Habib Faisal

DNA Sunday (Mumbai) - - FRONT PAGE -

He started out as a writer with films like Salaam Na­maste, that he co- wrote, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Ta Ra Rum Pum and Band Ba­jaa Baaraat. He, how­ever, came into the lime­light with his first di­rec­to­rial ven­ture Do Dooni Chaar that starred the hus­band- wife duo Rishi Kapoor and Neetu to­gether af­ter more than two decades. It was also Neetu’s come­back film. Deal­ing with the state of teach­ers in the coun­try, the film was crit­i­cally ac­claimed for its “sim­plic­ity” and “grace”. It also won the Na­tional Award for the Best Fea­ture Film. His next di­rec­to­rial ven­ture Ishaqza­ade won pos­i­tive re­views and was a commercial suc­cess too. Faisal is now gear­ing up for his next film Daawat- E- Ishq a romcom star­ring Parinieeti Cho­pra and Aditya Roy Kapoor. He is also script­ing the Shah Rukh Khan star­rer Fan.

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