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Subhash Ghai started his career in Hindi cinema as an actor in Taqdeer (1967) and Aradhana (1970) with lead roles during the 70s in Umang, Sherni, Bharat Ke Shaheed and Gumraah. He wrote his first film in 1973 and sold various stories and scripts to leading directors like Prakash Mehra and Dulal Guha in partnership with B Bhalla.
His directorial debut was with the film Kalicharan (1975), which was also written by him and starred Shatrughan Sinha and Reena Roy which became a blockbuster instantly. After directing three films, Vishwanath , Gautam Govinda , and Krodhi , he ventured into production with Karz  being his first film as producer.
He formed his own company Mukta Arts Pvt Ltd. after directing Vidhata , his first film with Dilip Kumar and Sanjay Dutt. Under the Mukta banner he made the evergreen musical blockbuster 'Hero' introducing Jackie Shroff which was followed by many blockbusters in a row including Meri Jung, Karma, Ram Lakhan, Saudagar, Khalnayak, Pardes, Taal, Yaadein until 2001. Then came Kisna , Black and White  and Yuvraaj . He also produced many blockbusters including Aitraaz, 36 China Town, Apna Sapna Money Money, Joggers Park and Iqbal. He also produced regional films like 'Nauka Dubi' in Bengali, 'Sanai Choughade' and 'Samhita' in Marathi and 'Double Di Trouble' in Punjabi.
He is known to give brief cameos in his directorial ventures. During the 90s, media honoured him with the title of ‘Showman’. This title was previously bestowed to Raj Kapoor known for his big musical movies and celebrations with magnum events.
Both Pardes and Taal were released internationally and featured in the top 20 movies in the US box office charts for several weeks.
As a producer, he introduced the concept of the film insurance policy for the first time in Bollywood, with his film Taal. He was also the first producer to get banks to finance movies. He was the first Indian film producer who converted his company into a corporate entity in 2000, as Mukta Arts Pvt Ltd., and expanded its business from education to exhibition in movies and multi-media.
Being a technology enthusiast himself, he promptly promoted new technology in both production and exhibition sectors.
As a director-producer, he launched and groomed many upcoming and new faces in the industry like Madhuri Dixit, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Sanjay Dutt, Mahima Chowdhary, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor and Katrina Kaif.
He has been known as one of the best directors in extracting great music from various composers, and acting performances from each and every actor he has worked with. His past films still yield huge revenue through television and remakes.
In 2001, he was the only film maker in India who set up an international film school 'Whistling Woods International' (WWI) in Mumbai. Operational since 2006, WWI has national and international students on campus and boasts of exporting education to many countries including UK and Nigeria and has designed media studies curriculum for CBSE high schools. The Hollywood Reporter has named Whistling Woods International as one of the top ten film schools in the world, with 550 students on campus and world-class facilities. It is certified as a global film institute in India by the Skill Tree Knowledge Consortium at the House of Commons in 2014. His daughter Meghna Ghai Puri is the President of Whistling Woods International and has expanded it to various states of India and other countries.
Recipient of many national and international awards, Subhash Ghai has been honoured by the United States Senate. He was the former chairman of the entertainment committee of the trade body CII, and a member of FICCI, NASSCOM and TIE global & its alliances. He has been on the jury of the Emmy awards for three years, and on the international panel on film piracy at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008.
In the recent past, the United Kingdom and South Africa have sought his expertise to help set up institutions. Under his able mentorship, the WWI teams have also helped the Hong Kong government to promote tourism in their country. In December 2013, the international confederation of NGOs and the United Nations conferred the Karmaveer Chakra upon him for his contribution as an educationist to develop skill and innovative education in India in the field of cinema and entertainment.
The internationally acclaimed song ‘Jai Ho’ was to be a part of his film Yuvraaj , but Mr. Ghai felt it was unsuitable for the character played by Zayed Khan to perform this song onscreen. Later, it was used in Slumdog Millionaire. After winning the Oscar, A. R. Rahman revealed in an interview that it was Mr. Ghai who had asked him to use the words ‘Jai Ho’ in the song.
He directed a short film on communal harmony in 1990 with Ranbir Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Tiger Shroff titled 'Pyar Ki Ganga Bahe' - which was the tile of a song composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal on the lyrics of Javed Akhtar.
He conceived and directed a magnum audio visual stage show 'Cinema Cinema' in 1991, celebrating 100 years of world cinema with 42 bollywood stars, 200 musicians, and 250 dancers on an 180 feet stage at NSCI, Mumbai.
His production house is named after his wife Mukta Rehana Ghai. They have two daughters, Meghna and Muskaan. Subhash Ghai is chairman of Mukta Arts Pvt. Ltd. and Whistling Woods International.
Today, his evergreen films 'Hero and 'Ram Lakhan' are being remade by Salman Khan and Karan Johar with Rohit Shetty as director, in association with Mukta Arts Pvt. Ltd.