Vijay Krishna Acharya Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Vijay Krishna Acharya

Real NameVijay Krishna Acharya
Nickname(s)Viktor Acharya, Acharya
Profession(s)Film Director, Screenwriter, Dialogue Writer, Lyricist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 145 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBald
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 January 1968
Age (as in 2018) 50 Years
BirthplaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricon
Nationality Indian
HometownKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolSeth Anandram Jaipuria School, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
College/UniversityKirori Mal College, Delhi University
Educational QualificationBA English (Honours)
DebutFilm (Director): Tashan (2008)
Vijay Krishna Acharya Debut Film (Tashan)
TV (Director): Channel Mast
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesReading Books, Listening to Music, Photography, Travelling
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
Wife/SpouseAnusheh Khan (Sister of Filmmaker Kabir Khan)
Vijay Krishna Acharya With His Wife
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter(s)- Suhani, Saher
Vijay Krishna Acharya With His Wife And Daughters
ParentsNames Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Director(s)Woody Allen, Quentin Tarantino, Patrice Leconte, Aditya Chopra, Mani Ratnam
Favourite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan
Favourite ActressesKatrina Kaif, Aishwarya Rai
Favourite Film(s)Jane Bhi Do Yaaron, Chalti Ka Naam Gadi
Favourite TV ShowsIndian: Ye Jo Zindagi Hai
American: Singfield, Friends
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹7 Crore

Vijay Krishna Acharya

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Krishna Acharya

  • Does Vijay Krishna Acharya smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Vijay Krishna Acharya drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was an active participant in school, taking part in plays, skits, and had won many awards for them.
  • During his college days, he took up theatre seriously and then shifted to Mumbai.
  • In 1992, he got his first assignment as a scriptwriter assisting Kundan Shah on Bollywood flick “Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa.”

  • He wrote the dialogues for Dhoom in 2000. Then he did the screenplay and dialogue writing for Dhoom 2.
  • He worked with renowned director Mani Ratnam as a dialogue writer for his movies “Guru” (2007) and “Raavan” (2010).
  • He wrote the lyrics of “Bachchan Pande Ka Tashan,” “Pooja Ka Tashan,” “Jimmy Ka Tashan,” and “Bhaiyvaji Ka Tashan” for his movie Tashan.

  • Some of his notable shows, directed and written by him were ‘Son Pari,’ ‘Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi,’ ‘Life Nahi Hain Ladoo’, and ’Shaka Laka Boom Boom.’

  • In an interview, he revealed that his show ‘Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi’ is a tasteful adaptation of the show “Yo Soy Betty La Fea.”
  • He is also credited for some spoof shows including “Ramkhilavan CM and Family,” “Public Hai Sab Jaanti Hai,” and “Krishna Sharma CA.”
  • He has been in the Jury panel in the reality show “Cinestar Ki Khoj judges (2014)” with co-judges Sonali Bendre, and Anurag BasuVijay Krishna Acharya With Sonali Bendre And Anurag Basu
  • His directorial movie “Dhoom 3” which became a ₹200 Crore grosser in just ten days bagged the highest-grossing Bollywood flick of all time at the time of its release and sixth highest-grossing Indian film of all time as of May 2017. He was also responsible for the screenplay controlling, dialogue writing, and story writing in the movie.

  • “Dhoom 3” also won the very first Telstra People’s Choice Award at the 2014 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.
  • He has been awarded “Indian Telly Jury Award for Best Dialogue Writer (drama series & soap).”