Aditya Chopra Biography


Aditya Chopra

Aditya Chopra is a three-time National Award winning Indian film producer, screenwriter, director and distributor. His work as a director includes Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Mohabbatein (2000), and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008).

He is also the current chairman of India's forty five year old multi-national film, media and entertainment conglomerate, Yash Raj Films (YRF). Chopra has written and produced a number of critically acclaimed and commercially successful films under the banner like Veer-Zaara (2004), Hum Tum (2004), Fanaa (2006), the Dhoom Trilogy (2004, 2006 & 2013), Kabul Express (2006), Chak De! India (2007), New York (2009), Band Baaja Baaraat (2010), Ladies vs Ricky Bahl (2011), Ishaqzaade (2012), Ek Tha Tiger (2012) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012).

Apart from emerging as the most equitable brand in Indian Entertainment, the company has earned the status of a movie mogul in the Indian market, through the years of its existence. With a majority of its films (especially produced by Chopra) being part of the highest grossing Indian films of all time, the company is estimated to be worth INR29 billion (US$490 million) (as of first quarter of Fiscal year 2013) by multiple NSE and BSE analysts, thereby making it the biggest and most successful film production company in the history of Indian Cinema.