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The elder son of veteran filmmaker, Yash Chopra & Pamela Chopra, Aditya was born in the year 1971. Since childhood, he was an ardent film buff.His film career started off as an assistant to his father in 'Chandni' (Chandni - 1989), 'Lamhe' (Moments - 1991) and 'Darr' (Fear - 1993)
At the age of 23, Aditya Chopra directed his first film,'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge'(The Brave-Hearted Will Take Away the Bride).Known to the world by its acronym, DDLJ, released on 20th October 1995 and created a landmark in Indian cinema. He was responsible for the story, screenplay and dialogue in addition to direction. He won every conceivable award for this film, including the coveted National Award. On the 12th December 2014, Aditya Chopra's directorial debut, completed 1000 weeks at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir Cinema, becoming the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema.