Uday Chopra at the launch of 'YOMICS', July 2012.
5 January 1973 |
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Occupation||Actor, producer, director|
|Relatives||Aditya Chopra (Brother)|
Uday Chopra (born 5 January 1973) is a Bollywood actor, producer, screenwriter and assistant director. He is the son of the late Yash Chopra and brother of Aditya Chopra. His sister-in-law is the actress Rani Mukerji. Uday Chopra worked as an assistant director on a number of his father's and brother's films under the Yash Raj Films banner. 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.
In 1994 Chopra produced Yeh Dillagi starring Akshay Kumar, Kajol and Saif Ali Khan. He made his acting debut in the movie Mohabbatein. 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. He also starred in Dhoom 3, the second sequel to Dhoom next to Aamir Khan in 2013. He is currently[when?] in Los Angeles learning film making at UCLA.
In 2014 Chopra produced two films. Grace of Monaco was the biography film about Grace Kelly starring Nicole Kidman in the leading role. He 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.
|1995||Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge||–||Assistant director|
|1997||Dil To Pagal Hai||–||Assistant director|
|2000||Mohabbatein||Vikram Kapoor/Oberoi||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut|
|2002||Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai||Sanjay Malhotra|
|2003||Mujhse Dosti Karoge!||Rohan Varma||Also producer|
|Kal Ho Naa Ho||Day 6 Announcer||Special appearance|
|2004||Charas: A Joint Operation||Ashraf|
|Hum Tum||–||Assistant Director|
|2005||Neal 'n' Nikki||Gurneal 'Neal' Ahluwalia|
|2006||Dhoom 2||Ali Khan|
|2009||Dil Bole Hadippa||bicycle driver in the song "Ishq Hi Hai Rab"||special appearance|
|2010||Pyaar Impossible||Abhay Sharma||Also producer and writer|
|2011||Ladies vs Ricky Bahl||–||Screenwriter|
|2013||Dhoom 3||Ali Khan|
|2014||Grace of Monaco||–||Producer|
|2014||The Longest Week||–||Producer|
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- "In Candid Conversation with Uday Chopra". The Economic Times. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
- "Uday Chopra is the best in Dhoom 2". The Times of India. 24 November 2006. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
- "Uday Chopra is to direct film now". The Times of India. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
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