Sujoy Ghosh Age, Wife, Family, Biography, & More
|Real Name||Sujoy Ghosh|
|Profession(s)||Director, Actor, Screenwriter|
|Famous For||Directing blockbuster movie "Kahaani" starring Vidya Balan
|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
|Date of Birth||21 May 1966 (Saturday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||57 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Tollygunge, West Bengal, India|
|School||St. James' School|
|College/University||Queen Elizabeth's College, Darlington
|Debut||Film (As A Director): Jhankaar Beats (2003)
Film (As An Actor): Byomkesh Bakshi (2012)
|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|
|Wife/Spouse||Vaishali Ghosh (A Psychologist)|
|Children||Son- Agni Ghosh (An Ex-Professional Rugby Player, who now works for Hays Plc)
Daughter- Diya Ghosh (A Film Director)
|Parents||Names Not Known|
|Favourite Director||Raj Khosla|
|Favourite Actresses||Bollywood: Vidya Balan
Hollywood: Meryl Streep
|Favourite Animated Film||Moana|
|Favourite Writer(s)||Jules Verne, Enid Blyton|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹130 Crore|
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.
- His movie “Aladin” (based on the famous story of Aladin) starring Amitabh Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Sanjay Dutt, and Jacqueline Fernandez could not win critics and public acclaims.
- In 2012, his directorial movie “Kahaani,” a mystery thriller starring Vidya Balan, Indraneil Sengupta, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Parambrata Chatterjee, and Saswata Chatterjee received a huge commercial and critical acclaim; winning three National Awards including Best Screenplay (Original) Award.
- 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.