Vidhu Vinod Chopra

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Date of Birth : September 5
Birthname : NA

Mini Biography :
Vidhu Vinod Chopra born on September 5, was raised in Srinagar, Kashmir, India and studied direction at the Film and Television Institute of India.
His film An Encounter with Faces was nominated for an Oscar in the short, non-fiction film category in 1979.

He has since been involved with a number of critically acclaimed films including Parinda, 1942: A Love Story, the Munna Bhai films, Parineeta and the recently released film, Eklavya: The Royal Guard.


Filmography :

As Director :

  1. Eklavya (2007)
  2. 64 Squares (2007)
  3. Mission Kashmir (2000)
  4. Kareeb (1998)
  5. 1942: A Love Story (1993)
  6. Parinda (1989)
  7. Khamosh (1985)
  8. Sazaye Maut (1981)
  9. An Encounter with Faces (1978)

As Producer :

  1. Eklavya (2007) (producer)
  2. 64 Squares (2007) (producer)
  3. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) (producer)
  4. Parineeta (2005) (executive producer)
  5. Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003) (producer)
  6. Mission Kashmir (2000) (producer)
  7. Kareeb (1998) (producer)
  8. 1942: A Love Story (1993) (producer)
  9. Parinda (1989) (producer)
  10. Khamosh (1985) (producer) (as Vidhu Vinod)

As writer :

  1. Eklavya (2007)
  2. 64 Squares (2007)
  3. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) (screenplay associate)
  4. Parineeta (2005) (screenplay and dialogue)
  5. Shankar Dada MBBS (2004) (story)
  6. Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
  7. Mission Kashmir (2000) (story)
  8. Kareeb (1998) (screenplay)
  9. 1942: A Love Story (1993) (screenplay) (story)
  10. Parinda (1989) (scenario) (story) (written by)
  11. Khamosh (1985) (scenario) (as Vidhu Vinod) (story) (as Vidhu Vinod)
  12. Sazaye Maut (1981)

As Actor :

  1. Parinda (1989)
  2. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
Nomination And Awards
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2001 Nominated Popular Award Direction
for: Mission Kashmir (2000)

Filmfare Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2007 Won Filmfare Award Best Film – Critics
for: Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
Shared with:
Rajkumar Hirani

Best Story
for: Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
Shared with:
Rajkumar Hirani

Nominated Filmfare Award Best Film
for: Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
Shared with:
Vir Chopra
Anil Davda

2004 Won Filmfare Award Best Screenplay
for: Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
Shared with:
Rajkumar Hirani
Lajan Joseph

2001 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Director
for: Mission Kashmir (2000)

Best Film
for: Mission Kashmir (2000)

1990 Won Filmfare Award Best Director
for: Parinda (1989)

Screen Weekly Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2004 Nominated Screen Best Screenplay
for: Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
Shared with:
Rajkumar Hirani
Lajan Joseph

2001 Nominated Screen Best Director
for: Mission Kashmir (2000)

Tampere International Short Film Festival
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1980 Won Grand Prix for: An Encounter with Faces (1978)

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