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.

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.

16 Feb 2023

Yash Raj Films

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is Twitter talking about Aditya Chopra 

To say that Twitter has been clutched in absolute shock ever since Netflix's The Romantics premiered on Tuesday (Valentine's Day, no less) wouldn't be an overstatement.

12 Feb 2023


SRK-Kajol's 'DDLJ' collects Rs. 12L in Valentine's Day week re-release

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) is considered one of the greatest romantic classics ever produced in India.

10 Feb 2023

Yash Raj Films

YRF Talent parts ways with Manushi Chhillar, Vishal Jethwa

YRF Talent, the talent management arm of Yash Raj Films, is under a rebuilding phase, where it is gearing up to welcome budding actors in the upcoming months.

08 Feb 2023


Did John Abraham tease a standalone film on 'Pathaan's Jim

Siddharth Anand's directorial Pathaan has been minting money ever since its release. The action thriller marks the first collaboration of Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham. The latter's character Jim was the antagonist, yet received the same amount of love from the viewers.

05 Feb 2023

Box Office

'Pathaan' box office: SRK-led blockbuster surpasses Aamir Khan's 'Dangal' collections

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's latest project Pathaan is ruling the box office like a king!

03 Feb 2023


'Pathaan' box office: Every major record smashed by SRK's blockbuster

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's comeback movie Pathaan is on a record-breaking rampage, and there is simply no stopping it!

27 Jan 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

'Pathaan' box office Day 2: SRK-starrer enters Rs. 100cr club

Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan is simply unstoppable at the box office!

23 Jan 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

SRK-starrer 'Pathaan' mints Rs. 20 crore in pre-ticket sales booking

The final countdown has begun! Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan is all set to hit the theaters on Wednesday.

21 Jan 2023


SRK-starrer 'Pathaan' collects over Rs. 14cr in advance ticket sales

Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan has been in the buzz since it was announced is the most anticipated Indian film of 2023, as per IMDb.

19 Jan 2023


'Pathaan': Gujarat Home Minister assures protection to multiplexes amid threats 

Shah Rukh Khan is returning from a sabbatical, and fans are waiting eagerly to see his enthralling performance with bated breath.

08 Jan 2023


'Pathaan': Aditya Chopra goes Marvel way, gets two trailers ready

The countdown for Pathaan's release on January 25 has begun and Shah Rukh Khan's fans are gearing up for his return to the celluloid after four long years.

07 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

'Pathaan's much-awaited trailer to feature YRF's 'Spy Universe' logo

Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan is set to hit cinema halls this month.

06 Nov 2022

Bollywood Films

Aditya Chopra, Karan Johar started Bollywood's NRI phase: Sooraj Barjatya

Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya has credited his peers Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra for introducing the "NRI phase" in Hindi cinema.

04 Nov 2022

Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh, YRF's talent management agency break up: Report

Ranveer Singh and YRF's talent management agency reportedly have parted ways after working for more than a decade.

27 years of 'DDLJ': Revisiting its eternal, classic jukebox

Raj and Simran's classic love story has completed 27 years!

27 Aug 2022

Karan Johar

'Karan Johar, Aditya Chopra don't cast me anymore': Anupam Kher

Veteran actor and National Film Awardee Anupam Kher has opened up about no longer being cast by Bollywood biggies like Aditya Chopra, Karan Johar, and Sajid Nadiadwala in a recent interview.

18 Aug 2022

Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap has THIS to say about YRF films' failure

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is on a spree to promote his upcoming movie Dobaaraa.