Age: 52 Years
Hometown: Cuttack, Orissa
Wife: Vidhi Acharya
|Profession(s)||Choreographer, film director, actor|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 198 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|Date of Birth||14 June 1971|
|Age (as of 2023)||52 Years|
|Educational Qualification||School dropout|
|Debut||Choreography: Anaam (1992)
Acting: Rowthiram (2012)
Direction: Swami (2007)
|Family||Father- Late Krishna Gopi (Former Dancer)
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Kamla (Dancer)
|Hobbies||Listening to Music|
|Controversies||• After the release of Bollywood film Horn OK pleassss in 2008, actress Tanushree Dutta lashed out at Ganesh Acharya and Nana Patekar for spreading "malicious rumours" about her and ruining her reputation. She also filed a complaint against Ganesh Acharya. India Today
• In January 2022, one of his assistants accused him of sexual harassment. In her complaint, the woman said that Ganesh Acharya exploited her for not fulfilling his sexual demands. The woman also said that Acharya also forced her to watch a pornographic film. The woaman also said that Acharya had conspired to cancel her membership with the Indian Film and Television Choreographers Association (IFTCA), where Acharya was the General Secretary. India Today
• In February 2021, he was again booked for sexuyally harassing a woman choreographer. India Today
• On 2 Aopril 2022, a chargesheet was filed by the Mumbai Police against him in the Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Andheri for sexual harassment, stalking and voyeurism. The case was filed by one of his co-dancers.
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Children||Son- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ganesh Acharya
- Does Ganesh Acharya smoke: Not Known
- Does Ganesh Acharya drink alcohol: Not Known
- His father, who was also a dancer and a choreographer, died when Ganesh was just 10. This was the reason he had to give up his studies.
- He then moved to Cuttack and began learning to dance from his sister.
- Ganesh became an assistant choreographer to Kamal Master when the former was just 17 and assisted him till his death.
- He was bestowed with the National Film Award for Best Choreography in 2013 for his work for the song ‘Maston Ka Jhund’ from the film ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.’
- Ganesh in 2016 made a special appearance in a Chinese superhit film ‘Operation Mekong.’
- In July 2017, a news broke out that Ganesh had lost a whopping 85 kilos in just one and a half years.