Ashutosh Gowariker

Active - 1987 - 2010  |   Born - Feb 15, 1964   |   Genres - Musical, Drama, Comedy Drama, Historical Film

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  • Was involved in theatre, dance, and music groups whilst at school.
  • Began his acting career in Ketan Mehta's Holi (1984).
  • Directed his first film in 1993, titled Pehla Nasha, a remake of Brian De Palma's thriller Body Double (1984).
  • His period movie Lagaan (2001), was the third highest grossing Indian movie of the year.
  • Became a voting member for the 2005 Academy Awards.