Abhishek Shah is the Writer, Director and Producer of ‘Hellaro’, the first ever ‘Gujarati Film’ which has won the National Award for ‘Best Feature Film’ (Swarna Kamal) in the history of Cinema. Born in Ahmedabad to a Banker Father, Jayanti and a Housewife Mother, Kanta on 29th November, 1982. With a Graduate degree in Science and a Post Graduate Degree in Journalism, he pursued Theatre at very early age and emerged as a prominent name in Ahmedabad Theatre Circuit with his social concerned plays.
He has been working with theatre since the past 19 years as a Writer, Director and Actor, plays Written and Directed by him have received numerous awards. Married in 2006 with Tejal Panchasara, Theatre and Film Actress who won Special Jury Award in 66th National Film Awards for ‘Hellaro’. They blessed with a baby girl, SAANJH in 2013. He has also been associated in Writing of TVCs, Social Media Films, Radio Scripts, TV Show Scripts, Corporate Films etc.
He has Presented and Produced number of Radio Programs on various radio formats and subjects. In the new wave of Gujarati cinema, Abhishek Shah has been a prominent name working as a Casting Director to some of the most successful films like Bey Yaar, Chello Divas, Wrong Side Raju and Shu Thayu. Actors like Malhar Thakar, Yash Soni, Aarjav Trivedi, Deeksha Joshi, Mayur Chauhan etc. are his discovery in Gujarati Film Industry.