Vipul Amrutlal Shah
Vipul Amrutlal Shah
Vipul Amrutlal Shah at the launch of his new show Bhai Bhaiya Aur Brother
|Occupation||Film director, Film producer|
|Website||Vipul Amrutlal Shah|
Vipul Amrutlal Shah (commonly known as Vipul Shah) is a film producer and director of Hindi films. He began his career with Gujarati theater. He was part/director of a number of Gujarati dramas, some of which were well received by Gujarati audience. He made his debut with Gujarati film 'Dariya-Chhoru' (means children of ocean) in late 90s, with JD Majethia in main lead. As of 2010, he has directed six Hindi films, four of which have starred Akshay Kumar.
Vipul Amrutlal Shah started career on small screen 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.
Shah's debut film as director was Dariya Chhoru (Gujarati). This film was well-made. He made his debut in Hindi films with Aankhen, which was based on his Gujarati play 'Aandhlo Pato' (means Blind Fold). It 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 again based on a Gujarati play 'Aavjo Vhala Phari Malishu' (means good bye dear, will meet again). It 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.
|Aankhen||2002||Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal, Sushmita Sen|
|Waqt: The Race Against Time||2005||Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Shefali Shah, Boman Irani||Also producer of the film|
|Namastey London||2007||Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Rishi Kapoor|
|London Dreams||2009||Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan, Asin Thottumkal|
|Action Replay||2010||Akshay Kumar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapoor|
|Namaste England||2018||Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra|
|Singh Is Kinng||2008||Anees Bazmee||Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif|
|Kucch Luv Jaisaa||2011||Barnali Ray Shukla||Shefali Shah, Rahul Bose, Sumeet Raghavan|
|Force||Nishikanth Kamath||John Abraham, Genelia D'souza, Vidyut Jamwal|
|Commando: A One Man Army||2013||Dilip Ghosh||Vidyut Jammwal, Pooja Chopra|
|Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty||2014||A. R. Murugadoss||Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Freddy Daruwala, Sumeet Raghavan|
|Force 2||2016||Abhinay Deo||John Abraham, Sonakshi Sinha, Tahir Raj Bhasin|
|Commando 2: The Black Money Trail||2017||Deven Bhojani||Vidyut Jammwal, Adah Sharma, Freddy Daruwala|
|Commando 3||2019||Aditya Datt||Vidyut Jammwal, Adah Sharma|
|Jeevan Mrityu||1995||Sony TV||Director||Vikram Gokhale, Mahavir Shah, Pallavi Joshi, Govind Namdev|
|Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka||1999-2002||Ajit Vachani, Dina Pathak, Rajeev Mehta, Apara Mehta, Vandana Pathak, Suchita Trivedi, Sarita Joshi, Deven Bhojani, Sejal Shah, Supriya Pathak|
|Hum Pardesi Ho Gaye||2001||Writer,Producer||Kartika Rane, Aashish Chaudhary, Perizaad Zorabian, Sulbha Arya, Rakesh Pandey, Manoj Joshi|
|Bhai Bhaiya Aur Brother||2012||SAB TV||Producer||Swati Chitnis, Muni Jha, Chirag Vohra, Sooraj Thapar, Vrajesh Hirjee, Muskaan Mihani|
|Pukaar - Call For The Hero||2014-2015||Life OK||Rannvijay Singh, Raj Babbar, Prashant Narayanan, Adah Sharma, Kiran Karmarkar, Manish Nawani, Vipin Sharma|
- "Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka was the first Indian Television show to complete 1000 episodes". news18. 20 July 2015.
- "Vipul To Do 'Namastey London' Sequel". Times of India. NDTV. 18 March 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
- "Married to the 'boss'! Shefali Shah's waqt with Vipul!". Indiatimes.com Movies. 22 April 2005.
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