Neeraj Pandey is a noted Bollywood filmmaker best known for his debut feature A Wednesday! (2009), for which he won a National Film award.
Neeraj Pandey made his debut film inspired from the aftermath of 2006 Mumbai train bombings. The film, starring Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah, was a blockbuster and won the National Best First Film of a Director award, two Star Screen awards, and two IIFA awards. His next release Special 26 (2013) was also a grand success.
Pandey is known to sample real-life incidents as the basis of his stories. His style of fictionalizing them are appreciated by his critics and audiences alike.His latest Baby has been a successful venture for both him & Akshay Kumar. His upcoming film M S Dhoni: The Untold Story (2015) is highly anticipated.
He has also produced few independent Hindi films.
Personal Life -
Neeraj Pandey was born in Kolkata.