Ganesh Acharya – Bio, Age, Net worth, Salary, Height, Married, Nationality

Ganesh Acharya is an Indian choreographer, film director and actor. Ganesh Acharya has choreographed many popular hit movies like Bodyguard, Judwa 2, Singham and many more hit movies. Similarly, Acharya is a Bollywood film director who directed Angel and Bhikari from 2-17 in 2011. Likewise, he is a very hardworking and talented person in the Indian film industry.

Early life

Ganesh Acharya was born on May 23, 1971. His place of birth is Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. As of 2021 is Acharya 50 years old and is under the zodiac sign Gemini. He holds Indian citizenship as he resides in Cuttack, Orissa, India. While following the religion of Hinduism.

Ganesh Acharya's mother

Caption: Ganesh Acharya with his mother (Source:

His father’s name is Krishna Gopi, a former dancer and choreographer. His mother’s name is not known. When he was 10 years old, his father died, leaving his family in a financial crisis. So he had to drop out of college. He grew up with his sister Kamala Acharya, a dancer and choreographer. This personality learned the art of dancing from his sister.


When Ganesh was 12 years old, he started his own dance group. At the age of 19 he became a choreographer and acted in his first film Anaam (1992). He has starred in songs such as “Koi Jaye to le aaye” from “Ghatak” (1994) and “Khullam Khulla” from “Road” (2002). He also choreographed five major films in 2006, Rang De Basanti, Phir Hera Pheri, Golmaal, Omkara and Lage Raho Munna Bhai.

He also decided to make a film and started writing screenplays for films. In 2007 he produced his first film Swami, starring Manoj Bajpai and Juhi Chawla. Later in 2008, Acharya directed a dead body comedy, Money Hai To Honey Hai. Similarly, he played the role of villain in 2011 Tamil film Rowthiram.

He also choreographed the most famous item song Chikni Chameli from the film Agneepath in 2012. In 2013, he branched out as a film actor with the dance film ABCD.


In 2007, Ganesh Acharya won the Filmfare Award for Best Choreography for the song “Beedi” by Omkara. Similarly, he won the 2014 National Film Award for Best Choreography for his work on the song “Hawan Kund” by Bhaag Milka Bhaag. He again won the 2017 National Awards for Best Choreography for Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. In 2007, Acharya won the IIFA Award for the film Omkara and later in 2013 for the film Agneepath. In addition, he was nominated for the Best Choreographer Award in 2016 for his song “Malhaari” from the film Bajirao Mastani.

net worth

The famous choreographer has a net worth of around $16 million. His main source of income is choreographer, dancer, actor and film director. He has earned a lot all his life and lives a nice lifestyle with his family.

Personal life

Ganesh Acharya is married Vidhi Acharya. Vidhi is also a film producer. The couple married when he was unsuccessful. They got married according to South Indian rituals and have been living happily for more than 15 years.

Ganesh Acharya's wife

Caption: Ganesh Acharya with his wife (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements and Social Media

Ganesh Acharya is about 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall and weighs about 90 kg. He reduced his weight after fighting for about 1.5 years. He has black hair and a pair of black eyes. His chest size is 42 inches, waist size is 36 inches, and biceps size is 15 inches.

Ganesh Acharya body

Caption: Body of Ganesh Acharya (Source: Instagram)

The choreographer has now gained quite a popularity. He has an official Facebook account under his own name Ganesh Acharya. He has around 299,000 followers on his Facebook account. He also has one Instagram Account under this username @ganeshacharyaa and has 664,000 followers. He also has a Twitter account under the username @Acharya1ganesh with 2,300 followers.

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