Reema Kagti started out as an assistant director with several leading directors including Farhan Akhtar (Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya), Ashutosh Gowariker (Lagaan), Honey Irani (Armaan) and Mira Nair (Vanity Fair).
Reema has worked with the production house, Excel Entertainment, since its inception. She made her debut as a director in the year 2007 with Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd, which did great business at the box-office. She also co-wrote the story and the screenplay of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Her latest film, Talaash, starring Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor, released in November 2012 and was much appreciated by the audiences and the critics.