Aditya Chopra

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Aditya Chopra (born 21 May 1971) is an Indian filmmaker who works in Hindi cinema. His work as a director includes Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Mohabbatein (2000), Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), and Befikre (2016).He is also the current Chairman of India's multi-national film, media, and entertainment conglomerate Yash Raj Films (YRF), becoming the second person to hold that position in the company's history after Sanjeev Kohli. Chopra has written and produced several commercially viable films including off-beat content not necessarily fitting into the realm of "masala films". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aditya Chopra has received more than 6,029,864 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Aditya Chopra is the 1,407th most popular film director (down from 1,190th in 2019), the 779th most popular biography from India (down from 594th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Indian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Aditya Chopra ranks 1,407 out of 1,580Before him are Athina Rachel Tsangari, Colin Trevorrow, Jennifer Lynch, Tommy Wirkola, Simon Curtis, and Farah Khan. After him are Ava DuVernay, Mia Hansen-Løve, Jon Watts, Neil LaBute, Ursula Meier, and Dean Devlin.

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Among people born in 1971, Aditya Chopra ranks 458Before him are Oséas, Karen McDougal, Arnon Grunberg, Monisha Kaltenborn, Anohni, and Bobby Julich. After him are Vik Sahay, Figen Yüksekdağ, Allen Johnson, Abdullah Ercan, Ursula Meier, and Calogero.

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Among people born in India, Aditya Chopra ranks 779 out of 1,227Before him are Aasif Mandvi (1966), Uddhav Thackeray (1960), Anushka Sharma (1988), Monisha Kaltenborn (1971), Farah Khan (1965), and Virat Kohli (1988). After him are Begum Samru (1746), Bipasha Basu (1979), Daler Mehndi (1967), Udham Singh (1928), Mandakini (1963), and Twinkle Khanna (1974).


Among film directors born in India, Aditya Chopra ranks 27Before him are Tapan Sinha (1924), Mani Ratnam (1956), Subhash Ghai (1945), Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922), Sanjay Leela Bhansali (1963), and Farah Khan (1965). After him are David Dhawan (1955), Rajkumar Hirani (1962), Kiran Rao (1973), Rituparno Ghosh (1963), Prabhu Deva (1973), and Ram Gopal Varma (1962).