Renu Saluja

Renu Saluja ( born July 5, 1952 in Delhi, † August 16, 2000 in Mumbai, Maharashtra ) was an Indian film editor.


Renu Saluja competed at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune to train as a director, but has been approved only for the Editor section. In 1976 she graduated with diploma. She initially worked in the so-called Indian Parallel Cinema Vidhu Vinod Chopra with the directors, Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Kundan Shah and Ashok Ahuja together. Your work with Chopra began in Murder at Monkey Hill (1976 ), his graduation film at the Academy, and she edited all of his films from the Oscar-nominated documentary short film An Encounter with Faces ( 1978) to Mission Kashmir (2000), where she served as Associate Director and Supervising editor worked.

Renu Salujas first work outside of this circle of friends was Govind Nihalani study Ardh ​​Satya (1983). The film acted as a career accelerator. After Romesh Sharma New Delhi Times (1986) and Vijaya Mehta Pestonjee (1987 ) was also Salujas first mainstream film Parinda (1989 ), a critically acclaimed and she was first recognized for her work with film awards.

In addition to her work in the cabinet she often visited the shooting and gave instructions for additional recordings that were able to create drama later in the film section.

Your last completed work was Nagesh Kukunoor for Bollywood Calling ( 2001), before she died of stomach cancer in 2000.

Films (selection )


  • Filmfare Awards for Best Film Editing 1990 Parinda
  • 1993 1942: A Love Story