Ashish Chowdhry or Ashish Chaudhary is an Indian actor. He came into the limelight after playing the role of ‘Boman Contractor’ in the Bollywood film “Dhamaal.”
Ashish Chowdhry was born on Friday, 21 July 1978 (age 45 years; as of 2023) in Guwahati, Assam. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
While in school, Ashish started featuring in television commercials. As a kid, he has modelled for “Parsi Dairy Farm.”
Height (approx.): 5’ 9”
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Family, Caste & Wife
Ashish Chowdhry is the son of Indur Chowdhry and Sangeeta Chowdhry. His sister’s name is Monica Chowdhry (Deceased).
Ashish met Samita Bangargi (actress) for the first time during the shooting of a Disney show that aired on Doordarshan. The duo initially became friends and then started dating each other. The duo tied the knot after dating each other for around seven years. Together they have a son, Agastya and two daughters, Salara and Sammah.
Ashish started his career as a model by featuring in TV commercials and music videos.
He made his acting debut in 1995 with the TV serial “Apne Jaise Types” in which he played the role of ‘Rohan.’ Next, he appeared in TV serials like “Khiladi,” “Hum Pardesi Ho Gaye,” and “Ek Mutthi Aasmaan.”
He has appeared in many Bollywood films like “Chalo America,” “Qayamat: City Under Threat,” “Speed,” and ” Dhamaal.”
In 2015, Ashish won the season 6 of the game reality show “Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns.”
In the same year, he participated in the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8.”
In 2017, Ashish played the role of detective ‘Dev Anand Burman’ in the TV series “Dev.”
In 2019, he featured in the romantic-drama-thriller “Beyhadh 2” as ‘Mrutunjya Roy.’
- Films: Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Titanic (1997)
- His hobbies include travelling, gymming, and swimming.
- He is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and visits the gym regularly.
- He is often spotted consuming alcohol on various occasions.
- Ashish is an avid animal lover. He earlier owned a pet dog named Hug.
- His sister, Monica and brother-in-law, Ajit were killed in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
- Ashish has featured on the cover of the Tele Life Magazine.
- Although Ashish won the season 6 of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns,’ he didn’t want to be a part of the show initially. While talking to an entertainment portal, Ashish said,
I did Khatron Ke Khiladi only because I was in a space where I didn’t know what’s next. My wife and friends asked me to go for it. What I realized is you should not have any inhibition in your heart because KKR ended up being one of the most memorable moments of my life.”
- When asked in an interview about his regrets in life, Ashish said,
Not regret, but I would never want my kids to watch my previous movie called Girlfriend. I was young and wasn’t aware about the film and its script. I just said yes without giving a second thought. I don’t want to do shows and cinema which send across a wrong message.”
- Chowdhry is associated with the NGO “Masoom,” which works for a night school.
- Ashish shares a great bond with the Indian cricketer, Yuvraj Singh.