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Ashutosh Gowariker


An actor who took up directing after almost a decade, Ashutosh Gowariker is one of those rare people who take the path less taken and, although it was a rough going, he is now one of India's elite directors. He began his film career modeling in commercials by Govind Nihalani and Jenny Pinto. He entered Hindi cinema with Ketan Mehta's Holi (1985), ... See full bio »

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 2014-2015 Everest (TV Series) (writer - 100 episodes)
- Episode #1.100 (2015) ... (writer)
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 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
 1993 Pehla Nasha (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

Ashootosh Gowarikar | Ashutosh Gowarikar
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Aamir Khan and I were supposed to do a Hollywood film together in the wake of Lagaan, but both of us are not the kind to strategise proposals. Cinema has to come from the heart. It has to move to you, matter to you; to an extent that it haunts and hunts you, like Swades did for me to plunge headlong. I have an agent in Los Angeles and he is upset because he has sent me so many proposals over the ... See more »

Trivia:

Was going to direct a film on the life and times of Bhudda. He was almost about to sign Mithun Chakraborthy's son Mahaakshay for the role. He later decided to shelve the film. See more »

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Aquarius

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