Aarun Nagar

Film director, writer, actor, film producer

Early life and education

Nagar was born in the village of Dujana in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh. He completed his graduation from Delhi University.

As an actor

Nagar started his acting career in 2003 with a devotional TV serial, based on Sai Baba as a lead role of Sri Sai. Nagar did about 25 TV serials on various Channels, i.e. Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha (Star Plus), Seven (Sony), Kismat (Sony), Vaseeyat (DD), Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein (Star One) etc. These serials did reasonably well at that time and got him noticed by lots of filmmakers in the industry. Which led him to being cast in so many famous Bollywood Movies to being cast in movie like Bhouri alongside stalwarts like Raghuveer Yadav, Aditya Pancholi, Shakti Kapoor. He has consistently won rave reviews for all his performances in films such as Semshook (2010), Children of War (2014) Gurjar Aandolan (2014), Uvaa (2015) Bhouri (2016) Risknamaa (2019).

As a director

Nagar made his directorial debut as a writer and director in a real story based epic drama Gurjar Aandolan (2014), which was banned by the Rajasthan Government and never had a theatrical release in Rajasthan due to its issues based on the real ‘Gurjar Agitation’ which was happened in ‘2007-2008’ in Rajasthan. Later he released his next film Risknamaa a film based on the controversial love story based on two brother’s life, where the elder brother falls in love with his younger brother’s wife. It was released on 15 March 2019 to widespread critical appreciation, also achieved a critical and commercial success at the box office.

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