Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Vidhu Vinod Chopra (Hindi: विधु ) ( born September 5, 1952 in Srinagar, Kashmir ) is an Indian film director, screenwriter and film producer of Hindi film.


Chopra turns in 1981 his first feature film Sazaye toll, he only had a small budget to work with and works with the then-unknown actor Naseeruddin Shah and editor Renu Saluja said, who were his fellow students at the Film and Television Institute of India.

He is married to journalist, author and film critic Anupama Chopra.

Filmography (selection)


  • Filmfare Awards for Best Director 1990 for the film Parinda
  • Filmfare Awards for Best Story 2007 for the film Lage Raho Munnabhai
  • Filmfare Awards for Best Screenplay 2004 for the film Munnabhai M.B.B.S.
  • 2010 for the movie 3 Idiots
  • Global Indian Film Awards for Best Film and Best Story 2006 for the film Lage Raho Munna Bhai
  • Bollywood Movie Awards for Best Screenplay 2006 for the film Parineeta
  • IIFA Awards for Best Screenplay 2006 for the film Parineeta
  • Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film 2005 for the film Parineeta