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Divya Dua, known professionally as Divya Khosla Kumar, (born 20 November 1981) is an Indian former actress, and now a producer and director.[1] She has directed various advertisements and has also featured in some music videos. She is the wife of Bhushan Kumar, the head of T-Series music label and film production company.

Divya Khosla Kumar
Divya Khosla Kumar walks the ramp for Rina Dhaka at the Pune Fashion Week 2017 (05) (cropped).jpg
Kumar in 2017
BornDivya Khosla
(1981-11-20) 20 November 1981 (age 36)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
EducationJanki Devi Memorial College, University Of Delhi
OccupationDirector
Producer
Actress
Years active2003 – present
Spouse(s)Bhushan Kumar Dua
Children1

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Personal lifeEdit

She was born in a middle-class Punjabi Hindu family from Delhi. She shifted to Mumbai to pursue her career. Kumar married Bhushan Kumar, the head of T-Series[2] on 13 February 2005 at the Maa Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra. They have a son, Ruhaan.[3][4][5][6] Her sister-in-law is playback singer Tulsi Ralhan.[7]

CareerEdit

Divya started her career in Bollywood as an actress with the 2004 film Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo.[8] (She also made her Tollywood debut in the same year with the film Love Today). Divya then did a course in cinematography and editing. After that, Divya directed music videos for Agam Nigam, Jermaine Jackson, Tulsi Kumar, and a few ad films. After directing 20 music videos, Divya did her first directorial venture Yaariyan in 2014.[9] Divya also choreographed 5 songs in the film, including "Baarish", "Maa", "Love Me Thoda Aur", "Allah Wariya" and "Zor Lagake".[10] Divya recently debuted as director for a college romance movie called Yaariyan, that released on 10 January 2014, and then her new directorial movie Sanam Re was released on 12th Feb 2016.[11][12][13][14] Divya is also one of the producers of the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer film Roy.

FilmographyEdit

As an actressEdit

She starred in film Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo opposite to Akshay Kumar. She has also starred in the songs "Humne Pee Rakhi Hai" and "Akkad Bakkad", from her movie Sanam Re in 2016. Again she came in lead role in BulBul, which released on 7 December 2017, the film was directed by Ashish Panda.

Year Film Notes
2004 Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo

As directorEdit

Year Film Notes
2014 Yaariyan Directorial debut
2016 Sanam Re Director

Music VideosEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Singer (s) Album Notes
2003 Kabhi Yaadon Mein Aaun Herself Abhijeet Bhattacharya Tere Bina
Zid Na Karo Ye Dil Ka Mamla Hai Herself Roop Johri, Kunal Ganjawala Tera Mera Dil with Salman Khan
2017 Kabhi Yaadon Mein Aaun Herself Palak Muchhal, Arijit Singh Tere Bina

As producerEdit

Year Film Notes
2015 Roy Producer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "My husband is smart, strict producer: Divya Khosla Kumar – The Times of India". The Times Of India. Archived from the original on 2013-12-20.
  2. ^ Marriage (1 March 2005). "Bhushan Kumar marries Divya Khosla". Indiaglitz.
  3. ^ "Evelyn Sharma is heating it up on screen – The Times of India". The Times Of India.
  4. ^ "I came to Mumbai to achieve something and not to get married: Divya Khosla Kumar – The Times of India". The Times Of India.
  5. ^ Son (14 October 2011). "Bhushan Kumar blessed with a baby boy". Bollywood Hungama.
  6. ^ First Birthday (11 October 2012). "Bhushan Kumar's son's first birthday". Bollywood Hungama.
  7. ^ "Evelyn Sharma is heating it up on screen – The Times of India". The Times Of India.
  8. ^ I enjoy direction more than acting: Divya Khosla. Indian Express (17 December 2013). Retrieved on 2015-12-24.
  9. ^ My scripts were rejected by Bhushan, reveals Divya Khosla Kumar who turns director with 'Yaariyan'. DNA India (14 December 2013)
  10. ^ Director Divya Khosla Kumar choreographs five songs for Yaariyan : Bollywood, News – India Today. Indiatoday.intoday.in (8 January 2014). Retrieved on 2015-12-24.
  11. ^ Divya Kumar (8 April 2012). "Divya Kumar to focus on new penchant". The Times Of India.
  12. ^ 'My husband said, 'Why make a film? I can gift you anything worth Rs 10 crore'. rediff.com (8 January 2014)
  13. ^ Saif Ali Khan was really generous, says Divya Khosla Kumar. Ibnlive.in.com (8 December 2013). Retrieved on 24 December 2015.
  14. ^ I enjoy direction more than acting: Divya Khosla Kumar. Mid-day.com (18 December 2013). Retrieved on 2015-12-24.

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