|Ayan Mukerji Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||August 15, 1983|
Ayan Mukerji is an Indian director, producer, and screenwriter who has established himself as a veritable filmmaker with the success of films like Wake Up Sid (2009), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva (2022), etc.
Calcutta (now Kolkata), West Bengal, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ayan was a student of Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. He started his college studies at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, but left after the first year itself.
Director, Screenwriter, Producer
- Father – Deb Mukherjee (Actor)
- Mother – Amrit Mukherjee
- Siblings – Sunita Mukherjee (Older Half-Sister)
- Others – Ashutosh Gowariker (Brother-in-law), Rani Mukerji (Paternal Cousin Sister) (Actress), Kajol (Paternal Cousin Sister) (Actress), Tanishaa Mukerji (Paternal Cousin Sister) (Actress)
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ayan has dated –
- Mouni Roy – RUMOR
Race / Ethnicity
- Moles on his face
- Light-colored eyes
Ayan Mukerji Favorite Things
- Festival – Holi
- Film As A Kid – Har Har Mahadev (1974)
Ayan Mukerji Facts
- His paternal grandfather Sashadhar Mukherjee was one of the founders of the renowned Filmistan Studio in Mumbai.
- Ayan started his career as an assistant director on his brother-in-law Ashutosh Gowariker’s film, Swades (2004). Additionally, he also assisted Karan Johar on his film, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006).
- Actor Ranbir Kapoor is his closest friend in the industry. Moreover, he has cast Ranbir in all of his films until 2023.
- Veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt called Ayan as the ‘James Cameron of India’.
- He made a cameo appearance in the films Home Delivery (2005), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013).
- Ayan was born on the same date as the Hollywood celebrities Debra Messing, Anthony Anderson, Joe Jonas, Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck, and many others.
- After the success of Brahmāstra Part One: Shiva, Ayan revealed in early 2023 that Brahmāstra Part Two: Dev and Brahmāstra Part: Three would release in December 2026 and 2027 respectively.
- Ayan was paid INR 32 crores for directing Hrithik Roshan and Jr NTR in War 2.
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