Vikas Bahl Wiki Bio
Vikas Bahl is an Indian Film Director, Producer, and Screenwriter of Bollywood. He is best known for the movie Queen (2014), which won him the Filmfare Award for Best Director.
Bahl produces films under Phantom Films and he has won multiple awards including three National Film Awards and one Filmfare award for films produced under Phantom Films.
Family & Early Life
Bahl’s and his family was living in Lajpat Nagar in Delhi, and his father was an employee of Indian Oil Corporation. He has done his schooling from Sadar Patel Vidyalaya and graduation from Ramjas College. Later he moved to Mumbai to pursue an MBA degree from SVKM NMIMS.
Vikas has worked in the advertising industry for several years before joining UTV Spotboy. In 2011, he started Phantom Films, along with Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and Madhu Mantena, and produced/directed multiple films.
Did You Know & Trivia
Bahl won Nation Film Award for Best Screenplay for the movie Chilar Party which he co-directed with Nitesh Tiwari and Vijay Maurya. Queen was his independent directorial venture which received critical and popular acclaim.
Vikas next venture is a biopic on mathematician and IIT-Jee coach Anand Kumar where Hrithik Roshan will play Kumar and the movie will be released in January 2019.
Over years, Vikas has worked with some of India’s best director such as Rajkumar Gupta, Vishal Bhardwaj, and Anurag Kashyap.
Recently in October 2018, a former employee of Phantom Films has accused Bahl of sexually harassing her on the sets of movie Queen. After this, the lead actress Kangana Ranaut has accused him in support of the employee for sexual misconduct.
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