Vivek Agnihotri Biography, Wiki, Net Worth, Wife, Movies List

Vivek Agnihotri Biography: Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is a producer, director, author, and screenwriter of Indian films. He was born on 10 November 1973. Vivek Agnihotri is so much in a talk right now because of his latest film named “The Kashmir Files”. After the release of his film, he gained so much attention. He has done many films and got awards for his tremendous work in Indian Cinemas. He is a Brahmin Hindu. Vivek has debuted in Bollywood with a crime thriller movie named “Chocolate”. Through the article, we have provided Vivek Agnihotri Biography, career, wife, net worth, wife, and other things. Individuals are advised to read the full article to know more about him.

Vivek Agnihotri Biography

Vivek Agnihotri Biography

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has attended IIMC i.e., the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. After that, he went to Harvard Extension School to get a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration & Management. According to the sources, Agnihotri has mentioned that he has also studied at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Bhopal School of Social Sciences in an interview with the media. Since 2019, He is a cultural representative of the ICCR i.e., the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, and also a board member of the Central Board of Film Certification.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri Wiki: Highlights

Article NameVivek Agnihotri Biography
Full NameVivek Ranjan Agnihotri
OccupationProducer, Director, Author, and Screenwriter
Age48 years old
ReligionBrahmin Hindu
Date of Birth10 November 1973
Children2 Children
Spouse NamePallavi Joshi
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Agnihotri’s Personal Life

Vivek’s father’s name is Dr Prabhu Dayal Agnihotri. He was born In Uttar Pradesh. His mother’s name is Sharda Agnihotri. Vivek married Pallavi Joshi in 1997. She is a famous Indian actress, film producer, and writer. Vivek has 2 children (one boy and one girl). His son’s name is Manan Agnihotri and his daughter’s name is Malika Agnihotri. Vivek Agnihotri admires and supports the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi but he is not a supporter of the party to which he belongs i.e. Bhartiya Janata Party.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri Net Worth

As per the data available in google, Forbes, and Wikipedia, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s net worth is estimated to be around Rs. 10 crores. Vivek earns the most from his Yeezy Sneakers. He also earns primarily from his movies. Agnihotri’s annual income is not available right now. The net worth provided above may change as his latest film is doing great at the box office. We will update the data as soon as we will get the information regarding the earnings from his latest film.

Vivek Agnihotri Career

  • TV Serials and Advertisement: Agnihotri commenced his career in an advertisement by working with advertising agencies named McCann & Ogilvy. He worked in the campaigns like Coca-Cola and Gillette as a creative director. He also started working in some television serials as a producer and director in 1994.
  • Bollywood Films: Vivek made his debut in Bollywood with the film named “Chocolate” in 2005. It was a crime thriller movie. His first film did not do well at the box office. His other film named Dhan Dhan Dhan Goal was based on the Asian Football team. This and another movie named “Hate Story” did average at the box office collection. The film which finally did well at the box office was “The Tashkent Files” although it received poor reviews from the critics. It also won the “National Film Award”. The last film which has taken the box office by storm is “The Kashmir Files”. The film has also entered the 200-crore club and is still dominating the theatres.
  • Urban Naxals: Vivek Agnihotri wrote the book named ” Urban Naxals: The Making of Buddha in a Traffic Jam” in 2018. In the book, he has described the media and academia. They were reportedly intrigued with Naxalites in order to overthrow the government of India. Thus, they are the invisible enemies of the country as Urban Naxals.

Vivek Agnihotri Achievements

Viveks has won two awards till now and there are more to come on the list soon. Following are the name of the awards that he has won in his career:

Award CategoryAward NameFilm Name
Best Writer and DirectorJakarta International Film FestivalThe Tashkent Files
Best Screenplay Dialogues67th National Film AwardsBuddha in a Traffic Jam

Vivek Agnihotri Controversies

  • Twitter locked Vivek’s account as he had shared some misleading content on Twitter. His account remained locked until he accepted to delete the tweet that was disparaging the Bollywood actress, Swara Bhaskar. The situation arises when Swara Bhaskar called out a politician named P.C. George. The politician called the rape victim a prostitute. In response to her, Vivek tweeted “Where is the placard – ‘#MeTooProstituteNun’?”. The tweet indirectly refers to the actress as a prostitute. Later on, he tries to clear the rumour by showing his point of view.
  • The Bollywood actress named Tanushree Dutta accused Vivek Agnihotri of bad or inappropriate behaviour during the shooting of the film named ” Chocolate”. She said that Vivek asked the actress to strip and dance so that her co-star named “Irrfan Khan” can get the expression cues. She also said that Vivek stop this behaviour because of Suniel Shetty and Irrfan Khan. Vivek has denied this accusation and said that she is defaming him and he filed a case against her.
  • Another controversy is about his latest film named “The Kashmir Files”. The film is doing great at the box office. Although many people are praising him for the movies, there is some part of the population who thinks that he is using people’s emotions and using propaganda to get more audience for the film.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri Movies List

Following are the name of the films that are directed by him:

  • Chocolate
  • Buddha in a Traffic Jam
  • Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal
  • Junooniyat
  • Hate Story
  • The Tashkent Files
  • Goal
  • The Delhi Files
  • The Kashmir Files

Given below is the list of films name that is produced by him:

  • The Tashkent Files
  • Buddha in a Traffic Jam
  • The Kashmir Files

The name of the films that are written by Vivek are as follow:

  • Zid
  • Junooniyat
  • Chocolate
  • Buddha in a Traffic Jam
  • The Delhi Files
  • The Kashmir Files
  • The Tashkent Files
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