Abhishek Varman: News

Abhishek Varman is an Indian director and screenplay writer known for directing ‘Two States’ (2014), and ‘Kalank’ (2019). He is the son of noted art director R Varman. Before making his directorial debut, he has worked as an assistant director with Ashutosh Gowariker in ‘Jodhaa Akbar,' with Karan Johan in ‘My Name Is Khan,' with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in ‘Devdas’ and with Raj Kanwar in ‘Humko Deewana Kar Gaye’ (2006). He has also worked as a creative director in the 2012 movie ‘Student Of The Year.' In 2014, he received the Filmfare Award for the Best Debut Director for the movie ‘Two States.’

10 Jul 2020


KJo, SRK convinced director to replace an actor with Alia?

Alia Bhatt, who has been at the receiving end of criticism due to the ongoing nepotism debate in the film industry, has landed into another controversy.

07 Jun 2019


Is Varun Dhawan going to reveal his wedding date soon?

Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal's wedding is a hot topic in tinsel town. The two of them have long been the target of shutterbugs but they rarely give attention to them.

18 Apr 2019

Karan Johar

KJo's multi-starrer 'Kalank' turns out to be 2019's biggest opener

Karan Johar's latest big-budget production, Kalank, had a lot of expectations riding on it, considering the film stars six of Bollywood's renowned actors.

12 Apr 2019

Karan Johar

Madhuri now turns to singing, recording for English pop album

Madhuri Dixit is one of the finest actresses in Bollywood, who makes your heart go dhak-dhak every time she is onscreen.

08 Apr 2019

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt watched classics to prepare for 'Kalank' role

To prepare for her look and diction in the pre-Partition drama Kalank, which will release on April 17, actress Alia Bhatt turned to classic films such as Mughal-E-Azam, Umrao Jaan and hit Pakistani drama Zindagi Gulzar Hai.

06 Apr 2019

Salman Khan

Choreographer Saroj Khan not getting work? Long-time associate Madhuri reacts

It hasn't been long when Saroj Khan claimed to be out of work, adding that new age directors and actors aren't interested in working with a veteran choreographer like her.

04 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

#Dabangg3: Sonakshi Sinha excited to begin shooting with Salman

Sonakshi Sinha shot to instant fame when she said Thappad se darr nahi lagta sahab, pyaar se lagta hai! as Rajjo in her debut film Dabangg, opposite superstar Salman Khan.

03 Apr 2019

Karan Johar

#KalankTrailer: Varun-Alia are star-crossed lovers, Aditya stuck in their tale

After releasing an intriguing teaser and captivating posters, makers of Kalank unveiled the much-awaited trailer of Karan Johar's period drama.

31 Mar 2019

Karan Johar

Salman Khan extends support to choreographer Saroj Khan

Days after Saroj Khan confessed that she is running out of work in Bollywood, superstar Salman Khan came out to help the veteran choreographer.

18 Mar 2019

Karan Johar

#Kalank: 'Ghar More Pardesiya' is all about Madhuri-Alia's stunning jodi

It's just a month left for the release of Karan Johar's multi-starrer production Kalank and the excitement around it is palpable.

08 Mar 2019


#WomenOfKalank: Alia looks breathtaking as Roop, reminds of Padmaavat's Deepika

After teasing the audience with the stupendous posters of 'Men of Kalank', producer Karan Johar marked the International Women's Day by unveiling the 'Women of Kalank'.

07 Mar 2019

Karan Johar

#MenOfKalank: Sanjay plays formidable Balraj, Varun is fearless Zafar

It's just a month left for Kalank to hit the screens, so the makers have begun their promotional spree.

04 Sep 2018

Karan Johar

Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt reunite for 'Kalank'; shoot first scene

Karan Johar's upcoming production 'Kalank' has been making the headlines since its inception not just because of its incredible cast, but also because of Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt's past.

19 Jun 2018

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt injured her foot on 'Kalank' sets

Alia Bhatt has been keeping extremely busy for the past few months. She barely got the time to enjoy the success of her last release 'Raazi' as she immediately moved on to her next projects - 'Brahmastra' and 'Kalank'.

27 May 2018

Alia Bhatt

Alia, Varun hooked to 'Selfish' song from Salman's 'Race 3'

While fans had mixed reactions to 'Selfish' song from Salman Khan's 'Race 3', 'Kalank' stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan seem to be quite impressed with it.

26 May 2018


#HumFitTohIndiaFit: Varun accepts Anushka's fitness challenge, nominates his 'Kalank' co-stars

The #HumFitTohIndiaFit initiative, started by Sports Minister and former individual Olympic medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, is gradually spreading across social media.

10 May 2018

Karan Johar

Excited to train for character after years: Varun on 'Kalank'

Varun Dhawan says getting into the training mode for his character in "Kalank" has excited him after years.

19 Apr 2018


'Kalank' shoot begins; stars shares pic on social media

The shoot of "Kalank", which stars Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Aditya Roy Kapur, has begun.

18 Apr 2018

Karan Johar

Abhishek Varman's multi-starrer film 'Kalank' to release in April 2019

Abhishek Varman's "Kalank", featuring an ensemble cast of Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Aditya Roy Kapur will release on April 19 next year.

18 Apr 2018

Karan Johar

Karan's 'Kalank' brings Madhuri, Sanjay, Alia, Varun, Sonakshi, Aditya together

Karan Johar has pulled off a mega casting coup for his upcoming production venture titled 'Kalank', which was also his late father Yash Johar's dream project.

03 Apr 2018

Karan Johar

Karan comes on board for Madhuri's Marathi debut 'Bucket List'

Karan Johar has time and again stepped up for his friends in the film industry. That is one of the reasons behind his warm relationship with almost every prominent personality in Bollywood.

19 Mar 2018


Janhvi is grateful to Madhuri for taking up Sridevi's role

Bollywood legend Sridevi was in top form in her second inning as an actress. Her next big screen outing would have been the second directorial venture of '2 States' helmer Abhishek Varman.