Film (Director): Devki (Marathi Film) Film (Director): Filmistaan (2012) TV (Director/ Scriptwiter): Sssshh Phir Koi Hai
Listening To Music, Acting, Dancing, Photography
Awards, Honours, Achievements
2012: Silver Crow Pheasant at Kerala International Film Festival; Best Debut Director for Filmistaan (2012) 2012: New Currents Award - Special Mention at
Pusan International Film Festival; Filmistaan (2012) 2013: Silver Lotus Award at National Film Awards, India; Best Feature Film in Hindi for Filmistaan (2012)
Girls, Affairs and More
Son- None Daughter- 1, Name Not Known
Father- Name Not Known (Photographer) Mother- Name Not Known (Homemaker)
Brother- None Sister- 2, Names Not Known
Chiken Hotdog, Rajma Chawal, Parantha
Net Worth (approx.)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Nitin Kakkar
Does Nitin Kakkar smoke?: Not Known
Does Nitin Kakkar drink alcohol?: Not Known
His was left parentless at a very young age. He was just 13 when his father passed away and a few months later his mother died of cancer. He grew up with his two sisters.
He had to work since then to make ends meet, so, he started giving tuitions.
When he went to college, he realized that he was very much into the stage. He believed that it was more like escapism to him and he enjoyed it. He used to sell cosmetic products at that time.
When he was 24, he met Amarjeet Amle and started doing amateur theatre with him.
Along with director Nabhkumar Raju, he started making music videos for some time.
His first debutant film as an assistant director was a Marathi film named “Devki.” Though he could not complete the entire film.
During his struggle to become a film director, he directed and scripted daily soaps like Jersey No. 10, CID Special and Sssshh Phir Koi Hai.
His grandfather was from Lahore but after partition, he had to move to Jalandhar but he could never take off Lahore from his mind. He grew up hearing all the stories about Lahore from his grandfather. So, he claimed that all the stories which remained at the back of his mind helped him making of the movie “Filmistaan.”
He deliberately did not cast big names in his movies, he kept it real as per the demand of the story. His lead actor was Sharib Hashmi.
His movie did very well at the box office and won many national and international awards.