12 August 1960
Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Alma mater||NIT Tiruchirappalli|
Esmayeel Shroff (born 12 August 1960) is an Indian film director and writer, noted for his work in the Bollywood industry. His hit film Thodisi Bewafaii was famous among the crowd of the 1980s. The movie was written by his brother, Moin-Ud-Din.
Shroff graduated in Sound Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli. He later went to Bombay, now Mumbai, to pursue his interest in films. He worked as Assistant Director to Bheem Singh and later directed his first film Thodisi Bewafaii, followed by other films in Bollywood.
Shroff directed Thodisi Bewafaii followed by Agar – If, God and Gun, Ahista Ahista, Zid, Police Public, Majhdhaar, Dil Akhir Dil Hai, Tarkieb, Bulundi, Nishchaiy, Surya and Jhuta Sach. He is currently directing the movie – Nazuk sa Modh which will be shot in Delhi. "I am going to be in Delhi during the shoot and would like to see the film should move in the right direction" said Shroff while leaving Mumbai for Delhi.
|1977||Agar... If||Starring Amol Palekar|
|1980||Thodisi Bewafaii||Starring Rajesh Khanna|
|1981||Bulundi||Starring Raaj Kumar|
|1981||Ahista Ahista||This film is a remake of famous Kannada film Gejje Pooje.|
|1982||Dil... Akhir Dil Hai||One of the last releases of character actor Rehman.|
|1984||Jhutha Sach||The film was remade in Telugu as Kodetrachu|
|1985||Pighalta Aasman||Co-director with Shammi (actress)|
|1986||Love 86||One of Govinda's first major hit|
|1989||Suryaa: An Awakening||Starring Raaj Kumar|
|1990||Police Public||Starring Raaj Kumar|
|1992||Nishchaiy||Starring Salman Khan|
|1994||Zid||Mala Sinha's last film role|
|1995||God and Gun||Raaj Kumar's final film role before his death in 1996.|
|1996||Yeh Majhdhaar||Starring Salman Khan|
|2000||Tarkieb||Starring Nana Patekar|
|2004||Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum||Starring Arya Babbar|
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