, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Sanjay Gupta is a Bollywood writer-director known for his dark thrillers. He comes from an affluent business family of South Mumbai. He is Best known for films like Kaante and Shootout at Lokhandwala and most recently Shootout at Wadala.
He completed his studies at Palm Beach School at Napean Sea Road and Sydenham College at Churchgate in Mumbai.
Gupta started his career with Aatish: Feel the Fire which was not well appreciated. Later he went to write and direct films like Ram Shastra, Khauff and Jung . But his biggest break came with Kaante for which he was nominated at Filmfare Award for Best Director.
He also went on to produce hit films like Shootout at Lokhandwala and Dus Kahaniyaan.
In 2013, he directed and co-produced Shootout at Wadala with Balaji Motion Pictures, sequel to 2007 hit Shootout at Lokhandwala which emerged as another hit of his career. The film was critically acclaimed and commercially successful.