A multi-talented filmmaker who has been credited as a Director, Producer, Writer and also as an Actor, in over 40 films.
3 of his recent films have premiered at Cannes, and his epic 2-part film Gangs of Wasseypur is hugely popular. He has also served on the jury of Sundance, Venice, CPH Pix and Marrakech film festivals.
He was awarded the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letter, by the French government in 2013.