Ashutosh Gowariker: News

Ashutosh Gowariker is a renowned director, producer, and screenwriter in Bollywood. His films are usually made on a grand scale, as is seen in films like ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ and ‘Mohenjo Daro.’ Gowariker started his career as an actor in 1984 with the movie ‘Holi.’ Further, he also became a part of few TV serials such as ‘CID’ and a few movies such as ‘Naam’ and ‘Chamatkar.’ In 2001, Ashutosh explored his directorial and screenwriter career and debuted as a director and writer with the movie, ‘Lagaan.’ It became a huge hit on the big screen and won many awards, after which he started directing more movies. In the following years, he directed, wrote, and produced ‘Jodhaa Akbar,’ ‘What’s Your Rashee,’ ‘Mohenjo Daro,’ and many more. Ashutosh’s last work in the industry was the movie ‘Panipat,’ which released in 2019 and was directed, written, and produced by him. In his acting career, he was last seen in the Marathi drama, ‘Ventilator,’ which was released in 2016.

22 Sep 2023

Bollywood Films

'Shankar': Ashutosh Gowariker announces film on Adi Shankaracharya

On Friday, renowned filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker announced his next project, Shankar, a cinematic tribute to the life and wisdom of legendary Indian Vedic scholar, philosopher, and teacher, Adi Shankaracharya.

20 Sep 2023

OTT releases

Mona Singh's 'Kaala Paani' teaser is about resistance and survival

Ever since the OTT giant Netflix announced their upcoming series Kaala Paani, there has been intrigue and curiosity among viewers.

01 Sep 2023


Rishab Shetty to headline Ashutosh Gowariker's pan-India project: Report

Rishab Shetty has become a household name with his movie Kantara. As the anticipation regarding its prequel Kantara 2 grows, fans are in for another delight. Yes, reports are rife that Shetty has been roped in for Ashutosh Gowariker's next and the project is in the pre-production stage.

15 Aug 2023

Independence Day

'Lagaan' to 'Sardar Udham': Must-watch pride-inducing movies on Independence Day

Patriotism is in the air as India celebrates its 77th Independence Day on Tuesday.

22 Jun 2023


#Trending: Which Indian directors should make glorious comebacks? Twitter discusses 

The role of an accomplished director in the art of making films can hardly be overstated.

08 Jun 2023


Following immense online uproar, Zomato deletes its controversial 'Kachra' advertisement

After being relentlessly bashed online over its recent controversial Kachra advertisement, food delivery app Zomato has deleted the clip.

15 Feb 2023


Happy birthday Ashutosh Gowariker: 'Lagaan' director's top-rated films on IMDb

Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has a knack for making movies that define our Indian roots. Whether it is picking a subject that shows how an NRI decides to move back to his motherland or reciting a chapter of Indian history through a film, Gowariker is known for his film choices.

17 Dec 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

18 years of SRK's 'Swades': Revisiting film's classic jukebox

A film that illuminates brightly in Shah Rukh Khan's unparalleled oeuvre, the 2004 pioneering, cult-classic drama Swades has turned 18 on Saturday.

15 Jun 2021


'Lagaan' turns 20, team reunites for Netflix India Youtube special

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, the cast and crew of the period sports drama are coming together for a reunion special.

01 May 2020

Karan Johar

Bollywood mourns another loss as Producers Guild CEO passes away

In yet another grave loss to the Indian film fraternity, Kulmeet Makkar, the CEO of the Film and Television Producers Guild of India, passed away. He was 60.

08 Dec 2019


Protests erupt against Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Panipat' in Rajasthan: Here's why

Ashutosh Gowariker's much-anticipated period drama Panipat, that released this Friday, has landed itself into yet another major controversy. Protests have erupted in parts of Rajasthan against the film's content.

19 Nov 2019


'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior' trailer is powerful and promising

Just two weeks after the trailer of Ashutosh Gowarikar's upcoming historical war drama Panipat was heavily bashed for poor acting (looking at you, Arjun Kapoor), and its "similarities" to old Bhansali films, the trailer of another movie of same genre, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior has dropped.

29 Aug 2019


Arjun's special gesture for sister Anshula will win your heart

Arjun Kapoor's sister Anshula is an avid social media user who often posts throwback pictures of her family.

17 Aug 2019

Sanjay Dutt

Arjun Kapoor trolls Katrina Kaif for wearing sunglasses at night

Arjun Kapoor, known for playfully trolling his celebrity friends, poked fun at Katrina Kaif, once again.

16 Aug 2019


Arjun Kapoor to soon launch his "personal social media property"

Arjun Kapoor, a self-confessed "cinephile," is gearing up to launch his digital property titled Arjun Recommends.

17 Jul 2019

Deepika Padukone

Want to know how an 80-year-old Arjun Kapoor would look?

Looks like Bollywood is going crazy over the recently launched Old Age filter on FaceApp.

01 Apr 2019

Salman Khan

Arbaaz Khan's reaction to Malaika-Arjun's wedding reports is epic!

For months, the grapevine is abuzz with the reports of Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor's wedding.

29 Mar 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

Before 'Kalank' release, Sanjay Dutt gets himself an expensive ride

In just a few days from now, Sanjay Dutt's Kalank will hit the theaters. And while the team is busy promoting the movie, the Khalnayak actor treated himself with a swanky ride.

26 Mar 2019


Arjun's post on mother's death anniversary will leave you teary-eyed

Losing a mother is certainly the most tragic thing in anyone's life and so has been the case for Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor.

07 Jan 2019

Karan Johar

Malaika Arora is dating Arjun Kapoor, confirms Karan Johar

Are they dating or not, is the question that comes to mind when names of Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora are taken.

04 Dec 2018

Karan Johar

Sanjay Dutt, Aayush Sharma to team up for gangster film

Sanjay Dutt and Aayush Sharma are set to collaborate for a gangster film.

28 May 2018

Aamir Khan

Have to put extra effort to reach perfect performance: Aamir

Aamir Khan believes he is not a natural actor and unlike others, he has to put an extra effort to reach the perfect pitch.

26 Mar 2018


Mumbai chapter of NSD's Theatre Olympics begins

Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, along with veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, inaugurated the eighth edition of Theatre Olympics, a fortnight-long international theatre festival in Mumbai.

14 Mar 2018

Sanjay Dutt

Arjun, Kriti, Sanjay Dutt to star in Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Panipat'

Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has moved on from the box-office debacle of "Mohenjo Daro" with a new historical drama based on the third battle of Panipat, said a report.

05 Mar 2018

Sanjay Dutt

Arjun, Kareena, Sanjay team up for Ashutosh Gowariker's next

Having recovered from the debacle of 'Mohenjo Daro', Ashutosh Gowariker is all set to get back in the game with yet another period drama.

17 Aug 2017


Ashutosh Gowariker making World War-II film, based on a Maharaja

Indian period dramas seldom satisfy critics; most filmmakers, including Ashutosh Gowariker, have been under fire for misrepresenting historical events.