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Bauddhayan Mukherji

Bauddhayan Mukherji


Film Director


One of India's leading advertising filmmakers, Bauddhayan Mukherji was born and brought up in Calcutta.

At 11, he was gifted the book All About Shooting by Satyajit Ray that changed his life for good. Bauddhayan decided to become a filmmaker.

Popularly known as Buddy in Indian advertising, today Bauddhayan runs his own production house, Little Lamb Films, and is considered a path breaker in Indian advertising filmmaking. A multiple Cannes Lion winner, he has directed more than 400 commercials and has helped create some of the biggest brands in the world.

In 2013, Bauddhayan ventured into feature films and over the last few years has directed two of India’s most awarded and internationally acclaimed films under the banner of Little Lamb Films – Teenkahon (2014, Bengali) & The Violin Player (2016, Hindi). These films have been screened at more than 85 film festivals across five continents.

His current feature film, Marichjhapi (under production) was featured at the Asian Project Market, Busan, 2019 and Cinefondation L'Atelier, Cannes Film Festival 2020.

Bauddhayan is also busy producing Little Lamb Films' 3rd feature: The Cloud & The Man these days.

Bauddhayan lives in Mumbai with his wife Monalisa and daughter Aarsha.