|Born||1981 (age 34–35)
|Spouse(s)||Udita Goswami (m. 2013)|
|Relatives||See Bhatt family|
Mohit Suri, (born 1981) is an Indian film director, most known for his films, Kalyug (2005) and Awarapan (2007). He has directed 3 quasi-sequels Raaz - The Mystery Continues (2009), Murder 2 (2011) and Aashiqui 2 (2013) and Ek Villain (2014), all of these proved to be commercial successes.
Suri was born and brought up in Mumbai. His mother was an air hostess, and his father worked for Dunlop in Chennai. Mohit's mother is the younger sister of noted film makers Mahesh Bhatt, Robin Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt. He is the brother of actress Smiley Suri. Suri's cousins are Emraan, Alia, Pooja, Vishesh, Rahul, Suneel and Dharmesh. Actress Soni Razdan is his aunt. Before venturing into film direction, Mohit worked as an office assistant for T-Series, and as an assistant director to Vikram Bhatt.
He started his career as an assistant director, and made his debut as a director with the 2005 film Zeher which was a moderate success. He followed it up with Kalyug, which was both a critical and commercial success. His third film Woh Lamhe (2006) did well and received critical acclaim.
His next film Awarapan (2007) was both a critical and commercial success. It was a copy of the Korean film 'A Bittersweet Life' from 2005. Ironically, Mohit, in an interview given to Radio Sargam, said, "I am very critical about my own work. I would never ever go out and say that I have made a masterpiece. I just give my best and hope that it's good enough." His preceding film Crook, based on the racial attacks on Indian students in Australia was released in 2010. Murder 2, which turned out to be a Blockbuster, a sequel to the 2004 film Murder was released on 8 July 2011.
In 2013, he directed Aashiqui 2 which was a blockbuster. In 2014, he directed Ek Villain which ran successfully and went past the 1 billion mark at box office. In 2015, he directed his next movie, Hamari Adhuri Kahani.He is working with Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the upcoming movie "Half Girlfriend" as a director which is based on a famous novel by Chetan Bhagat.
As Assistant Director
|2002||Awara Paagal Deewana||Vikram Bhatt|
As Story Writer
|2009||Raaz – The Mystery Continues||
|2010||Crook: It's Good To Be Bad||
- I have not yet lived my married life at all: Mohit Suri – The Times of India
- Mohit Suri talks about his sequel to Raaz Radio Sargam.
- Mohit Suri, Udita Goswami marry in a private ceremony – IBNLive
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