Pradeep Sarkar

Pradeep Sarkar

Award-winning adman-turned-filmmaker, Pradeep Sarkar has been in the industry for nearly 17 years. The director is best known for his muse, the city of Kolkata, which has often played a pivotal role in his films, such as ‘Parineeta’. He has done numerous ad films (Tata Yellow Pages, ICICI Prudential, and Onida KY Thunder to name a few) and many music videos like Shubha Mudgal’s ‘Ab Ke Saawan’, Euphoria’s ‘Dhoom Pichuk Dhoom’, ‘Maairi’, ‘Aana To Meri Gali’, Sultan Khan’s ‘Piya Basanti’, and Bhupen Hazarika’s ‘Ganga’.
He won the National Award in 2006 for ‘Parineeta’, and his other films include ‘Laaga Chunari Mein Daag –Journey of a Woman’ (2007), ‘Lafangey Parindey’ (2010), ‘Mardaani’ (2014) and the most recent being ‘Helicopter Eela’ (2018). He recently he did a web series for ALT Balaji named as ‘Cold Lassi and Chicken Masala’ (2019). Pradeep continues to make ad films, in addition to features.