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Ayan Mukerji

Biography

Kolkata-born director from the films Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani and AWAKEN Sid. He began his profession as an associate to movie director Ashutosh Gowariker. He received the Filmfare Honor for Greatest Debut Director in ’09 2009 for his film AWAKEN Sid. His dad was Bengali film acting professional Deb Mukherjee. He aimed Konkona Sharma within the strike 2009 film AWAKEN Sid.

Quick Facts


Full Name Ayan Mukerji
Date Of Birth August 1, 1983
Place Of Birth India
Profession Director
Nationality Indian
Parents Deb Mukherjee, Amrit Mukherjee
Siblings Sunita Gowariker
Awards Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director, Zee Cine Award for Best Director, Zee Cine Award for Best Screenplay, Guild Award for Best Debut Director
Nominations Filmfare Award for Best Director, BIG Star Most Entertaining Film, BIG Star Most Entertaining Director, IIFA Award for Best Story, Zee Cine Award for Best Story, Guild Award for Best Screenplay, Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue, IIFA Award for Best Director, Screen Award for Best Director, Guild Award for Best Story, Guild Award for Best Director
Movies Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Wake Up Sid, Swades, Dragon
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1 Cousin Toy "Monjoy" Mukherjee released a pop music album titled " Yuhin Kabhi" in 1999. Theh album sold 1 lakh copies.
2 Cousin Toy " Monjoy" Mukherjee was to debut as a lead actor in 2003. But the film was shelved due to his father Joy Mukherjee's poor health. Joy was to produce the film.
3 Cousin Toy " Monjoy" Mukherjee scripted the TV Serial Dil Dekhe Dekho.
4 Aunt Neelam Sodhi ( Joy Mukherjee's wife) directed Shekhar Mera Naam.
5 Cousin of actor Toy Mukherhee.Toy debuted in Haiwaan as a child artiste. He is the son of Joy Mukherjee.
6 Son Amrit Mukherjee ( Deb Mukherjee's second wife). His elder sister Sunita Gowarikar is married to Ashutosh Gowarikar. Sunita is from Deb's first marriage to actress Manisha .
7 Grand Nephew to Bollywood actors Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar, Anoop Kumar.
8 Cousin to bollywood actor Sujoy Mukherjee.
9 Cousin to bollywood actress Kajol,Tanisha,Sarbani Mukherjee,Rani Mukherjee.
10 Nephew to Bollywood actor Joy Mukherjee.
11 Son of Bollywood actor Deb Mukherjee.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani 2013 DJ in party.
Hiding Place 2010 A-R-F Agent
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna 2006
Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak 2005 Karan's colleague

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dragon pre-production
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani 2013 as Ayan Mukerji
Wake Up Sid 2009 as Ayan Mukherji

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani 2013 story and screenplay - as Ayan Mukerji
Wake Up Sid 2009 story and screenplay - as Ayan Mukherji
Swades 2004 screenplay - as Ayan Mukerji

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Luck by Chance 2009 very special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Koffee with Karan 2017 TV Series Himself - Guest
55th Idea Filmfare Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Sensational Debut

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Popular Award Zee Cine Awards Best Director Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2014 Technical Award Zee Cine Awards Best Screenplay Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Apsara Award Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Best Screenplay Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2014 Apsara Award Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Best Director Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2014 Surfers' Choice Award Bollywood Hungama Surfers' Choice Movie Awards Best Director Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2014 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Director Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2014 Screen Screen Weekly Awards Best Director Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2014 Technical Award Zee Cine Awards Best Dialogue Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2014 Technical Award Zee Cine Awards Best Story Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2013 Film Award BIG Star Entertainment Awards, India Most Entertaining Director Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
2010 Apsara Award Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards Best Story Wake Up Sid (2009)
2010 Popular Award Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Director Wake Up Sid (2009)
2010 Award for Technical Excellence Awards of the International Indian Film Academy Best Story Wake Up Sid (2009)
2010 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Director Wake Up Sid (2009)


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