On This Day - Sujoy Ghosh's Birthday: Here's A List of His Best Films Other Than 'Kahaani'

Ghosh is a National Award-winning filmmaker who predominantly works in Hindi cinema.

Sujoy Ghosh is a familiar name to all thriller lovers in India, thanks to his 2012 film 'Kahaani'. The Vidya Balan-starrer smashed several box-office records at the time and went down in history as one of Bollywood's finest mystery thriller films. The film is still celebrated for its unusual storyline, plot twists, as well as performances.

'Kahaani' was pathbreaking in several ways, bringing a whiff of fresh air to Bollywood. It won many awards, including three National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards.

Ghosh celebrates his 57th birthday today. On this occasion, we present a list of some of his other films that one must also check out.

Jhankaar Beats (2003)

Ghosh made his directorial debut in 2003 with 'Jhankaar Beats', and showcased the enormous potential he had!

The musical comedy film stars Rahul Bose, Juhi Chawla, Sanjay Suri, Shayan Munshi, Rinke Khanna, and Riya Sen. It pays tribute to the music of R. D. Burman, and explores several themes related to love and friendship.

It received mixed reviews from critics.

Aladin (2009)

Released in 2009, 'Aladin' marked the first collaboration between Ghosh and Amitabh Bachchan. Besides Bachchan, the fantasy action-comedy film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Riteish Deshmukh, and Jacqueline Fernandez.

The film has its issues. But it was a great attempt and did something new in this genre.

Overall, it is surely worth a watch!

Badla (2019)

'Badla' is an official remake of the 2016 hit Spanish film 'The Invisible Guest'. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Tony Luke, and Amrita Singh.

The film is a brilliant thriller, which follows an interview between a lawyer and a businesswoman. With its unusual storyline, it succeeds at keeping the audience thrilled throughout.

It received 4 nominations at the 65th Filmfare Awards.