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Producer – Director Vidhu Vinod Chopra made his directorial debut with Murder At Monkey Hill in 1976 that won him the National Award, which is the top honor given by the Government of India. Two years later, in 1978, this young FTII (Film & Television Institute of India) graduate made a documentary film called An Encounter with Faces, which was … 

Full Name Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Net Worth $30 Million
Date Of Birth 1952-09-05
Place Of Birth Srinagar, Kashmir, India
Profession Writer, Producer, Director
Education Film and Television Institute of India
Nationality Indian
Spouse Renu Saluja, Shabnam Sukhdev Anupama Chopra
Children Zuni Chopra, Ishaa Chopra, Agni Dev
Parents D. N. Chopra
Siblings Ramanand Sagar
IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006765
Awards Filmfare Award for Best Film, Filmfare Award for Best Director, Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay, Filmfare Award for Best Story, IIFA Award for Best Story, IIFA Award for Best Screenplay, National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, Indira Gandhi Award for Best Firs…
Nominations IIFA Award for Best Director, Screen Award for Best Film, BIG Star Most Entertaining Social Film, BIG Star Most Entertaining Comedy Film, Guild Award for Best Dialogue, Guild Award for Best Story, BIG Star Film of the Decade
Movies Broken Horses, 3 Idiots, Wazir, PK, Parinda, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Eklavya: The Royal Guard, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Mission Kashmir, 1942: A Love Story, Ferrari Ki Sawaari, Khamosh, Kareeb, Parineeta, An Encounter with Faces, Murder at Monkey Hill, Sazaye Maut, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Munnabhai Chale Delh…
Fact
1 Son named Agni Dev.
2 Daughter Ishaa owns Danza De La Liga (DDLL), Pune’s premier dance company .She studied dance Latin salsa dancing in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. She specializes in Kathak/Odissi/Latin Ballroom Performing Artist,.
3 In 2003, Vidhu was going to produce a film titled ” Raat Din Aur Subah” Music by Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Directed by Ram Madhvani. The film was going to be about 24 hours between a man and woman who are strangers. They meet in the morning and by night she is dead. The film got shelved.
4 Son in law of writer Kamna Chandra.
5 Daughter named Zuni Chopra who is a author of a children’s book. She wrote the book as a child. Zuni’s mother is Anupama.
6 Daughter named Ishaa. Ishaa now teaches dance. Ishaa’ s mother is Shabnam Sukhdev. Shabnam Sukhdev has written a autobiography titled ” The Story That Brought Me Here: To Alberta From Everywhere “.
7 Former wife is director Shabnam Sukhdev. She is the daughter of director S. Sukhdev.
8 Director Tanuja Chandra is his wife Anupama’s sister.
9 Uncle of actor Abhay Chopra. Abhay later became a director using the name Vikram Chopra (Fight Club).
10 Wife Anupama is the sister of writer Vikram Chandra.

Writer

Title Year Status Character
Wazir 2016/I screenplay / story
Broken Horses 2015
Ferrari Ki Sawaari 2012 original story and screenplay
3 Idiots 2009 screenplay associate
Eklavya: The Royal Guard 2007
Lage Raho Munna Bhai 2006 screenplay associate
Parineeta 2005 screenplay and dialogue
Shankar Dada MBBS 2004 story
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. 2003 screenplay
Mission Kashmir 2000 story
Kareeb 1998 screenplay
1942: A Love Story 1994 screenplay / story
Parinda 1989 scenario / story / written by
Khamosh 1985 scenario – as Vidhu Vinod / story – as Vidhu Vinod
Sazaye Maut 1981
Murder at Monkey Hill 1976 Short

Producer

Title Year Status Character
Wazir 2016/I producer
Broken Horses 2015 producer
PK 2014 producer
Ferrari Ki Sawaari 2012 producer
3 Idiots 2009 producer
Eklavya: The Royal Guard 2007 producer
Lage Raho Munna Bhai 2006 producer
Parineeta 2005 executive producer
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. 2003 producer
Mission Kashmir 2000 producer
Kareeb 1998 producer
1942: A Love Story 1994 producer
Parinda 1989 producer
Khamosh 1985 producer – as Vidhu Vinod

Director

Title Year Status Character
Broken Horses 2015
Eklavya: The Royal Guard 2007
Mission Kashmir 2000
Kareeb 1998
1942: A Love Story 1994
Parinda 1989
Khamosh 1985
Sazaye Maut 1981
An Encounter with Faces 1978 Documentary short
Murder at Monkey Hill 1976 Short

Actor

Title Year Status Character
Parinda 1989 Corpse
Ankahee 1985 Patwardhan
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro 1983 Dushasana
Murder at Monkey Hill 1976 Short Akhtar

Soundtrack

Title Year Status Character
Wazir 2016/I writer: “Tere Bin”, “Maula Mere Maula”
Lage Raho Munna Bhai 2006 writer: “Aane Char Aane”, “Bande Mein Tha Dum”, “Aane Char Aane – Remix”

Editor

Title Year Status Character
Wazir 2016/I

Miscellaneous

Title Year Status Character
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro 1983 production controller

Thanks

Title Year Status Character
11 Weeks 2010 Short special thanks
Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right… Right 2008 sincere thanks
Maqbool 2003 special thanks

Self

Title Year Status Character
Bollywood and Beyond: A Century of Indian Cinema 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself – Producer
Celluloid Man 2012 Documentary Himself
Big in Bollywood 2011 Documentary Himself
55th Idea Filmfare Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Panchum Unmixed: Muje Chalte Jaana Hai… 2008 Documentary Himself
52nd Fair One Filmfare Awards 2007 TV Special Himself – Winner: Critics Best Film, Best Story

Won Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2010 Popular Award Annual Central European Bollywood Awards, India Best Film 3 Idiots (2009)
2010 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Picture 3 Idiots (2009)
2010 Award for Technical Excellence Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Story 3 Idiots (2009)
2010 Award for Technical Excellence Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Screenplay 3 Idiots (2009)
2010 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Film 3 Idiots (2009)
2008 Silver Lotus Award National Film Awards, India Best Screenplay Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
2008 Golden Lotus Award National Film Awards, India Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
2007 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Story Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
2007 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Film – Critics Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
2006 Award for Technical Excellence Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Screenplay Parineeta (2005)
2004 Award for Technical Excellence Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Screenplay Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
2004 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Screenplay Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
1990 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Director Parinda (1989)
1980 Grand Prix Tampere International Short Film Festival An Encounter with Faces (1978)

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2007 Award for Technical Excellence Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Screenplay Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
2007 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Picture Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
2007 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Film Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
2006 Apsara Award Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Best Film Parineeta (2005)
2006 Award for Technical Excellence Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Story Parineeta (2005)
2006 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Picture Parineeta (2005)
2004 Apsara Award Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Best Film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
2004 Apsara Award Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Best Screenplay Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
2004 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Picture Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
2004 Screen Screen Weekly Awards Best Screenplay Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
2001 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Director Mission Kashmir (2000)
2001 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Picture Mission Kashmir (2000)
2001 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Film Mission Kashmir (2000)
2001 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Director Mission Kashmir (2000)
2001 Screen Screen Weekly Awards Best Director Mission Kashmir (2000)