Amit V Masurkar is an Indian film director and screenwriter. Amit is born and brought up in Mumbai. He was bitten by the film bug while studying engineering at the Manipal Institute of Technology. He got hooked to cinema from across the world at the illegal video parlours outside the campus. Masurkar dropped out of the course, and his film journey began. He directed the independent comedy film Sulemani Keeda in 2013. He also directed a few TVC’s and short films for brands like Biba, British Airways, Terribly Tiny Tales etc. His second feature film, Newton was selected as the Indian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards.