Prem Prakash Modi

Prem Prakash Modi

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  • Name:
  • Prem Prakash Modi
  • Born:
  • July 17, 1968

Prem Prakash Modi Biography

Prem Prakash Modi is a prominent film director from Kolkata. He is a theatre personality too, best known as a stage actor. He was an actor and a recipient of Best Actor award for theater from The Government of West Bengal in 1995, before he forayed into film direction in 2013. He has been also a part of several Hindi and Bengali television shows as an actor, and also worked as an assistant film director for many years before he directed his first full-fledged film. Arjun – Kalimpong E Sitaharan was his debut film as a director. He is also a screenwriter.


Prakash Modi hails from Nunihat, Jharkhand and he was born in the year 1968. He was born in a remote village, where there was no facility of television during his childhood days. The nearest theater was 32 km away in Dumka. After graduation he shifted to Kolkata for a joband worked at Howrah Gases Limited as an accounts assistant. He had keen interest in acting since childhood. So, when he started working in Kolkata, he joined a theater group and continued as an actor. After 10 years, he gave up his job to completely concentrate on to his acting career.


He became a full-time professional actor in films, television serials and theaters and earned recognition as well. He has appeared in Hindi TV serials such as Shikanje, Prem Chand Ki Kahaniya, Mukti, Chorri Chupe , Shesh Prasna, Lebedev Ki Nayika, Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam, Shayad, Saturday Suspense etc, mostly associated with Doordarshan. He was drawn towards camera and backend work only in 1999, and since then he started working as an assistant under different prominent Bengali directors to study film direction in deep. Children’s film - The Goal, starring Irrfan Khan was his first film as an assistant director.

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Updated: December 08, 2017


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