Gemini Jun 14, 1967 India Actor, Director, Producer and Writer
Manish G. Acharya was an Indian film director and actor. Acharya was best known for Loins of Punjab Presents, which marked Acharya's debut as a film director. Loins of Punjab Presents, which was released in 2007, starred Shabana Azmi. His other film credits include a cameo as himself in the 2009 film, Luck by Chance and as narrator in Sita Sings the Blues.
Acharya received a bachelor's degree from Grinnell College in physics in 1989. Acharya received a Master of Science from Iowa State in Industrial Relations. He then obtained a Master of Fine Arts in film directing from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
Acharya suffered a fall from a horse on December 4, 2010, in Matheran, Maharashtra. He was taken to a hospital in Matheran, where he was pronounced dead from head injuries. Acharya's funeral services took place at the Chandanwadi crematorium in south Mumbai.