Born in Mumbai. Has writing in his blood as he was born to two screenwriters. He is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor,playback singer, lyricist and television host, who works primarily in Bollywood. He considers Robert De Niro as an “inspiration” in the film industry. He dropped out of graduation in the 2nd year itself.
He won a national award for the first movie he directed. Has a charming personality and is very unconventional in his approach and acting. His latest venture in 2011, won 2 filmfare awards and remains his highest grossing film till date. He’s a huge fan of Vijay Anand’s movies and has watched all his movies umpteen times. Though he’s performed a few daredevil stunts in his one movie, he has a phobia of cockroaches. He learnt driving when he was 22 and had to learn bike due to one of his films.
Has directed a documentary to spread AIDS awareness. Has started a campaign to fight the brutal rapes and unjust suffering of women in the society.
The one thing that he wished he was a part of was the popular band, ‘The Beatles‘. He would have loved to be the fifth Beatle.
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