Aditya Chopra: News

Aditya Chopra, born on May 21, 1971, is a renowned filmmaker and director who predominantly works in the Hindi film industry. Currently, he is the Chairman of the multi-national film, entertainment, and media conglomerate Yash Raj Films (YRF), founded by his father and late veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra. He began his filmmaking career as an assistant director, working alongside his father on the 1989 hit ‘Chandni’, when he was just 18. Subsequently, at the age of 23, he directed and wrote the screenplay for the evergreen blockbuster ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ (1995) starring Shahrukh Khan and Kajol. Notably, Chopra's debut directorial also bagged the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. He also wrote the story and dialogues for his father's 1997 film ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’, which bagged three National Film Awards. Also, Chopra's second directorial, ‘Mohabbatein’ (2000), helped launch his brother Uday Chopra into Bollywood. Some of the notable movies he has produced include ‘Hum Tum’, the ‘Dhoom’ series, ‘Veer Zaara’, ‘Fanaa’, ‘Chak De! India’, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘Sultan’, and ‘War’, among others.

01 Jun 2024

Mohit Suri

Ahaan Panday- Aneet Padda to feature in Mohit Suri's film

Yash Raj Films, under the leadership of Aditya Chopra, is set to launch several new faces in the film industry over the next two years.

01 Jun 2024

Aamir Khan

Social reform and press freedom: True story behind Junaid-Jaideep's 'Maharaj'

The forthcoming film Maharaj, which marks the debut of Aamir Khan's son Junaid Khan and co-stars Jaideep Ahlawat, will land on Netflix on June 14.

29 May 2024

Jaideep Ahlawat

Netflix unveils 'Maharaj' first poster featuring Junaid Khan, Jaideep Ahlawat

The first look poster of the historic period drama, Maharaj, starring Aamir Khan's son Junaid Khan, was finally unveiled on Wednesday.

12 May 2024

Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor ends 12-year association with YRF Talent Management

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has reportedly ended his 12-year partnership with YRF Talent Management.

30 Apr 2024

Alia Bhatt

7 action set pieces planned for Alia's Spy Universe film 

Alia Bhatt is set to make her debut in the YRF Spy Universe and it's going to be spectacular!

30 Mar 2024


New director to replace Siddharth Anand for 'Pathaan 2': Report

Yash Raj Films (YRF), spearheaded by Aditya Chopra, is expanding its Spy Universe with a standalone franchise based on its 2023 blockbuster, Pathaan.

23 Mar 2024

Ayan Mukerji

Pritam to compose album for Ayan Mukerji-Aditya Chopra's 'War 2'

Bollywood icon Hrithik Roshan is currently filming the highly-anticipated YRF Spy Universe movie, War 2, under the direction of Ayan Mukerji.

06 Mar 2024

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt confirmed to lead YRF Spy Universe movie 

It's official! Alia Bhatt will headline the first female-led Yash Raj Films Spy Universe film, as confirmed by YRF CEO Akshaye Widhani.

05 Mar 2024


Jr NTR's role in 'War 2' revealed!

The excitement surrounding War 2 is reaching new heights.

20 Feb 2024

Siddharth Anand

Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Chopra in talks for 'Pathaan' sequel

Shah Rukh Khan is gearing up for a thrilling sequel to his record-breaking film, Pathaan.

07 Feb 2024

Mohit Suri

Ahaan Panday to debut in Mohit Suri's next with YRF

For a long time now, reports have been rife that Yash Raj Films honcho Aditya Chopra is set to launch Ahaan Panday.

05 Dec 2023


'Dunki': YRF to distribute SRK starrer in international markets

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is gearing up for his third 2023 release Dunki and will aim to replicate the humongous success of Pathaan and Jawan.

30 Nov 2023


'Tiger Vs Pathaan': SRK-Salman starrer postponed, suggests new report

YRF Spy Universe is the most sought-after intellectual property in Indian cinema. After the humongous success of Pathaan and the moderate success of Tiger 3, the anticipation for the upcoming films is quite high.

24 Nov 2023

OTT releases

YRF's 'Akka': Keerthy Suresh to lock horns with Radhika Apte

YRF Entertainment, Yash Raj Films's streaming division, has given the go-ahead for its third web series titled Akka.

13 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Tiger 3' registers majestic opening

India's favorite super spy, Tiger has returned to celluloid with a bang!

08 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office buzz: 'Tiger 3' promises a grand opening

With every passing day, the anticipation surrounding Tiger 3 is growing by folds. The Salman Khan-headlined actioner is set to roar loudest this Diwali season and the advance booking trend has been quite impressive.

06 Nov 2023

OTT releases

Kay Kay Menon-Madhavan's 'The Railway Men' trailer promises gripping tale

Netflix recently unveiled the trailer for its new series, The Railway Men, which revisits the tragic Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984.

04 Nov 2023

Hrithik Roshan

'Tiger 3' spoiler: This superstar to make cameo in spy-thriller

Tiger 3 just got bigger, better, and grander than ever before!

01 Nov 2023


'Tiger 3' advance booking details out; Salman-starrer gets 7:00am shows

Salman Khan is gearing up for the highly anticipated Tiger 3, the third installment in his cult Tiger franchise. It also marks the fifth film in the YRF Spy Universe.

Indian actors who chose Italy as wedding destination

Rajasthani cities such as Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaisalmer might have emerged as favorite domestic wedding destinations for numerous celebrities in India.

18 Oct 2023


'Tiger 3' poster: Salman-Katrina set to take on Emraan Hashmi

Tiger is one of the most iconic characters donned by Salman Khan and the third installment Tiger 3 is enjoying massive buzz.

17 Oct 2023


'Tiger 3' poster: Emraan Hashmi to hunt down Salman Khan

It's the hunting season at the box office and who is better than Tiger aka Salman Khan in this game?

16 Oct 2023


'Tiger 3' trailer: Salman Khan starrer promises 'aatishbazi' on Diwali

The Bhaijaan of Bollywood is back and that also with a bang!

13 Oct 2023


Salman Khan's 'Tiger 3' release date is out: Report

With each passing day, the anticipation for Salman Khan's Tiger 3 is increasing.

10 Oct 2023


Katrina Kaif calls 'Tiger 3' 'most challenging film'; poster revealed

India is waiting for its favorite spy, Tiger's return!

04 Oct 2023


Salman Khan's 'Tiger 3' trailer date unveiled by YRF

Swag se karenge Bhai ka swagat! (Will welcome Bhai with swag)

03 Oct 2023


Salman Khan's 'Tiger 3' trailer to be unveiled in mid-October

The anticipation surrounding Salman Khan's comeback with Tiger 3 is on a different level. After Yash Raj Films unveiled the teaser titled Tiger Ka Message, the excitement has grown by folds.

29 Sep 2023


Salman Khan expresses gratitude for 'Tiger 3' teaser success

The buzz around Tiger Ka Message, a teaser for the upcoming film Tiger 3 starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, has been nothing short of a phenomenon.

25 Sep 2023


Salman Khan to bring special 'Tiger 3' message before trailer

Superstar Salman Khan is set to make a huge commercial comeback with Tiger 3 and the anticipation is quite high.

16 Sep 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

'Tiger vs Pathaan': Filming to commence in March 2024

Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan are soon set to join forces in the upcoming action extravaganza Tiger vs Pathaan under the banner of Yash Raj Films.

15 Sep 2023

OTT releases

Netflix and Aditya Chopra's YRF engage in an iconic partnership

Yash Raj Films is one of the biggest production houses in India. The Aditya Chopra-led company is the home to several classic films. In 2023, YRF collaborated with the OTT giant Netflix for a documentary The Romantics and it became an instant hit.

15 Sep 2023

OTT releases

Aamir Khan's son Junaid Khan's 'Maharaj' to premiere on OTT

Junaid Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, is gearing up for his acting debut in the upcoming social thriller Maharaj.

05 Sep 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Vidhu Vinod Chopra: Exploring producer's must-watch directorial projects

Vidhu Vinod Chopra has left an indelible mark on the tapestry of Indian cinema, not only through his prolific production prowess but also through his directorial gems.

31 Aug 2023


Hrithik Roshan-Jr. NTR's 'War 2' release date out: Report

YRF Spy Universe is one of the most sought-after intellectual properties in India. With the humongous success of Pathaan, makers are focussing on making it a bigger universe.

31 Aug 2023


Aditya Chopra's YRF to distribute SRK's 'Jawan' in overseas markets

The ultimate Jawan of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan is gearing up for his next, which is slated to release worldwide on September 7.

30 Aug 2023


#TheGreatIndianFamily: Vicky Kaushal steals show in 'Kanhaiya Twitter Pe Aaja'

Vicky Kaushal is a major breakout star in Bollywood. His recent release Zara Hatke Zara Bachke performed decently at the box office. Now, the actor is ready for the release of his upcoming family comedy-drama titled The Great Indian Family.

25 Aug 2023


Alia Bhatt chooses YRF Spy Universe over 'Ramayana'? Report reveals

Alia Bhatt is one of the biggest stars of the current generation in Bollywood. Reports are rife that Bhatt exited Nitesh Tiwari's magnum opus Ramayana citing date issues.

21 Aug 2023


'Tiger 3': SRK to save Salman Khan from Pakistan jail

Salman Khan's Tiger 3 is one of the most anticipated films of 2023. Ever since Tiger's cameo in Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan became a rage, fans are eagerly waiting for Pathaan's cameo in Tiger 3.

11 Aug 2023


Rani Mukerji opens up about her miscarriage during COVID-19 pandemic

Rani Mukerji is one of the finest actors of her generation and she is known for women-led films. Her film Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway did decently at the box office but was marred with controversies.

16 Jul 2023


Kajol questioning 'Pathaan's 'real' collections ignites backlash from SRK admirers

Known for her candid nature, actor Kajol has found herself embroiled in controversy over a single statement!

14 Jul 2023


Alia Bhatt to headline YRF Spy Universe's 8th film: Report

With the YRF Spy Universe film franchise, Yash Raj Films has reached a different level in Indian cinema. These spy thrillers have awed viewers for decades now.

05 Jul 2023


After Bangladesh, Russia, SRK's 'Pathaan' to release in Japan

Shah Rukh Khan shattered the box office with Pathaan in January. The craze behind the Siddharth Anand actioner never seems to end as it is now slated to release in Japan on September 1. The fourth film of the YRF Spy Universe has earned more than Rs. 1,000 crore during its release.

12 Jun 2023


Ahaan Panday joins YRF Talent; is grooming under Aditya Chopra

Yash Raj Films honcho Aditya Chopra is known for launching great talents. The producer-director has an eye for talented youngsters and has introduced the likes of Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh.

09 Jun 2023


SRK 'Pathaan's Russia release date revealed

Shah Rukh Khan and Pathaan are on a roll!

25 May 2023


Deepika-Katrina to star in SRK-Salman's 'Tiger Vs Pathaan': Report

YRF Spy Universe is currently the most sought-after intellectual property in India, especially after the humongous success of Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan. There is a buzz that Aditya Chopra and team are developing a film Tiger Vs Pathaan which would go on floors after War 2.

22 May 2023


Aditya Chopra locks Hrithik-Jr. NTR's 'War 2' release date

YRF Spy Universe is currently a hotcake in India. From humongous superstars to huge commercial acclaim, the Aditya Chopra-bankrolled universe is on a roll!

21 May 2023

Yash Raj Films

Aditya Chopra's birthday: Tracing filmmaker's monumental contribution to Hindi cinema

Whenever the world recalls the magnificent history of Hindi cinema, Aditya Chopra's name will be remembered as one of the pillars of the film industry.

11 May 2023


SRK-Salman are shooting 'Tiger 3' sequence in Madh Island: Reports

YRF Spy Universe is the most sought-after franchise in India, especially after the humongous success of Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan.

09 May 2023


After earning Rs. 1,000cr, 'Pathaan' completes 100 days in theaters

Shah Rukh Khan is at the top of the world!

05 May 2023


YRF spends Rs. 35cr on SRK-Salman sequence in 'Tiger 3'

YRF Spy Universe is the hottest intellectual property in Bollywood right now. From heavyweight actors to mounting big set scenes, Aditya Chopra is leaving no stone unturned.

28 Apr 2023


John Abraham is set to star in 'Dhoom 4': Reports

In 2004, Yash Raj Films released the game-changer Dhoom starring the suave John Abraham!

20 Apr 2023


Tracing Pamela Chopra's playback singing journey: 5 unmissable numbers

Pamela Chopra has been a silent, resilient base for Yash Raj Films. The wife of the late Yash Chopra was not at the forefront of things but is one of the reasons behind YRF's humongous success. Pamela was a Jill of many trades—playback singing, costume designing, screenwriting, and producing.

20 Apr 2023


Yash-Pamela's love story was straight out of a film

Yash Chopra's wife, Pamela Chopra breathed her last on Thursday (April 20), at the age of 74. Yash and Pamela were one of the most iconic couples in the Hindi film industry.

20 Apr 2023


Pamela Chopra cremation details: YRF shares statement

Pamela Chopra, the wife of the late Yash Chopra and the mother of Yash Raj Films honcho Aditya Chopra passed away in the wee hours on Thursday. As the news broke, fans and well-wishers are taking to social media to express their prayers.

20 Apr 2023

Yash Chopra

Yash Chopra's wife Pamela Chopra dies at 74

Late filmmaker Yash Chopra's wife-producer-singer Pamela Chopra has passed away at 74.

17 Apr 2023


Sharvari Wagh to enter Aditya Chopra's YRF Spy Universe: Reports

The YRF Spy Universe rocks the headlines almost every week and fans are really excited about the upcoming entries from this movie universe.

07 Apr 2023


'War 2,' 'Tiger Vs Pathaan' release timeline revealed: Details inside

YRF Spy Universe is one of the most followed cinematic universes in India and with each passing day, new developments are rocking the headlines.

05 Apr 2023


'War 2': Jr. NTR to lock horns with Hrithik Roshan

Yash Raj Films's spy universe is one of the most talked about things in Bollywood. With every passing day, there is a revelation.

04 Apr 2023


Not Siddharth Anand, Ayan Mukerji to direct 'War 2': Report

Yash Raj Films has set the ball rolling for the Spy Universe with Pathaan. The movie not only introduced its new spy character but also interlinked it with its other two spies - Tiger from the Ek Tha Tiger franchise, and Kabir from War.

29 Mar 2023


SRK-Salman to have a face-off in YRF's upcoming film: Reports

Yash Raj Films's spy universe is one of the most talked about things in India, especially after the enormous success of Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan. As we brace ourselves for his cameo in Salman Khan's Tiger 3, we have got some exciting news about a new project featuring the duo.

22 Mar 2023

Bollywood Films

SRK's scene in Salman 'Tiger 3': Exciting details out

The year 2023 is for the Khans.

22 Mar 2023


'Pathaan': Know exactly what you'll get extra in OTT version

To say that Shah Rukh Khan's enchantment in Pathaan has sent fans into a frenzy post the premiere of the film on the OTT platform, would be an understatement.

14 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Pathaan' collections see drop; Day-50 celebrations being planned

Shah Rukh Khan is back with a bang and his comeback film Pathaan has been breaking grounds, records, and everything in between. The film has crossed Rs. 1,000 crore mark globally and is about to complete 50 glorious days in theaters.

11 Mar 2023


'Pathaan': Deleted scenes to be included in extended OTT version

Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer Pathaan is still attracting audiences in theaters even after a month of its release.

08 Mar 2023


Varun Dhawan-Anushka Sharma's 'Sui Dhaaga' to release in China

Indian films have had a great run at the Chinese box office, especially after Dangal. Recently, Gauri Shinde's English Vinglish was released in China and now Yash Raj Films has announced that 2018's Sui Dhaaga: Made in India will release in China on March 31.

18 Feb 2023


Hrithik's 'War 2' to go on floors this year: Report

With Pathaan's release and Tiger's cameo in the film, it wouldn't be wrong to call Yash Raj Films' Spy Universe the biggest Indian film franchise.

16 Feb 2023


Film on Salman's Tiger against Shah Rukh's Pathaan might happen

Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan scripted history with several cinema firsts, and we witnessed the two biggest Khans coming together to share one screen.