Saket Chowdhary Biography

Saket Chowdhary

Saket Chaudhary is an Indian screenwriter and director. He co-wrote Santosh Sivan's Asoka and is the director of Pyaar Ke Side Effects, released in September 2006.

Chaudhary originally wanted to be an engineer, but changed his focus to mass communication when he attended the University of Pune. After graduation he wrote various television series and worked as assistant director to Aziz Mirza on Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani. Santosh Sivan was the cinematographer and offered Chaudhary a chance to help him write the screenplay for his upcoming film Asoka.

Chaudhary ventured into direction himself after seeing Farhan Akhtar's Dil Chahta Hai. The film inspired him to pen the screenplay for his directorial debut Pyaar Ke Side Effects which became a surprise success in the multiplexes. Chaudhary followed Pyaar Ke Side Effects with a sequel, Shaadi Ke Side Effects.

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