â€œIt is the custom at Global Film Festival to honor cinema persons who have contributed to the growth and style of Indian Film Industry. Vivek Agnihotri is also one of the namesâ€ said Sandeep Marwah President of 7th Global Film Festival Noida while handing over the award at Marwah Studios, Film City Noida.
Vivek Agnihotri is an avant-garde Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Agnihotri one of the few new age Hindi cinema film directors, known to experiment in different genres of filmmaking. He has ventured into genres like erotica, thriller, sports, political dramas and love stories making him a multi genre director.
He directed following films Like Chocolate Starring Arshad Warsi, Emran Hasmi, Anil Kapoor, Sunil Shetty, Irrfan Khan, Tanushree Dutt and Sushma Reddy. Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal John Abhrahim, Bipasha Basu, Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani, Hate Stort with Paoli Dam, Gulshan Devaiya and Nikhil Dwivedi and now Buddha in Traffic Jam.