Articles about Aditya Chopra
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.
11 Sep 2021
Aditya Chopra launches 'Saathi Card' to help daily wage earners
Filmmaker Aditya Chopra on Saturday launched the Saathi Card initiative to extend support to the Hindi film industry's daily wage earners and their families amid the COVID-19 crisis.
17 Aug 2021
'Tiger 3': Salman, Katrina's multi-location international shoot begins from tomorrow
The shooting of Salman Khan's Tiger 3 resumed last month and now, the team is set to fly out to international locations.
29 Jun 2021
Aditya Chopra to sign four action directors for 'Pathan': Report
Yash Raj Films (YRF) is leaving no stone unturned to make Shah Rukh Khan's comeback movie Pathan a visual extravaganza.
31 May 2021
Aditya Chopra has penned 'Tiger 3' with Shridhar Raghavan: Report
The third installment of the blockbuster Tiger series is yet to finish production, but the team is keeping fans intrigued by frequently dropping new and exciting details about the upcoming espionage movie.
07 May 2021
COVID-19: Aditya Chopra to provide financial aid to cine workers
Filmmaker and Yash Raj Films Chairman Aditya Chopra on Friday launched the Yash Chopra Saathi initiative to provide financial support to the daily wage earners of the film industry, who are affected due to the second wave of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
01 Apr 2021
Bollywood's 'thekedars' KJo, Aditya Chopra in hiding, says 'Thalaivi' Kangana
Unlike her colleagues from Bollywood, actress Kangana Ranaut is not letting the recent coronavirus wave hinder her plans. Her ambitious project Thalaivi will release on April 23, as has been decided.
07 Feb 2021
YRF 50: Yash Raj Films to announce five new movies
With cinema halls and theaters going back to function with 100% occupancy, filmmakers are finally gearing up for their big releases.
20 Oct 2020
'DDLJ' turns 25: SRK becomes 'Raj,' Kajol 'Simran' once again
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol-starrer Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge has clocked 25 years of release today.
18 Oct 2020
On 25th anniversary, 'DDLJ' is hitting theaters in Spain
As theaters reopen around the world, what could be a better way to get back to cinemas than relishing the epic love story of Raj and Simran in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge?
03 Aug 2020
Sushant searched 'painless death,' Disha link upset him: Mumbai Police
Late Sushant Singh Rajput searched terms like "painless death" and "bipolar disorder" on the Internet, shortly before his death by alleged suicide on June 14, the Mumbai Police has revealed.
03 Aug 2020
SSR case: Patna cop, leading probe, 'forcibly quarantined' in Mumbai
The speculated rift between Mumbai Police and Bihar Police over the ongoing investigations into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death became wide open after an IPS officer from Patna was "forcibly" quarantined upon arriving in the city.
02 Aug 2020
Ankita Lokhande on why she did not attend Sushant's funeral
Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's former girlfriend, actor Ankita Lokhande, has opened up about why she did not attend his funeral.
01 Aug 2020
Sushant was scared after former manager's death, claims friend
In an important development in the Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, the late actor's friend Smita has claimed that he had been doing fine until the death of his former manager, Disha Salian. However, he turned anxious and got scared for his own life, after that incident.
01 Aug 2020
Expecting justice: Sushant's sister Shweta appeals to PM Modi
Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order an independent and thorough probe in his death case.
30 Jul 2020
SSR case: Rhea is not absconding, confirms Bihar Police
After late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's family filed an FIR against his alleged girlfriend and actor Rhea Chakraborty, reports surfaced that she was missing from her residence in Mumbai.
30 Jul 2020
SSR case: Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking CBI probe
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking to transfer the case pertaining to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
28 Jul 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput's father files FIR against Rhea Chakraborty
Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's father has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against actor Rhea Chakraborty at the Rajiv Nagar Police station in Bihar's Patna, according to reports.
28 Jul 2020
SSR case: Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta records statement
Apoorva Mehta, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Karan Johar-owned film company Dharma Productions, on Tuesday recorded his statement in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.
27 Jul 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput case: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt records statement
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt was on Monday questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.
22 Jul 2020
SSR's death case: Critic Rajeev Masand questioned, records statement
Mumbai Police on Tuesday recorded the statement of journalist and film critic Rajeev Masand in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.
20 Jul 2020
All that happened in the entertainment world today
In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.
20 Jul 2020
'Paani' shelved over creative differences with Shekhar Kapur: Aditya Chopra
Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer planned film Paani was not made owing to creative differences with its director, Shekhar Kapoor, and not because of the late actor, filmmaker Aditya Chopra has told Mumbai Police.
18 Jul 2020
Sushant Singh Rajput case: Aditya Chopra questioned by Mumbai Police
Filmmaker and chairperson of Yash Raj Films (YRF), Aditya Chopra, on Saturday recorded his statement with the Mumbai Police in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation, according to reports.
18 Jul 2020
Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana
Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has said that she would return her Padma Shri award if she fails to prove the claims that she has made about her former colleague Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
09 Jul 2020
Sushant's suicide: Bihar court dismisses petition against Karan Johar, others
A Bihar court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed against Bollywood bigwigs like Karan Johar, for allegedly abetting the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
01 Jul 2020
Sushant's brother-in-law launches 'Nepometer' to fight nepotism in Bollywood
Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's brother-in-law, Vishal Kirti, has announced the launch of Nepometer, a platform that will provide rating for movies and television shows based on how nepotistic or independent the cast and crew is.
28 Jun 2020
SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma
The Mumbai Police on Saturday interrogated Shanoo Sharma, a noted casting director with Yash Raj Films (YRF), in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
25 Jun 2020
SSR suicide case: Foul play ruled out, actor's CA questioned
The Mumbai Police has received the final post-mortem report in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. The cause of death has been identified as asphyxia due to hanging. It implies that he died by suicide and no foul play was involved.
22 Jun 2020
SSR's death: Complaint filed against Rhea Chakraborty in Bihar
A complaint has been filed against actor Rhea Chakraborty at a court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
03 Oct 2019
Hrithik-Tiger's 'War' beats 'Avengers', 'Thugs of Hindostan' on Day 1
Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer film, War, that released yesterday on Gandhi Jayanti, has set the box office on fire.
27 Sep 2019
Tiger inspired me to get in shape for 'War': Hrithik
Hrithik Roshan's long-pending silver screen comeback Super 30 was a commercial success, but the film eventually took a toll on the actor's fitness.
24 Sep 2019
Why will Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff not promote 'War' together?
Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, who are gearing up for the release of War on October 2, have begun the promotions of the movie.
19 Sep 2019
Big Bollywood films expected from the rest of 2019
On September 20, box office will see three films clashing: Prassthanam, The Zoya Factor and Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas.
10 Sep 2019
What was Hrithik Roshan's sole condition to do 'War'?
After impressing audiences in Super 30, Hrithik Roshan recently left everyone thrilled with his action-packed avatar in War trailer.
18 Jun 2019
Ranbir has one release in next two years, but why?
With debonair looks, brilliant acting prowess, an overshadowing screen presence, and impressive filmography, Ranbir Kapoor is one star you simply can't get enough of.
03 Jun 2019
SRK thanks KJo and Aditya Chopra, gives important life lesson
The king of romance, Shah Rukh Khan, has ruled Bollywood with his acting skills and romantic gestures, for the longest time.
01 May 2019
Happy Birthday Anushka! Here are times you broke the norm
Anushka Sharma turns 31 today, and her cricketer-husband Virat Kohli has planned a special private dinner for them.
24 Oct 2018
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone to get married twice in Italy?
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone's wedding has been one of the most anticipated events of the year.
19 Oct 2018
#23YearsOfDDLJ: DDLJ dekha to yeh jaana, reader!
Not watching 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge' is a cardinal sin (no kidding). The love story of Shah Rukh Khan's Raj and Kajol's Simran is epic in all ways there is.
11 Sep 2018
Here's why Salman left 'Dhoom 4'. Abhishek isn't the reason
After the stupendous success of its first three installments, 'Dhoom 4' has been one of the most anticipated movies, of late.