Aditya Chopra (born 21 May 1971) is an Indian film director, writer and producer.
Aditya Chopra, is the eldest son of known filmmaker Yash Chopra and was born on 21 May 1971. As a child, Aditya was very shy and preferred to keep to himself and developed a keen interest in watching films and writing stories. Aditya Chopra was also known as an avid dancer among his select group of friends and would often try to outshine others during his childhood days. Aditya completed his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, along with his brother and states that his best friends as he grew up were Karan Johar (famous director and son of Late Yash Johar) and younger brother Uday Chopra. Aditya, however still remains very media shy and rarely makes a public appearance.
Aditya started his film making career at the age of 18 as an assistant director, working with his father for films like Chandni, Lamhe and Darr. Aditya, after gaining a respectable amount of experience, started independently at the age of 23, with the all time blockbuster Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, for which he was the director and writer. The film was scripted by Chopra and produced by his father Yash Chopra, under the Yash Raj