Ashutosh Gowarikar debut film as director is "Pehla Nasha". Pehla Nasha is a 1993 Indian comedy thriller film, the movie is a remake of Brian de Palma's 1984 thriller Body Double. Deepak Tijori plays the lead role alongside Pooja Bhatt, Raveena Tandon and Paresh Rawal. The film also has cameo appearances by Aamir Khan, Sudesh Berry, Rahul Roy, Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Saif Ali Khan as themselves. It is the only film to feature Aamir and Shahrukh in a scene together. Upon release, the film received poor reviews and failed at the box office.