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Ashok Amritraj (born 22 February 1956)[1] is an Indian-born American film producer, former tour professional tennis player, chairman and CEO of Hyde Park Entertainment and the former CEO of National Geographic Films.[2] In November 2016, Amritraj accepted an appointment as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.[2] [3] In December 2018, by decree of the President of the Republic of France, Amritraj was appointed a Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre National du Merité.[4] Amritraj has made more than 100 films, earning worldwide revenues of more than $2 billion.[5]

Ashok Amritraj
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Born (1956-02-22) 22 February 1956 (age 63)


Early LifeEdit

He has two brothers, Anand Amritraj and Vijay Amritraj, who were also international tennis players.[6]


As ProducerEdit

As Executive ProducerEdit


  1. ^ Roy, Amit (21 February 2009). "Slumdog will sweep". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India.
  2. ^ a b "Ashok Amritraj: From tennis to Hollywood and now the UN". Gulf News. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  3. ^ Frater, Patrick; Frater, Patrick (2 February 2017). "Hyde Park Entertainment's Ashok Amritraj on His New Role as India Goodwill Ambassador". Variety. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ Frater, Patrick; Frater, Patrick (14 December 2018). "Ashok Amritraj Decorated by French Government". Variety. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  5. ^ "ASHOK AMRITRAJ". Hydepark Entertainment. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Mother of Amritraj brothers, Maggie, dies at 92". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Hyde Park Hunts Latest 'Killer'".

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