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Vidhu Vinod Chopra Net Worth: Know How Wealthy He Is?

Vidhu Vinod Chopra Net Worth, Career, Upcoming Projects And More
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In this article, we have covered all the information about the famous filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra. It includes his net worth, career, income from films and a lot more about his life.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra is a renowned director, producer, screenwriter and editor. He is widely recognised for his contribution to and work in the Indian film industry. He has been honoured with several awards and recognitions in his career, including the National Awards, Film fare Awards and more. 

Who is Vidhu Vinod Chopra?

Vidhu Vinod Chopra was born on September 5, 1952, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, to a Hindu Punjabi family. His father was D.N. Chopra, and his mother was Shanti Devi Mahalakshmi. In 1990, his mother left Kashmir due to the conflict; the family was originally from Peshawar, British India. Ramanand Sagar, a renowned filmmaker, was his relative from his father’s side and Vidhu’s half-brother. Later, Vinod also chose films as his career. After completing his Bachelor of Arts from Sir Parashurambhau College, Pune, he pursued a film course from the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune.

Full NameVidhu Vinod Chopra
Nick NameVVC
Age71, as of 2024
Date of BirthSeptember 5, 1952
Place of BirthSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Famous ForAs a director, producer and editor
Home TownSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Profession/Job ProfileDirector, writer, editor and producer
Nationality Indian
College/UniversitySir Parashurambhau College, Pune
Film and Television Institute of India in Pune
SchoolDAV Institute, Magarmal Bagh, Srinagar, Kashmir
Educational QualificationB.A. from Sir Parashurambhau College
Film Course from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Net Worth
Image: Vidhu Vinod Chopra Films/IG


FatherLala Dinanath Chopra
MotherShant Devi Mahalakshmi
Renu Daluja (1976-1983)Shabnam Sukhdev (1985-1989)Anupama Chopra
Children Ishaa Chopra, Agni Dev Chopra, and Zuni Chopra
Siblings (brother)(Sister)Veer Chopra (deceased)Shailija Chopra
Half BrotherRamanand Sagar
Father In-lawNavin Chandra
Mother-In-LawKamna Chandra
Brother-In-LawVikram Chandra
Sister-In-LawTanuja Chandra

Physical Appearance

Height5 feet, 9 inches
Weight75 kg
Body Measurements:

Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown

What is the net worth of Vidhu Vinod Chopra?

As of June 2024, Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s estimated net worth is $30 million; In the Indian Rupees, his net worth is estimated to be around INR 250 Crores. In an illustrative career, several factors contribute to the net worth of Vidhu Vinod Chopra.

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Factors Contributing to Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Net Worth

Car Collection

Information about his collection of cars isn’t available as of now. According to the reports, Vidhu Vinod Chopra once gifted a Rolls Royce Phantom car to Amitabh Bachchan worth INR 4.5 crore. 

Real Estate/Properties

Vidhu Vinod Chopra has two homes, and one is in Beverly Hills, opposite the famous Beverly Hills Hotel.


  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra owns a clothing brand by the name of Creative Ideas. 
  • Also, he has his own production house, Vinod Chopra Films (1985).


  • In 1976, Vidhu Vinod Chopra made his first short film, titled ‘Murder at Monkey Hill, which won the National Film Award and the Guru Dutt Memorial Award for Best Short Experimental Film and Best Student Film, respectively. He then directed ‘An Encounter with Faces’ in the same year.
  • In an adaptation of his first short film, he made a full-length feature film, Sazaye Maut, starring Naseeruddin Shah, Dilip Dhawan and Radha Saluja. He came up with several directorials and also started his own production house. 
  • He has produced several films featuring superstars of the industry, such as Munna Bhai, PK, 3 Idiots, Sanju and many more. He has marked a special place in the industry and is widely recognised for his work and contribution to the cinema industry. He also made films that depicted the harsh reality of society and the struggles of the people.

Upcoming Movies

After 12th Fail (2023), Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s next movie is going to be ‘Zero Se Restart’ which will depict the behind-the-scenes struggle and journey of making ‘12th Fail’. Vidhu Vinod Chopra said, “The film Zero Se Restart narrates the journey of 12th Fail, right from its inception to all the hurdles that came in its way, from no one believing in the film to the team even being advised against a theatrical release. It’s a tale of triumph against all scepticism and odds. This film is not a lecture on how to make movies, but a fun and crazy story of how it all happened. After 12th Fail got so much love and support from the people, it only felt right that we share this story with them.”


  • He is fond of travelling and loves animals; he also owns dogs as pets.
  • In 2020, he made a film titled ‘Shikara’ based on the struggles of Kashmiri Pandits, as it was his mother’s last wish. 
  • Vinod comes from a poor family background, and at the time he didn’t have Rs 5 to pay the fees of the doctor.
  • His father wanted him to become a doctor but couldn’t afford to pay for his studies. 
  • His brother supported him financially and paid for his studies when he developed an interest in the art of filmmaking.
  • While he was at FTII, Pune, he was afraid of ragging and used to carry a knife with him. His brother used to pay Rs. 250 for his college fees.
  • He wished to study in Los Angeles, but he couldn’t afford it. 
  • He met his first wife Renu Saluja at FTII, Pune and got married to her. The couple got divorced because Renu didn’t want to have kids.

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