Born: December 25,1944 Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Biography: Mani Kaul was an esteemed film director. He made his directorial debut with Uski Roti (1969). His other films include Ashadh Ka Ek Din (1971) and Duvidha (1973). He won the National Film Award for Best Direction for his film Duvidha. He also won the National Film Award for his documentary film, Siddheshwari in 1989.