Manjari Makijany

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Manjari Makijany Biography
NameManjari Makijany (मंजरी माकिजानी)
NicknameManj Mak
ProfessionIndian writer, director and producer
Famous forbeing Mac Mohan's daughter
Years Active2008-Present
Date of BirthFebruary 24, 1987 1
Age (In 2022)35 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, United States
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EthnicitySouth Asian
Mother TonguePunjabi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 3in
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseEmmanuel Pappas
manjari makijany with husband emmanuel pappas
Marriage DateApril 23, 2014
Daughter(s)Zoya Makijany Pappas
FatherMac Mohan
manjari makijany with father mac mohan
MotherMinny Makijany
manjari makijany with mother minny makijany
Brother(s)Vikrant Makijany
manjari makijany with brother vikrant makijany
Sister(s)Vinati Makijany
vinati makijany with sister manjari makijany
Cousin(s)Raveena Tandon
manjari makijany with cousin raveena tandon
Rajiv Tandon
Other Relative(s)
Uncle(s)Ravi Tandon (Director)
Aunt(s)Veena Tandon
Niece(s)Rasha Thadani
manjari makijany with niece rasha thadani
Brother-in-lawDemetrios Pappas
Education Details
SchoolSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
CollegeAmerican Film Institute(AFI), United States
University of California (UCLA), United States
Jai Hind College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Educational QualificationBachelor of Mass Media
Professional Program in Screenwriting
Filmmaking Course
Movies (As Director)Skate Basti (documentary, 2022)
Spin (TV Movie, 2021)
Skater Girl (2021)
Short Films (As Director)I See You (2017)
The Corner Table (2013)
The Last Marble (2012)
Short Films (As Assistant Director)Gandhi of the Month (2022)
Dunkirk (2017)
Wonder Woman (2017)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
7 Khoon Maaf (2011)
Lilly the Witch: The Journey to Mandolan (2011)
Wake Up Sid (2009)
Winner at Asian American International Film Festival, 2017
Recipient of the "Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation Grant" and the "Adrienne Shelly Foundation Grant", 2016
Winner Best Actor at Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, 2014
Jury Award at Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival, 2014
3rd in Narrative Shorts at My Hero International Film Festival, 2014
Best of Fest at Clermont Ferrand Film Festival, 2013
Winner at Rochester International Film Festival, 2013
Best Short from India at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, 2012
Jury Award of Excellence for Women Filmmakers at Best Shorts Competition, 2012
Best of Fest at Tumbleweed Film Festival, 2012
Contact/Social Media Details (3k followers) (8k followers)
Email[email protected]
Other Details
Production House(s)Mac Productions
Skatepark Films LLC
Family Picturemakijany family picture
Manjari Makijany also known as Manj Mak is an Indian born writer, director and producer based in Los Angeles. She is known for being the elder daughter of veteran bollywood actor Mac Mohan and cousin of actress Raveena Tandon.
Manjari Makijany was born on February 24, 1987 to Mac Mohan and Minny Makijany in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She has a sister Vinati Makijany and a brother Vikrant Makijany.
She is best known for her award-winning short films, The Last Marble (2012) and The Corner Table (2014).
She did her schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai and St. Xavier's College, Mumbai and later did Bachelor of Mass Media at Jai Hind College, Mumbai in 2008.
After that she went to USA and completed UCLA's Professional Screenwriters Program in 2015 and studied Filmmaking at American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women (AFI DWW) in 2016-17.
In 2016, she was one of eight women chosen to participate in the AFI Conservatory's Directing Workshop for Women. She is only the 2nd Indian to participate in the program since its inception in 1974.
In 2017, she was one of the twenty five women selected to participate in the inaugural Fox Filmmakers Lab.
She worked as an Assistant Director on Indian films like Wake Up Sid (2009) and 7 Khoon Maaf (2011). She also worked as an Assistant Director on hollywood movies like Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Wonder Woman (2017) and Dunkirk (2017).
Manjari Makijany started her writing and direction career with a 7-minute silent short film, The Last Marble (2012) that premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival. She received critical appreciation for the film and won many international awards.
Her second short film, The Corner Table (2013) featured actor Tom Alter.

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