Sooraj Rajkumar Barjatya, also known as Sooraj Barjatya is born on 22nd February 1964, in Mumbai. He is an Indian Filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, and distributor. He is predominantly working in the Indian Cinema. He has attended the St. Mary’s School in Mumbai and The Scindia School in Gwalior. He got married to Vineeta Barjatya in the year 1986. He has three children. Barjatya also owns a restaurant named Spice and Sweet, located in Bandra. He began as an assistant director to
. He made his debut as a director, at the age of 24, with the movie
Maine Pyar Kiya
, in the year 1989. It was a movie based on friendship and love, with
. The move was a huge hit in the box office and this served as the ladder of success for both Salman and Barjatya. Later, this movie won the Most Sensational Debut of the Year award. His second, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, starring Salman Khan, in the year 1994, was a blockbuster on the screen. Hum Saath Saath Hai, the family story, was a huge hit too. In all his movies, the leads have the name ‘
He finds the name lucky probably. This family guy has been a trendsetter and has set a benchmark in the era of the family based flicks in the Indian Film Industry. The movies Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hai Kaun are still on the list of the ten most efficacious movies in the past 80 years. Barjatya’s Vivaah, which established
as one of the finest actors of the Bollywood Industry, has been nominated for about 15 awards till date. All his films have won the Star Screen Awards, the Filmfare Awards, and many other prestigious awards. In the recent time, Salman Khan starred Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, again a family based flick, was premiered on Diwali, which happened to be a commercial feat. Barjatya proudly is the current chairman of Rajshri Productions, a 67-year-old multi-national film, media, and entertainment conglomerate. Barjatya’s films have the best screenplay and are known to have the family essence which accumulated a huge success on the silver screen and worldwide.