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director , model , writer

The nephew of celebrated fashion designer Manish Malhotra, Punit has been an assistant to some of the best directors in the industry. He has directed two films till date, and has also acted in a short film.


Malhotra worked as an assistant director on Karan Johar's Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Nikhil Advani's Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Amol Palekar's Paheli (2005) and Tarun Mansukhani's Dostana (2008). Finally he made his debut as an director, with I Hate Luv Storys (2010), which he also wrote.


  • Film, assistant director

    • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)

    • Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

    • Paheli (2005)

    • Dostana (2008)

  • Film, director, writer

    • I Hate Luv Storys (2010)

    • Gori Tere Pyaar Mein (2013)

  • Short film, actor

    • Unnoticed Love (2009)


Manish Malhotra
Manish Malhotra - Unkle of Punit Malhotra

Manish was the costume designer for I Hate Luv Storys starring Sonam Kapoor and Imran Khan.