Ashvini Yardi is a producer of Bollywood movies such as OMG – Oh My God!, 72 Miles, Bhaji in Problem, Fugly and Singh Is Bliing.

After having a 20-year-long career in television, Ashvini Yardi formed Grazing Goat Pictures with actor Akshay Kumar in December 2011.

At Zee TV she opted for shows such as Saat Phere, Sailaab, Kasamh Se, Sarrkar, Teen Bahuraaniyaan, Banoo Main Teri Dulhann, Ghar ki Lakshmi Betiyaan, Banegi Apni Baat, among several others. She also conceptualized the cult singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge and Lil' Champs before leaving to join Colors.

At Colors, she brought in path-breaking shows such as Uttaran, Balika Vadhu, Bigg Boss, Khatron Ke Khiladi, Veer Shivaji, Laado and took the new channel zooming to the No 1 spot.

She has earned a BA in Psychology, Advertising and Marketing from XIC, Mumbai. With a calm demeanor and a steely resolve, the co-founder of Grazing Goat Pictures likes to consistently tread new grounds and take new risks. The 40-year-old entrepreneur and mother is one of the few women behind the camera, who looks stunning in front of it as well.

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Title Year Budget Box Office
OMG – Oh My God! 2012 20 crore (US$2.8 million) 121 crore (US$17 million)
72 Miles[1] 2013
Bhaji in Problem 2013 5 crore (US$700,000) 17 crore (US$2.4 million)
Fugly[2] 2014
Singh is Bling[3] 2015

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Times News Network (27 May 2013). "72 Miles – Ek Pravas". The Times of India. The Times Group. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar to share screen space for Fugly". India Today. Living Media. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ Basu, Mohar (3 April 2015). "Akshay Kumar starts shooting for 'Singh is Bling'". The Times of India. The Times Group. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  4. ^ Hungama, Bollywood (14 July 2014). "Akshay turns TV serial producer with Jamai Raja :Bollywood Latest News - Bollywood Hungama".

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