Abhishek Chaubey: News

Abhishek Chaubey is an Indian filmmaker born on March 30, 1977. He started his career by working as an associate director and co-writer to Vishal Bhardwaj for his debut horror-comedy film ‘Makdee’ (2002). Chaubey is known for co-writing Bhardwaj’s trendsetting films ‘Omkara’ (2006) and ‘Kaminey’ (2009). He made his directorial debut in 2010 with the dark comedy ‘Ishqiya’. Chaubey made his debut as a producer with Konkona Sen Sharma’s drama film ‘A Death in the Gunj’ in 2016. ‘A Death in the Gunj’ was premiered at MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. The Western action film ‘Sonchiriya’, co-written and directed by Chaubey, won the Critics Award for Best Film at the 65th Filmfare Awards. He completed his schooling from Siva Sivani Public School, Hyderabad, in the year 1995. Chaubey did his graduation in English literature from Hindu College, University of Delhi. He also did a course in Film & Television Production from Xavier Institute of Communications before entering the world of filmmaking.

18 Aug 2021


Netflix announces new anthology film 'Ankahi Kahaniya'

Streaming giant Netflix on Wednesday announced its new anthology, Ankahi Kahaniya, set to release on September 17.

23 Feb 2019

Madhya Pradesh

'Sonchiriya' promotions: Ahead of release, Sushant to meet real dacoits

Sushant Singh Rajput, who is gearing up for the release of Sonchiriya, is leaving no stone unturned to promote his movie.

12 Nov 2018


'Narcos: Mexico' stars Micheal Pena, Diego Luna meet 'Sacred-Games' team

It was an iconic off-screen crossover of two of Netflix's popular series when 'Narcos: Mexico' stars Michael Pena and Diego Luna met the full cast of 'Sacred Games' yesterday, including Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, showrunner Vikramaditya Motwane, directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan and writer Varun Grover.

17 Sep 2018


'Daraar' duo Rishi Kapoor, Juhi Chawla to re-team for comedy

Actors Rishi Kapoor and Juhi Chawla are set to reunite for a family comedy.

24 Nov 2017

Karan Johar

5 Bollywood movies marred by controversies before their release

It would be absolutely justified to say that Bollywood thrives on controversies. There are controversies around everything - be it actors, their clothes, their religion or even a dialogue can spark off a controversy.