Alan McAlex is an Indian Producer. He was born in Khobar, Saudi Arabia. He is 41 years old and owns a production house known as JAR Production, in Mumbai. It was established in 2011 by him and Ajay. G. It was formed by the two producers, when they met on the sets of
Thank You and decided to collaborate. They are well known for making independent films and also for providing production assistance to other production houses. Liar’s Dice of JAR’s Production was awarded the Best Foreign Language Film in the 87th Academy Awards.
Geetanjali Thapa and
Nawazuddin Siddiqui were in the lead roles. It got premiered at the Mumbai Film Festival in October 2013. It was screened in January 2014 at the Sundance Film Festival and International Film Festival Rotterdam.
At the Sofia International Film Festival, the movie was rewarded with a special Jury’s Award. The Film won the National Award for the Best Actress and Cinematography. It also won the NIYIFF Best Actress and Best Film, Pesaro International Film Festival’s Best Film award and the movie was also rewarded the Granda Cines del Sur Film Festival’s Bronze Alhambra award. The recognized by the JAR Production are Gangs of Wasseypur 1 & 2, Luv Shuv tey Chicken Khurana and
Nil Battey Sannata.
Anurag Kashyap directed Gangs of Wasseypur.
It won numerous awards including the Prestigious National Film Awards for the Best Audiography, and Nawazuddin got a Special Mention for acting. The movie bagged four Filmfare Awards including Best Film and Best Actor (female) awards. The movie got two nominations in the Asia-Pacific Film Festival, including Best Film and Best Actress (critics). It was critically and commercially a success and was declared a hit. Luv Shuv tey Chicken Khurana, was another blockbuster. The movie was directed by
Siddharth Roy Kapur, and Anurag Kashyap.
It received positive reviews by the critics and got a 3.5 rating. It was a commercial success and earned 1.25 crore on its first day of release. The saga continued with No one killed Jessica, and 7 Khoon Maaf as both the films were widely appreciated. The genre of two movies were poles apart but was able to pull the attention of the audiences. Where Rani Mukherji got the Best Supporting Actor (female) award,
Priyanka Chopra was also rewarded Best Actress Award (Critics) award at the Filmfare Awards. Other movies in which JAR Productions was involved are Thank You,
Kai Po Che, Bhootnath Returns, Talwar, Babbu Ki Jawani and Fitoor.