Vipul Amrutlal Shah

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Vipul Amrutlal Shah
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Vipul Amrutlal Shah at the launch of his new show Bhai Bhaiya Aur Brother
Born Kutch, Gujarat, India
Occupation Film director, Film producer
Spouse(s) Shefali Shah
Website Vipul Amrutlal Shah

Vipul Amrutlal Shah (commonly known as Vipul Shah) is a film producer and director of Hindi films. As of 2010, he has directed five Hindi films, four of which have starred Akshay Kumar.


Vipul Shah started with a soap opera Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka, aired on Sony Entertainment Television. The serial went on to become the longest running family drama with over 1000 episodes.[citation needed]

Shah's debut film as director was Aankhen, which was among the five biggest hits of 2002. He then impressed the audience and critics in his next film Waqt: The Race Against Time, which was also one of the highest grossing films of 2005. His next two films, Namastey London and Singh Is Kinng did very well at the box office with the latter breaking all previous opening records in bollywood. In 2009, he directed London Dreams, starring Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan and Asin Thottumkal, which was an average grosser at the box office. His 2010 release, Action Replay starring Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai, which was a flop.

In March 2011, Shah announced his intention to do a sequel of his 2007 film Namastey London.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to actress Shefali Shah and has two sons.[2]


As Director[edit]

Film Year Cast
Aankhen 2002 Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal, Sushmita Sen
Waqt: The Race Against Time 2005 Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani
Namastey London 2007 Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Rishi Kapoor
London Dreams 2009 Ajay Devgan, Salman Khan, Asin Thottumkal
Action Replay 2010 Akshay Kumar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

As Producer[edit]

Film Year Cast
Singh Is King 2008 Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif
Force 2011 John Abraham, Genelia D'souza
Commando 2013 Vidyut Jamwal, Pooja Chopra
Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty 2014 Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha
Force 2 2016 John Abraham, Sonakshi Sinha


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