Prasoon Joshi

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Birthday
16, 1971
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
India

About

Known for his work on such Indian films as Chittagong, Taare Zameen Par, and Fanaa, this successful movie lyricist received the prestigious Filmfare Best Lyricist Award on multiple occasions. He also worked as a screenwriter, author, and advertising executive.

Before Fame

In his late teens, he published his first book, a Nietzsche-inspired philosophical work titled Main Aur Woh. He studied physics on the undergraduate level and went on to earn an M.B.A. from India's Institute of Management Technology.

Trivia

He worked for many years for the Ogilvy & Mather and McCann-Erickson advertising agencies.

Family Life

He and his wife and fellow advertising executive, Aparna, became parents to a daughter, Aishaanya.

Associated With

He earned a 2007 Filmfare Award for his lyrics to "Chand Sifarish." The song was featured in Fanaa, a 2006 movie starring Aamir Khan.