Ashutosh Gowariker 02/15/1964 , (59 years old) in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

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Ashutosh Gowariker (born 15 February 1964) is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is known for directing large scale, opulent epic films as well as grounded, realistic dramas. His work includes the acclaimed films Lagaan (2001), Swades (2004) and Jodhaa Akbar (2008). Lagaan was nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film category in 74th Academy Awards. He has also been nominated for a European Film Award, and has won a number of other awards, including a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and seven international film festival awards.