Ganesh Acharya Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Ganesh Acharya is an Indian choreographer, film director and film actor. Who has choreographed for films like Bodyguard and Singham.

He has also appeared in several music videos for films. He made his debut as a film actor with the 2013 dance film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance.

Ganesha was born in India. Choreographer Ganesh prefers to keep his personal life away from limelight. He is also known for his style. He is impressing everyone with his videos at a very young age.

Recently a chargesheet has been filed by Mumbai Police against Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya for harassment, stalking and voyeurism in a 2020 case filed by his co-dancer.

Ganesh Acharya regularly shares his fashionable outfits and modelling pictures on his Instagram.

Ganesh Acharya Biography & Wiki

Real Name/Full NameGanesh Acharya 
Profession Choreographer, Film Director, Actor
Debut Choreography: Anonymous (1992)
Acting: Routhiram (2012)
Direction: Swami (2007)
Physical Stat
Ganesh Acharya Height In Centimeter- 173 cm
In Meter- 1.73 m
In Feet- 5’8”
WeightIn Kilogram- 90 kg  
In Pound- 198 lbs
Body MeasurementChest- 42 Inches
Waist- 36 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date Of Birth14 June 1971
Ganesh Acharya Age (2022)51 Years
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Gemini
Nationality Indian
Home town Cuttack, Odisha
Educational Qualification School Drop Out
Family Member(s)
Marital StatusMarried
Ganesh Acharya WifeVidhi Acharya
ChildrenDaughter– Soundarya Acharya
Parents Father– Late Krishna Gopi
Mother– Name Not Known
SiblingBrother– None
Sister– Kamla Nair
Favourite Things
HobbiesListing to music
Favourite ActorGovinda
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Ganesh Acharya Net Worth (2022)16 Million USD
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Ganesh Acharya With Wife Vidhi Acharya

Family, Early Life and Education

Ganesh Acharya was born on 23 May 1971 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His father Krishna Gopi was a dancer and choreographer. At the age of 11, his father died, and the family fell into financial trouble.

To earn for his family, Ganesh dropped his studies and moved to Cuttack in Orissa where he learned dance from his sister.

Ganesh Acharya married Vidhi Acharya in November 2000. His wife is a film producer. Ganesh Acharya and Vidhi Acharya have a daughter named Soundarya Acharya.

Ganesh Acharya Career

  • At the age of 12, Ganesh started his group dance and became a choreographer at the age of 19. Her first film was Anam which was released in 1992 at the age of 21.
  • However, the song that gave him his first big break was “Husn Hai Suhana” from the movie “Coolie No. 1 (1995)”. His debut as a film director was with the 2007 film “Swami”.
  • Since then, Ganesh has choreographed and directed several notable films including Rang De Basanti, Phir Hera Pheri, Golmaal, Omkara and Lage Raho Munna Bhai.
  • His debut as an actor was with the film “Ghatak: Ghatak (1996)”, where he played a featured role in the song “Koi Jaaye To Le Aaye”. Her famous role was from the movie “ABCD (Any Body Can Dance)” in 2013.
  • He also made a special appearance in the superhit Chinese film “Operation Mekong (2016)” as ‘Mr. Tsar’.
  • Govinda is his favorite dancer, and his favorite actress is Madhuri Dixit. He has choreographed Govinda in almost all his films.
  • Ganesh has choreographed many famous songs including Aisa Jadoo Dala Re and Chikni Chameli.
  • Govinda is his favorite Bollywood actor, and Madhuri is his favorite actress. Ganesh has choreographed Govinda in almost all his films.

Ganesh Acharya Weight Loss

Ganesh Acharya managed to lose 85 kgs in 2017 in a span of 1.5 years. The choreographer once said that her weight loss has helped her feel the difference.

Ganesh regularly posts pictures and videos of his intense workout routine on Instagram.

Controversies of Ganesh Acharya

Ganesh’s life is surrounded by controversies so far all the controversies are explained below.

Accused of misbehaviour by actress Tanushree Dutta

After the #MeToo movement in India, Tanushree Dutta claimed that Nana Patekar abused her on the sets of “Horn OK Please (2009)”.

She even claimed that all the directors, producers, including choreographer Ganesh, gangraped him.

Later, Ganesh defends himself and Nana Patekar; He said that there was no violence or misbehaviour on the sets. He said that Nana could never do this as he was a very dear person. There were even reports of complaints being filed against Nana and Ganesh.

Stopped the shooting of the film for three hours –

Ganesh Acharya once filed a complaint against members of the Cine Artists Association, Gangeshwar Srivastava, BN Tiwari and Ashok Dubey, for stopping the shooting of a film for three hours.

According to Ganesh, he was in support of the group of dancers who were protesting after the association failed to pay the fees.

Some members of the association stopped the shooting for three hours and threatened them not to allow them to shoot any more for supporting the dancers.

Forcing dancer partner to have sex with –

An FIR has been registered by Mumbai Police against Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya for harassment, stalking in a 2020 case filed by his co-dancer.

The complainant alleged that Ganesh Acharya harassed her after she turned down her sexual proposal, and accused her of making obscene remarks, showing her obscene and molesting her.

Ganesh Acharya had reportedly told his dancer partner in 2019 that if she wanted to be successful, she would have to have sex with him, which he refused.

Six months later, the Indian Film and Television Choreographers Association terminated his membership. When he protested against Acharya’s actions at a meeting in 2020, the choreographer allegedly abused him and his assistants assaulted him.

Ganesh Acharya’s Awards

  • Best Choreography for “Masto Ka Jhooth” in the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) in 2014
  • Best Choreography for “Gori Tu Lath Maar” in the movie Toilet – Ek Prem Katha (2017) in 2018
  • Best Choreography for “Beedi” in the movie “Omkara (2006)” in 2007
  • Best Choreography for “Malhari” in the movie “Bajirao Mastani (2015)” in 2015


Who is the wife of Ganesh Acharya?

law teacher

When was Ganesh Acharya married?

in the year 2000

What is the weight of Ganesh Acharya?

90 kg

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