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

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 January 2002 Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal, Sushmita Sen
Waqt: The Race Against Time April 2005 Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani, Shefali Shah, Rajpal Yadav
Namastey London March 2007 Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Rishi Kapoor, Upen Patel
London Dreams October 2009 Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan, Asin Thottumkal, Aditya Roy Kapur
Action Replay[3] November 2010 Akshay Kumar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rannvijay Singh
Namastey England Akshay Kumar, Yet to be decided

As Producer[edit]

Film Year Cast
Singh Is King August 2008 Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Neha Dhupia, Javed Jaffrey, Yashpal Sharma, Kiron Kher, Om Puri
Force September 2011 John Abraham, Genelia D'souza[4]
Commando 12 April 2013 Vidyut Jamwal, Jaideep Ahlawat, Pooja Chopra
Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty 6 June 2014 Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Freddy Daruwala
Roopnagar Ke Cheeteh 2014 / pre-production Samadarshi Dutta, Freddy Daruwala, Pooja Chopra


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