Kumar Mangat is one of the foremost producers working Bollywood and he is been in the industry since 31 years. It all started nearly 30 years ago i.e in 1978 when Kumar Mangat land in tinsel town with just 200 rupees in his pocket and he was only 16 years old then.
Kumar Mangat started off his career as a spot boy & earned less than 17 rupees per day. As a spot boy, he started learning the finer nuances of the film industry and the way it functioned. From there he went on to become a production controller for producer Shantilal Soni who made Raksha Bandhan and College Girl…that was just the beginning of an illustrious career.
Kumar Mangat landed his first production manager assignment in 1980 with Mr. Shantilal Sony, Mr. B. P. Pandey for film "Shravan Kumar". In 1991 Veeru Devgan asked him to take over the business reins of his son’s career…and the rest is history. For the last 18 years Kumar Mangat has been successfully managing Ajay’s career.
The Devgans started the film distribution outfit, Devgan Entertainment & Software Ltd. In 1996 with Kumar Mangat as the CEO. A big name in the film distribution circuit today, it has distributed over 80 films in the last 10 years. Prominent among which have been Hum Dil de Chuke Sanam, Ishq, Kachche Dhaage, Pyaar Toh Hona Hi Tha, Raju Chacha, Dil Kya Kare, Hindustan Ki Kasam & Ek Rishta among others and in the year 2000 Kumar Mangat started his own production & distribution company called Big Screen Entertainment; he distributed the smash hits Qayamat, Gangajal, Masti, Black & many more in these last few year.
In 2006 Kumar Mangat produced “Omkara”, his first independent production venture. Omkara broke the conventional mould of Bollywood into smithereens & did it with a panache that encompassed all departments of film making.
His forthcoming release is ‘Toonpur Ka Super Hero’ starring Ajay Devgan & Kajol directed by Kireet Khurana is an ambitious extravagant first 3D live animation flick under production.