Anees Bazmee: News

Anees Bazmee is an Indian film producer, writer, and director who predominantly works in the Bollywood film industry. Bazmee has directed over 60 Hindi, Marathi, and Tamil films of different genres throughout his career. His father Abdul Hameed ‘Nerang’ Bazmee was an Urdu poet. In a career spanning more than three and a half decades, Bazmee started his cinematic journey at the age of 12 and worked as a child actor. In order to gain experience, he dabbled in different jobs in the initial stages of his career. He worked as an assistant writer to well-known writers like Ravindra Peepat and Jainendra K Jain. In 1982, Bazmee worked as an assistant director in ‘Prem Rog.’ Following this, he assisted various prominent directors and ghost-wrote for over 15 films. In 1995, he made his directorial debut with ‘Hulchul.’ His 1998 film ‘Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha’ became one of the top-grossing films of the year. Following this, he went on to direct films like ‘Deewangee,’ ‘No Entry,’ ‘Singh Is Kinng,’ ‘Ready,’ ‘Welcome,’ and ‘Welcome Back’ among several others. He has also directed the upcoming comedy horror film ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.’

13 Sep 2023


Anees Bazmee reacts to Nana Patekar-Anil Kapoor's 'Welcome 3' exclusion

Director Anees Bazmee expressed his disappointment over the casting of Welcome to the Jungle which excludes franchise regulars Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor in a recent media interaction.

13 Aug 2023

Shahid Kapoor

Anees Bazmee seeks new lead after 'creative clash' with Shahid

Anticipation was running wild as filmmaker Anees Bazmee, actor Shahid Kapoor, and producer Dil Raju were supposed to collaborate for an uproarious comedy film.

11 May 2023


Rashmika Mandanna-Shahid Kapoor to star in Anees Bazmee's next: Report

Rashmika Mandanna is tagged as the "National Crush" and the actor has awed everyone with her acting skills. Ever since Pushpa: The Rise, Mandanna's stardom has increased by folds and she's now signing several Bollywood projects.

11 Apr 2023


Anees Bazmee to direct Sidharth Malhotra in 'Rowdy Rathore 2'

Rowdy Rathore is one of the most successful films which has had its own version in almost all Indian languages. Rumors are rife that the action film is getting a sequel and it will be helmed by none other than Anees Bazmee.

02 Mar 2023

Kartik Aaryan

What to expect from Kartik Aaryan's horror-comedy 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3' 

Bhool Bhulaiyaa is on its way to becoming a full-fledged franchise.

25 Feb 2023

Hera Pheri

Director Anees Bazmee reveals why he rejected 'Hera Pheri 3'

The Hera Pheri franchise has been living up to its title lately.

01 Feb 2023


#NewsBytesExclusive: Anees Bazmee talks about 'No Entry 2' and more 

Known for delivering some of the best comedy films, Anees Bazmee has become the talk of the town since his 2022's blockbuster Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 was released. He recently won the Best Director trophy for the film at Stardust Awards.

19 Dec 2022

Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan, Anees Bazmee's next might become a franchise: Report

Well, it looks like speculations about Anees Bazmee and Varun Dhawan's next will not stop coming.

15 Dec 2022


Anees Bazmee can direct 'Hera Pheri 3' but there's catch

Hera Pheri 3 hasn't even gone on floors yet, but it has managed to remain consistently in the news due to speculations about its script, actors, and director.

26 Jun 2022


'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' crosses Rs. 200cr mark in domestic market

Director Anees Bazmee's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 has achieved another feat!

24 Jun 2022


What did Kartik Aaryan, others charge for 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2'?

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 was released on May 20 and has been a major hit at the box office.

20 Jun 2022


'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' box office: Next target Rs. 200cr mark!

Kartik Aaryan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 has ended Bollywood's box office dry spell and how!

26 Dec 2021

Paresh Rawal

'Welcome 3' to star Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Nana Patekar?

The 2007 Anees Bazmee-directorial, Welcome, was a fun roller coaster ride for the audience.

03 Aug 2021

Ektaa Kapoor

Kartik Aaryan to wrap up 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa-2' by next month

As reported earlier, Kartik Aaryan was to juggle between the shoots of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and Ekta Kapoor-backed Freddy.

02 Apr 2019


Did Boney Kapoor touch Urvashi Rautela inappropriately? She speaks out

Producer Boney Kapoor recently grabbed headlines for allegedly touching actress Urvashi Rautela inappropriately.

07 Apr 2018

Salman Khan

Celebrities react as Salman Khan gets bail in blackbuck case

As Salman Khan was today granted bail by a district and sessions court in Jodhpur in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case, his friends and well-wishers from film industry expressed their happiness over the decision.