Uday Chopra

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Uday Chopra
Born (1973-01-05) 5 January 1973 (age 51)
  • Actor
  • producer
  • director
Years active1991–2014(actor)
Parent(s)Yash Chopra
Pamela Chopra
RelativesAditya Chopra (Brother)
Rani Mukerji (sister in-law)

Uday Chopra (born 5 January 1973) is a Bollywood actor,[1] 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 and his cousins are film director Karan Johar and film producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Chopra worked as an assistant director on a number of his father's and brother's films under the Yash Raj Films banner.[2] 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.

Chopra made his acting debut in the notable 2000 musical romantic drama Mohabbatein and featured in several other notable films including Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002), Dhoom (2004), Dhoom 2 (2006) and Dhoom 3 (2013). In July 2012, Chopra founded his own company, Yomics, which creates comics about famous Yash Raj Films including Hum Tum, Dhoom and Ek Tha Tiger.

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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 sequels Dhoom 2 and Dhoom 3, released in 2006 and 2013 respectively.[3][4] Although praised for his performance as Ali in the first instalment, a role he reprised in both the sequels, the sequels were met with mixed reviews.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Uday Chopra: Movies, Photos, Videos, News, Biography & Birthday | eTimes". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2021-07-14.
  2. Raghavendra, Nandini. "In candid conversation with Uday Chopra". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2021-07-14.
  3. "'Uday Chopra is the best in Dhoom 2 ' - Times Of India". web.archive.org. 2012-11-04. Archived from the original on 2012-11-04. Retrieved 2021-07-14.
  4. "Uday Chopra Movies: Latest and Upcoming Films of Uday Chopra | eTimes". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2021-07-14.

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