Ashutosh Gowariker Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Ashutosh Gowariker Wiki and Biography: Famous Indian director, actor, producer, and screenwriter Ashutosh Gowariker is best known for his outstanding historical dramas. His work includes the movies “Lagaan,” “Swades,” and “Jodha Akbar.” Lagaan was one of three films nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, following Mother India and Salaam Bombay.


Ashutosh Gowariker

Ashutosh Gowariker Wiki: Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Real Name Ashutosh Gowariker
Nick Name Ashu
Profession Director, Actor, Writer & Producer
Famous For Movies
Wife Name Sunita Gowariker (Film Producer)
Physical Status  
Age 58 Years
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight 90 Kgs
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Personal Information  
Date of Birth 15 February 1964
Birth Place Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
School Name NA
College Name Mithibai Collge, Maharashtra, India
Qualifications B.Sc. in Chemistry
Family Profile  
Father Name Ashok Gowariker
Mother Name Kishori Gowariker
Siblings NA
Career Director, Actor, Writer & Producer
Source of Income Movies
Appeared In Movies
Net Worth Salary 125 Crores+(Approx.)

Ashutosh Gowariker Biography

Ashutosh Gowariker Education

He graduated with a degree in chemistry from Mumbai’s Mithibai College.

Ashutosh Gowariker Early Life

On February 15, 1964, in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, Ashutosh Gowariker was born to Ashok and Kishori Gowariker. While performing in several plays during his college years, he came to love movie acting. He then began modelling for Govind Nihalani and Jenny Pinto’s respective brands of Closeup toothpaste and Lifebuoy soap.
His wife is Sunita Gowariker, who is the daughter of actor Deb Mukherjee and the sister of Bollywood director Ayaan Mukherjee.

Ashutosh Gowariker Career

Ashutosh made his acting debut in Hindi cinema with the Ketan Mehta-directed movie Holi in 1984. Later, he appeared in movies like Woh, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Goonj, Chamatkar, and Bharat Ki Khoj as a lead actor. He has performed voiceover work and other acting roles in addition to his work on C.I.D. and Circus. He has also acted in a number of highly regarded Marathi movies, such as Vazir and Sarkarnama.

With the love drama Pehla Nasha, which starred Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bhatt, and Raveena Tandon, Ashutosh Gowariker made his directorial debut. The film received negative reviews and had a disastrous opening weekend. His second movie, Baazi, which starred Aamir Khan and Mamta Kulkarni, did well at the box office.

Ashutosh was the director of the cult masterpiece Lagaan from 2001. This Victorian-era production, starring Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh, broke box office records all across the world. A vain official uses a cricket match as bait to avoid paying his fair share of the levy, leaving the residents of a small village, who are already suffering under the weight of high taxes, in a very peculiar situation. One of 2001’s biggest successes, it also ranked number 55 on Empire’s list of the 100 greatest movies ever filmed. It was listed among the top 25 sports movies of all time in Time magazine in 2011. Lagaan, which Aamir Khan also produced, won eight National Film Awards and nine Filmfare Awards.

Shah Rukh Khan was the star of his subsequent drama, Swades: We The People, which he also wrote, produced, and directed. The movie was dubbed into Tamil and released under the name Desam after receiving favorable reviews from reviewers worldwide. He directed the 2008 release of Jodha Akbar, a historical romantic drama starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. His subsequent movies, including What’s Your Rashee? and Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey, were failures on the box office.

Another historical love story by Ashutosh, Mohenjo Daro, was published in 2016. Hrithik Roshan, Pooja Hegde, the film’s female lead, and the movie’s producers Siddharth Roy Kapur and Sunita Gowariker all appear in it. One of his 2019 releases is Panipat.

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