Amit Sharma: News

Amit Sharma is an Indian film director and producer who predominantly works in the Hindi film industry. He is well known for directing various television advertisements. When he was in school, Sharma came in contact with film director Pradeep Sarkar who invited him to shoot a television commercial in Manali. Sharma worked with Sarkar for six years and moved to Mumbai in 2001. He decided to move out of Sarkar’s shadow two years after moving to Mumbai. He established his own company called Chrome Pictures in 2004 in partnership with director, writer, and producer Aleya Sen and Hemant Bhandari. In the same year, he rejected an assistant’s job for the 2005 film ‘Parineeta,’ directed by Sarkar. Sharma has directed over 900 advertisements for popular brands such as Amazon, Coca-Cola, and Google. Some of his notable advertisements include the ‘The Silent National Anthem’ advertisement and the Google Reunion advertisement. Sharma directed the 2015-film ‘Tevar' which wasn’t received well at the box office. His biggest success is the 2018 comedy-drama ‘Badhaai Ho,’ which went on to win two National Awards - Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment and Best Supporting Actress for late Surekha Sikri.

16 Mar 2021

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone's 'The Intern' to be helmed by Amit Sharma

Deepika Padukone, who is working on multiple projects at the moment, will start filming another of her ambitious film The Intern in November.

23 Oct 2020

Madhya Pradesh

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.

05 Mar 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi riots: New video shows mob cornered cops, pelted stones

At the peak of last week's violence in Northeast Delhi's Chand Bagh area, the Delhi Police found itself helpless, a new video shows.

25 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes

For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.

23 Dec 2019

Pakistan News

Six of the best Bollywood sleeper hits of the decade

They came, they struggled, and then they conquered.

UP shocker: Railway cops beat journalist, urinate in his mouth

A distressing video has emerged from Uttar Pradesh wherein a journalist was slapped, punched, and abused by a group of policemen who paid no attention to his pleas.

04 Dec 2018


Teenager, cousin shot at Delhi pub after argument with DJ

On Sunday night, a 16-year-old boy and his cousin became the unfortunate victims of a shooting at a pub in Delhi's Palam village.

01 Dec 2018


#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Global Finals Dubai

PUBG Mobile has taken the eSports circuit by storm as the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Star Challenge 2018 Global Finals is being held in Dubai, as we had earlier reported.

04 Oct 2018

Ayushmann Khurrana

Older female actors should get stronger roles: Surekha Sikri

Veteran actor Surekha Sikri says writers and filmmakers need to step up and give stronger roles to older female actors.

27 Apr 2018


Sanji Ram decided to kill Kathua-rape-victim to save son: Investigators

The main accused in Kathua rape case, Sanji Ram planned the murder of the eight-year-old victim to save his son, Vishal; investigating officers have said.

12 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Three people, including woman, arrested in CBSE paper leak case

Three persons, including a woman, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in leaking the CBSE Class 10 Mathematics paper in connivance with a teacher arrested earlier from Himachal Pradesh, Delhi Police said today.

12 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

CBSE-case solved: Teacher leaked Economics paper for student taking tuition

Rakesh Kumar, who allegedly leaked Class XII Economics Paper of CBSE, leaked Class 10 Mathematics paper too, said Delhi Police on Thursday.

27 Sep 2017

Karan Johar

Kashmir is 'The Warmest Place On Earth', says new ad

What is most remarkable about Jammu and Kashmir? Violence? Its paradisiacal beauty? No. According to the state government, it is the hospitality of its locals.