Ayush Raina is film director from India. He is well-known for the movie like Mumbai Cutting and Horror story. His debut movie name was “Mumbai Cutting.” Ayush Raina has marked his presence in the industry with this movie as it was a big hit, and Ayush has created a niche for himself. Mumbai Cutting was presented by many experienced and big movie directors to give tribute to Bollywood, and also to the city of Mumbai which gave birth too many eminent personalities.

The directors who have presented this film includes Anurag Kashyap, Sudhir Mishra, Kundan Shah, Revathi, etc. Ayush Raina also got a golden chance to direct this movie. He had to create his space between the other ten most experienced and award winning directors. But, Ayush maintained his confidence and moved forward to direct the movie. Mumbai Cutting was a short film starring Arjun Mathur who has acted in the movie named “Aida Jaago” directed by Meera Nair. Along with him, Raj Singh Arora who has acted in the film named “Kyun Ki” was also there. VJ Juhi of Channel V and Geetika Tyagi who has done a short film along with Deepak Dobrial which won the IIFLA in the category of Best short film was also there in “Mumbai Cutting.”

The casting of the film made it more interesting. An actress named “Juhi” attracted the attention of public because she played the role of a Muslim girl wearing Burkha. Her performance in the film was appreciated. An actor named Arjun Mathur played the role of a cool dude of Mumbai. Ayush Raina’s direction skills were very much appreciated after this film. He has also directed a movie named “ Horror Story” which was released in the year 2013. The movie was made in the genre of Horror/Drama. Ayush Raina’s directing was also appreciated for this film. His unique style of directing make him different from others. The story of the film was written by Vikram Bhatt. The film starred Hasan Zaidi, Ravish Desai, etc.

Along with this, Karan Kundra who is a popular TV actor was also there in the film. It was Karan Kundra’s debut film. It was a story about seven youngsters who spent a night at a haunted hotel. The film and directing of Ayush Raina received a positive response, but it couldn’t collect good amount at the box office. This film was based on the film named “1408” which was directed by Mikael Hafstrom and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura.


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