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Aditya Chopra is an Indian film producer, screenwriter, director and distributor. His directorial movies include Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Mohabbatein (2000) and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008). He is also the current chairman of India's, multi-national film, media and entertainment conglomerate, Yash Raj Films (YRF). He has written and produced commercially successful films under this banner like Veer-Zaara (2004), Hum Tum (2004), Fanaa (2006), Chak De! India (2007) and many more films. The Directorate of Film Festivals has awarded him the National Award for his contribution to Indian Cinema, on three separate years (1995, 2005, 2007) through the Government of India.

Biography

Aditya Chopra was born on 21 May 1971 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School and his graduation from Hassaram Rijhumal College of Commerce and Economics with batchmates Karan Johar and Anil Thadani. In his childhood, Aditya was very shy and preferred to keep to himself and developed a keen interest in watching films and writing stories.

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Personal Profile

Name : Aditya Chopra
Date Of Birth : 21 May 1971
Birth Place : Mumbai, Maharashtra
Age : 44 years
Height : 5'6"
Residence : JVPD, Mumbai, India
School : Bombay Scottish School
Parents : Yash Chopra, Pamela Chopra
Spouce/Wife : Rani Mukerji, Payal Khanna (m. 2001-09)
Profession : Producer, Screenwriter, Director & Distributor

Upcoming movie Befikre

In September 2015, YRF announced Chopra's directorial comeback, titled Befikre, which is scheduled for a 2016 release. The film features Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor in lead roles. The film will mark Chopra's return to the camera after around 7 years.

Latest News

Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra are blessed with a baby girl on 9 December 2015 at Breach Candy Hospital. They have named their daughter Adira. She said, "I would like to thank all my well wishers and fans. Today life has given us God's greatest gift with Adira. We thank fans our friends and well wishers for their unconditional support and blessings. With joy we begin this new chapter in our lives."

Marriage/Wife

Aditya Chopra got married to Rani Mukerji. They have been romantically involved from few years. They got married in Italy on 21 April 2014.

Family

Aditya Chopra is the eldest son of film-maker late Yash Chopra and Pamela Chopra. He has one younger brother Uday Chopra, who is also a bollywood actor. He has three cousins Ravi Chopra, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Karan Johar. Aditya was married to Payal Khanna in 2001, but later they were divorced.

Career

Aditya has started his film making career at the age of 18 aiding as an assistant director, worked with his father for films like Chandni, Lamhe and Darr. After gaining a respectable amount of experience, he started independently at the age of 23, with all time blockbuster Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. The film has won the prestigious National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.

Chopra eventually went on to write the dialogues and the story for his father's 1997 blockbuster hit Dil To Pagal Hai. His next film as a director was Mohabbatein with Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. The film was also written and co-produced by Chopra and fared very well at the box office. In 2002 under the Yash Raj Films banner, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai movie was released, which did moderately well at the box office.

Awards

Filmfare Best Movie Award
National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment
Won Outstanding Animation in an Animated Motion Picture at the Visual Effects Society Awards
Won Asian Filmmaker of the Year award

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Filmography

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Dil To Pagal Hai
Mohabbatein Dhoom
Veer-Zaara
Fanaa (film)
Chak De India
Ladies vs Ricky Bahl
Ek Tha Tiger
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Shuddh Desi Romance

Family

Rani Mukerji Adira Chopra
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