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Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri is a Bollywood film director, producer and screenwriter. He has worked in genres that include thriller, sports, political drama, erotica and romance [1] Agnihotri made his directorial debut with Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets (2005).

Vivek Agnihotri
Agnihotri, c. 2015
Born Gwalior, MP, India
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education Organization & Management
Occupation Director, script writer, producer and activist
Spouse(s) Pallavi Joshi
Children 2
Parent(s) Prabhu Dayal Agnihotri Sharda Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri is an activist, an orator and an author. Along with his actress wife Mrs. Pallavi Joshi, runs NGO #IAmBuddha.



He has studied in Indian Institute of Mass Communication.[2] He has studied at school of social sciences.[3] He has also studied in Harvard University.[4]

Political viewsEdit

He supports Mr. Narendra Modi but not BJP.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

Mr. Vivek's father was a Sanskrit scholar who had translated many Vedas. Agnihotri is married to anchor, theatre and film actress Pallavi Joshi.[6] They have two children.

Vivek Agnihotri



Vivek made his debut as an author in 2018 with his book 'Urban Naxals'[13] which is based on the Naxalism and internal security threat which became the fastest best seller title after short period of book launch.[14]


  1. ^ "No director wants to work with stars: Hate Story director". NDTV News channel. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 
  2. ^ NMF News (2016-03-25), JNU में Left पर जमकर बरसे Vivek Agnihotri, Kanhayia को सिखाई राष्ट्रभक्ति, retrieved 2018-06-22 
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  4. ^ Swarajya (2018-06-09), Decoding Urban Naxals - Anand Ranganathan in conversation with Vivek Agnihotri, retrieved 2018-06-20 
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  6. ^ Kumar, Anuj (12 November 2007). "Game on". Chennai, India: The Hindu (Mumbai). Retrieved 19 January 2009. 
  7. ^ "'Chocolate is the revival of suspense drama'". Rediff. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "They call it show-biz, Entertainment – Bollywood". Mumbai Mirror. 18 February 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Buddha in a Traffic Jam – Times of India". 2 April 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  10. ^ Deccanchronicle Team. "Teaser of Buddha In A Traffic Jam". Deccanchronicle. Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  11. ^ timesofindia Team. "Buddha In A Traffic Jam - An apt depiction of corrupt corporate system". TimesofIndia. Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  12. ^ KoiMoi Team. "Buddha In an entrepreneurial Jam". KoiMoi. Retrieved 17 March 2016. 
  13. ^ IANS (2018-06-15). "Not easy to attract eyeballs from government: Vivek Agnihotri". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2018-06-20. 
  14. ^ [citation needed]