life and career
Vishal made his debut in Bollywood as a music composer with 'Abhay' followed by Gulzar's 'Maachis', 'Satya' and 'Godfather'. He made his directorial debut with horror flick 'Makdee'. He also adapted three of Shakespeare's works- 'Maqbool' (2003) from Macbeth, 'Omkara' (2006) from Othello, and 'Haider' (2014) from Hamlet; all of which received critical success. His other films include 'Kaminey', '7 Khoon Maaf', 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola'. He has also produced movies like 'Ishqiya', 'Dedh Ishqiya' and 'Talwar'.