IFFM Guests

Nikkhil Advani

Director, Writer, Producer

National-Award winning director, writer, and producer, Nikkhil Advani has given the industry some of its most memorable films in his career spanning over 25 years. Making his directorial debut with the iconic film Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) that made waves internationally, he went on to deliver several successful films like Salaam-e-Ishq (2007), Katti Batti (2015), Hero (2015), Batla House (2019) among many others. He is the co-found of Emmay Entertainment, known for producing films like Airlift (2016), Sardar Ka Grandson (2021) and Bell Bottom (2021). Recently, he also directed the Amazon web-series Mumbai Diaries 26/11 (2021) based on the tragic 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, which has garnered several nominations at IFFM 2022.