Aditya Chopra is a three-time National Award winning Indian film producer, screenwriter, director and distributor. His work as a director includes Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Mohabbatein, and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
He is also the current chairman of India's 45 year-old multi-national film, media and entertainment conglomerate, Yash Raj Films. Chopra has written and produced a number of critically acclaimed and commercially successful films under the banner like Veer-Zaara, Hum Tum, Bunty Aur Babli, Fanaa, Bachna Ae Haseeno, New York, Band Baaja Baaraat, Ishaqzaade, Ek Tha Tiger, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Shuddh Desi Romance, The Dhoom Trilogy and Gunday. Chopra has also tried to break away from typecast and forayed into production of off-beat films with unique subjects in projects like Kabul Express, Chak De India, Rocket Singh, Aurangzeb, Detective Byomkesh Bakshi and Paani, that do not necessarily fit into the realms of Masala films. As of December 2013, Chopra has produced the highest grossing film of Indian Cinema and has produced six other films that have accumulated worldwide gross earnings of more than INR 200 crore. Moreover, in the year 2014, Chopra became the first Indian producer to move towards a true film studio model through Independent projects helmed by producers, writers and directors under the YRF banner.