July 15, 2024

Ayan Mukerji (Filmmaker) Biography, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 10, 2022

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Short Biography

Ayan Mukerji was born on 15-08-1983 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. He is an Indian Film Director, Film Producer, Film Actor & Screenwriter who is known for his work in the Bollywood film industry. He is best known for his movies like Wake Up Sid, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani & Brahmastra.

Other Name: Ayan Mukherjee
Other Professions: Film Producer Film Actor Screenwriter
Appearance: Bollywood

Ayan Mukerji Complete Bio & Career

Ayan Mukerji made his directorial debut with the romantic flick ‘Wake Up Sid’ and made his presence felt immediately. The movie did reasonably well at the box office and was critically well acclaimed. He along with Zoya Akhtar also won the Best Debut Director Film Fare Award.
Ayan was so passionate about movies that he actually dropped out of his college to assist his brother-in-law Ashutosh Gowariker in ‘Swades’  and later joined Karan Johar in ‘Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna’ and never looked back again.
Success kept following Ayan, as his movies were highly praised by audiences, and his movie “Ye Jawani Jain Diwani’ is his biggest successful venture so far. Ayan with age on his side is expected to give even bigger hits and is often seen as somebody who has revolutionized Hindi cinema by bringing in fresh legs of Actors and yet making them deliver to the best of their potential. On 09-09-2022, the Bollywood film "Brahmastra: Part One - Shiva" was released which was written and directed by him. He was also the co-producer of the film Brahmastra.

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Ayan Mukerji Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Deb Mukherjee
Mother Amrit Mukherjee
Brother None
Sister Sunita Gowariker (step-sister)
Affair/Girlfriend Not Known
Marital Status Unmarried
Other Relatives Sashadhar Mukherjee (gardfather), Joy Mukherjee (uncle), Shomu Mukherjee (uncle), Tanuja (actress), Kajol (cousin), Tanisha (cousin)

He was born into a Hindu Brahmin family to an actor father Deb Mukherjee and mother Amrit Mukherjee. The Indian model Sunita Gowariker is her step-sister, who is married to actor and filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker. The filmmaker Sashadhar Mukherjee was his grandfather, and actor/filmmaker Joy Mukherjee & Shomu Mukherjee was her uncle. Actress Tanuja is his aunt and actress Kajol & actress Tanisha Mukherjee are his cousins.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai
College Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai
Qualification Dropout College
Hobbies Writing, Reading, Watching Movies and Travelling
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Bollywood Film (as assistant director) - Swades (2004)
Bollywood Film (as director & writer) - Wake Up Sid (2009)
Bollywood Film (as a producer) - Brahmastra (2022)
Best Movies Wake Up Sid (2009), Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Brahmastra (2022) among others
Best Friends Ranbir Kapoor
Net Worth $15 Million (approx)
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, Blue, Grey
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket, Football
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Actor Ranbir Kapoor
Favorite Movie Lamhe (1991), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Favorite Singer Arijit Singh
Favorite Place Uttarakhand
Favorite Dress Jeans, T-shirt

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ayan Mukerji

  • He was born and grew up in a family of celebrities, known as the Mukherjee-Samarth family of Bollywood.
  • He was born in Kolkata and grew up in Mumbai.
  • He made his Bollywood debut as an assistant director through the film Swades in 2004, for which he dropout the college, and the film received huge love from the audience.
  • His first film as a director & writer was Wake Up Sid which was released on 02-10-2009, for which he received the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director.
  • Veteran actress Tanuja is his aunt, and actresses Tanisha Mukherjee & Kajol are his cousins.

Ayan Mukerji Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

40 years, 11months, 0 day old age Ayan Mukerji will turn 41 on 15 August, 2024. Only 30 days, 22 hours,34 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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