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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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26 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Swades
Swades Writer
(2004)
Jodhaa Akbar
Jodhaa Akbar Writer
(2008)
Mohenjo Daro
Mohenjo Daro Writer
(2016)

Filmography

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 2016 Mohenjo Daro (story and screenplay)
 2014-2015 Everest (TV Series) (writer - 100 episodes)
- Nasir confronts Roongta (2015) ... (writer)
- Aakash-Anjali Cross Hillary Step (2015) ... (writer)
- Chaand's Death Saddens Colonel (2015) ... (writer)
- Chaand Breathes His Last! (2015) ... (writer)
- Anjali motivates Aakash (2015) ... (writer)
 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 (screenplay) / (story)
 1993 Pehla Nasha (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

Ashootosh Gowarikar | Ashutosh Gowarikar
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Personal Quote:

Patriotism for me is not something in competition with an outsider but something within myself. Why is that our patriotism is only restricted to the one-day of matches of India and Pakistan or war at Kargil? In our day-to-day life we have no qualms of jumping traffic lights, messing with public property and abusing our rights. I'm not choosing these subjects because I want to project myself noble... 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 »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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