Articles about Aanand L. Rai

Aanand L Rai is an Indian film director and producer born on June 28, 1971. Before venturing into filmmaking, he worked as an engineer, being a graduate in computer science engineering. His professional film career started when Rai decided to assist his elder brother, television director Ravi Rai, in several television series. He made his directorial debut in 2007 with the psychological thriller called ‘Strangers’, starring Jimmy Shergill and Kay Kay Menon, based on the 1951 Hitchcock movie ‘Strangers on a Train’. He rose to prominence and achieved recognition with 2011 romantic- comedy-drama hit film ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ starring R Madhavan and Kangana Ranaut. Rai’s 2015 movie ‘Tanu Weds Manu: Returns’ received critical acclaim along with box office success. Some of his other well-known films include the 2013 movie ‘Raanjhanaa’ and the 2018 Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Zero, among others. His romantic comedy film ‘Raanjhaana’ paved the way for the leading Tamil actor Dhanush’s Bollywood debut.

15 Oct 2022

Vicky Kaushal
Aanand L Rai-Vicky Kaushal joining hands for a romantic film?

Director Aanand L Rai is reportedly all set to join hands with actor Vicky Kaushal for a love story!

13 Aug 2022

Akshay Kumar
Box office: 'Laal Singh Chaddha,' 'Raksha Bandhan' continue to underperform

All eyes were on the box office on August 11, since it marked the clash of two biggies: Akshay Kumar's Raksha Bandhan and Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chaddha.

07 Aug 2022

Salman Khan
'Raksha Bandhan' v/s 'Laal Singh Chaddha': Advance booking numbers

August 11 will be a decisive day for Bollywood since it will mark the clash of two biggies: Akshay Kumar's Raksha Bandhan and Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chaddha.

14 Jul 2022

Varun Dhawan
'Good Luck Jerry' trailer promises cocktail of emotions, humor, suspense

The trailer of Janhvi Kapoor starrer Good Luck Jerry is out!

28 Jun 2022

Aanand L Rai's birthday: Exploring recurrent thematic use of small-towns

Aanand L Rai is known for his own brand of cinema that directly stems out of the Indian heartland.

18 Jun 2022

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar starrer 'Raksha Bandhan's trailer releasing on this day

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has many releases lined up in the coming months.

03 Jun 2022

Shah Rukh Khan
SRK is man on a mission in Atlee's 'Jawan' teaser

King Khan is back and how!

25 Jan 2022

Dhanush, Aanand L. Rai to collaborate for a third time?

After Raanjhanaa and Atrangi Re, Dhanush and Aanand L Rai are set to collaborate for a third time, said an exclusive media report.

19 Jan 2022

Bollywood News
Ayushmann Khurrana's next is Aanand L. Rai-backed 'An Action Hero'

After delivering a remarkable performance in Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, Ayushmann Khurrana is diving into a new genre, action.

24 Dec 2021

Akshay Kumar
'Atrangi Re' review: Dhanush is darling; rest makes little sense

Atrangi is a Hindi word, meaning "not usual" or someone with unique colors.

06 Jul 2021

Sara Ali Khan
Is Sara Ali Khan doing another Aanand L Rai venture?

If reports are to be believed, Sara Ali Khan has been signed for another Aanand L Rai's movie, Nakhrewali, which would be her second project with the filmmaker.

21 Jun 2021

Akshay Kumar
'Raksha Bandhan' shoot begins, Akshay Kumar dedicates movie to sister

Akshay Kumar has begun shooting for his movie Raksha Bandhan, he announced on social media today.

01 Jun 2021

Bollywood News
Kartik Aaryan exits Aanand L Rai-project? 'Baseless rumors,' says director

Kartik Aaryan is hitting news lately, a lot more than expected, and for all the wrong reasons.

05 Feb 2021

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar to start Aanand Rai's 'Raksha Bandhan' in April

After working together on Atrangi Re, Akshay Kumar and director Aanand L Rai have teamed up for a second time for Raksha Bandhan.

20 Jan 2020

Anil Kapoor
'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' trailer out; smashes homophobia with humor

The trailer for the Ayushmann Khurrana's next, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, is out.

31 Dec 2019

Fan threatens suicide if SRK doesn't announce his next film

The fans of Shah Rukh Khan are quite like him - extremely passionate and a bit crazy, if we may.

11 Dec 2019

Virat Kohli
Virat, Anushka celebrate second wedding anniversary with adorable Instagram posts

It was on this very day that Team India captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma tied the knot in a dreamy affair, two years back.

25 Nov 2019

Shah Rukh Khan
SRK and Abhishek Bachchan unite for 'Bob Biswas' origin story

There are many reasons that made the 2012 Sujoy Ghosh thriller Kahaani the phenomenon that it became. One reason was the iconic character of Bob Biswas, a regular-looking LIC agent who moonlighted as a cold-blooded contract killer.

16 Nov 2019

Karan Johar
SRK starts shooting for cameo in Ayan Mukerji's 'Brahmastra'

Ayan Mukerji's ambitious science-fiction superhero movie Brahmastra, starring real-life couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, has been in the news ever since its announcement.

10 Nov 2019

Tahira Kashyap taught me it's okay to share problems: SRK

Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently hosting the second season of TED Talks India, said that author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap, one of his guests on the show, inspires him to be open about his problems.

03 Nov 2019

No, SRK isn't the first Indian to feature on Burj

Shah Rukh Khan just turned 54.

30 Oct 2019

Bollywood News
At Bachchans' Diwali party, SRK saves Aishwarya's manager from fire

There are innumerable reasons to love Shah Rukh Khan, and he has given yet another. The Bollywood superstar became a knight in shining armor at a Diwali party recently, hosted by Amitabh Bachchan and his family.

25 Oct 2019

I am a dream come true, says Shah Rukh Khan

From growing up in a humble neighborhood of Delhi to becoming the most loved actor in the country, Shah Rukh Khan has had a phenomenal journey.

08 Oct 2019

#AskSRK: When asked to "burn" Ra.One's CDs, superstar gave witty-response

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan decided to conduct a Q&A session on Twitter on Tuesday, and as expected his fans from around the world soon trended #AskSRK on the micro-blogging website.

30 Sep 2019

Karan Johar
Shah Rukh, Salman's family listed directors of fictional UK firm

How far can fandom take you and where does one draw the line? The answer is getting increasingly wicked lately.

17 Sep 2019

Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh's TED Talks Season 2 to premiere in November?

It's been quite some time since Shah Rukh Khan has been missing from the big screen.

05 Sep 2019

Ayushmann Khurrana
Ayushmann reveals how he transformed into Pooja for 'Dream Girl'

Ayushmann Khurrana, who is gearing up for the release of Dream Girl, is creating quite a buzz through both of his roles (Lokesh and Pooja) in the movie.

30 Aug 2019

Why will Ayushmann Khurrana skip his next, 'Dream Girl' promotions?

Ayushmann Khurrana's career is on a roll these days.

24 Aug 2019

South Korea
Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Andhadhun' to release in South Korea next week

Ayushmann Khurrana's 2018 release Andhadhun is going places.

20 Aug 2019

Ekta Kapoor
This is how much Ayushmann charged for an advertisement

Ayushmann Khurrana has established himself as a bankable actor, after delivering back-to-back hits (Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho and Article 15) and winning a National Award.

12 Aug 2019

Ekta Kapoor
Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Badhaai Ho' gears up for an entertaining sequel

Ayushmann Khurrana's Badhaai Ho, which bagged two awards at the 66th National Film Awards, is all set to have a sequel.

03 Aug 2019

SRK to produce Bollywood adaptation of Spanish series 'Money Heist'?

Is Shah Rukh Khan in love with Spanish cinema? Apparently, yes.

01 Aug 2019

Akshay Kumar
Hrithik Roshan on 'Krrish 4': Script is in final stage

Is Krrish 4 set to return? Apparently, yes.

29 Jul 2019

Deepika Padukone
Aanand L. Rai's next to feature Hrithik, Sara and Dhanush?

Hrithik Roshan, whose latest release was Super 30, is now gearing up for his next project.

24 Jul 2019

Anushka, Virat's weightlifting videos are giving fitness goals to all

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, who have returned to Mumbai from the UK recently, shared motivating videos from their gym sessions, which have, unsurprisingly, gone viral on social media.

14 Jul 2019

Post World Cup loss, Virat-Anushka seen walking around in London

Team India skipper Virat Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma were recently spotted walking around in London, and getting clicked with fans.

29 Jun 2019

SRK has a special message for Suhana, on her graduation

It's a cocktail of emotions when one realizes that their children have grown up and that they have grown older with them.

26 Jun 2019

Shah Rukh's 'Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa' to be remade?

Back in the 1990s, Shah Rukh was the poster boy of romance in Bollywood.

23 Jun 2019

SRK on taking time-off: Want to spend time with family

Perhaps, for the first time in his career, Shah Rukh Khan is taking some time off. Notably, King Khan has not signed any film since his last outing, Zero (2018).

17 Jun 2019

Anushka Sharma to star in a cop-drama next? Details here

Bollywood beauty Anushka Sharma is known not only for her chic looks, but also her choice of intelligent scripts and versatile onscreen roles.