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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.

Aditya Chopra launches 'Saathi Card' to help daily wage earners

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.

'Tiger 3': Salman, Katrina's multi-location international shoot begins from tomorrow

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.

Aditya Chopra to sign four action directors for 'Pathan': Report

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.

Aditya Chopra has penned 'Tiger 3' with Shridhar Raghavan: Report

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.

COVID-19: Aditya Chopra to provide financial aid to cine workers

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.

Bollywood's 'thekedars' KJo, Aditya Chopra in hiding, says 'Thalaivi' Kangana

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.

YRF 50: Yash Raj Films to announce five new movies

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.

'DDLJ' turns 25: SRK becomes 'Raj,' Kajol 'Simran' once again

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.

On 25th anniversary, 'DDLJ' is hitting theaters in Spain

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?

Sushant searched 'painless death,' Disha link upset him: Mumbai Police

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.

SSR case: Patna cop, leading probe, 'forcibly quarantined' in Mumbai

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.

Ankita Lokhande on why she did not attend Sushant's funeral

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.

Sushant was scared after former manager's death, claims friend

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.

Expecting justice: Sushant's sister Shweta appeals to PM Modi

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.

SSR case: Rhea is not absconding, confirms Bihar Police

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.

SSR case: Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking CBI probe

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).

Sushant Singh Rajput's father files FIR against Rhea Chakraborty

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.

SSR case: Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta records statement

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.

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt records statement

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.

SSR's death case: Critic Rajeev Masand questioned, records statement

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.

All that happened in the entertainment world today

20 Jul 2020

All that happened in the entertainment world today

In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.

'Paani' shelved over creative differences with Shekhar Kapur: Aditya Chopra

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.

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Aditya Chopra questioned by 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.

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

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.

Sushant's suicide: Bihar court dismisses petition against Karan Johar, others

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.

Sushant's brother-in-law launches 'Nepometer' to fight nepotism in Bollywood

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.

SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

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.

SSR suicide case: Foul play ruled out, actor's CA questioned

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.

SSR's death: Complaint filed against Rhea Chakraborty in Bihar

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.

Hrithik-Tiger's 'War' beats 'Avengers', 'Thugs of Hindostan' on Day 1

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.

Tiger inspired me to get in shape for 'War': Hrithik

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.

Why will Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff not promote 'War' together?

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.

Big Bollywood films expected from the rest of 2019

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.

What was Hrithik Roshan's sole condition to do 'War'?

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.

Ranbir has one release in next two years, but why?

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.

SRK thanks KJo and Aditya Chopra, gives important life lesson

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.

Happy Birthday Anushka! Here are times you broke the norm

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.

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone to get married twice in Italy?

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.

#23YearsOfDDLJ: DDLJ dekha to yeh jaana, reader!

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.

Here's why Salman left 'Dhoom 4'. Abhishek isn't the reason

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.