Aditya Chopra is an Indian film director, scriptwriter and producer. He directed the movies Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge in 1995, then Mohabbatein in 2000 and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in 2008. He is currently the Chair Person of YRF group which has thrived for solid 45 years in the Multi-National film industry.
Chopra has written scripts for acclaimed films like Veer-Zaara in 2004, Fanaa in 2006,
Band Baaja Baaraat in 2010,
Ek Tha Tiger in 2012, Jab Tak Hai Jaan in 2012 and Dhoom Trilogy in 2004, 2006 and 2013 respectively. Chopra has also produced films like
Kabul Express, Chak De India, Rocket Singh and Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Chopra started his film career at a tender age of 18, as an assistant director.
Chopra has produced films that have collected more than two hundred crores in Indian Rupees. His company has received the repute of a movie magnate in the Indian market. After gaining experience, he started to work independently at the age of 23 as a writer and director with the all-time blockbuster Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge starring
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The film was scripted and produced by his father, the Late Yash Chopra.
He also inspired his brother
Uday Chopra and filmmaker
Karan Johar to enter the film industry as assistant directors along in the film industry. Chopra also said that he got emotional support with the presence of his relatives during the making of the film. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge was one of record-breaking hits worldwide and won National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.
Chopra wrote dialogues for the blockbuster hit Dil Toh Pagal Hai made under Yash Raj Films which won National Award. He directed the film Mohabbatein with
Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan that gave the yesteryear star a new life in his career and also launched his brother Uday into the film industry. His next film was Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai in the year 2002 under the banner Yash Raj Films starring Uday.