FILM DIRECTOR

David Dhawan

1955 - Today

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David Dhawan (born Rajinder Dhawan; 16 August 1955) is an Indian film director who works in Hindi films. He is the father of Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan. He is best known for directing several successful films, including Swarg (1990), Shola Aur Shabnam (1992), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Judwaa (1997), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998), Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge (2000), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Partner (2007), Chashme Baddoor (2013), Main Tera Hero (2014) and Judwaa 2 (2017). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Dhawan has received more than 2,849,614 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. David Dhawan is the 1,431st most popular film director, the 789th most popular biography from India and the 28th most popular Indian Film Director.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, David Dhawan ranks 1,431 out of 1,580Before him are Oren Peli, Phedon Papamichael, Tomm Moore, Mark Waters, Michael Dante DiMartino, and Hito Steyerl. After him are Susan Seidelman, Jonathan Glazer, Bud Yorkin, Pamela Fryman, Jeffrey Lieber, and David Nutter.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, David Dhawan ranks 487Before him are Richard Burr, Edward Duyker, Rosario Fernández, Carol Ann Duffy, Flip Saunders, and Donald Pettit. After him are Alberto Gonzales, Andrew M. Allen, Oscar Wirth, Adam Curtis, Wilhelm Molterer, and Gernot Jurtin.

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In India

Among people born in India, David Dhawan ranks 789 out of 1,227Before him are Udham Singh (1928), Mandakini (1963), Twinkle Khanna (1974), Arbaaz Khan (1967), Prabhas (1979), and Raja Rao (1908). After him are Simi Garewal (1947), Sonu Sood (1973), Jaya Prada (1962), Nagarjuna (1959), Huma Qureshi (1986), and Kavita Krishnamurthy (1958).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In India

Among film directors born in India, David Dhawan ranks 28Before him are Mani Ratnam (1956), Subhash Ghai (1945), Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922), Sanjay Leela Bhansali (1963), Farah Khan (1965), and Aditya Chopra (1971). After him are Rajkumar Hirani (1962), Kiran Rao (1973), Rituparno Ghosh (1963), Prabhu Deva (1973), Ram Gopal Varma (1962), and Farhan Akhtar (1974).

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