(Feature Films, TV shows and commercial)
(Web Series: Criminal Justice)
Vishal has worked for TV promos for 13 years and won 27 awards nationally and internationally. After that, he made my first feature film Lapachhapi and directed a couple of stories for TV shows in the thriller and horror genre. ‘Lapachhapi’ was an official selection to a number of international film festivals and bagged a few awards.
One of his recent ventures includes the WEB SHOW: Criminal Justice (Hotstar) – released in 2019, Produced by Applause Entertainment & BBC. Starring – Pankaj Tripathi, Jackie Shroff, Vikrant Massey etc.
Lapachhapi – Lapachhapi, the debut feature film in the genre of Horror in the Marathi language released on 14th July. It played successfully for 50 days and more in the theatres and has been declared a HIT. It was received well equally by the audiences as well as critics and has been an official selection at various international film festivals. It had nine nominations at the FILMFARE MARATHI AWARDS 2018.
Trailer link: https://youtu.be/5htL3vJuIBY
Some Reviews of Lapachhapi :
Lapachhapi has won the following Accolades:
FILMFARE MARATHI AWARDS 2018 – 1 win, 9 Nominations -WINNER – BEST BACKGROUND MUSIC, Nominated for – BEST FILM, BEST DIRECTOR, BEST ACTRESS, BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, BEST STORY, BEST EDITING, BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR, BEST SOUND DESIGN.
- LONDON INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – Official Selection
- Brooklyn Film Festival 2016- Official Selection
- Winner – Spirit Award
- Madrid International Film Festival- 2016 – Official Selection
- Winner – Best New Director
- Nominations – Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Score, Best Editing
- Spotlight Horror Awards – Gold Award Winner
- Horror Hotel Film Festival, Ohio – Official Selection & 4th place Winner
- Indiefest Film Awards 2016 –
- Award of Distinction- Best Humanitarian
- Awards of excellence – Leading Actress, Supporting Actress, Social Justice/Protest/ Liberation
- Awards of Merit (Special Mention) – Cinematography
- Accolade Global Film Competition Awards 2016
- Awards of Excellence- Feature Film, Direction, Cinematography, Story / Writing, Original Score, Dramatic Impact.
SNOW (preproduction stage)- Produced by Emmay Entertainment – NIkkhil Advani, Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani.
Bogie NO. S4 – Writing stage.