Sujoy Ghosh Age, Wife, Family, Biography, & More

Real Name Sujoy Ghosh
Profession(s) Director, Actor, Screenwriter
Famous For Directing blockbuster movie “Kahaani” starring Vidya Balan
Sujoy Ghosh's Film Kahaani
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 145 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 21 May 1966
Age (as in 2018) 52 Years
Birthplace Kolkata, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Tollygunge, West Bengal, India
School St. James’ School
College/University Queen Elizabeth’s College, Darlington
Manchester University
Educational Qualification(s) Engineering
Debut Film (As A Director): Jhankaar Beats (2003)
Sujoy Ghosh's Debut As A Director

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Film (As An Actor): Byomkesh Bakshi (2012)
Sujoy Ghosh's Debut As An Actor

Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Reading, Cycling
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2013:
Times of India Film Awards: Best Story and Best Screenplay for Kahaani
Stardust Awards: Hottest Film Producer of the Year, Best Film – Critics for Kahaani
Zee Cine Awards: Best Film – Critics, Best Director – Critics, Best Story
ETC Bollywood Business Awards
Big Star Entertainment Awards: Most Entertaining Thriller Film for Kahaani
60th National Film Awards: Best Screenplay (Original) for Kahaani
58th Filmfare Awards: Best Director for Kahaani
Colors Screen Awards: best Story for Kahaani
Star Guild Awards: Best Director, Best Screenplay for Kahaani

Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 1989
Wife/Spouse Vaishali Ghosh (A Psychologist)
Children Son– Agni Ghosh (An Ex-Professional Rugby Player, who now works for Hays Plc)
Daughter– Diya Ghosh (A Film Director)
Parents Names Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Dessert Sandesh
Favourite Director Raj Khosla
Favourite Actresses Bollywood: Vidya Balan
Hollywood: Meryl Streep
Favourite Animated Film Moana
Favourite Writer(s) Jules Verne, Enid Blyton
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) ₹130 Crore

Sujoy Ghosh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sujoy Ghosh

  • Does Sujoy Ghosh smoke?: Yes
  • Does Sujoy Ghosh drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • When he was 13, he moved to London.
  • Before he made his entry in Bollywood, he took many odd jobs such as a math tutor, store attendant, and waiter.
  • He had a runaway marriage with Vaishali Ghosh.
  • He has been the South Asia head of the media division of Reuters till 1999.
  • His movie “Aladin” (based on the famous story of Aladin) starring Amitabh Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Sanjay Dutt, and Jacqueline Fernandez could not win critics and public acclaims.
  • In 2012, his directorial movie “Kahaani,” a mystery thriller starring Vidya Balan, Indraneil Sengupta, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Parambrata Chatterjee, and Saswata Chatterjee received a huge commercial and critical acclaim; winning three National Awards including Best Screenplay (Original) Award.
  • In 2015, his short film, Ahalya starring Radhika Apte, Soumitra Chatterjee, and Tata Roy also received critical acclaims. Film’s storyline is based on the mythical story of the character Ahalya from Ramayana.
  • His film, “Kahaani 2”, which was released in 2016, could not repeat the success of its prequel.
  • He has also played a small role in “My Brother Nikhil”, “Bluffmaster,” and “Tara Rum Pum”.
  • He has been named “Hottest Producer” of the year by “Stardust”.
  • He has written the tagline “Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re” for the IPL Team Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • His daughter’s short film “Neighbourhood Ties” was chosen for the Cannes Film Festival. He tweeted a screenshot of the festival’s website where her daughter’s film was mentioned. Sujoy Ghosh's Tweet

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