Films

Audience is very much interested in knowing more and more about Samir Karnik's mind blowing movies. After completing degree in International relations and International politics, how Samir Karnik moved towards Bollywood movies, it's the story everyone would be interested to know. Earlier he demonstrated his creativity by making documentaries that includes Dar-es-Salaam region of Tanzania. He also worked for some advertisements. Samir Karnik learned the tips of Bollywood movie direction from reputed director Vidhu Vinod Chopra and worked as assistant director for movie Kareeb.

Samir Karnik's “Nanhe Jaisalmer” earned 'Children's jury award-Certificate of merit' at Chicago International Children's Film festival. This movie was the only Bollywood movie nominated for Cannes Film festival.

For curious audience, here is a brief description of movies directed by Samir Karnik:

Kyon! Ho Gaya Na: Samir Karnik started his career as a Bollywood movie director with this movie. The movie features some great stars Amitabh Bachchan, Vivek Oberoi, Aishwarya Rai and Rati Agnihotri. The film was released world wide in 2004. Its english version was released with name “Look What's Happened Now”. This is a romantic movie featuring true love of a couple, where the male does not realize his immense love for his girlfriend. Samir Karnik not only directed this movie but also wrote scripts for it.

Nanhe Jaisalmer – A Dream Come True: The movie in short known as “Nanhe” was the second movie by rising director Samir Karnik. The movie beautifully depicts the friendship between a Rajsthan child and an actor. The movie features Bobby Deol as an actor, Dwij Yadav as the child Nanhe Jaisalmer, and Sharat Saxena as Khema ji. Nanhe Jaisalmer depicts the dreams and aspirations of a young child and his passion to achieve them. The movie was released in September, 2007. The film won award at California children film festival and received entry for Cannes Film festival. With this movie Samir Karnik demonstrated his craftsmanship as a director.

Heroes: The movie is based upon brave soldiers sacrificing their lives for motherland. 'Heroes' features two boys who cover a long distance to meet the real heroes of our country. The movie has a big star cast including Sunny Deol, Mithun Chakraborty, Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, Bobby Deol, Dino Morea, Preity Zinta and Amrita Arora. It was a great patriotic movie worth watching on big silver screen. Monty Sharma and Sajid Wajid composed music for this movie. The movie saw its release in October, 2008.

Vaada Raha (I Promise): The movie features the story of a doctor who always taught his patients to hope for the best in future and leave negative thoughts. The doctor receives a big prize money for finding treatment of Cancer. The doctor proposes to his sweetheart Pooja and had planning of getting married soon. However, one day the doctor met with a car accident and his whole body was paralyzed below the neck. His love Pooja left him and the doctor goes under severe depression finding no use of his life. The doctor who used to give hope to his patients was completely hopeless. Then a child entered his world to rekindle his hope for life and set new definition of his life. The starcast of the movie includes Bobby Deol, Kangna Ranaut, Dwij Yadav and Atul Agnihotri. The movie was released in September, 2009.

Yamla Pagla Deewana: With this movie under the banner 'Top Angle Productions', Samir Karnik brought another theme and it was romantic-comedy movie. The starcast includes Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Ajay Devgan, Bobby Deol and Nafisa Ali. This was the second time when Deol family was seen together after their home production movie “Apne”. The movie proved to be a great entertaining film at the box-office. The movie was a Lohri festival gift for Indian audience and was released on 14th January, 2011.

Char Din Ki Chandni: This is the latest 'Top Angle Productions' movie directed by Samir Karnik and released in March, 2012. This is again a romantic comedy movie featuring a girl 'Chandni' who comes India to attend a wedding ceremony and wins everybody's heart. Kulraj Randhawa plays the female lead role of Chandni. Other stars in the crew are Tusshar Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Om Puri, Johny Lever, Chandrachur Singh and Farida Jalal. The movie is full of hilarious circumstances where the story depicts the problems of a love couple in which the boy belongs to a royal family and girl hails from an ordinary family.

With these movies, Samir Karnik has provided his introduction as a skilled director. This might be a trailer of his craftsmanship as a director. His movies made for commercial purpose has artistic flavor and liked by International audience. Nanhe Jaisalmer is just an example of this. International and Indian audience are waiting for some great history creating movies from Samir Karnik while the young talent has the capability to live up to the expectations of world wide audience.