisted in the Corporate Film on NBCC (National Building Constructions Corporation,Delhi).

 

 

LANGUAGES KNOWN

 

English, Hindi, Gujarati & Marathi

 

STRENGTHS

Capable of Translations & Transcriptions.

From English, Gujarati, Marathi to Hindi,   From Hindi to English.

Can take overall responsibilities on all projects from Concepts to Execution. Handled various genres of TV from Films, Music Shows, Daily Soaps, and Thrillers, Daily News / Views Happenings etc.

AS A JOURNALIST   ( Dec. 1989-1997)

 

  • Freelanced for Filmfare – A Times OfIndia Publication.
  • Assistant Editor for the Film monthly – PRIYA. Published by Super Cassettes Industries Ltd.  (1990 – 1992 )
  • Senior Sub-Editor for DOPAHAR KA SAAMNA, the Daily Evening News Paper. Edited the Sports Page.  ( 1993 )
  • Assistant Editor for a Socio-Political Magazine, Published by Key Publications, the Publishers of CUISINE. ( 1994 )
  • Freelanced for THE TIMES OF INDIA (Channel Times), MIDDAY, SCREEN (An Indian Express Publication), THE HINDUSTAN TIMES, DAINIK BHASKAR (Indore) – 1993 – 1997.
  • Freelancer for NEWS EXPRESS, a daily fromBhopal, M.P.

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