Ashwni Dhir began his career with television shows. He wrote Pankaj Kapur’s much-acclaimed show Office Office and produced Lapataganj and Chidiya Ghar.
His directorial debut was One Two Three, which did not do too well at the box-office. His second film Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?, starring Ajay Devgn, Paresh Rawal and Konkona Sen Sharma. The film garnered much praise from the critics and the audiences. His third film, the 2012 Diwali release, Son Of Sardaar, starring Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt and Sonakshi Sinha, turned out to be one of the biggest blockbusters of the year.