Esmayeel Shroff

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Esmayeel Shroff

(1960-08-12) 12 August 1960 (age 58)[1]
Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Occupation Director, Writer.
Years active 1975–present

Esmayeel Shroff (born 12 August 1960) is an Indian film director and writer, noted for his work in the Bollywood industry. His hit film Thodisi Bewafaii was famous among the crowd of the 1980s. The movie was written by his brother, Moin Ud Din Shroff.[2][3][4][5]


Early work

Shroff graduated from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli as a sound engineer after completing his education at NIT, Srinagar. He later went to Bombay, now Mumbai, to pursue his interest in films. He worked as Assistant Director to Bheem Singh and later directed his first film Thodisi Bewafaii, followed by other films in Bollywood.


Shroff directed Thodisi Bewafaii followed by Agar - If, God and Gun, Ahista Ahista, Zid, Police Public, Majhdhaar, Dil Akhir Dil Hai, Tarkieb, Bulundi, Nishchaiy, Surya and Jhuta Sach. He is currently directing the movie - Nazuk sa Modh which will be shot in Delhi. "I am going to be in Delhi during the shoot and would like to see the film should move in the right direction" said Shroff while leaving Mumbai for Delhi.


Year Film Note
2004 Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum Starring Arya Babbar
2000 Tarkieb Starring Nana Patekar
1996 Yeh Majhdhaar Starring Salman Khan
1995 God and Gun Raaj Kumar's final film role before his death in 1996.
1994 Zid Mala Sinha's last film role
1992 Nishchaiy Starring Salman Khan
1990 Police Public Starring Raaj Kumar
1989 Suryaa: An Awakening Starring Raaj Kumar
1986 Love 86 One of Govinda's first major hit
1985 Pighalta Aasman Co-director with Shammi (actress)
1984 Jhutha Sach The film was remade in Telugu as Kodetrachu
1982 Dil... Akhir Dil Hai One of the last release of charactor actor Rehman.
1981 Ahista Ahista This film is remake of famous Kannada film Gejje Pooje.
1981 Bulundi Starring Raaj Kumar
1980 Thodisi Bewafaii Starring Rajesh Khanna
1977 Agar... If Starring Amol Palekar


  1. ^ "Esmayeel Shroff Photos". Times of India. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  2. ^ Ramnath, Nandini. "The Danny Denzongpa interview: 'I follow my heart and I follow my impulse'". Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  3. ^ "Shammi 1929-2018: Farewell friend - Ahmedabad Mirror". Ahmedabad Mirror. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  4. ^ "Actress Shammi passes away: Troubled personal life seldom diluted her impeccable comic timing- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  5. ^ "The next king of comedy: How Varun Dhawan is stepping into Govinda's shoes- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  6. ^ "Esmayeel Shroff". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-06-03.

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