Uday Chopra

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Uday Chopra
Uday Chopra launch 'YOMICS' 07.jpg
Uday Chopra at the launch of 'YOMICS', July 2012.
Born Uday Chopra
(1973-01-05) 5 January 1973 (age 41)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra,  India
Occupation Actor, producer, director
Years active 1992–present

Uday Chopra is a Bollywood actor, producer, screenwriter and assistant director. He is the son of the late Yash Chopra[2] and brother of Aditya Chopra and his sister-in-law is the actress Rani Mukerji. Uday worked as an assistant director on a number of his father's and brother's movies under the Yash Raj Films banner.[3] Chopra is the owner-manager (CEO) of YRF Entertainment and manager of Yash Raj Films along with his mother Pamela Chopra and his brother Aditya Chopra, who owns the company.

Career[edit]

In 1994 Chopra produced Yeh Dillagi starring Akshay Kumar, Kajol and Saif Ali Khan. He made his acting debut in the movie Mohabbatein.[3] Chopra has mostly done films under his father's production house. He starred in 2004 in the action thriller Dhoom and, in its sequel Dhoom 2, released in 2006.[4] He was also starring in Dhoom 3 next to Aamir Khan in 2013. He is currently in Los Angeles learning film making at UCLA.[5] In 2014 Chopra produced two films. Grace of Monaco the biography film about Grace Kelly starring Nicole Kidman in the leading role. He also produced the Hollywood film The Longest Week, a comedy-drama starring Olivia Wilde and Jason Bateman. It is the first project of Yash Raj Film's subsidiary Hollywood production house YRF Entertainment.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Other notes
1993 Parampara  – Assistant Director
1994 Yeh Dillagi  – Producer
1995 Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge  – Assistant Director
1997 Dil To Pagal Hai  – Assistant Director
2000 Mohabbatein Vikram Kapoor/Oberoi Nominated, Filmfare Best Male Debut Award
2002 Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai Sanjay Malhotra
2003 Mujhse Dosti Karoge! Rohan Varma Also producer
Supari Aryan Pandit
Kal Ho Naa Ho Day6 Announcer Special appearance
2004 Charas: A Joint Operation Ashraf
Dhoom Ali Akbar Fateh Khan Actor
Hum Tum  – Assistant Director
2005 Neal 'n' Nikki Gurneal 'Neal' Ahluwalia Actor
2006 Dhoom 2 Ali Akbar Fateh Khan Actor
2010 Pyaar Impossible Abhay Sharma Also producer and writer
2011 Ladies vs Ricky Bahl  – Screenwriter
2013 Dhoom 3 Ali Akbar Fateh Khan Actor
2014 Grace of Monaco (film)  – Producer
2014 The Longest Week  – Producer
Delayed Koochie Koochie Hota Hai Animated film

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