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About Tarun Mathur

Tarun Mathur is a Writer, Researcher and Director based in Mumbai. He is a well known personality in the world of Film Television and Theater. He has directed several serials for many reputed channels. Before his first venture as freelance director, he was working with Mumbai Doordarshan Kendra. He worked with all big personalities of Radio, Doordarshan and Films like Om Shivpuri, Kamleshwar, Rajesh Khanna, Manoj Kumar, Mahendra Kapoor, Vijay Anand (Goldi ji), Dheeraj Kumar and many more.

Latest Work

Letter Box (Feature Film)

Letter Box is a Hindi movie starring Atul Mathur, Deepak Tiwari, Rakhi Tripathi, Rakesh Agarwal, Shameem Ali, Nikita Kaushik, Veena Kapoor as lead roles. Director is Tarun Mathur. It is a Drama movie with 2019 as its release year. The movie was released on MX Player.

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Interview As a writer

Screenplay and direction of a musical video album on VANDE MATRAM which is appreciated and released by the Ex-president of India- Smt. PRATIBHA PATIL

CELEBS Testimonials

PROFESSIONAL TIMELINE

2018

1997

Teleserial “MIYAN BIWI RAZI” for Filmcity Coorporation, starring Rishabh Shukla, Rajesh Puri, Akashdeep etc. | “SAMJHAUTA” (Social) for Global in 1997

1993-94

16 shortfilms for special awareness for Doordarshan in 1993-94

1999 – 2000

Directed Tele Serial  ‘Rishtey’  for Doordarshan | Serial ‘Kabhi Hero,  Kabhi Zero’  for UTV Hungama | Serial ‘Doojee Leher’ (Punjabi) for Mukta Arts

2014 – 2015

Written a film ‘Do Pal Pyar Ke’ for Partho Ghosh | Research work continued

2001 – 2002

Directed Serial ‘Rishtey’ for Zee TV | TVC ad. ‘Smiling Feet’ | Serial ‘Angrezi Mein Kahte Hain’ for NDTV Imagine (multi camera set-up)

2015 – 2016

Creative Director of ‘Prime Frequency’ for Niti Creations for NDTV Prime | Research work continued | Writing a novel ‘Sangat’

2002 – 2003

Directed Serial ‘Rishtey’ for Zee TV | Serial ‘X-Zone’ for Zee TV | Serial ‘Laadeshwar Bahu’ (Rajasthani) for ETV Rajasthan

2016 – 2017

Research work on Indian Muslim women’s rights and culture in India | Directed and anchored various episodes of propaganda documentary ‘Parivartan’ | Researcher and show-runner of Niti Creations ‘Premkumari’ (still continuing) | Writing work on novel ‘Sangat’ continues

2003 – 2004

Directed Daily soap ‘Sheeshey ka Ghar’ for ETV Urdu | Daily soap ‘Poochho Mere Dil Se’ for ETV Urdu | Daily soap ‘Ajab Mirza, Gazab Mirza’ for ETV Urdu

2018

Research work continues | Writing and Directing films for Festivals and web series like ‘Letter Box’, ‘Ab koi Dastak Nahin Deta’, ‘Sangat’, ‘Dosti’ | Writing work on novel ‘Sangat’ continues…

2004 – 2005

Directed Serial ‘Sushila’ (Marathi) for Doordarshan | Video film  ‘Agar Magar Lekin’ for Raju Shrivastav | Serial ‘Har Jawan ki Kasam’ for Doordarshan

2005 – 2006

Directed Telefilm ‘Haj-e-Akbar’ for ETV Urdu | Invited by a production house in Pakistan for directing Serial ‘Hum Shaadi Nahi Karenge’ | Conducted workshops there for acting  and direction

2007 – 2008

Directed Serial ‘Sushmita’ (Marathi) for Doordarshan | Serial ‘Sant Tukaram’ (Marathi) for Doordarshan | Ad. For Elegance shirts | Interviewed Indian singers’ and music directors’ views for Pakistan regarding Pakistani legendary singers | Jury member of RAPA (Radio and TV Awards) | Written episodes ‘Mantra’, ‘Doosri Leher’ and ‘Coffee’ for..Read More

2009 – 2010

Directed Docu dramas on Sikkhism and Gurudwaras of Punjab | Research work on Forts of Rajasthan | Research work on Draupadi from Mahabharat

2011 – 2012

Directed Episode on Munshi PremChand’s classic ‘Gaban’ | Episode ‘Mera Aangan’ | Episode ‘Charanpur ke Log’ | Research work on concubines of Rajasthan

2012 – 2013

Research work continued on various historical characters of Rajasthan

2013 – 2014

Written a film ‘Pyar mein Thoda Twist’ for Partho Ghosh | Research work continued

2000 – 2001

Directed Docu-drama ‘Sukriti’ for PTC Channel | Documentary ‘Setu’ for Central Govt. officials | Mobisodes – Daily soap ‘Lakeeran’ (Punjabi) for Zee Alpha

1973-1975

Directed and acted in approximately 15 plays in theatre group, Nav Natya Niketan, Delhi

1994

Gujarati serial “36 LAKSHAN” (3 episodes) for D.D | Gujarati serial for D.D entitled “GHAR SANSAR” (26 episodes) | Gujarati serial entitled “WAADIYON NU PAAR” (13 episodes) for D.D | Directed TV Film entitled “BAAP RE BAAP” for DD– multi camera setup

1995

Tele serial “BUDHHIRAJ” starring Babbloo Mukherjee, Dinayar Tirandaz, Akashdeep, Junior Mehmood etc.

1996

Teleserial “QATIL” starring Kiran Kumar, Sahiba, Babloo Mukherjee | “ASHADH KE BADAL” (Social) for D.D-1

1996-97

Directed Satyen Kappu productions Telefilm “APNA GHAR” starring Pallavi Joshi, Raghubir Yadav, Rishabh Shukla etc. in 1996-1997

1998

“ANHONEE” (horror serial) for ZEE T.V. | UTV’s “AMAR CHITRA KATHA”(Historical Serial) for D.D-1 | “ZINDAGI KE AAS PAAS” (social) for Satyen Kappu | “AGHORI” (12 episodes) for ZEE T.V. in 1998

1999

One of the jury members (for the TV section) of the Screen Videocon Awards-1999

2007-08

One of the jury members for award committee of RAPA (Radio and television awards) 2007-2008

1985 – 1987

Directed video feature “SHIKARI” in 1985. Directed video film “GARMA-GARAM” in 1987

1988-1989

Directed comedy serial “AANA HUZUR” with Rajesh Puri for D.D. Metro Channel in 1988-1989. Directed children’s video cassette “HANSTE KHELTE” Part-I, II, III, IV, V AND VI in 1988-89

1993

Gujarati serial “VACHAN” (13 episodes) for D.D. Telefilm for D.D. Kendra Delhi “SARA DIN SAANJH”

1984

Directed second suspense video feature film “AAKHRI CHAAL” starring Rehana Sultan, Dheeraj Kumar, Rajni Sharma and others

1973

Worked in little Theatre Group, an Indo-American Group in Delhi as Director, Actor and Production Manager

1975

Directed a short film “SAPNE” on Family Planning for Kay Meg Tech

1975

Joined Mumbai Doordarshan Kendra in March, 1975. Assisted and produced nearly all major programmes like News, Drama, Phool Khilen Hain Gulshan Gulshan, Chhaayageet, Parikrama, feature films, Focus, Science Magazine, all being multicamera setups and 16mm and 35mm

1984

After resigning from Doordarshan Kendra, co-directed 18 episodes of patriotic TV serial “KAHAN GAYE WOH LOG” produced by Dheeraj Kumar.

1997-98

Shri Mahendra Kapoor’s “AWAZ KI DUNIYA” (Musical Programme) for D.D-1 (52 episodes) – multi camera setup | Teleserial “SAFED JHOOTH” starring Rishabh Shukla, Sahiba, Babloo Mukherjee and Satyen Kappu etc. for D.D-1

1984

Written and Directed India’s first full length video horror film “AADHI RAAT KE BAAD” in 1984, starring Bharat Bhushan, Neeta Mehta, Raza Murad, Dheeraj Kumar and others.

… and that’s how it all started