Ajay Chandhok is the son of actor Kamaldeep who is has done a lot of character roles in Bollywood films. Ajay Chandhok is a Writer-Director who came into the field in the year 1989. He worked in ‘Gola Barood’ as an assistant director to
He worked as an assistant director for David Dhawan in 4 more films ‘Swarg,’ ‘
Aankhen,’‘Aag Ka Gola’ and ‘Taaqatwar’ until the year 1993. In the year 1994, Ajay was made chief Assistant director to David Dhawan and worked with him in the film ‘
Eena Meena Deeka’ and ‘Coolie No. 1’ which released a year later. In 1995 he worked as assistant director to Rakesh Kumar in the film ‘Yaarana.’
Ajay once again joined David Dhawan as the chief assistant director in the films ‘Saajan Chale Sasuraal’ and ‘
Judwaa’ in the year 1996. In 1997, he continued working for Dhawan and gave commercial successes ‘Judwaa’ and ‘Hero No. 1’ followed by ‘Deewana Mastana.’ He continued working as the chief assistant director of David Dhawan in the films ‘Gharwali Bharwali’ and ‘
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan’ which released in the year 1998.
Ajay was promoted to the Associate Director by David Dhawan in the film ‘Haseena Maan Jayegi’ which released in the year 1999. In 2000, Ajay worked in ‘
Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge’ as the associate director for David Dhawan followed by the film ‘
Kunwara’ and ending the year with ‘Chal Mere Bhai'.
He worked as the associate in the films ‘Jodi No 1’ and ‘Because I Don’t Lie’ in the year 2001. In the year 2002, Ajay worked on the films ‘Hum Kissie Se Kum Nahin,' ‘Yeh Hai Jalwa’ and ‘Chor Maashaye Shor’ under David Dhawan.
In 2003, Ajay worked as the associate director in the flick ‘Ek Aur Ek Gyaarah’ directed by David Dhawan. David Dhawan had directed Actor Govinda as leading actor in 17 comedy films, and Ajay Chandhok has worked in most of them under the tutelage of David Dhawan.
After a break of nearly four years, Ajay Chandhok returned to the big screen with his first Directorial Debut ‘
Nehlle Pe Dehlla’ which he wrote himself. Ajay directed two films in 2009, ‘Kissie Pyaar Karoon?’ and ‘Team: The Force.
’In the year 2011, he directed the film ‘
Chatur Singh Two Star’ which had
Sunil Dutt in the lead role. In 2005, He directed the film ‘
Hey Bro’ with Choreographer Ganesh Acharya in the lead.
Ajay learned cinema by working with David Dhawan who is known predominantly for his comedy flicks. The same is also true for Ajay, as comedy plays a vital factor in his movies. Ajay has had a string of his films getting released after a delay.
Ajay directed a film ‘KhallBalli’ which was slated to release in 2008 but somehow got shelved. In 2017, Ajay directed a Punjabi film ‘Krazzy Tabbar’ which was well received by critics and audience.