Ashish Chowdhry is a former Indian model and an actor who appears in Bollywood films. He was first noticed in the action movie, Qayamat in 2003. He then appeared in movies like Girlfriend, Speed, Three- Love, Lies and Betrayal, Paying Guests, Dhamaal & Double Dhamaal. He is also the brand ambassador of Onida. He is currently playing the role of Raghav Singhania in the serial Ek Mutthi Aasaman on Zee Tv. He was seen on the television in his earlier days on a show named Hum Pardesi Ho Gae for Sony TV.
His sister and brother-in-law were held hostage and killed in the November 27, 2008 shootings in Mumbai, while they were dining at the Oberoi hotel. Despite this personal tragedy, he became well-known for opposing the death penalty to Ajmal Kasab and for criticising the celebrations that followed his hanging.