Vandana Kataria

Vandana Kataria

Director, Production Designer and Screenwriter

Mumbai, India

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About Vandana

I've directed television commercials, TV shows, music videos, and some commissioned shorts in the past. I've worked as a Production Designer on 3 Indian Feature Films; 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!' - 2008, 'Shanghai' - 2012, and 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' - 2015. I've just completed my first feature film as a Writer/ Director titled 'Noblemen' which is traveling festivals and will release theatrically in India in early July 2018.

Videos

Credits

  • Noblemen

    Noblemen (2018)
    Film (Drama) Director A 15 year old boy, struggling with his adolescent years, is terrorized by a gang of bullies in a posh boarding school. This sets forth a chain of events that leads to a loss of life and innocence.

  • Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

    Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
    Film by Dibakar Banerjee (Action, Mystery and Thriller) Production designer In a contemporary interpretation of war torn Calcutta during the 1940's, the film follows the first adventure of Byomkesh (Sushant Singh Rajput), fresh out of college, as he pits himself against an evil genius who is out to destroy the world. It's his wits against the most villainous arch criminal the world has seen, in a world of murder, international political intrigue and seduction. Written by shubham

  • Shanghai

    Shanghai (2012)
    Film by Dibakar Banerjee (Crime and Thriller) Production designer Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop.

  • Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

    Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
    Film by Dibakar Banerjee (Comedy, Crime and Drama) Production designer Inspired by the incredible true story of Lucky Singh, an extremely charismatic and fearless confidence man and thief who socialized with the rich, famous and influential of Delhi society and then proceeded to rob them blind. He was the bête noire of the police and had stolen millions by the time he was caught. A modern day Robin Hood with a twist, he robbed both the rich and the poor without prejudice. Nothing was too big nor was anything too insignificant to escape his attention. The film opens with his trial and charts his rise from the projects of crime ridden suburban Delhi to the very heart of the corridors of power. Along the way he makes lifelong friends, falls in love an manages to outwit the entire law and order machinery. Written by Anonymous

Awards

  • FilmFare award in 2008 for best Production Design in 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!' and recently at the Jagran Film Festival 2015 for best Production Design on 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'

Education

  • National Institute of Design, Ahmedababd
    (1994-1999)

  • Welham Girls School, Dehra Dun
    (1983-1994)

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