Aditya Chopra Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Aditya Chopra Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth May 21, 1971
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Rani Mukerji

Aditya Chopra is an Indian film director, producer, and writer famous for directing blockbuster films like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Mohabbatein (2000), Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), and Befikre (2016). He is also the chairman of Yash Raj Films, which is one of the most successful production companies in Bollywood.

Born Name

Aditya Chopra

Nick Name

Adi

Aditya Chopra pictured while returning from vacation in July 2012
Aditya Chopra pictured while returning from vacation in July 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Aditya studied at the Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai. He attended Sydenham College and graduated alongside other celebs like Karan Johar, Abhishek Kapoor, and Anil Thadani.

Occupation

Director, Producer, Writer

Family

  • FatherYash Chopra (Director, Producer) (Died from Dengue in 2012)
  • Mother – Pamela Chopra (née Singh) (Singer, Producer, Writer)
  • Siblings – Uday Chopra (Younger Brother) (Actor, Producer)
  • Others – Mohinder Singh (Maternal Grandfather) (Indian Army Officer), Karan Johar (Maternal Cousin Brother) (Director, Producer, Actor)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Aditya Chopra has dated –

  1. Payal Khanna (2001-2009) – Aditya’s first wife was his high school sweetheart Payal Khanna. The duo was married from 2001 to 2009.
  2. Rani Mukerji (2007-Present) – Aditya began dating actress Rani Mukerji in 2007. The couple got married on April 21, 2014, in Italy and welcomed daughter Adira Chopra on December 9, 2015.
Indian film director Aditya Chopra
Indian film director Aditya Chopra (Forum Aden / ForumAden.com)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Reclusive nature

Religion

Hinduism

Aditya Chopra Favorite Things

  • Movies Cinema Paradiso (1988), Deewaar (1975), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Kabhi Kabhie (1976), Awaara (1951), Mughal-E-Azam (1960), Chupke Chupke (1975), Goodfellas (1990), Masoom (1983)
  • BooksKane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, The Firm by John Grisham

SourceRediff, News18.com

Aditya Chopra with his good friend and director Karan Johar
Aditya Chopra with his good friend and director Karan Johar (TorchInDark / Pinterest)

Aditya Chopra Facts

  1. After he turned 18, he began assisting his father Yash Chopra on films like Chandni (1989), Lamhe (1991), and Darr (1993).
  2. Aditya is an avid football fan and was known to be a good player in his school and college days.
  3. Aditya was born with a cleft lip, which was surgically fixed after birth.
  4. His production company Yash Raj Films (YRF) has launched the careers of several Bollywood stars such as Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Parineeti Chopra, etc.
  5. In December 2008, an extremely introverted Chopra was photographed by the media while leaving the private screening of Ghajini (starring Aamir Khan). His panic-stricken reaction to being clicked made newspaper headlines and fuelled rumors that he was suffering from social anxiety.
  6. Karan Johar began his filmmaking career by assisting Chopra with his directorial debut, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in 1994. Aditya also encouraged Karan to become a director himself.
  7. He has written poems in his films like “Aisa pehli baar hua satra aathra saalon mein” said by Kajol in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, “Teri aankhon ki namkeen mastiyan” said by Shahrukh Khan in Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), and “Bande hain hum uske humpe kiska zor” said by Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3 (2013).
  8. Although Aditya is one of the most powerful directors in Bollywood, he is very media-shy and had only given 2 public interviews between 1995 and 2019.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0

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