Birth: 12-06-1976, Mumbai

Vikramaditya Motwane is an Indian film director, and screenwriter of films like Dev.D (2009) and Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (2007). His directorial debut film, Udaan (2010) was selected to compete in the 'Un Certain Regard’ category at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and also won seven Filmfare awards.

Motwane was a long-time assistant of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and collaborated with Bhansali on the films Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) and Devdas (2002). He directed the song sequences in Anurag Kashyap's film Paanch (2003) and was Choreographer on Deepa Mehta's Academy Award-nominated film Water (2005).

Motwane released his debut feature film, Udaan (2010), for Anurag Kashyap's production house, Anurag Kashyap Films, on July 16, 2010., which won seven Filmfare awards including Filmfare critics award for best movie and also won him the Best Director Award at the 2011 Star Screen Awards.

Motwane's second film, a period romance called 'Lootera' starring Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh received postive response from both, critics and audiences.