Ali Abbas Zafar: News

Indian film director Ali Abbas Zafar, born on January 17, 1982, is also a screenwriter and is widely known for directing several successful films like ‘Sultan’ (2016), ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ (2017), and ‘Bharat’ (2019). Zafar, who entered the film industry as an assistant director, graduated from Kirori Mal College, New Delhi. At the beginning of his journey in the film industry, Zafar assisted on multiple projects for Yash Raj Films and soon made his directorial debut as well as screenwriting debut with ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’ in 2011. In 2014, Zafar’s next film ‘Gunday’ also received positive reviews from critics. He also made his production debut with ‘Khaali Peeli’ in 2020. Later, he ventured into the OTT medium and his first web series ‘Tandav’ received flak for ‘hurting religious sentiments.’ On January 18, 2021, an FIR was filed in the matter against the makers of ‘Tandav.’

12 May 2024

Akshay Kumar

Box office: 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' is nearing its end

For over a month now, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan—featuring Akshay Kumar, and Tiger Shroff—has been running in theaters.

06 May 2024

Akshay Kumar

Box office: Akshay-Tiger's 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' is steady

The Bollywood action film, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, featuring Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, Sonakshi Sinha, and Alaya F, has maintained its position at the box office despite a fluctuating performance.

Box office: 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' inches closer to ₹65cr

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, didn't hit the mark at the Indian box office as was anticipated by trade analysts.

22 Apr 2024

Box Office

Box office: 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan's earnings remain low 

Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff's Bade Miyan Chote Miyan was one of the most anticipated releases of the year, but it fizzled out quickly upon its arrival on Eid.

19 Apr 2024

Akshay Kumar

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan's failure leads to industry overhaul: Report

The highly anticipated action thriller, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (BMCM), directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, was released on April 11 (Eid) but fizzled out quickly at the Indian box office.

19 Apr 2024

Akshay Kumar

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' crosses ₹50 crore mark

The action film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, has achieved the ₹50 crore milestone on its eighth day in theaters.

18 Apr 2024

Akshay Kumar

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' nears ₹50cr mark on Day 7

The action film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, is close to reaching the ₹50 crore milestone on its seventh day in cinemas, Wednesday.

16 Apr 2024

Akshay Kumar

Box office: Akshay-Tiger's 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' witnesses sharp decline

The action film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, has seen a significant drop in its domestic box office collection on the fifth day of its release.

15 Apr 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' experiences decent weekend

Eid is considered a lucrative weekend for filmmakers across industries in India, and over the years, Bollywood has produced several commercial blockbusters in the same window. This year in Bollywood, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan locked horns with Maidaan.

02 Apr 2024

Akshay Kumar

Prithviraj Sukumaran reveals challenges of filming 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan'.

Renowned Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran recently disclosed the challenging travel itinerary he undertook for his role in the upcoming movie Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.

30 Mar 2024

Akshay Kumar

Watch: Prithviraj Sukumaran's 'dangerous' character from 'BMCM' unveiled

The excitement for Bade Miyan Chote Miyan is at an all-time high after the release of its action-packed trailer featuring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff as soldiers battling terrorism.

26 Mar 2024

Akshay Kumar

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' trailer: Akshay-Tiger promise visually extravagant actioner

Finally! The Bade Miyan Chote Miyan of Bollywood are here with the power-packed trailer ahead of Eid release.

13 Mar 2024


'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan': 'Wallah Habibi' released; trailer release-date inside

The highly anticipated film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, has unveiled its third song, Wallah Habibi.

28 Feb 2024


Akshay, Tiger showcase smooth dancing skills in 'Mast Malang Jhoom' 

The highly anticipated film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan has just dropped its second track, Mast Malang Jhoom, showcasing the suave dance skills of the dynamic duo Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff.

26 Feb 2024

Akshay Kumar

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan': YRF to distribute Akshay-Tiger starrer overseas

As the countdown has begun for the much-anticipated film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, excitement is building over the duo's first-time collaboration, the movie's mass appeal, and its high-octane action sequences.

09 Feb 2024


'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' BTS video: Akshay-Tiger perform jaw-dropping action

Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff are the real Bade Miyan Chote Miyan of the action genre in Bollywood!

24 Jan 2024


'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' teaser: Akshay-Tiger offer bumper Eid 'dhamaka'

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan is a cult title for all '90s Bollywood stans!

20 Jan 2024

Upcoming Movies

First poster of Akshay-Tiger's 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' looks intense!

With each passing day, we are inching closer to the release of Ali Abbas Zafar's actioner Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, fronted by Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff.

10 Jan 2024

Akshay Kumar

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan': Akshay-Tiger kick-off promotions with new visual

Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff have amped up the anticipation for their upcoming action thriller, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, by sharing a fresh still from the film on social media.

28 Dec 2023

Akshay Kumar

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan': Akshay-Tiger-Prithviraj's final schedule details are out

Get ready for a thrilling ride as Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, and Prithviraj Sukumaran team up for Ali Abbas Zafar's highly anticipated action thriller, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan': Prithviraj Sukumaran to play evil scientist

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (BMCM), starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, has been creating quite a stir since its announcement.

04 Dec 2023

Bollywood Films

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' teaser to be attached to 'Fighter'

Akshay Kumar currently has a string of films lined up for release, one of them being Ali Abbas Zafar's ambitious, action-packed Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.

09 Jun 2023

Movie Review

'Bloody Daddy' review: Shahid's action-thriller should've been released in theaters

Shahid Kapoor's recent projects, Kabir Singh, Jersey, and Farzi showed him in an angry avatar. He returns to the same avatar with Bloody Daddy, an action thriller revolving around a drug racket.

07 Jun 2023

Manushi Chhillar

'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan': Manushi Chhillar to play a hacker

Mark your calendars, Eid 2024 will bring forth the highly-anticipated film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan starring the dynamic duo of Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff.

24 May 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Bloody Daddy' trailer: Shahid Kapoor channels his inner Keanu Reeves

The trailer of Shahid Kapoor starrer Bloody Daddy was released on Wednesday. In the nearly two-minute-long clip released by the makers, Kapoor is seen unleashing the "angry young man" in him.

05 May 2023


Akshay-Tiger's 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' set for Eid 2024 release

Akshay Kumar is one of those superstars who has had a lot of rough patches in his career. Post-pandemic, the Khiladi of Bollywood is not being able to crack the box office numbers.

13 Apr 2023

Shahid Kapoor

'Bloody Daddy' release date set: Everything about 'Nuit Blanche'

Shahid Kapoor's new offering to the screens will be Bloody Daddy, the first look of which was dropped on Wednesday evening. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the poster shows Kapoor in an intense avatar with a cut on his nose and blood on the shirt.

17 Sep 2022

Tiger 3

Why is Ali Abbas Zafar not helming Salman's 'Tiger 3'?

A blockbuster mania that set the cash registers ringing and ushered in immense glory for Yash Raj Films, the Tiger franchise remains one of Bollywood's most phenomenal offerings.

30 Aug 2022


'Jogi' trailer: Diljit Dosanjh orchestrates 'biggest human heist'

Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh and director Ali Abbas Zafar have come together to shed light on the horrors of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi.

20 Aug 2022


Diljit Dosanjh's 'Jogi' teaser narrates horrors of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh and director Ali Abbas Zafar are all set to breathe life into the courageous tale of three friends narrated in the film Jogi.

03 Aug 2022

Shahid Kapoor

'Bloody Daddy': Shahid Kapoor starrer to head for direct-to-OTT release?

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor is known for experimenting with new roles, and his choice of films has often made headlines.

06 Dec 2021

Shahid Kapoor

Not OTT, Shahid Kapoor's 'Bloody Daddy' to be theatrical release?

Last month, we learned that Shahid Kapoor has begun his next with director Ali Abbas Zafar in Abu Dhabi.

27 Jul 2021

Salman Khan

Katrina Kaif's next is Ali Abbas Zafar's 'Super Soldier'?

Ali Abbas Zafar and Katrina Kaif will soon reunite for a superhero flick, Super Soldier.

30 Jan 2021

Shah Rukh Khan

Katrina Kaif and Kartik Aaryan to star in 'Freddy'?

Katrina Kaif is on a spree of signing movies.

22 Jan 2021


'Tandav' row: Ali Abbas Zafar to appear before UP Police

A team of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday visited the residences of Tandav's director Ali Abbas Zafar and writer Gaurav Solanki in Mumbai.

19 Jan 2021

Amazon Prime Video

After 'Tandav,' FIR against 'Mirzapur' creators for hurting sentiments

Amid the controversy surrounding Amazon Prime Video's series Tandav, another popular show from the streaming platform - Mirzapur has landed in trouble for allegedly hurting sentiments.

17 Jan 2021


'Tandav' review: A predictable yet addictive show

Ambition comes with its shades of grey.

05 Jan 2021

Saif Ali Khan

Ali Abbas Zafar introduces wife Alicia, shares dreamy wedding pictures

Film director Ali Abbas Zafar, who recently tied the knot in a private ceremony, has finally introduced his wife Alicia to his fans and friends.

04 Jan 2021


'Ek Tha Tiger' director Ali Abbas Zafar ties the knot

Starting the new year on a bright note, film director Ali Abbas Zafar has tied the knot in a private ceremony.

22 Dec 2020

Tamil Nadu

Katrina Kaif supports Madurai school, urges fans to donate

Actor Katrina Kaif has come forward to talk about the right to education and emphasize the importance of quality education.

08 Dec 2020

Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif's superhero movie to be titled 'Super Soldier'

Katrina Kaif is all set to star in Bollywood's first-ever female superhero flick.

13 Sep 2020


Facing flak, 'Khaali Peeli' makers change Beyonce's spelling in song

The makers of the upcoming movie Khaali Peeli have come up with a minor tweak for their controversial song Beyonce Sharma Jayegi.

07 Sep 2020


'Sorry Beyonce,' say Indian fans for racist 'Khali Peeli' song

Indian fans of pop icon Beyonce spent a good part of their Monday apologizing to the 39-year-old singer, for no fault of theirs.

27 Feb 2020


Anil Kapoor was equally disturbed, Shekhar on 'Mr. India' row

The controversy surrounding a planned reboot of the 1987 movie Mr. India is getting messier with time.

23 Feb 2020


Time to test legally: Shekhar Kapur on 'Mr. India' remake

Earlier this week, Bollywood director Ali Abbas Zafar announced that he would soon helm a movie trilogy inspired by the iconic 1987 movie Mr. India, which was directed by Shekhar Kapur.

17 Sep 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh's TED Talks Season 2 to premiere in November?

It's been quite some time since Shah Rukh Khan has been missing from the big screen.

05 Aug 2019

Saif Ali Khan

'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar to make digital debut soon

Ali Abbas Zafar, who recently directed Salman Khan starrer Bharat, is all set to venture into the digital platform.

17 Jul 2019


'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar's Twitter, Instagram accounts get hacked

Social media is no more a safe place now, especially for celebrities.

10 Jun 2019


'Bharat' sets box-office on fire, rakes in Rs. 150 crore

Cast Salman Khan in a movie, add oodles of non-sense to it. And, the one thing you are guaranteed to achieve is big moolah at box office.

06 Jun 2019


Salman Khan slaps security guard at 'Bharat' screening. Why, though?

Right after the release of his latest film Bharat, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has embroiled himself in another controversy.

05 Jun 2019

Sunil Grover

Will Sunil Grover participate in 'Bigg Boss 13'? He clarifies

Bigg Boss is currently laying the groundwork for its upcoming Season 13.

03 Jun 2019


Here's why Sunil Grover didn't go to Kapil Sharma's show

It was such a pleasure to see two of the country's most talented comedians share screen space.

03 Jun 2019


Salman requests to not increase Bharat's ticket-prices, multiplexes ignore it

There is always a lot of buzz around a Salman Khan film.

15 Apr 2019

Salman Khan

#BharatPoster: Salman sports grey look for first time, rocks it

After a long wait, Salman Khan finally released the first poster of his Eid release, Bharat.

12 Apr 2019

Sunil Grover

Salman Khan will never kiss on screen. He reveals why

It's been over three decades that Salman Khan has been ruling the industry.

08 Apr 2019

Salman Khan

#Dabangg3: Salman Khan to lock horns with Kichcha Sudeep?

Salman Khan is all set to return as Chulbul Pandey in Dabangg 3 which is said to be bigger and better than its previous installments.