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Sham Kaushal is one of the most popular and sought after action directors in Hindi film industry. With a good number of awards in his kitty, he has the prestigious oscar winning movie 'Slumdog Millionaire', along with hindi super hits like 'Krrish', 'Kaminey', 'Raajneeti', 'Kahaani', 'Don', 'Laskhya', '3 Idiots', etc.

Sham has completed his graduation in English Literature from Govt college, Hoshiarpur in Punjab. The intention from Punjab to Mumbai was solely for survival with no intention or ambition in films. His first job as a sales representative lasted only for a year as he realised his interests was somewhere else. A chance meeting with some stunt men in the neighbourhood., who worked with big names in the industry then, changed Sham's destiny. He worked as a stuntman for seven years before getting the big break as an independent action director in 1990.

His first movie as an Action Director was a Malayalam movie called 'Indrajalam' directed by Mr. Thampy Kannamthanam which starred Malayalam super star Mohanlal. This was followed by 'Prahaar' directed by veteran actor Nana Patekar. The realistic and raw action scenes got him noticed in the industry. He won the best new action director award for the movie. The journey continues with all the big directors in the industry who swear by his professionalism.