Aditya Chopra, The eldest son of the late visionary Yash Chopra and hubby of Rani Mukerji turns 47 today. Born on 21st May 1971, the Director cum Producer Aditya Chopra is a National Awards Winner. Fondly known as ‘Adi’ the Industry was taken by the storm after his directional debut with ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ – The movie that broke all records of The Indian Cinema taking it to a new heights, the film still remains our favourite. DDLJ was one of the most beautiful romantic love stories which is still favourite of many.
Aditya Chopra has also given some great stars to the Industry.
Aditya Chopra has launched some great stars in his movies. For Instance Adi launched his kid brother Uday Chopra in his film Mohabbatein. He also launched beautiful actress Anushka Sharma in his movie Rab ne Bana Di Jodi.
Aditya Chopra – The chairman of Yash Raj Films.
Aditya Chopra is the Chaiman of Yash Raj Films, the biggest Conglomerate since 45 years. Adi through YRF has produced some blockbusters such as Veer Zaara, Bunty Aur Babli, Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Band Baaja Baraat. Breaking from the typecast, Aditya Chopra has also graced creations like Kabul Express, Chak De India and Aurangzeb which have run parallel to the main Cinemas.
But these were all the obvious and well known facts about Aditya Chopra. But how closely do we know the Rani Mukerji Beau? Here are some interesting but less known facts about our favourite filmmaker – Aditya Chopra.
Apart from being invincible, the filmmaker is also invisible. He is a very shy and introvert personality and you will rarely see him onscreen. Bollywood stars who have worked with him state that he is a director who loves to keep low on profile and is at his best offscreen.
Followed his father’s footsteps from a very young age.
Following his father’s footsteps Aditya Chopra started assisting his father from a very young age. Starting at the age of 18 he worked as an assisting director for the films like Chandni, Lamhe and Darr. He started working on DDLJ when he was just 23.
Aditya suffered from APD
As a child Aditya Chopra suffered from severe Anti Social personality disorder. He was not ready to mix up and spent teenage years recovering from the disorder.
Though not very media friendly and a shy personality, Aditya Chopra does have some close friends in the industry. The invisible director does like to sit for long chats with his close friends at the topmost floor of Yash Raj Studios. His close friends include Priyanka Chopra and Karan Johar.
Lucky Number 21
It seems 21 is the lucky number for Aditya Chopra. Born on 21st May 1971, Adi shares his birthday with wifey Rani Mukerji. Besides they even got married on 21st April 2014.
We wish the filmmaker and his wifey Rani Mukerji a very happy birthday. Hopefully we’ll get to see the filmmaker onscreen in the future years.