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Uday Chopra Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography

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Marital Status: Unmarried
Father: Yash Chopra
Age: 51 Years

Uday Chopra

Bio/Wiki
Nickname Udi
Profession(s)Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 7" (170 cm)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm: Mohabbatein (2000) as Vikram Kapoor
Mohabbatein
Awards 2001: International Indian Film Academy Award for Best Male Debut for Mohabbatein
2011: The Ghanta Award for Worst Actor for Pyaar Impossible
2011: The Ghanta Award for Worst On-Screen Couple for Pyaar Impossible
2015: Nominated for Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Television Movie for Grace of Monaco
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 January 1973 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 51 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
SchoolBombay Scottish School, Mumbai
College/University• Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
• University of Southern California School of Cinema, US
• University of California and Los Angeles
Educational Qualification(s)• Graduation at Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
• A course at UCLA (University of California and Los Angeles)
Religion/Religious ViewsAtheist (born to a Hindu Family)
TattooA tattoo on his right arm
Uday Chopra's tattoo
Food HabitVegan (turned in 2017)
HobbiesTravelling, Reading Books, Watching Films, Riding Motorcycles
Social MediaInstagram
Twitter
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsTanishaa Mukerji (actress; ex-girlfriend)
Uday Chopra with Tanishaa Mukerji
• Rinke Khanna (actress; rumoured fiancée)
Rinke Khanna
Parineeti Chopra (actress; rumoured ex-girlfriend)
Uday Chopra with Parineeti Chopra
Nargis Fakhri (actress; ex-girlfriend)
Uday Chopra with Nargis Fakhri
Family
ParentsFather- Yash Chopra (filmmaker) (died on 21 October 2012 due to multiple organ failure at the age of 80)
Mother- Pamela Chopra (singer & film producer) (died on 20 April 2023 due to pneumonia at the age of 74)
Uday Chopra's parents
SiblingsBrother- Aditya Chopra (filmmaker)
Uday Chopra with his brother and father
Sister- None
Other Relative(s)Sister-in-Law- Rani Mukerji (actress)
Uday Chopra with Rani Mukerji
Maternal Aunt- Simi Garewal (actress)
Simi Garewal
Favourites
Actor(s)Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
ActressKajol
FilmDilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
FoodSushi
Travelling Destination(s)New York, Goa
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Range Rover
• Ferrari 458
• Sports car
Bike Collection• BMW K 1300 R
• BMW S 1000 RR
Uday Chopra with his car
• Suzuki Bandit
Uday Chopra and his car

Uday Chopra

Some Lesser Known Facts About Uday Chopra

  • Uday Chopra grew up in a well-to-do family.

    Uday Chopra's childhood picture

    Uday Chopra’s childhood picture

  • After completing graduation, he thought of pursuing an MBA. However, to pursue his acting career, he dropped the plan.
  • He did his acting training at Anupam Kher’s Acting School.
  • He made a blink-and-miss appearance in the 1995 Hindi film ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.’ In the film, the black leathered jacket worn by Shah Rukh Khan was of Uday Chopra which he had bought from from a store in California worth $400. He also worked as an assistant director in the film.

    Uday Chopra in a still from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    Uday Chopra in a still from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

  • He started his career as an assistant director with his father. He assisted him in various Hindi films like ‘Lamhe’ (1991), ‘Parampara’ (1993), ‘Darr’ (1993), and ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ (1997).
  • He has acted in many Hindi films including ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’ (2002), ‘Mujhse Dosti Karoge!’ (2002), ‘Neal ‘n’ Nikki’ (2005), and ‘Pyaar Impossible’ (2010; also producer and screenwriter).

    Uday Chopra in a still from the 2005 Hindi film 'Neal 'n' Nikki'

    Uday Chopra in a still from the 2005 Hindi film ‘Neal ‘n’ Nikki’

  • He is known for playing the role of Ali in the Hindi film series ‘Dhoom.’
    My Name Is Ali - Song - Dhoom:2 animated gif
  • In 2012, he started Yomics- YRF Comics. He then released four comics named Dhoom, Hum Tum, Ek Tha Tiger, and Daya Prochu.

    Ek Tha Tiger Comics

    Ek Tha Tiger Comics

  • He is the CEO of the Hollywood-based film production company YRF Entertainment. Some of the films released under the banner are ‘Grace of Monaco’ (2014) and ‘The Longest Week’ (2014).

    The Longest Week

    The Longest Week

  • In 2013, before the release of the Hindi film ‘Dhoom 3,’ he shared that it would be his last film.
  • In May 2016, his girlfriend Nargis Fakhri had a nervous breakdown after he refused to marry her. After this incident, Nargis flew to New York.
  • In 2023, he appeared in the Netflix series ‘The Romantics.’

    The Romantics

    The Romantics

  • In the same year, he worked as an executive producer in the Hindi web series ‘The Railway Men.’
  • Uday is often spotted consuming alcohol at parties and events. [1]Rediff
  • He once shared a series of tweets in which he talked about his depression. He even talked about being suicidal. He even put a lot of weight during this phase.
    Uday Chopra's tweet while he was in depression

    Uday Chopra’s tweet while he was in depression

    Uday Chopra's tweet

    Uday Chopra’s tweet

  • After recovering from depression, he regularly worked out at a gym to get back in shape.

    Uday Chopra at a gym

    Uday Chopra at a gym

  • Since childhood, he has been friends with the Indian actor Hrithik Roshan.
  • In an interview, his ex-girlfriend Nargis Fakhri shared that she regret not publicly opening up about her relationship with Uday. She said he was the best person she had ever met in her life.

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