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Years active
  
1984–present

Name
  
Ashutosh Gowariker


Spouse
  
Sunita Gowariker

Upcoming movie
  Panipat
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Born
  
15 February 1964 (age 60) (
1964-02-15
)

Occupation
  
Director, producer, writer, actor

Website
  
www.ashutoshgowariker.com

Role
  
Film director · ashutoshgowariker.com

Awards
  
Filmfare Award for Best Film

Children
  
Konark Gowariker, Vishwang Gowariker

Movies and TV shows
  
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Ashutosh Gowariker (born 15 February 1964) is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is known for directing the films "set on a huge canvas while boasting of an opulent treatment". His works include Lagaan (2001), Swades (2004), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), What's Your Raashee (2009), Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010) and Mohenjo Daro (2016). His film Lagaan was nominated in Best Foreign Language Film category in 74th Academy Awards, which makes him a voting member of Academy Awards. He returned to acting by playing the lead role in the critically acclaimed dramedy Ventilator (2016).

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Early life

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Gowariker was born to Ashok and Kishori Gowariker. His family hails from Kolhapur. He is married to Sunita (former actor Deb Mukherjee's daughter from his first marriage) and they have two sons - Konark and Vishwang.

Career

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Gowariker started his career as an actor, making his debut in 1984 in director Ketan Mehta's movie, Holi. On the Holi sets, Gowariker met Aamir Khan. After that, he acted in several television serials, including Circus (1989), C.I.D. (1998) and several films, including Naam (1986), Chamatkar (1992), and Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1993).

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The 1993 movie, Pehla Nasha marked Gowariker's directorial debut. His second movie, Baazi (1995), starred Aamir Khan.

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In 2001, Gowariker wrote and directed the period epic movie, Lagaan, produced by and starring Aamir Khan. Lagaan was the story of a cricket match between British officers and Indian villagers in the late 18th century. It ranked third among 2001's Indian movies in terms of gross revenue.

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In 2004, Gowariker directed Swades, starring Shahrukh Khan.

Jodhaa Akbar (2008), another historical epic romance set in the 16th century, starred Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai. As a filmmaker he shows his own civility through his films.

Gowariker's romantic comedy What's Your Raashee? (2009), starred Priyanka Chopra in 12 roles and Harman Baweja.

Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010), about the Chittagong Uprising set in undivided Bengal of 1930, starred Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone.

In 2016, Gowariker directed the film Mohenjo Daro starring Hrithik Roshan. He returned to acting by playing the lead role in the critically acclaimed dramedy Ventilator (2016), which was produced by Priyanka Chopra.

Filmography

Actor
2016
Ventilator as
Raja
2016
Jai Deva Promotional Song for VENTILATOR (Video short) as
RK
2015
Vazir as
Nana Satam
1998
C.I.D. (TV Series) as
Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Missing Fugitive: Part 2 (1999) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Missing Fugitive: Part 1 (1999) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Missing Bullet: Part 2 (1999) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Missing Bullet: Part 1 (1999) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The 500 Rupee Note: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The 500 Rupee Note: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Girl In Red: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Girl In Red: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Stolen Gun: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Stolen Gun: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Closed Room: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Closed Room: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Anonymous Informer: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Anonymous Informer: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Serial Killings: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Serial Killings: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Strange Hijack: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Strange Hijack: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Unusual Alibi: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Unusual Alibi: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Talkative Skeleton: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Talkative Skeleton: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Burnt Letter: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Burnt Letter: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Deadly Virus: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Deadly Virus: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Last Wound: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Last Wound: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Innocent Victim: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Innocent Victim: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Incomplete Letter: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Incomplete Letter: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Anonymous Threats: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Anonymous Threats: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Third Man: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- The Case Of The Third Man: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- Case Of The Thief Within: Part 2 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
- Case Of The Thief Within: Part 1 (1998) - Senior Inspector Virendra
1998
Woh (TV Series) as
Ashutosh (1998)
1998
Sarkarnama as
Subodh Gore
1996
Mazhab
1994
Jazbaat as
Kishan
1994
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa as
Imran
1992
Jaanam as
Arun S. Rao
1992
Jeeva Sakha as
Nagojirao Patil (Nagya)
1992
Chamatkar as
Monty
1991
Jab Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya
1991
Indrajeet
1989
Circus (TV Series) as
Vicky
- Episode #1.2 (1989) - Vicky
- Episode #1.1 (1989) - Vicky
1989
Ek Ratra Manterleli as
Shekar
1989
Gawaahi as
Sayyad Akhtar 'Rampuri'
1989
Indradhanush (TV Series) as
Appuswamy
- Episode #1.6 (1989) - Appuswamy
- Episode #1.5 (1989) - Appuswamy
1989
Kamla Ki Maut as
Deepak
1989
West Is West as
Vikran
1989
Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro as
Abdul
1989
Goonj as
Saby
1989
Bharat Ek Khoj (TV Series) as
Prince Siddhartha / Buddha
- Negation And Acceptance Of Life (1989) - Prince Siddhartha / Buddha
1987
Kachchi Dhoop (TV Series)
1986
Naam as
Jaisingh Kalewar (Taxi Driver)
1984
Holi as
Ranjeet Prakash
Writer
-
Target (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 2021) (story - 1 episode, 2021)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) - (screenplay) / (story)
2019
Panipat (story and screenplay)
2016
Mohenjo Daro (story and screenplay)
2014
Everest (TV Series) (writer - 100 episodes)
- Nasir confronts Roongta (2015) - (writer)
- Aakash-Anjali Cross Hillary Step (2015) - (writer)
- Chaand's Death Saddens Colonel (2015) - (writer)
- Chaand Breathes His Last! (2015) - (writer)
- Anjali motivates Aakash (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel Refuses to Go Ahead (2015) - (writer)
- Conquered: The Southern Peak! (2015) - (writer)
- Abhyankar Remembers Tara (2015) - (writer)
- Aakash accepts Roongta's offer (2015) - (writer)
- Roongta threatens Arjun (2015) - (writer)
- Arjun Won't Climb Everest! (2015) - (writer)
- Shikha confronts Seema (2015) - (writer)
- Arjun Goes Missing (2015) - (writer)
- Abhyakar Can't Move On (2015) - (writer)
- Abhyankar's Furious at Arjun (2015) - (writer)
- Sameer Wants the Team to Retreat (2015) - (writer)
- Anjali Heads Towards the Everest (2015) - (writer)
- Jagat Is Proud of Anjali (2015) - (writer)
- Anjali Finds Nasir (2015) - (writer)
- Will Sarita confront Jagat? (2015) - (writer)
- Akash-Anjali Discuss Destiny (2015) - (writer)
- Tashi Tells a Story (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel Tries to Motivate Nasir (2015) - (writer)
- Sarita is miserable (2015) - (writer)
- Aakash apologises to Anjali (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel Tries to Motivate Nasir (2015) - (writer)
- Sarita hears news about the team (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel and Team Rescue Arjun (2015) - (writer)
- Arjun Is Found Missing (2015) - (writer)
- Shikha misses Akash (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel's Team Gets Stuck in Ice (2015) - (writer)
- Sarita confronts Jagat (2015) - (writer)
- Mr. Roongta threatens Arjun (2015) - (writer)
- Vikram apologises to Jagat (2015) - (writer)
- Jagat confronts Sameer (2015) - (writer)
- Anjali Rescues Her Teammates (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel's Team Falls Into a Well (2015) - (writer)
- Vidhan confronts Jagat (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel Decides to Go Ahead (2015) - (writer)
- Anjali Crosses the Trough (2015) - (writer)
- Nima Kakuli Dies; Anjali Carries On (2015) - (writer)
- Nima Dies While Crossing Khumbu (2015) - (writer)
- Sameer Tries to Contact Colonel (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel Abhyankar Confronts Arjun (2015) - (writer)
- Sarita tries to motivate Anjali (2015) - (writer)
- Sarita confronts Jagat (2015) - (writer)
- Rena Expresses Her Feelings (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel Confronts Sameer (2015) - (writer)
- Jagat's Request to Colonel Abhyankar (2015) - (writer)
- Colonel Advances the Expedition (2015) - (writer)
- Arjun's Tragic Past (2014) - (writer)
- Arjun apologises to Anjali (2014) - (writer)
- Chaand informs Lisa about Namgyar (2014) - (writer)
- Sameer refuses Roongta's offer (2014) - (writer)
- Roongta Has an Agenda (2014) - (writer)
- Jagat Wants Anjali Home (2014) - (writer)
- Nasir confronts Phurba (2014) - (writer)
- Aakash spies on Yeti (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali Apologizes To Akash (2014) - (writer)
- Jagat Asks Anjali To Return Home (2014) - (writer)
- Vikram And Vidhaan Praise Anjali (2014) - (writer)
- Jagat Confronts Sarita (2014) - (writer)
- Sameer Decides to Leave the Team (2014) - (writer)
- Sameer Confronts The Colonel (2014) - (writer)
- The Team Needs A Weather Expert (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali's Marriage Plans (2014) - (writer)
- Arjun apologises to Anjali (2014) - (writer)
- Arjun Shares His Miseries (2014) - (writer)
- Chaand joins the expedition team (2014) - (writer)
- Seema berates Aakash (2014) - (writer)
- Mr. Roongta Confronts Arjun (2014) - (writer)
- Arjun's Criminal Record (2014) - (writer)
- Akash Apologizes To Mr. Roongta (2014) - (writer)
- Shikha's Critical Health (2014) - (writer)
- Colonel's Deal with Mr. Roongta (2014) - (writer)
- Mr. Roongta rebukes Aakash (2014) - (writer)
- Aakash rescues Kabir (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali and Aakash help Yohan (2014) - (writer)
- Rana Punishes the Students (2014) - (writer)
- Aakash argues with Arjun (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali apologises to Pari (2014) - (writer)
- Siraj Delays The Black Horse Team (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali Feels Guilty (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali Helps Akash (2014) - (writer)
- Raman's Confession (2014) - (writer)
- Akash Gets Expelled (2014) - (writer)
- Raman Is Made Fun Of (2014) - (writer)
- Colonel Starts To Train Arjun (2014) - (writer)
- Teams Are Formed, Lines Are Drawn (2014) - (writer)
- Arjun Shares His Experience (2014) - (writer)
- Colonel Abhyankar Says Yes (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali's Admission To NIM (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali Leaves For Uttar Kashi (2014) - (writer)
- Sarita Misleads Jagat About Anjali's Plan To NIM (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali Joins The Mountaineering Course (2014) - (writer)
- Ramesh Roongta Launches His New Company Century Corp (2014) - (writer)
- Jagat Decides To Get Anjali Married To Vidhaan (2014) - (writer)
- Akash Accepts The Assignment (2014) - (writer)
- Anjali Does Not Attend Her Felicitation Ceremony (2014) - (writer)
- The Team Goes to Kala Pathar - (writer)
2010
Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (screenplay)
2009
What's Your Raashee? (screenplay)
2008
Jodhaa Akbar (screenplay)
2004
Swades (screenplay) / (story)
2001
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (screenplay) / (story)
1995
Baazi (screenplay) / (story)
1993
Pehla Nasha (screenplay)
Producer
-
Karram Kurram (producer) (filming)
2022
Toolsidas Junior (producer)
2021
Target (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) - (producer)
2014
Everest (TV Series) (producer - 12 episodes)
- Colonel Starts To Train Arjun (2014) - (producer)
- Teams Are Formed, Lines Are Drawn (2014) - (producer)
- Arjun Shares His Experience (2014) - (producer)
- Colonel Abhyankar Says Yes (2014) - (producer)
- Anjali's Admission To NIM (2014) - (producer)
- Anjali Leaves For Uttar Kashi (2014) - (producer)
- Sarita Misleads Jagat About Anjali's Plan To NIM (2014) - (producer)
- Anjali Joins The Mountaineering Course (2014) - (producer)
- Ramesh Roongta Launches His New Company Century Corp (2014) - (producer)
- Jagat Decides To Get Anjali Married To Vidhaan (2014) - (producer)
- Akash Accepts The Assignment (2014) - (producer)
- Anjali Does Not Attend Her Felicitation Ceremony (2014) - (producer)
2010
Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (executive producer)
2009
What's Your Raashee? (producer)
2008
Jodhaa Akbar (producer)
2004
Swades (producer)
Director
2019
Panipat
2016
Mohenjo Daro
2010
Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey
2009
What's Your Raashee?
2008
Jodhaa Akbar
2004
Swades
2001
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
1995
Baazi
1993
Pehla Nasha
Soundtrack
2009
What's Your Raashee? (performer: "Maanunga Maanunga Jo Tera Kahena (Libra)")
2004
Swades (performer: "Pal Pal Hai Bhaari")
Casting Department
2001
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (casting: Indians)
Music Department
2004
Swades (playback singer)
Thanks
2021
Last Film Show (very special thanks)
Self
-
Brand Bollywood...downunder (Documentary) (post-production) as
self - Director / Producer
2016
The Kapil Sharma Show (TV Series) as
Self
- The Star-Cast of Panipat (2019) - Self
- Team Mohenjo Daro in Kapil's Show (2016) - Self
2017
Talk Shop (TV Series) as
Self
- Ashutosh Gowariker (2017) - Self
2012
Celluloid Man (Documentary) as
Self
2009
10th International Indian Film Academy Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Best Director
2009
54th Filmfare Awards (TV Special) as
Self (Best Director)
2004
Bollywood Remixed - Das indische Kino erobert den Westen (Documentary) as
Self
2003
Chale Chalo: The Lunacy of Film Making (Documentary) as
Self
Archive Footage
2005
C.I.D. (TV Series) as
Senior Inspector Virendra
- Double Trouble: Part 2 (2005) - Senior Inspector Virendra

References

Ashutosh Gowariker Wikipedia