Ram Gopal Varma - Career in Hindi Cinema

Career in Hindi Cinema

While Varma's first successful Hindi film was the remake of Siva. His next film was Drohi. What really put the spotlight on him was the blockbuster Rangeela. The film won Filmfare Awards for Rahman and Shroff. According to Varma, it was dedicated to actress Sridevi. His next film Daud (1997), however, sank without a trace.

In 1998, Varma was an executive producer for Dil Se.., directed by Mani Ratnam and starring Shahrukh Khan, Manisha Koirala and Preity Zinta. The film won the NETPAC Award for Special Mention at the Berlin Film Festival, as well as two National Film Awards and six Filmfare Awards.

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