Vijay Kumar Arora Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Unmarried
Hometown: Amritsar
Profession: Director

Vijay Kumar Arora

NicknameDadu [1]DAAH Films - YouTube
ProfessionFilm Director
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
DebutFilm (as a cinematographer): Aai (1995)
Poster of the film 'Aai'
Film (as a director): Ronde Sare Vyah Picho (2013)
Poster of the film 'Ronde Sare Vyah Picho'
Awards• 2018: Best Punjabi Film Award for the film Harjeeta at the 66th National Awards
Vijay Kumar Arora receiving National Award
• 2019: Nominated for Best Director for the film Harjeeta (2018) at PTC
• 2020: Nominated for Best Director for the film Guddiyan Patole (2019) at PTC
Personal Life
Age Name Not Known
HometownAmritsar, Punjab, India
Educational QualificationIn an interview, he said that after pursuing his primary education in Amritsar, he ran away to Mumbai and started working at a very young age. Hence, he wasn't much qualified academically. [2]DAAH Films - YouTube
Relationships & More
Marital StatusNot Known
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ParentsNot much is known about his parents. His mother died when he was young.
Vijay Kumar Arora

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Kumar Arora

  • Vijay Kumar Arora is an Indian cinematographer and film director. He is known for directing the National award-winning Punjabi film Harjeeta (2018).
  • Following the death of Arora’s mother, his grandmother suggested that he should move to London, where many of his close relatives were residing. When his grandmother approached Arora’s uncles with this suggestion, they refused to take him along to London citing that he had cut his hair short, a taboo in Punjabi families. They believed that Arora’s influence might spoil their kids. So, he decided to make his career in India and ran away to Mumbai seeking job opportunities.
  • In an interview, he revealed that he pursued various odd jobs at the beginning of his career.
  • He started his journey by being a lightman in Mumbai, but later, he was offered to become the assistant director.
  • He rejected to work on the film ‘Dhoom’ because at that time he was shooting a film with his friend.
  • In an interview, he said that he was not sure about making the film Harjeeta because he believed that only humorous films gained success in the Punjabi industry.
  • He has worked as a cinematographer in the Hindi films Tum Bin…: Love Will Find a Way (2001), Aapko Phele Bhi Kahin Dekha hai (2003), Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005), ABCD (Any Body Can Dance) (2013), and A Flying Jatt (2016).

    Poster of the film 'ABCD' (Any Body Can Dance)

    Poster of the film ‘ABCD’ (Any Body Can Dance)

  • He has directed the Punjabi films Harjeeta (2018), Baby Dolls (2019), Paani Ch Madhaani (2021), and Kali Jotta (2022).

    Poster of the film 'Paani Ch Madhaani'

    Poster of the film ‘Paani Ch Madhaani’

  • He has directed Punjabi music videos Jean (2021) and VCR (2021).

    Poster of the song 'Jean' (2021)

    Poster of the song ‘Jean’ (2021)

  • In 2023, he appeared as a guest on The Kapil Sharma Show, along with Satinder Sartaaj and Neeru Bajwa.

    Vijay Kumar Arora on The Kapil Sharma Show

    Vijay Kumar Arora on The Kapil Sharma Show