Mohit Suri

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Mohit Suri
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Born (1981-04-11) 11 April 1981 (age 40)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm director
Producer
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Udita Goswami (m. 2013)
Children2
RelativesSee list Bhatt family
Alia Bhatt (Cousin)

Mohit Suri is an Indian film director. Born into the Bhatt family, he is well known for directing films such as the suspense thriller Murder 2 (2011), the musical romance Aashiqui 2 (2013) and the romantic thrillers Awarapan (2007), Ek Villain (2014) and Malang (2020). He has been married to Udita Goswami since 2013. He is the cousin of Alia Bhatt, Rahul Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi.

Early life[edit]

Suri was born and brought up in Mumbai. His father worked for Dunlop in Chennai and his mother was an air hostess. He has one sister, former actress Smiley Suri.[1]

Career[edit]

After working as an office assistant for T-Series as well as assistant director in Vikram Bhatt's films Kasoor (2001), Awara Paagal Deewana (2002) and Footpath (2003), Suri made his directorial debut with the moderately successful Zeher (2005) and then had involvement with movies like Kalyug (2005), Woh Lamhe (2006), Awarapan (2007), Raaz: The Mystery Continues (2009) and Crook (2010).[2]

Suri's breakthrough period begun with the unexpected earnings of his psychological thriller Murder 2 (2011) followed by the highly successful musical love stories Aashiqui 2 (2013) and Ek Villain (2014), with the latter being a revenge drama too and entering 100 Crore Club in India.[3] Post the debacle of his majorly anticipated dramas Hamari Adhuri Kahani (2015) and Half Girlfriend (2017), he garnered critical and commercial success via the romantic suspense thriller Malang (2020).[4]

Suri's upcoming and forthcoming directorials include Ek Villain Returns, Aashiqui 3 and Malang 2.[5]

Other works[edit]

Apart from his occupation as a director, Suri was the judge of Star Plus's dance reality series Nach Baliye 8 and formed EMI Records India, one of the best musical platforms in India, which produced singers like Yash Narvekar, Anushka Shahaney etc.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Suri married actress Udita Goswami in 2013 and they have a son and daughter.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Director Writer Note.
2001 Kasoor No No Assistant Director
2002 Awara Paagal Deewana No No Assistant Director
2003 Footpath No No Assistant Director
2005 Zeher Yes Yes story credit
2005 Kalyug Yes Yes
2006 Woh Lamhe Yes No
2007 Awarapan Yes No
2009 Raaz: The Mystery Continues Yes Yes story credit
2010 Crook Yes Yes
2011 Murder 2 Yes No
2013 Aashiqui 2 Yes No
2014 Ek Villain Yes No
2015 Hamari Adhuri Kahani Yes No
2017 Half Girlfriend Yes No Producer
2020 Malang Yes No
2020 Bad Boy No Yes Story Credit
2022 Ek Villain Returns Yes No Filming (releasing on 11 february 2022)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mohit Suri's sister Smiley Suri married off by two men closest to her - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 February 2021.
  2. ^ "I have not yet lived my married life at all: Mohit Suri - Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ Time: 04:33 한국 영화를 표절한 인도영화 19편, retrieved 23 October 2019
  4. ^ Mohit Suri talks about his sequel to Raaz Radio Sargam.
  5. ^ "Nach Baliye: Mahesh Bhatt, Karan Johar are excited about Mohit Suri's TV debut". Hindustan Times. 24 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Nach Baliye: Mahesh Bhatt, Karan Johar are excited about Mohit Suri's TV debut". Hindustan Times. 24 March 2017.
  7. ^ TNN (21 November 2018). "Mohit Suri and Udita Goswami welcome a baby boy". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 November 2018.

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