Ayan Mukerji: News

Ayan Mukerji is an Indian film director who predominantly works in the Bollywood industry. He was born on August 15, 1983, in Mumbai to popular Bengali film actor Deb Mukherjee. Ayan belongs to the illustrious Mukherjee-Samarth family of Bollywood. He is also the first cousin of actress Kajol and the second cousin of Rani Mukerji. Ayan began his career in showbiz as an assistant to Indian film director and his brother-in-law Ashutosh Gowariker on the 2004 film ‘Swades.’ Later, he also served as an assistant to Karan Johar on the 2006 film ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.’ After taking a short break from filmmaking, Ayan made his directorial debut in 2009 with the coming-of-age comedy-drama ‘Wake Up Sid,’ which earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Director. His next film, the 2013 musical romantic comedy-drama ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani,’ became one of the highest-grossing Hindi films ever. He has also directed the upcoming superhero trilogy film titled ‘Brahmastra.’

07 Jan 2023

Brahmastra Movie

'Brahmastra' dialogue writer Hussain Dalal finally reacts to brutal trolling

Director Ayan Mukerji's labor of love Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva was eventually brought to life in September after almost a decade in the making and became one of the highest grossers of 2022.

09 Dec 2022

Ranbir Kapoor

Looking back at 'YJHD,' Ranbir Kapoor's 'best' rom-com

Ranbir Kapoor, best known for films such as Wake Up Sid, Rockstar, and Sanju, in a recent interview said that after Luv Ranjan's untitled next, he will no longer be doing a romantic comedy, adding that he's "getting older."

06 Dec 2022

Brahmastra Movie

'Brahmastra' becomes most-watched film on Disney+ Hotstar in India

Well, it looks like the Bollywood blockbuster Brahmastra is not yet done creating records!

05 Nov 2022


Has 'KGF' star Yash turned down 'Brahmastra: Part Two—Dev'?

KGF star Yash has reportedly declined the offer to be part of Brahmastra: Part Two—Dev.

23 Oct 2022

Brahmastra Movie

Ahead of OTT premiere, makers 'add subtle things' to 'Brahmastra'

After a stupendously successful run at the box office, Ayan Mukerji's magnum opus Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva is gearing up for its OTT premiere.

22 Oct 2022

Brahmastra Movie

'Brahmastra 2' to have this major change; makers begin preparations

After almost 10 years in the making, Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva was released theatrically to stupendous success on September 9.

02 Oct 2022

Brahmastra Movie

Ayan wanted to reveal Dev in 'Brahmastra': Why he didn't

Brahmastra plot discussion ahead.

29 Sep 2022

Brahmastra Movie

Why did KJo make Ayan reshoot 'Brahmastra's love ballad 'Kesariya'?

The "love anthem of the year," Kesariya has turned out to be a raging chartbuster and has trended everywhere—from YouTube to Twitter.

24 Sep 2022

Brahmastra Movie

Finally! 'Brahmastra's much-awaited melody 'Rasiya' is now out!

After what seems like eons, the makers of Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva have finally released the anxiously-awaited love track Rasiya!

15 Sep 2022

Brahmastra Movie

Ayan Mukerji finally reacts to criticism over 'Brahmastra' dialogues

Ayan Mukerji's magnum opus Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva finally premiered last week.

14 Sep 2022

Brahmastra Movie

'Brahmastra' sequel aiming for December 2025 release, reveals Ayan Mukerji

After making us wait for about a decade, the ambitious Bollywood movie Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva hit the theaters on September 9.

11 Sep 2022

Ranveer Singh

What can we expect from 'Brahmastra: Part Two—Dev'? (Contains spoilers)

After what seemed like eons, Ayan Mukerji's most ambitious film and a gamble for Bollywood, Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva was released on Friday.

10 Sep 2022

Brahmastra Movie

If all goes well, 'Brahmastra' to cross Rs. 300cr mark

Ayan Mukerji's much-awaited directorial Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva finally hit theaters on Friday (September 9).

08 Sep 2022

Brahmastra Movie

Despite protests, #BoycottBrahmastra, Alia says, 'beautiful environment to release film'

Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva might be releasing at a time when the climate is marred by seemingly endless boycott calls, but actor Alia Bhatt seems unbothered by it.

07 Sep 2022

Ranbir Kapoor

After protests, Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt stopped from visiting Mahakaleshwar Temple

The clarion calls to boycott Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt's Brahmastra have traveled from social media to the real world.

04 Sep 2022

Karan Johar

Big B was 'upset' with Ayan Mukerji over 'Brahmastra' delays?

Uh oh, not the Brahmastra update we wanted.

03 Sep 2022

Alia Bhatt

Watch: 'Brahmastra' gets epic new promo, introduces 'ancient Indian astras'

Just days before the big release, filmmaker Ayan Mukerji has dropped a brand new pre-release promotional clip of Brahmastra: Part One-Shiva!

03 Sep 2022

Alia Bhatt

'Brahmastra': Amid full-on promotions, film's advance bookings open today!

We are less than a week away from the release of one of the biggest visual spectacles of 2022 for Bollywood!

27 Aug 2022

Brahmastra Movie

Jr. NTR to promote 'Brahmastra' at Hyderabad mega event soon

The countdown has begun, and the clocks have started ticking!

13 Jul 2022

Alia Bhatt

Ayan Mukerji unveils new video from awe-inspiring world of 'Brahmastra'

On the occasion of Guru Purnima, Ayan Mukerji, the helmer of the upcoming fantasy-adventure drama Brahmastra, has taken the lid off the film's stupendous fantasy world.

19 Jun 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

'Brahmastra' trailer: Ayan Mukerji trolled over temple scene, posts justification

The trailer for Ayan Mukerji's Brahmāstra, which was released on Wednesday (June 15), had the internet picking sides.

31 May 2022

Alia Bhatt

'Brahmastra' teaser: Awe-inspiring, adventurous. This will be huge!

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt fans rejoice!

07 May 2022

Dharma Productions

'Brahmastra' becomes first Indian film to join Disney's global slate

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor's Brahmastra Part One: Shiva has reportedly become the first Indian film to make it to Disney's global release slate.

13 Apr 2022

Brahmastra Movie

Confirming Alia-Ranbir's wedding, Ayan Mukerji pens note for 'Brahmastra' stars

Truth be told, there is still nothing official about the purported wedding of Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor.

10 Apr 2022

Brahmastra Movie

'Brahmastra' makers drop 'love poster' featuring Alia-Ranbir amid wedding speculations

Love is in the air in Bollywood with Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor set to tie the knot later this week.

15 Mar 2022

Alia Bhatt

'Brahmastra': Alia Bhatt's look as Isha dropped on her birthday

Dharma Productions is gearing up for the first part of its mythological science fiction flick Brahmastra to hit theaters in September.

15 Dec 2021

Karan Johar

'Brahmastra' motion poster out; Part-I to release in September 2022

After months of waiting, we finally have something concrete about Ranbir Kapoor's upcoming venture Brahmastra to get excited about.

07 Jan 2021


Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

The ongoing coronavirus health crisis has put a halt to almost everything, with top film festivals and various cultural activities facing the brunt of the pandemic.

30 Dec 2020

Karan Johar

Ranbir and Alia are not getting engaged today: Randhir Kapoor

As Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt jet off together to Ranthambore with their families to celebrate the New Year, rumors of their engagement started doing the rounds online.

24 Dec 2020

Karan Johar

Would be married to Alia if not for pandemic: Ranbir

Actor Ranbir Kapoor has finally opened up about his wedding plans with his girlfriend and fellow actor Alia Bhatt.

08 Nov 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

Ajay Devgn all set to direct Amitabh Bachchan in 'Mayday'

After a gap of seven years, Ajay Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan are all set to reunite for another exciting project.

27 Oct 2020


Abhishek rubbishes rumors about Amitabh getting hospitalized

Since Monday, reports of megastar Amitabh Bachchan getting hospitalized have been doing the rounds.

27 Oct 2020

Karan Johar

Karan Johar's controversial party video gets clean chit from NCB

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has reportedly given a clean chit to Karan Johar's 2019 party video that has been mired in controversy ever since it was shared by the filmmaker in July last year.

SRK to finally kick-off shooting for 'Pathan' in November

After a long hiatus of two years, Shah Rukh Khan is finally back in the game.

02 Oct 2020

Karan Johar

NCB to re-examine Karan Johar's 2019 party video: Report

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will likely re-examine a party video filmed last year at filmmaker Karan Johar's residence, where drugs were allegedly consumed.

22 Sep 2020


Ranbir Kapoor to make digital debut with 10-part action series?

Hold your breath, ladies and gentlemen! Ranbir Kapoor might soon make a stylish entry into your digital screens.

18 Sep 2020

Shah Rukh Khan

'Kaun Banega Crorepati 12' to premiere on September 28

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to return to the small screen with the beloved game show Kaun Banega Crorepati.

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