Homi Adajania

Actor, Director, Writer, Producer


Homi Adajania is an Indian film director and writer. He made his directorial debut with Being Cyrus (2006), an English-language psychological drama. He followed this with the commercially successful Hindi-language romantic comedy Cocktail (2012). After this Adajania directed the satire Finding Fanny.Homi Adajania entered the film industry directing and co-writing the English-language psychological drama Being Cyrus (2006) starring Saif Ali Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, and Boman Irani. The film earned critical acclaim, despite being commercially unsuccessful. Film critic Rajeev Masand called it a stylish thriller thats told in an immensely engaging style.Adajanias second directorial venture was the Hindi-language romantic comedy Cocktail (2012). The film was written by filmmaker Imtiaz Ali and produced by Saif Ali Khan and Dinesh Vijan under their banner Illuminati Films. The lead roles were played by Khan, Deepika Padukone, and debutante actress Diana Penty, while Kapadia and Boman Irani featured in supporting roles. After its three-week run, Box Office India declared the film a hit in India and abroad. It earned mixed to positive reviews from critics.Adajanias third directorial venture, the satirical comedy Finding Fanny, was released in September 2014 in both English and Hindi. The film starred an ensemble cast including Shah, Kapadia, Pankaj Kapur, Padukone, and Arjun Kapoor. The film received mostly positive reviews, and had a steady run at the box office.His next project is a Hindi film adaptation of an American novel, an intense love story, Takadum, starring Irrfan Khan, Parineeti Chopra and Sushant Singh Rajput which is currently under production.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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