Articles about Amar Kaushik

Amar Kaushik is an Indian film director and actor best known for directing hit films like 'Stree' (2018) and ‘Bala’ (2019). He began his career in 2008 as an assistant director in Raj Kumar Gupta’s ‘Aamir’ where he also appeared in a small role. Following this he assisted Gupta in two other films, ‘No One Killed Jessica’ (2011) and ‘Ghanchakkar’ (2013). He has also worked as an assistant director with Onir in ‘Sorry Bhai!’ (2008), ‘I Am’ (2010), and ‘Shab’ (2017). He was also the assistant director in ‘Go Goa Gone’ (2013), ‘Fukrey’ (2013), and ‘Beyond the Clouds’ (2017). In 2015, he produced two short films ‘Dry Dreams’ and ‘Fuddu Boys.’ In 2017, he made his directorial debut with the short film ‘Aaba,’ which was set in Arunachal Pradesh. The film was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. It won the Special Jury Prize at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival and Best Short Film at the New York Indian Film Festival. In 2018, Kaushik directed ‘Stree’ which was a commercial success. The same year he also directed the web series ‘Table No. 5’ on ZEE5. His next film ‘Bhediya’ is slated to release in 2022. He has been conferred with the Best Director award and Best Debutant Director award at the 2019 Filmfare Awards.

25 Nov 2022

'Bhediya' review: In Varun-Kriti starrer, Abhishek Banerjee is real star

Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon-starrer finally Bhediya hit the theaters on Friday, November 25.

28 Jun 2020

Bollywood News
Movie distribution startup FilMe acquires rights to 'Angrezi Medium', 'Bala'

FilMe, a brand new offline film distribution startup, is looking to help filmmakers and producers reach a currently inaccessible set of audience.

08 Nov 2019

Uttar Pradesh
'Bala' review: Ayushmann Khurrana uplifts this hilarious and relevant drama

That director Amar Kaushik is good at making his audiences laugh was established last year with his debut film Stree, but the challenge this time was whether he could lend some sensitivity and nuance to his product.

07 Nov 2019

Bollywood News
Bhumi Pednekar apologizes over marital rape joke in 'Pati Patni..'

After the trailer of the film, Pati Patni Aur Woh came out, a certain dialog from the clip, concerning marital rape did not go down well with the viewers.

04 Nov 2019

Bollywood News
Watch: This is how Ayushmann Khurrana went bald for 'Bala'

Even before hitting the theaters, Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Bala has been the talk of the town ever since its trailer came out.

21 Oct 2019

Bhumi Pednekar
'Don't Be Shy Again' credit row: Badshah, Sachin-Jigar respond

Amar Kaushik's Bala is staring at yet another controversy.

14 Oct 2019

Alia Bhatt
Twitter addresses the irony in Bhumi Pednekar's brownface in 'Bala'

The trailer for Bala, starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar, dropped last week and the film is already drawing criticism on Twitter.

10 Oct 2019

Bollywood News
'Bala' trailer: Ayushmann is back with another intriguing social message

Ever since his arrival in Bollywood with Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor, the amazingly talented Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered back-to-back hits, that are both high on entertainment value and are socially relevant.

20 Mar 2019

Karan Johar
#ZeeCineAwards2019: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone win top laurels

Yesterday, all Bollywood stars gathered in one place because of Zee Cine Awards 2019.

24 Sep 2018

Alia Bhatt
Shraddha's 'Stree' to become fifth highest grosser of 2018 soon

Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Stree' has come as a pleasant surprise for everyone as it has managed to make the cash registers jingle since the first day itself.

10 Sep 2018

Rajkummar Rao
'Stree' remains unstoppable, inches towards Rs. 100 crore club

Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor's 'Stree' has managed to continue its winning streak at the box office in the second week as well.

09 Sep 2018

Rajkummar Rao
Not Shraddha, but this is the real ghost in 'Stree'

Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rai starrer 'Stree' has been winning the hearts since the day it was released.

08 Sep 2018

Hollywood News
Fear is the winner: 'The Nun' beats Bollywood-releases at box-office

The first week of September witnessed a fierce competition at the box office as Hollywood movie 'The Nun' was released along with JP Dutta's 'Paltan' and Sajid Ali's 'Laila Majnu'.

03 Sep 2018

Rajkummar Rao
'Stree' weekend collection: Rajkummar-Shraddha's horror-comedy earns Rs. 31.26cr

Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor's recent release 'Stree' has been ruling the box office since the day of its release and has continued its winning run on the first weekend.

02 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh
The real horror story of Nale Ba that inspired 'Stree'

'Stree' starring Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao hit the theaters this Friday.

19 Aug 2018

Madhya Pradesh
Everyone is replaceable in the Bollywood industry: Rajkummar Rao

Every time, Rajkummar Rao decides he will do only two films a year, but the "greedy" actor says he cannot let go of a good script as everyone is replaceable in the industry.

02 Aug 2018

Bollywood News
Rajkummar Rao dancing is what we didn't know we needed

'Milegi Milegi', the peppy song from 'Stree', is likely to become a chartbuster.

27 Jul 2018

Celebrity News
Not 'hero', but 'actor' tag appeals more to Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao says he always feels like an actor and not a "hero", a term he prefers should be reserved for Army people fighting at the border.

26 Jul 2018

Celebrity News
For 'Stree,' Rajkummar Rao learnt to stitch blouses and shirts!

Actor Rajkummar Rao has learned the craft of tailoring to prepare himself for his role in the upcoming film 'Stree'.

07 Jun 2018

'Stree' teaser: Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor set to haunt us

Trust Rajkummar Rao to bring something new to the table with each film. After playing a terrorist in his last outing 'Omerta', he is now set to enthrall us with 'Stree', a horror comedy.