Amar Kaushik: News

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.

13 Apr 2024

Abhishek Banerjee

'Stree 2' update: Abhishek Banerjee says 'VFX will take time'

Actor Abhishek Banerjee has provided insights into the highly-awaited sequel to the 2018 horror-comedy hit, Stree.

18 Jan 2024


Pankaj Tripathi wants to slow down; shares 'Stree 2' anecdote

Acclaimed Hindi film actor Pankaj Tripathi is gearing up for one of the most important films of his career, Main Atal Hoon which is set to release on Friday. The Atal Bihari Vajpayee biopic has been in the buzz and before its release Tripathi opened up about his work to Indian Express.

11 Jul 2023


Rajkummar-Shraddha's 'Stree 2' to release in August 2024

Stree is a cult film released in 2018. Fans have always wondered about a sequel. Ever since the reports suggested that director Amar Kaushik is planning one, the excitement has been huge.

26 May 2023

OTT releases

Varun Dhawan's 'Bhediya' is finally streaming on OTT, for free

Varun Dhawan stans, rise and welcome the beast with moisty eyes!

06 Apr 2023

OTT releases

Netflix's 'Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga' creates this record; details inside

Since the advent of OTT, there has been a new source for content and viewers have enjoyed high volumes of brilliant work. Recently, Netflix's Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga was released and now the film has reached a new milestone.

21 Mar 2023


Varun Dhawan to play a crucial role in 'Stree 2'

Horror comedy has become a beneficial genre for producers as it is loved by viewers. It was in 2018 when Amar Kaushik's Stree became a money spinner at the box office and filmmakers started venturing into the genre.

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.

08 Nov 2019

Ayushmann Khurrana

'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.

21 Oct 2019

Sony Music

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

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

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


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'.

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.