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Nikhil Venugopalan
Nikhil Venugopalan
Native nameനിഖിൽ വേണുഗോപാലൻ
Born21 October 1984
Alma materUsha Pravin College
Years active  2012
Known forAkoori & Zero Kms
Home townMumbai

Nikhil Venugopalan is an Indian Filmmaker who has written and directed various Ad Films and TV Series. [1][2] [3]

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Nikhil did his schooling from Dominic Savio High School and graduated from Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Management and also did a film course from XIC, Mumbai.

Career[edit | edit source]

Nikhil Venugopalan has created and developed shows for Zee5 namely 'Zero KM's, a thriller starring Naseeruddin Shah, Karenjit Kaur, a biopic on Sunny Leone. Babbar ka tabbar starring Manu Rishi Ayesha Raza and 'Akoori', a satire starring Darshan Jariwalla and Lilette Dubey and regional films like America Mappillai (Tamil), Horn OK please and Liftman(Marathi). Nikhil was previously heading creative for ALT Balaji the OTT platform of Balaji Telefilms, with Ekta Kapoor responsible for series like 'Romil and Juggal', 'Boygiri'. Nikhil has also written and directed multiple ad films for brands like BigFM, Teach for India, Intex, Videocon, Relispray, Electrolux and more. Nikhil has won various awards for his work.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Name Language Written Directed
2013 Teach for India Hindi Yes Yes
2017 Hashtag Salim, BigFM Hindi Yes Yes
2018 Zero Kms Hindi Yes No
2018 Karenjit Kaur Hindi Yes No
2018 Akoori Hindi Yes No
2018 Babbar ka Tabbar Hindi Yes No
2018 Horn Ok Please Marathi Yes Yes
2018 Liftman Marathi Yes Yes
2018 America Mappillai Tamil Yes Yes
2018 Romil and Juggal Hindi Yes Yes
2018 Boygiri Hindi Yes Yes
2018 Akoori Season 2 Hindi Yes Yes

References[edit | edit source]

  • Akoori Trailer: This Parsi Dysfunctional Family Leaves You In Splits.[1]
  • ZEE5 comedy ‘Akoori’ shows what a dysfunctional family is really like, says director Harsh Dedhia.[2]
  • UA Exclusive | Quashiq Mukherjee: My Own Scripts Attract Me The Most.[3]
  • Enjoy your evening ride with songs and Salim on 92.7 Big FM.[4]
  • [5]
  • https://www.mid-day.com/articles/akroori-trailer-this-parsi-dysfunctional-family-will-leave-you-in-splits/19691152
  • https://scroll.in/reel/883016/zee5-comedy-akoori-shows-what-a-dysfunctional-family-is-really-like-says-director-harsh-dedhia
  • https://urbanasian.com/entertainment/2018/06/ua-exclusive-quashiq-mukherjee-my-own-scripts-attract-me-the-most/
  • http://bestmediainfo.com/2017/07/enjoy-your-evening-ride-with-songs-and-salim-on-92-7-big-fm/
  • imdb https://www.imdb.com/name/nm8718472/. Missing or empty |title= (help)