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Tigmanshu Dhulia Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia

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Bio
Real NameTigmanshu Dhulia
NicknameTishu
ProfessionActor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 33 inches
- Biceps: 13 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 July 1967
Age (as in 2017)50 Years
Birth PlaceAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversitySt. Joseph's College, Allahabad
Anglo Bengali Intermediate College, Allahabad
Allahabad University
Educational QualificationDegree in English
Degree in Economics
Degree in Modern History
Master's in Theatre
DebutActing (English): Electric Moon (1992)
Electric Moon poster
Acting (Hindi): Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster (2011)
Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster poster
Casting Director: Bandit Queen (1994)
Bandit Queen poster
Direction (Hindi): Haasil (2003)
Haasil film poster
TV Direction: Kahani Ek Kanya Ki (1991)
FamilyFather- Keshav Chandra Dhulia (Judge)
Mother- Sumitra Dhulia (Professor)
Brothers- 2
Sister- None
ReligionHinduism
Favourite Things
Favourite Filmmaker(s)Keshav Kapoor, Ketan Mehta, Anurag Kashyap
Favourite ActorIrrfan Khan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsTulika Dhulia (Costume Designer)
Wife/SpouseTulika Dhulia (m. 1989- present)
Tigmanshu Dhulia with his wife
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known

Tigmanshu Dhulia

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Tigmanshu Dhulia

  • Does Tigmanshu Dhulia smoke: Yes
  • Does Tigmanshu Dhulia drink alcohol: Not Known
  • With his father and a brother being a Judge, mother, a professor of Sanskrit, the second brother an Indian Navy officer, he had always seen a political kind of environment at his home which influenced him to direct the movies of that genre.
  • Though Tigmanshu had joined the National School of Drama after graduating from Allahabad University, he was not much interested in the theatre. It was the frank behaviour of teachers and students and the liberal environment over there which attracted him to be a part of the campus.
  • Before beginning to direct his films upon landing in Mumbai, he had assisted filmmakers like Shekhar Kapoor, Pradip Krishen, Ketan Mehta.
  • While assisting Shekhar Kapoor as the casting director for ‘Bandit Queen’ (1994) in the Chambal area of MP, he came to know the story of ‘Paan Singh Tomar.’
  • Haasil, a 2003 film directed by Tigmanshu, had a few instances inspired from his own love life. He told in an interview that his marriage was a loved one and he had been beaten a number of times for the same girl. He was in standard VIII and the lady was in VII back when they met for the first time.
  • Anurag Kashyap appeared as an actor in Tigmanshu’s film ‘Shagird’ on a promise that he’ll act in Kashyap’s film. This landed him the role of Ramadhir Singh in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur,’ a role he had no idea about.
  • In 2013, he was bestowed with the ‘National Film Award’ for his direction of the film ‘Paan Singh Tomar,’ which featured Irrfan Khan as a former Indian soldier, and athlete who later became a rebel when justice did not come his way.
  • Tigmanshu was given lifetime membership of the University Film Club of Aligarh Muslim University at the 7th Filmsaaz 2014, where he was a chief guest.
  • Here’s an exclusive interview RajyaSabha TV took of the national award winning film director Tigmanshu.

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