Divya Khosla Kumar is an actress, producer, choreographer and director, who is known for directing movies like ‘Yaariyan’ and ‘Sanam Re’. She was born on November 27, 1981. She debuted in a Bollywood movie called ‘ Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo’ in 2004. The movie did not really hit the bull’s eye but Divya resolved to better her craft by concentrating on various aspects of movie-making. She went on to learn editing and cinematography that would come to help in her future movies.
Divya went on to direct ad films and music videos with people like Salman Khan and Phalguni Pathak featuring in them. She finally directed a full-fledged Bollywood movie ‘Yaariyan’ with newcomers in the age bracket ’20-21′. Upon its release in 2014, the movie turned out to be a surprise musical hit. She followed it up with ‘Sanam Re’ in which she performed an item number ‘Humne Pee Rakhi Hai’. Sanam Re did above average business in the box office.
Divya Khosla Kumar – Husband and Son
The actress wed T-series chairman and managing director Bhushan Kumar in the year 2005. They have a son known as Ruhaan born in 2011. When he was just 2, she directed her first Bollywood movie ‘Yaariyan’. She says that her husband was initially skeptical about her directing films, not because he doubted her talents but because he didn’t want her to go through the ‘grind’. The 1.70 meter tall Divya was adamant and was able to convince her husband that she would love to go in pursuit of her dream. She laughs, “Now Bhushan is behind me to direct more films for him. He wanted me to do Yaariyan 2 but I chose to do Sanam Re.”
Divya is known to make movies that have rich music, romance and picturesque locales.