- This article relates to film director. For the CNN senior medical correspondent of the same name see Sanjay Gupta
is a Bollywood
writer-director known for his dark thrillers
Sanjay Gupta comes from an affluent business family of South Mumbai. He completed his studies at Palm Beach School
at Napean Sea Road
and Sydenham College
in Mumbai. He has frequently worked with Sanjay Dutt
. The two started White Feather Films, a production company located in Mumbai, together. Both have publicly admitted they consider each other real brothers and are very close friends.
Much of his work has been criticised as re-interpretations of other films, both Hollywood and other international pieces. Gupta refuted these claims in an interview with rediff.com in 2002.
(2005) bears a striking resemblance to Oldboy
, a 2003 South Korean
film directed by Park Chan-wook
, but is not an officially sanctioned remake. It was reported in 2005 that Zinda
was under investigation for violation of copyright
. A spokesman for Show East, the distributor of Oldboy
, said, "if we find out there's indeed a strong similarity between the two, it looks like we'll have to talk with our lawyers." His movie Kaante
is also a Hindi remake of the film Reservoir Dogs
directed by Quentin Tarantino
His first movie Feel the Fire
is also remake of Hong-Kong movie A Better......