Vivek Agnihotri Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography, FAQ & More

Vivek Agnihotri is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, writer and activist. Vivek is the husband of Indian film actress Pallavi Joshi. Who has currently played the role of an actress in India’s most controversial film ‘The Kashmir Files‘.

As of 2019, he is a board member of the Central Board of Film Certification of India and the cultural representative of Indian cinema in the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

Recently, he has been the subject of discussion in the media about his film The Kashmir Files.

Vivek Agnihotri Biography & Wiki

Vivek Agnihotri Full NameVivek Ranjan Agnihotri
Profession Film Director, Screenwriter, Author
Debut MovieFilm Direction: Chocolate (2005)
Physical Stat
Vivek Agnihotri Height In Centimeter- 175 cm
In Meter- 1.75 m
In Feet- 5’9” 
WeightIn Kilogram- 64 kg
In Pound- 141 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date Of Birth21 December 1973
Vivek Agnihotri Age (2022)48 Years
Birthplace Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Home town Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
School Harvard Extension School
College/University Bhopal School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Harvard Extension School
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science
Organisation and Management course
Family Member
Marital StatusMarried
Vivek Agnihotri WifePallavi Joshi (Actress)
Marriage Date1997
ChildrenSon– Manan
Daughter– Mallika
Parents Father– Dr. Prabhu Dayal Agnihotri
Mother– Sharda Agnihotri
SiblingBrother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
Vivek Agnihotri Net Worth (2022)₹ 10 Crore 
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Family, Early Life and Education

Vivek Agnihotri was born on 21 December 1973 in Gwalior city of Madhya Pradesh. Vivek Agnihotri is the son of a family of freedom fighters who have been honored by the President for their contribution to Indian society.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri did his Bachelor of Science and Master of Planning (Economics) from the School of Social Science, Bhopal University. He further studied advertising at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi. After this, Vivek did the ‘Organization and Management’ course (CSS) from Harvard University.

Vivek led a social movement in the United States of America to raise funds for the victims of the ‘Bhopal Gas Tragedy’. Vivek returned to India to participate in the creation of a ‘New India’.

Agnihotri is married to Indian actress Pallavi Joshi and they have two children, Malika and Manan. He has described himself as a supporter of Narendra Modi.

Vivek founded the ‘Main Buddha Foundation’ with his wife. This NGO mentors and trains underprivileged youth in creative thinking and empowers them in creative fields.

Vivek Agnihotri Career

Agnihotri started his career working with world renowned agencies like Advertising Agencies Ogilvy & McCann, and led major campaigns for Maggi, Nestle, P&G, Gillette, Coca Cola etc.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has been a part of the launch team of Gillette and Coke.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri started his own advertising agency – Art Beat in Delhi and was selected as one of the ’10 Fastest Growing Agencies’ by Business Today.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri made an award winning documentary on ‘Social Justice in India’.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri started ‘Vivek Agnihotri Creates’ and produced and directed major campaigns for Vicks, Godrej, P&G, Dainik Bhaskar, Government of India, Blind Association of India.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s public service advertisement film on AIDS won him the most prestigious A&M Gold Award and ED Club Gold Award for his contribution to the creative arts and society.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has also been producing TV shows. He has written, directed and produced over 300 hours of Prime TV shows like Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum, Rishtey, 

Saturday Suspense, X-Zone, Announcement, Sambhav, which have won numerous awards and critical acclaim.

Vivek was popularly known as ‘Thriller King’.

Agnihotri debuted in Bollywood with Chocolate (2005), a remake of the 1995 Hollywood neo-noir crime thriller The Usual Suspects. The Tashkent Files received overwhelmingly negative reviews from critics but became a sleeper box-office hit. In March 2022, Agnihotri released The Kashmir Files on the Exodus of Kashmiri Hindus.

In 2018, Agnihotri wrote Urban Naxals: The Making of Buddha in a Traffic Jam, in which he described individuals in academia and media who were allegedly colluding with Naxalites in a bid to overthrow the Indian government and were thus “invisible enemies of India” as “Urban Naxals”.

Awards and Honours

  • Best Screenplay (Dialogues) at the 67th National Film Awards: The Tashkent Files.
  • Best Writer and Director at Jakarta International Film Festival: Buddha in a Traffic Jam.


Who is Vivek Agnihotri?

Vivek Agnihotri is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, writer and activist.

Who is the wife of Vivek Agnihotri?

Indian actress Pallavi Joshi

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