Sujoy Ghosh Age, Wife, Family, Biography, & More

Sujoy Ghosh

Real NameSujoy Ghosh
Profession(s)Director, Actor, Screenwriter
Famous ForDirecting blockbuster movie "Kahaani" starring Vidya Balan
Sujoy Ghosh's Film Kahaani
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 145 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 May 1966 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023) 57 Years
BirthplaceKolkata, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownTollygunge, West Bengal, India
SchoolSt. James' School
College/UniversityQueen Elizabeth's College, Darlington
Manchester University
Educational Qualification(s)Engineering
DebutFilm (As A Director): Jhankaar Beats (2003)
Sujoy Ghosh's Debut As A Director
Film (As An Actor): Byomkesh Bakshi (2012)
Sujoy Ghosh's Debut As An Actor
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesReading, Cycling
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2013:
Times of India Film Awards: Best Story and Best Screenplay for Kahaani
Stardust Awards: Hottest Film Producer of the Year, Best Film – Critics for Kahaani
Zee Cine Awards: Best Film – Critics, Best Director – Critics, Best Story
ETC Bollywood Business Awards
Big Star Entertainment Awards: Most Entertaining Thriller Film for Kahaani
60th National Film Awards: Best Screenplay (Original) for Kahaani
58th Filmfare Awards: Best Director for Kahaani
Colors Screen Awards: best Story for Kahaani
Star Guild Awards: Best Director, Best Screenplay for Kahaani

Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date1989
Wife/SpouseVaishali Ghosh (A Psychologist)
ChildrenSon- Agni Ghosh (An Ex-Professional Rugby Player, who now works for Hays Plc)
Daughter- Diya Ghosh (A Film Director)
ParentsNames Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite DessertSandesh
Favourite DirectorRaj Khosla
Favourite ActressesBollywood: Vidya Balan
Hollywood: Meryl Streep
Favourite Animated FilmMoana
Favourite Writer(s)Jules Verne, Enid Blyton
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹130 Crore

Sujoy Ghosh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sujoy Ghosh

  • Does Sujoy Ghosh smoke?: Yes
  • Does Sujoy Ghosh drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • When he was 13, he moved to London.
  • Before he made his entry in Bollywood, he took many odd jobs such as a math tutor, store attendant, and waiter.
  • He had a runaway marriage with Vaishali Ghosh.
  • He has been the South Asia head of the media division of Reuters till 1999.

  • In 2015, his short film, Ahalya starring Radhika Apte, Soumitra Chatterjee, and Tata Roy also received critical acclaims. Film’s storyline is based on the mythical story of the character Ahalya from Ramayana.

  • His film, “Kahaani 2”, which was released in 2016, could not repeat the success of its prequel.
  • He has also played a small role in “My Brother Nikhil”, “Bluffmaster,” and “Tara Rum Pum”.
  • He has been named “Hottest Producer” of the year by “Stardust”.
  • He has written the tagline “Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re” for the IPL Team Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • His daughter’s short film “Neighbourhood Ties” was chosen for the Cannes Film Festival. He tweeted a screenshot of the festival’s website where her daughter’s film was mentioned. Sujoy Ghosh's Tweet