Ashutosh Gowariker, Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More
Bio Real NameAshutosh Gowariker NicknameAshu ProfessionDirector, Actor, Writer & Producer Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 180 cm in meters- 1.80 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 11” Weightin Kilograms- 90 kg in Pounds- 198 lbs Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth15 February 1964 Age (as in 2017)53 Years Birth PlaceKolhapur, Maharashtra, India Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius NationalityIndian HometownKolhapur, Maharashtra, India SchoolNot Known CollegeMithibai Collge, Maharashtra, India Educational QualificationsB.Sc. in Chemistry DebutFilm Debut: Holi (1984) Directorial Debut: Pehla Nasha (1993) FamilyFather- Ashok Gowariker (Former Police Officer) Mother- Kishori Gowariker Sister- Ashlesha Gowariker ReligionHindu ControversiesAt the 2009 Star Screen awards, Ashutosh Gowariker reprimanded host Sajid Khan for cracking humiliating jokes on actor Harman Baweja. A war of words began between the two in front of the entire film fraternity. Sajid's Sister Farah Khan had to intervene to calm things down. This incident gathered a lot of media attention, but both the celebrities are now on good terms with each other. Favourite Things Favourite ShowBigg Boss Favourite DirectorsDavid Lean, Akira Kurosawa & Steven Spielberg Girls, Affairs and More Marital StatusMarried Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known WifeSunita Gowariker (Film Producer)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ashutosh Gowariker
Does Ashutosh Gowariker smoke: Not Known
Does Ashutosh Gowariker drink alcohol: Yes
Apart from films, Ashutosh Gowariker has also acted in two TV shows viz. Dhoop (1987) & Circus (1989).
Towards the end of his acting career, Gowariker also acted in two Marathi films namely Vazir (1994) and Sarkarnama (1998).
Interestingly, most of Ashutosh’s movies like Lagaan, Swades, Jodha Akbar etc. have a duration of more than 3 hours.
Gowariker also got the opportunity to become a voting member for the Oscars in 2005.
His Wife Sunita is the daughter of actor Deb Mukherjee and sister of director Ayaan Mukherjee.
In his prime days, Gowariker also acted in TV commercials for brands like Colgate Toothpaste & Lifebuoy Soap.