Kabir Khan is a film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer who began as a documentary filmmaker. He made his feature film directorial debut with Kabul Express. followed by New York, Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Phantom, Tubelight, and 83. His film Bajrangi Bhaijaan won the Best Popular Film with Entertainment category at the 63rd National Film Awards. He also created the television series called The Forgotten Army - Azaadi Ke Liye.