Indian television industry’s promising director and an ardent lover of arts, Mitesh Chitalia is a prominent face behind the grand success of ‘Meri Durga’-an Indian television series on Star Plus created by the director turned producer Ravindra Gautam along with producer Pradeep Kumar under their own banner Paperback Films. The show premiered on January 26.
“I love camera. And, direction is my passion,” said Chitalia in an exclusive interaction with Mitaan Express. “I began my career with Shakuntalam Telefilms with a popular show on Colors TV Channel, Lado in 2009. In the last eight years, I had an opportunity to direct popular shows like Sanskaar Lakhsmi, Laagi Tujhse Lagan, Mi Aaji Aur Saheb, Ruk Jaana Nahi, Mrs Kaushik Ki, Paanch Bahuein, Khubsoorat, Tumhari Paakhi, Diya Aur Baaati, Punaar Vivah, Tu Mera Hero, etc” he added.
Known for his gentle nature and a pleasing personality, multi-talented and a 34-year old soft-spoken Chitalia also had an opportunity to direct a super hit Colors- show, Thapki Pyaar Ki. “It was a memorable experience working with veteran actor Shaktee Singh in ‘Thapki Pyaar Ki,’ said Chitalia.
After having completed his graduation studies from Mumbai University, Chitalia thought of pursuing his dream in Mumbai’s glittering entertainment industry. “I am a huge fan of entertainment industry content published in Mitaan Express and continue to read bollywood & tellywood articles on my hand-phone on a day-to- day basis between the shots during my shooting schedule,” added Chitalia.