The late Yash Chopra's younger son, Uday Chopra
, started his film career by assisting Yash Chopra in the films 'Lamhe' (Moments – 1991), 'Parampara' (Tradition – 1993), 'Darr' (Fear – 1993) and 'Dil To Pagal Hai' (The Heart Is Crazy – 1997).
He also assisted his elder brother Aditya Chopra in his debut film, 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' (The Braveheart will take the Bride – 1995),
which became one of the largest grossers in Indian film history.
Uday Chopra made a very successful debut as an actor, under his elder brother's direction in 'Mohabbatein' (Love Stories – 2000),
which was one of the top grossing films of the year.
He also played the lead in 'Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai' (My Friend's Wedding - 2002)
and appeared in 'Mujhse Dosti Karoge' (Lets be friends – 2002).
He has acted in films produced by other banners as well, like 'Supari' (Paid to Kill – 2003)
and 'Charas' (Opium – 2004).
Uday Chopra won the nation over in 'Dhoom' (Blast – 2004),
which was one of the highest grossing Hindi films of the year.
He indeed arrived as a lead actor in his own right with 'Neal 'n' Nikki' (Neal and Nikki – 2005)
. After the super success of 'Dhoom'
, its sequel 'Dhoom:2' (Blast:2 – 2006)
also had a stellar performance by the youngest scion of the Chopra family. 'Dhoom:2'
has become one of the biggest success stories of Indian Cinema. Uday also played the lead role in 'Pyaar Impossible' (Love Impossible – 2010)
which was also written and produced by him for YRF. He is all set to star in the most awaited trilogy film "Dhoom:3" slated for release in 2013.
In November 2011, Uday Chopra announced the formation of YRF Entertainment, a Hollywood-based production and financing company focused on developing and producing feature films for the US and international marketplace.
Apart from his career as an actor, Uday is a keen I.T. buff and guides YRF through expansions in this dynamic area. He oversees YRF strategy in the multi-dimensional aspects of repertoire exploitation in the emerging Digital and New Media space.
Uday Chopra's personal Website www.udaychopra.com
also has its own huge fan following.