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Bollywood model PIC of Anupama Chopra Age, Husband, Family, Children, Biography & More

Anupama Chopra Age, Husband, Family, Children, Biography & More

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Education: Masters In Journalism
Age: 52 Years
Husband: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

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Bio
NicknameMiss Congeniality
Profession(s)Author, Journalist, Film Critic
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 161 cm
in meters– 1.61 m
in feet inches– 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 50 kg
in pounds– 110 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 February 1967
Age (as in 2019)52 Years
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeSt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Educational Qualification• Bachelors Degree in English literature
• Masters in Journalism
Family Father– Navin Chandra (Worked as Executive with Union Carbide)
Mother– Kamna Chandra (Scriptwriter)
Brother– Vikram Chandra (American-Indian writer)
bollywood model pic ofAnupama Chopra brother Vikram Chandra
Sister– Tanuja Chandra (Director, Writer)
bollywood model pic ofAnupama Chopra sister Tanuja Chandra
ReligionHinduism
AddressB-30, Kalpana Apts., Sheley Ranjan Road, Bandra, Mumbai
HobbiesReading, travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorsShah Rukh Khan
Favourite Films Bollywood– Sholay, Anand, Guide, Pyaasa, Lagaan
Hollywood– Pulp Fiction, Breathless
Favourite FilmmakersAng Lee, Rajkumar Hirani
Favourite Film CriticsPauline Kael, Anthony Lane to Anthony Oliver Scott, Manohla Dargis
Favourite FoodCroissant
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsVidhu Vinod Chopra
Husband/Spouse Vidhu Vinod Chopra (m.1990-present)
bollywood model pic ofAnupama Chopra with her husband Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Children Son– Agni Dev Chopra (Cricketer)
Daughters– Zuni Chopra (Writer), Ishaa Chopra (Step-daughter)
bollywood model pic ofAnupama Chopra with her husband and children
Money Factor
Net WorthINR 30 million

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Anupama Chopra

  • Does Anupama Chopra smoke?: No
  • Does Anupama Chopra drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Despite being born in an era where middle-class people didn’t really watch Hindi films in theatres, she was interested in films and later became a film critic.
  • She was a gold medallist in English Literature from the University of Mumbai, Mumbai.
  • She started her journalism career with ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ in New York for a little while, after which she returned to India as she wanted to write about Hindi films.
  • On return to India, she started her career as a journalist in the early 1990s when she joined ‘Sunday Magazine’. She came into limelight with her detailed story on the Mafia-culture in Bollywood.
  • Her rise in journalism came up after the 1993 Mumbai serial blast when she wrote a long write-up and took interview of the people in the Mafia.
  • In 2000, she wrote her first book ‘Sholay: The Making of a Classic’ on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the film ‘Sholay’ (1975), for which she won the National Film Award for Best Book on Cinema.

    bollywood model pic ofAnupama Chopra - Sholay =The Making of a Classic

    Anupama Chopra – Sholay =The Making of a Classic

  • It took her around 5 months to convince Shah Rukh Khan to write a book on him. And in 2007, she wrote ‘King of Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema’, which was featured on the annual “Editor’s Choice” list of the New York Times Book Review.

    bollywood model pic ofAnupama Chopra - King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema

    Anupama Chopra – King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema

  • Her favourite celebrity interview was for Kangana Ranaut on the talk show ‘The Front Row’.
  • In 2014, she replaced Shyam Benegal to become the chairperson of the Mumbai Film Festival.
  • The same year, she co-founded, ‘Film Companion’, a YouTube platform to provide film reviews and interviews.
  • She is the 3rd wife of popular filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
  • She is a gluten-free vegetarian.
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