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About Vidur

 
The name, by which people know him in Mumbai, is Vidur. His real name is Kamal Nayan Chaturvedi. During his "Chanakya" days, he was known as Kamal Chaturvedi. When he was writing for films and television serials, his name used there was Vidur Kamal Nayan.

Deoria, a small district in U.P., is his birth place. He was born in the family of advocates and farmers.

Vidur a.k.a. Kamal Nayan Chaturvedi did his post graduation in English Literature from Allahabad University, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh in 1974.

He came to Mumbai in 1989 and became an acting trainer. As a free lancer, he was associated with various acting institutes in MumbaiI, Pune, Nashik and Bengaluru. In 2012 , after 22 years of constant evolution and incessant quest for excellence as Private / Personal Coach and Freelance Trainer, Vidur thought to incorporate his theory " The Process " [ प्रक्रिया ] in his training . With this aim he established Vidur Acting Institute in Mumbai on September 21 , 2012 .

He has written two books till date. In 2004, he co-authoured a book, "SWAYAM VADYA SWAYAM VADAK". It is the first book on acting in Hindi. Then in 2008, he wrote a booklet of diction for his students. It is titled "BHASHA AUR UCHCHARAN“.

In between, he ventured into a new field, and in 2005 co-directed a Marathi feature film, "BHAKTI HEECH KHARI SHAKTI", starring ASHOK SARAF and ALKA KUBAL.
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Saif Ali Khan
Hritik Roshan Kareena Kapoor
Katrina Kaif Sonam Kapoor Ranbir Kapoor
Dino Morea Emraan Hashmi Neil Nitin Mukesh
Akshaye Khanna Fardeen Khan Uday Chopra
Luv Sinha Minissha Lamba Genelia D'Souza
Shazahn Padamsee Sikandar Kher Ashmit Patel
Kunal Kapoor Mahima Chaudhary Jimmy Sheirgill
Monica Bedi Hrishitaa Bhatt Lisa Ray
Kely Dorji Vatsal  Seth Sameera Reddy
Sammir Dattani Tejaswini Kolhapure Tulip Joshi
Aarya Babbar Riya Sen Shenaz Treasuryvalla
Tanishaa Himanshu Malik Perizaad Zorabian
Anusha Dandekar Shamita Shetty Priyanshu Chatterjee
Tara Sharma Rimmii Sen Soha Ali Khan
Smiley Suri Hazel Croney Hazel Keech
Zoa Morani Ayesha Khanna Kalki Koechlin
Arjun Kapoor Preeti Desai Ishan Shankar
           
           
 
Narmmadaa Ahuja [ Daughter of Mr. Govinda ] Varun Dhawan [ Son of Mr. David Dhawan ]
Shahnawaz Khan [ Son of Mr. Kadar Khan ] Kush Sinha [ Son of Mr. Shatrughan Sinha ]
Raveena Taurani [ Daughter of Mr. Ramesh Taurani ] Alvira Khan [ Sister of Mr. Salman Khan ]
Jagrut Jain [ Son of Mr. Pankaj Jain ] Priyank Sharma [ Son of Ms. Padmini Kolhapure ]
Arman Jain [ Grandson of Late Raj Kapoor ]
Tiger Shroff [ Son of Mr. Jacky Shroff ]
Armaan Shah [ Grandson of Late O. P. Ralhan ]    
       
       
 
Aamir Ali
Kamalika Guh Thakurta Hussain Kuwajerwala
Mishal Raheja Ragini Shetty Mrunal Jain
Karishma Tanna        
           
           
           
Marc Robinson
Aditi Govitrikar Rajneish Duggall
Zulfi Sayed Upen Patel Kamal Siddhu
Sushma Reddy Anjori Alagh Niketan Madhok
Amrit Maghera Aryan Barua    
           
 

Director
Kabir sadanand [ Popcorn Khao Mast Ho Jao ]
Abhishek kapoor [ Rock On ]
Vicky Chopra [ Fight Club ] Sajid Khan [ Heyy Babyy , Housefull - 1 & 2 ]
Jugal hansraj [ Roadside Romeo, Pyaar Impossible ] Prem R. Soni [ Main Aurr Mrs. Khann ]
Punit Malhotra [ I Hate Luv Storys ] Bela Segal [ Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi ]
 
 
Producer
Kishan Kumar [ T Series ] Rohit Kumar [ Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage ]
Dhaval Gada [ Y. M. I. ] Amita pathak [ Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge ]
 
 
Music Director
Raghav Sachar [ Kabul Express , One Two Three ] Shekhar Ravjiani [ Om Shanti Om ]
Darshan Rathod [ Mann , Style ]    
 
 
Singer Lyricist
Mehnaz , Mukul Deora Asif Ali Beg [ Ham Tum ]
 
 
Film Writers Film Critic & Anchor
Samir Malhotra [ Musafir ] Anupama Chopra
 
 
RJ / VJ / AV & Dubbing Artistes  
Anil Mani Teeay Siddhu
Mia Evonne Uyeda Sushil Jangira
 
 
TV Anchors Theatre Personality
Sunita Menon Mahabanoo Mody - Kotwal
 
 
Beauty Pageants Participants
Miss India Universe - 1997 : Nafisa Joseph Miss World - 1999 : Yuktaa Mookhey
Miss India World - 2005 : Sayali Bhagat Miss India Worlwide - 2008 : Shagun Sarabhai
Miss Sri Lanka Universe - 2006 : Jacqueline fernandes Miss Sri Lanka - 2009 : Gamya Vijayadasa
Mr. India Grasim - 2003 : Rajniesh Duggall Miss Great Britain - 2006 : Preeti Desai
 
 
Others  
Yana Gupta Sanobar Kabir
       
       
 
Nepali : Jol Shah, Vinay Shreshtha
Bhojpuri : Swati Varma
Kannada : Dhyan, Kharrtik ( Prajwal ) Shetty, Nenapirali Prema, Shri Raj
Telugu : Allu Arjuna, Ram Charan, Sushant Anumolu, Chaitanya Nag, Anushka Shetty, Shirish Allu
Tamil : Ashok Balakrishnan, Ganesh Venkataraman
Marathi : Milind Gawali
Hollywood : Dev Patel
   
   
 
Divya Dutta
Priyanka Chopra Vivek Oberoi
Imran Khan John Abraham Arjun Rampal
Mahek Chahal Neetu Chandra Arbaaz Khan
Harman Baweja Sonu Sood Amrita Arora
Bhavna Pani Rahul Dev Meghaa Mukherjee
Zayed Khan Karan Nath Jai Kalra
Sonali Bendre Vikas Kalantri Priyanka Kothari
Sarfaraz Khan Ejaz Khan Sudhanshu Pandey
Angad Bedi Kulraj Randhawa Sajid Khan
Pulkit Samrat Urvashi Sharma Sonalli Sehgall
Sarwar Ahuja & Aditi Sharma [ Winners of India's Best Cine Star - 2004 Zee TV ]
Maninder Singh & Deepa Bakshi [ Winners of Mr. & Ms. Bollywood - 2004 Sahara One ]
Piyush Chopra [ Winner of Zee Cinestar Ki Khoj - 2006 ]
   
   
 
Ali Hasan
Mannish Goyal Apoorva Agnihotri
Himanshu Malhotra Anuj Thakur Siddharth Dhawan
Indraneil Sengupta Amit Sareen Manasi Varma
Nasir Qazi Chaitanya Chaudhary Amit Sadh
Ankur Nayyar Shaleen Bhanot Amit Varma
Karan Kapur Sai Deodhar Raahil Azam
Tarun Khanna Allka Varma Amarr Upadhyay
Kabir Sadanand Pawan Shankar Manav Gohil
Smita Bansal Vivek Mashru Resshmi Ghosh
Ayaz Khan Sid Makkar Vikas Manaktala
Manoj Bidvai Veebha Anand Neel Bhatt
Akshay Sethi Shobhit Attrey Manav Vij
Gurmeet Choudhoury        
           
           
 
Theatre Personality : Juhi Babbar , Vinay Jain , Adhir Bhatt
Editor : Bela Segal [ Devdas , Black , Saawariya ]
Yoga Guru : Bharat Thakur
D. G. : Aqeel
Mr. India - 2005 : Viraaf Patel
Ms. India Earth - 2006 : Amruta Patki
Gladrags 2005 : Pawan Setpal
   
   
 
Stardust Academy - Mumbai [ 1st & 2nd Batch ]
Asit Sen Acting Academy - Nashik
Zee Cinestar Ki Khoj - 2004
Roots & Wings - Mumbai [ A Personality Development Institute ]
Dialogue Instructor of " Mahabharat " : A Radio Serial Aired on Akashwani
   
   
 
Yashraj Films : Mohabbatein, Mere Yaar Ki Shadi Hai
Rajshri Productions : Uff, Kya Jaadoo Mohabbat Hai
Simla Films Entertainment : Hum Phirr Mileinge
Picturegates : Production No. 1 [ Kannada Film ]
Anil Kapoor Productions : Short Kut
Adlabs Films Ltd.: Johnny Gaddaar
Red Chillies Entertainment : Always Kabhi kabhi
United Color Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. : Be Careful
Aamir Khan Productions : Dhobi Ghat
Shilpa Shetty Productions : Dhishkiyaaon
Dharma Productions : Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Adai Mehra Productions Pvt. Ltd. : Zanjeer
Reel Life Productions : O Teri !
   
   
Co - Authored First Book of Acting In Hindi : "Swayam Vadya Swayam Vadak"
Not So Significant Chapter of Vidur's Life as an Actor
THEATRE :
AAZAR KA KHWAB
Director - Dinesh Thakur
TUGHLAQ
Director - Dinesh Thakur
KABIRA KHADA BAZAAR MEIN
Director - Vidur
SAARE JAHAN SE ACHCHHA
Director - Aamir Raza Hussain
TELEVISION :
CHANKAYA
Director - Dr. Chandra Prakash Dwivedi
TALASH
Director - Hrishikesh Mukherji
UJALE KI ORE
Director - Hrishikesh Mukherji
THE GREAT MARATHA
Director - Sanjay Khan
SHAKUNTALA - AMAR CHITRA KATHA
Director - Rohit Kaushik
FILMS :
YADIE
Director - Sanjay Choudhury
AISA KYON ?
Director - B. B. Sinha
 
 
Little More Significant Chapter of Vidur's Life as a Writer
TELEVISION :
SHAKUTALA - AMAR CHITRA KATHA
Director - Rohit Kaushik
FILMS :
YADIE
Director - Rohit Kaushik
AISA KYON ?
Director - B. B. Sinha
BOOK :
SWAYAM VADYA SWAYAM VADAK
BHASHA AUR UCHCHARAN
 
 
Some Significant Chapter of Vidur's Life as a Director Film Maker
THEATRE :
KABIRA KHADA BAZAAR MEIN
Director
FILMS :
BHAKTI HEECH KHARI SHAKTI
Co-Director ( Marathi )
ABER
Director ( Bhojpuri )

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