Vinay Choudary is a screenwriter from Mumbai, India. He graduated with a BA in English Literature from the University of Mumbai in 1998. Over the next 12 years, he wrote over a thousand episodes of primetime daily soaps, including the Indian version of Ugly Betty. He also co-wrote two feature films: Dubai Return (2006) (Original Story) and Johnny Gadaar (2008) (Additional Screenplay). In 2012, he traveled to New Zealand to get a Master's degree in Creative Writing and won the David-Carson Parker Prize for Scriptwriting for his thesis screenplay: The Bloody Mulligans. Vinay believes that CGI will be the end of movies as we know them and yearns for a return to the film craft of the pre-television studio era.
Education: B.A. in English Literature - Jai Hind College, Mumbai University - India
Diploma in Film & Television Production - Xavier Institute of Communication.
M.A. by Thesis in Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) - Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Winner David Carson-Parker Award for Scriptwriting 2012, New Zealand