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.

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

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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!