If you are one of the struggling actors, trying to get into the glittery world of Bollywood, these are the people that you should contact:

Mukesh Chhabra

He is one of the most popular and sought after casting directors in Bollywood. His flair for finding talents had him the go-to guy of many directors such as Anurag Kashyap, Imtiaz Ali, Rajkumar Hirani and more. He is also lovingly called by his nickname Casting Chhabra. He has successfully launched the careers of Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkumar Rao, Amit Sadh etc. 

Films he did casting for Gangs of Wasseypur, Aligarh, Tamasha, Teen Patti, Etc. 


Mukesh Chhabra Casting Office

Pocket A1/10, Sector-8, Opp. M2K Cinemas, Rohini, New Delhi – 110085

Bunglow No. 160, Aram Nagar – Part 2, J.P. Road, Versova, Andheri (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400061


Nandini Shrikent

Nandini Shrikent Contact address

She started as an Assistant Director. Late she worked in the set decoration department of Govind Nihlani’s Takshak and her first film as casting director was Farhan Akhtar’s Lakshya. From then on she has done casting for many Bollywood as well as Hollywood films.

Films she did casting for- Rock On!!, Life of Pi, Student of the Year, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.

Shruti Mahajan

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It was for Director Sameer Sharma’s request that Mahajan came into the film business leaving her job in a MNC. She signed a a year’s contract with Yashraj Films. Her Clients include Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Prakash Jha.

Films she did casting for- Chakravyuh , Ram Leela, Mary Kom, Finding Fanny, Bajirao Mastani, Gangajaal 2.

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Jogi Malang

Malang started in 1997-98 with Samay and is one of the oldest casting directors in the Bollywood industry. He himself is an actor and has been actively involved in theatre. He later started his work as Casting director. He has done many big-budget projects and his clients include Shoojit Sircar and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. He has launched the career of Ayushman Khurrana with Vicky Donor.

Films he did casting for- Samay, Vicky Donor, Madras Café, NH10, Dilli 6, Piku.

Vicky Sidana

Vicky Sidana Casting Director Facebook Link

Vicky Sidana started his career with the casting of Pyaar Ka Punchnama. He has done casting for many big-budget projects and his clients include Neeraj Pandey and Siddique.

Films he did casting for- Baby, Pyar ka Punchnama, Bodyguard, Special 26.

Address: 601, Casablanca, Plot NO. 130
10th Gulmohar cross road Jvpd (come straight from juhu circle and the lane opposite HSBC BANK), Vile Parle west, Mumbai 

Shanoo Sharma

Shanoo Sharma Yash Raj Films Contact Email and Facebook page

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She is probably the biggest casting director in Bollywood. She works as the casting director of Yash Raj Films and has many big budget films to her credit. She successfully launched the careers of Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Bhumi Pednekar, etc.

Films she did casting for Dhoom 3 , Jab Tak Hai Jaan , Ek Tha Tiger , My Name is Khan, Band Baja Baaraat

Atul Mongia

Atul Moniga Casting Director Facebook Link

He was initially a filmmaker and was making indie short films. He was also a faculty at the Barry John School of Acting in New Delhi. His first work as casting director was for Dibakar Banerjee’s Love Sex aur Dhokha.

Films he did casting for- Lootera, Titli, Love Sex aur Dhokha.

Honey Trehan

Honey Trehan Bollywood Casting Director Facebook Link

Trehan worked as an assistant director in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Makdee and later worked as Casting Director for many Bharadwaj films. His clients include Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Ritesh Sidhwani.

Films he did casting for- Maqbool, Delhi Belly, Omkara and Kaminey.

Abhimanyu Ray

Abhimanyu Ray official Website

He was an assistant director for J P Dutta’s LOC. His first work as casting director was for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Rang De Basanti. His clients include Shimit Amin and Kabir Khan.

Films he did casting for- Chak De India, Rocket Singh, Kabul Express, Teen Patti.

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