About

My film initiation started as an AD on Lage Raho Munna Bhai. Quickly bitten by the cinema bug, I followed the experience with film school at NYFA (New York Film Academy) in 2007. This was my first true foray in the world of writing and directing. On my return to Bombay I worked on several feature films and multiple TV commercials with directors like Raju Hirani, Rakeysh Mehra, Mrighdeep Lamba, Rajesh Mapuskar, Ayappa, Abhinay Deo etc. 

During this period I simultaneously developed other projects – short films, documentaries, feature length scripts and web series. 

I have co-written two feature scripts - The Sunset Club, selected for the NFDC Screenwriters Lab 2014 and Nisaar, selected for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab 2016. 

I have co-developed a show bible, episode outlines and Pilot episode screenplay for an original Netflix series based on a significant historical event co-produced by Abundantia Entertainment and Rajesh Mapuskar.

Currently I am in the process of developing two series. A ‘horror anthology series’ and a thrilling murder mystery set in a boarding school.

I am also developing a horror feature film about mob violence.

karantejpal@gmail.com