Anubhav Sinha: News

Indian film director, producer, and writer, Anubhav Sinha, is best known for directing some of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed movies of the Hindi film industry including ‘Tum Bin’ (2001), ‘Dus’ (2005), ‘Ra. One’ (2011), ‘Mulk’ (2018), ‘Article 15’ (2019) and ‘Thappad’ (2020). Hailing from Allahabad, Sinha graduated from Aligarh Muslim University in 1988. He moved to Mumbai in 1990, after working for two years as an engineer in New Delhi. In Mumbai, he began his career as an assistant director for Pankaj Parashar. He started independent direction of TV shows for Zee TV in 1994, and rose to prominence with ‘Shikast.’ He also produced ‘Sea Hawks’ for UTV. After directing TV shows, Sinha also directed music videos. He made his directorial debut in Bollywood with the movie ‘Tum Bin,’ starring Priyanshu Chatterjee, Sandali Sinha, Himanshu Malik, and Raqesh Vashishth. The movie, which was produced by Bhushan Kumar, was a huge commercial success worth Rs. 12 crores at the box office. Following his first directorial success, his second movie ‘Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai,’ performed average at the box office. However, his third movie, ‘Dus’ starring Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Zayed Khan, and Shilpa Shetty in the leading roles, was the eighth blockbuster hit of 2005, grossing over Rs. 388.4 million at the box office. As of 2021, Sinha has directed 11 movies, produced eight movies, and has written seven movies, respectively. He is also the recipient of five Filmfare Awards.

01 Mar 2024


Real story behind Netflix's 'IC814: The Kandahar Hijack'

On Thursday, Netflix India released its slate for 2024.

18 Dec 2023

Manoj Bajpayee

'Zwigato,' 'Bheed': Hindi films that deserved better reception in 2023

In the tsunami of films that are released every year, there are only a few that earn the spotlight and walk away with all the accolades.

20 Jul 2023

Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao-Vaani Kapoor roped in for Anubhav Sinha's next

We are going to witness a fresh Bollywood pairing in filmmaker Anubhav Sinha's next.

22 Jun 2023


Happy birthday, Anubhav Sinha: 5 thought-provoking social dramas

Anubhav Sinha is a critically acclaimed Hindi filmmaker known for making thought-provoking social dramas. He made his debut with 2001's romantic drama Tum Bin but is best known for films such as Thappad and Article 15.

24 May 2023

OTT releases

Rajkummar-Bhumi's 'Bheed' is streaming on OTT now

Anubhav Sinha is considered to be one of the best socio-political filmmakers in India. The director is known for hard-hitting and raw storytelling. His recent directorial Bheed was a box office failure but has finally arrived on OTT for another shelf life.

19 Apr 2023


Nawazuddin-Bhumi's 'Afwaah' gets new release date, trailer out today

Sudhir Mishra is one of the most adept filmmakers in India. His upcoming release Afwaah is in a slight buzz ever since its announcement. The film's release date got postponed and there were other technical issues too.

05 Apr 2023


10 years of Taapsee Pannu: Mapping her 5 best films

Taapsee Pannu made her Bollywood debut with Chashme Baddoor in the year 2013. She was then seen in Baby which then landed her career's breakthrough film, Pink. Today, on April 5, she has completed 10 years in the Hindi film industry.

31 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bheed' likely to be removed from theaters soon

Anubhav Sinha's films are thought-provoking socio-political dramas and at times do not work at the box office. His recently released directorial venture Bheed failed to get footfalls in theaters and is most likely to be removed soon.

30 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' shows no signs of revival

Bheed is undoubtedly one of the best films of the year, as per critics. The film's subject is very much relevant and thought-provoking. The trailer and the subject got the house divided and a section of netizens tagged it as "anti-national."

29 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bheed' registers negligible rise in collections

Anubhav Sinha's Bheed revolves around a very important topic and has been praised by critics. After receiving backlash from a certain set of people on social media, it was labeled "anti-national" by some netizens.

28 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bheed' collections drop further on Day 5

Anubhav Sinha is known for making some of the most realistic socio-political dramas of the last decade. The director is making some good work in his second innings and his recent directorial Bheed has received critical acclaim too.

27 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bheed' fails to gather crowd on first weekend

Anubhav Sinha's Bheed is not performing up to expectations. A section of social media has labeled the film to be "anti-India" which led to the film receiving flak from citizens.

26 Mar 2023

Box Office

'Bheed' box office: Rajkummar Rao's social drama struggles to survive

With an intense storyline, an impressive star cast, and an incident that shook the world, Anubhav Sinha's Bheed wanted to create a major impact, but somehow the social drama has failed to woo the audience.

25 Mar 2023

Box Office

'Bheed' box office: Rajkummar Rao-starrer 'locked down' to slow start

Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha's film Bheed hit the cinema halls on Friday.

25 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: Keanu Reeves-starrer 'John Wick 4' registers decent openings

The much-awaited fourth installment of Keanu Reeves's John Wick: Chapter 4 was released in the theaters on Friday, alongside Anubhav Sinha's hard-hitting drama Bheed.

24 Mar 2023

Movie Review

'Bheed' review: A hard-hitting, emotionally-charged reality of India's COVID-19 lockdown

Anubhav Sinha's films are often hard-hitting and a mirror reflection of certain things that are prevalent in society. He has a knack for making cinemas that will punch you in the gut.

24 Mar 2023


Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' faces the wrath of CBFC; details inside

Central Board of Certification (CBFC) is infamous for its censorship which panders to the serving government. Many a time, directors have waged legal cases against the institution for vehement censorship.

24 Mar 2023

OTT releases

Rajkummar Rao-Bhumi Pednekar's 'Bheed' OTT: When, where to watch 

Anubhav Sinha has emerged to become one of the best socio-political filmmakers from Bollywood. The director has had two phases in his career and in the latter phase, he has delivered some thought-provoking films.

24 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office prediction: 'John Wick 4' or 'Bheed,' who'll win

The box office will witness a clash between two films, hitting cinema halls on Friday. Keanu Reeves's John Wick: Chapter 4 will be released alongside Rajkummar Rao's Bheed.

17 Mar 2023


PM Modi's voiceover removed from re-released trailer of 'Bheed'

Anubhav Sinha's upcoming film Bheed is in the buzz and it revolves around migrant workers' exodus in 2020. The makers re-released the trailer, a week before its release, with some significant changes.

10 Mar 2023


Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' starring Rajkummar Rao-Bhumi Pednekar trailer out

Anubhav Sinha is breaking ground with his work post-2018. The director's upcoming film Bheed's trailer is out and the socio-political drama is set to release on March 24, 2023.

03 Mar 2023


Anubhav Sinha's 'Bheed' starring Rajkummar-Bhumi release date out

Director Anubhav Sinha has aged like a fine wine. His career trajectory changed with Mulk in 2018 and now the filmmaker has announced his upcoming directorial Bheed's release date.

23 Jan 2023


Nawazuddin Siddiqui-Bhumi Pednekar-starrer 'Afwaah' release date announced

Anubhav Sinha announced his next production named Afwaah on social media. The film is helmed by renowned director Sudhir Mishra and it stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead.

28 May 2022

Ayushmann Khurrana

'Anek' review: Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer's agenda overshadowed by weak storytelling

Ayushmann Khurrana's Anek finally hit theaters on Friday.

21 May 2022

Ayushmann Khurrana

'Anek': Ayushmann Khurrana impresses in brand-new action trailer

Ayushmann Khurrana got one step closer to the "biggest mission ever."

13 May 2022

Rajkummar Rao

Anubhav Sinha's social drama 'Bheed' books November 2022 release slot

Actors Bhumi Pednekar and Rajkummar Rao are all set to headline Anubhav Sinha's next, Bheed.

17 Feb 2022

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Sudhir Mishra to direct Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bhumi Pednekar in 'Afwaah'

After Serious Men, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is collaborating once again with Sudhir Mishra for a "quirky thriller" titled Afwaah.

03 Feb 2022


'Anek' release shifted to May, to clash with 'Mission Majnu'

After Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, makers of Anek have also decided to postpone the film's release.

03 Dec 2021

Rajkummar Rao

'Badhaai Do' to 'Bheed': Upcoming projects of Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao has taken his own sweet time to establish his reputation.

05 Aug 2021

Bhushan Kumar

Hansal Mehta's next 'Faraaz' based on 2016 Bangladesh terror attack

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta's next film is titled Faraaz and is based on the 2016 Bangladesh terror attack, the makers announced on Wednesday.

05 Jul 2021


Zahaan Kapoor, Aditya Rawal to star in Hansal Mehta's thriller

Late veteran actor Shashi Kapoor's grandson, Zahaan Kapoor, and Paresh Rawal's son, Aditya Rawal, have been tapped to feature in director Hansal Mehta's untitled action thriller feature.

28 Jun 2021

Hansal Mehta

Hansal Mehta, Anubhav Sinha join hands for action-thriller; shoot begins

Hansal Mehta, whose last directorial was the massive hit Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, has begun filming his upcoming movie today.

28 Jun 2021


Ayushmann Khurrana-led 'Article 15' turns two: Some interesting, unknown facts

Anubhav Sinha's Article 15, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, released today two years ago.

05 Jun 2021

Dharma Productions

Campaign against Kartik Aaryan seems 'concerted and unfair': Anubhav Sinha

Director Anubhav Sinha has spoken out about the media stories of the departure of Kartik Aaryan from big banner projects, saying that the campaign against the actor "seems concerted" and "unfair."

02 Feb 2021

Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana reveals his first look from Anubhav Sinha's 'Anek'

Ayushmann Khurrana and director Anubhav Sinha have reunited for a new venture titled Anek.

15 Oct 2020

Manoj Bajpayee

Anubhav Sinha accuses BJP of plagiarizing his rap song

Anubhav Sinha, the director of movies such as Mulk and Article 15, has called out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for allegedly plagiarizing his Bhojpuri rap song "Bambai Main Ka Ba," that was released last month.

22 Jul 2020


Anubhav Sinha says he had enough, 'resigns' from Bollywood

Amid the raging insider-outsider debate in the entertainment fraternity, tempers continue to soar among its members.

28 Jun 2020

Adani Group

Taapsee is furious after getting 'insane' Rs. 36,000 electricity bill!

This Sunday, Taapsee Pannu is not in a good mood.

29 Feb 2020

Taapsee Pannu

'Thappad' off to a slow start, collects Rs. 3 crore

Taapsee Pannu's latest movie Thappad has impressed one and all with its sensitive subject matter and mature treatment.

28 Feb 2020


It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

Even before Taapsee Pannu's latest movie Thappad released in theaters, many on Twitter called for its boycott.

03 Feb 2020


Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

The nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 are out.

30 Jun 2019


What exactly is Article 15 of the Indian Constitution about?

Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Article 15, an Anubhav Sinha directorial which hit the theatres on June 28, has created a huge buzz and has shifted the focus to the actual Article 15 of the Indian Constitution.

12 Apr 2019

Anurag Kashyap

After 'Mulk,' Taapsee-Anubhav collaborate for another socio-political drama, 'Thappad'

In 2018, Taapsee Pannu won hearts with her exemplary performance of a lawyer in Anubhav Sinha's Mulk.

'Mulk' is a litmus-test for bigotry which everyone should take

Few minutes into 'Mulk', a woman while celebrating at the Muslim home of Rishi Kapoor's character Ali Mohammed says, "Nach gaana thik hai par khana nai khaate hum inlogo ke yahan."

31 Jul 2018


'Mulk' in trouble? Court stays release, makers react

'Mulk' which was scheduled to be released on August 3 might be delayed as a sessions court in Mumbai granted an interim stay-order.

16 Jul 2018


You've no future, director Anubhav Sinha's tells trolls

The trailer of 'Mulk' confirmed the movie treads a slippery path- the way minorities are treated in the country, and the ever-increasing culture to question everyone's patriotism.

16 Jul 2018


Will SRK make Ra.One's sequel? Director says it's possible

Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha said the idea of a sequel to his superhero film "Ra.One" has not been ruled out as he and superstar Shah Rukh Khan are always discussing it.

21 May 2018


Taapsee Pannu, Rishi Kapoor's 'Mulk' to release on July 27

Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha's "Mulk" is set to arrive in theatres on July 27.