Gauri Shinde: News

Gauri Shinde is an Indian film director and screenwriter who predominantly works in the Hindi film industry. She was born on July 6, 1974, in Pune and completed her graduation from Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication. After her college life ended, Shinde started getting passionate about filmmaking and thought of taking it up as a career. Following this, she shifted to Mumbai and bagged an internship under documentary filmmaker Siddharth Kak. Soon after this, she started working with different advertising agencies like Lowe Lintas, IBW, and Bates Clarion, where R. Balki was the creative director. She worked in more than 100 short films and advertising films. One of her short films ‘Oh Man!’ was also selected for the Berlin Film Festival. In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut as a director in the Indian comedy-drama film ‘English Vinglish.’ She received the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director and the Laadli National Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity for the film. The film was also shortlisted as India’s official entry for the Academy Awards in the category of Best Foreign language film. In 2016, she directed the coming-of-age drama film ‘Dear Zindagi.’ In 2007, she got married to R. Balki.

06 Feb 2023


Sridevi-starrer 'English Vinglish' to release in China on this date

Gauri Shinde's much acclaimed directorial debut film English Vinglish will now release in China. The 2012 film marked Bollywood superstar Sridevi's return to movies after 15 years.

17 Jun 2021


R. Balki, Gauri Shinde announce collaboration with Pranab Kapadia

Filmmaker couple R. Balki and Gauri Shinde on Thursday said they have partnered with media business veteran Pranab Kapadia as co-producer for their upcoming films to be made under their banner Hope Productions.

25 Nov 2018

Shah Rukh Khan

'Dear Zindagi' turns two: Looking back at lessons it taught

In 2016, director Gauri Shinde gifted cine lovers two characters that are loved even now, Kaira and Dr. Jug, played by Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan respectively.

What happened in Delhi today?

As parking collections take a hit in Delhi, Gurugram's auto-market revives business with the help of digital payments.