Raj Vasant

Raj Vasant

Director, editor and screenwriter in Mumbai, India

About Raj

I am a writer and director in Mumbai, India. I have been a writer on movies like Shootout at Lokhandwala, Mission Istanbul and Hide & Seek.


Name: Raj Vasant

Lives in: Mumbai, India

Occupation: Director, Editor and Screenwriter

Credits

  • Sirf Main Aur Tum

    Sirf Main Aur Tum (2011)
    Film (short) by Raj Vasant (Comedy and Drama) Writer, Director, Editor, Producer, Sound department A film critic who is much respected and feared (and not just by those she criticizes in her reviews) receives an unexpected visitor late one night - it is Jash Varman, a movie star she has been particularly severe on over the years. He recalls some of his memorable performances, and the equally memorable ways in which she had ripped them apart. But as it turns out, that is not the only reason he's visiting her tonight. Written by Anonymous

  • Hide & Seek

    Hide & Seek (2010)
    Film by Shawn Arranha (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Writer Wealthy Om Jaiswal has been discharged from a mental asylum after 12 years, lives under the care of Meena Tai, and loves his childhood sweetheart, Jyotika Jhalani. His brother, Abhimanyu, schemes to get him institutionalized but before that could happen both brothers are abducted and held in a locked mall. Together with them are Jyotika, as well as their childhood friends: Jaideep, the son of a politician, Yeshwant Mahajan - who is now a gangster, and uses his goon-power to force non-Maharashtrians to return back to their respective states. Bespectacled and overweight as a teen, Imran Baig, is now a popular Bollywood actor. And Gunita Sodhi - who always had a crush on Om - is now a beauty queen. Neither of them know who abducted them but blame each other - little knowing that soon a mysterious person, wearing a Santa Claus outfit, will soon not only compel them to play a deadly game but will also attempt to resurrect a traumatic and life-changing incident that occurred 12 years ago. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

  • Mission Istaanbul: Darr Ke Aagey Jeet Hai!

    Mission Istaanbul: Darr Ke Aagey Jeet Hai! (2008)
    Film by Apoorva Lakhia (Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Writer A promising journalist Vikas Sagar (Zayed Khan) is offered a position to head a controversial news station in Istanbul by its owner Owais Husain (Sunil Shetty). With this offer comes the promise of money and many other perks that make this offer hard to refuse, especially since Vikas is currently going through a very painful divorce with his wife Anjali (Shriya Saran). After working for the channel that in turn changes his life, he decides to quit, however it is brought to his attention by a Turkish commando Rizwan Khan (Vivek Oberoi), that others who have quit had been killed for knowing too much. It becomes a battle - which will win, the sword or the pen? Written by Kelli Eyres

  • Shootout at Lokhandwala

    Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)
    Film by Apoorva Lakhia (Action, Crime and Drama) Writer On a calm summer day in 1991, in the bustling Lokhandwala Complex, five criminals including Maya and Dilip were counting 70 lakhs in flat no. 32 B, when 286 policemen, headed by ACP Khan, took strategic positions around their building. A gunfire ensued and the entire nation witnessed the most talked about daylight encounter lasting 6 hours that transformed suburban Mumbai into a virtual war zone. Shootout At Lokhandwala is the story of a seasoned cop, Khan, who chased Khalistani extremists, handpicked cops like Inspector Kaviraj Patil and Constable Javed Shaikh, and dared to engage trigger-happy gangsters in a residential locality of Mumbai. Khan's fight went beyond the encounter as he faced inquisition from his own department and legal charges of human rights violations. Shootout At Lokhandwala is the story of an upcoming underworld gangster, Maya, and his highly skilled partner, Dilip. The two made extortion the buzzword in the early 90s and dared to disobey the big bhai of the ... Written by Becca

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