Vijay Krishna Acharya

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Vijay Krishna Acharya
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Residence Mumbai, India
Alma mater Kirori Mal College
Occupation Film director
Years active 2004–present

Vijay Krishna Acharya also known as Viktor Acharya (born 1968), is an Indian film director, screenwriter, dialogue writer, and lyricist known for his works in bollywood, and television. He is known for scripting the Dhoom Franchise.[1] His directorial Dhoom 3 went on to gross 4 billion (US$62 million) worldwide in just ten days, to become the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time in international markets at the time and as of May 2017 is the sixth highest-grossing Indian film of all time.[2][3][4] It was the 78th highest grossing film of 2013 worldwide.[5][6] The film was screened during the 2014 International Film Festival of India in the Celebrating Dance in Indian cinema section.[7] The film has garnered the inaugural Telstra People's Choice Award at the 2014 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.[8][9]

His first independent spoof was Channel Mast on VI TV, by the late director Sudhanshu Mishra. His other spoofs include Ramkhilavan CM and Family, Public Hai Sab Jaanti Hai and Krishna Sharma CA, which later gave shape to Krishna Arjun.[10] He has written scripts for and directed Hindi shows including Just Mohabbat, Life Nahin Hai Laddoo, Son Pari, Shaka Laka Boom Boom and Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin.


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Director Story Screenplay Dialogues Lyrics Notes
2004 Dhoom No No Yes Yes No
2005 Bluffmaster No No No No Yes
2006 Dhoom 2 No No Yes Yes No
2006 Pyaar Ke Side Effects No No No Yes No
2007 Guru No No No Yes No
2008 Tashan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2010 Raavan No No No Yes No
2013 Dhoom 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2018 Thugs of Hindostan Film has yet to be released Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Pre-Production


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