Biography: Pankaj Parashar is a film and television director. He made his directorial debut with the comedy Ab Ayega Mazaa (1984). His other films include Jalwa (1987), ChaalBaaz (1989) and Banaras (2006). His feature Malfunction was awarded the 1980 Filmfare Award for Best Documentary. He also directed the famous television detective series Karamchand (1985).