Part of the famed Mukherjee family. His grandfather Sashadhar Mukherjee set up Filmalaya Studios in Mubai. Assisted his brother-in-law Ashutosh Gowariker on Swades (2004). Made his directorial debut with Wake Up Sid (2009) under Karan Johar's banner Dharma Productions. Won the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director in 2010. Achieved vast success with Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013), which became one of the highest grossing Indian films of all time.