Vikas Bahl is a popular producer in the Hindi Film Industry. He has been associated with several popular films of Bollywood like Aamir, No One Killed Jessica and Udaan etc.
Bahl was born and brought up in Lajpat Nagar in Delhi and his father worked with the Indian Oil Corporation. After his graduation from Ramjas College, Delhi, he shifted to Mumbai to pursue MBA degree from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).
Bahl started his career with advertising for several years as a client servicing, before joining UTV Spotboy. In 2011, he started Phantom Films, along with Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and Madhu Mantena. Over the years as a director, he has worked with film directors like Vishal Bhardwaj, Anurag Kashyap, Rajkumar Gupta and Vikramaditya Motwane.
Also in 2011, he co-directed Chillar Party and won the National Film Award for Best Screenplay, along with Nitesh Tiwari and Vijay Maurya. The film has also garnered the National Film Award for Best Children's Film. In 2014 came his independent directorial venture, 'Queen' starring Kangana Ranaut, which received critical and popular acclaim.
His upcoming project is 'Shaandar', a destination wedding film, wherein an Indian family goes to Europe. In October 2014, he directed a short film, 'Going Home' featuring Alia Bhatt on womens safety, which went viral on social media.