Deepak Dobriyal: News

Deepak Dobriyal came into the limelight after his portrayal of Rajan Tiwari aka Rajju in ‘Omkara’ for which he won a Special Jury Award at the 2007 Filmfare Awards. Born on September 01, 1975, in Uttarakhand, India, Dobriyal moved to Delhi with his parents at the age of five. He studied at Govt. Boys Senior Secondary School, Begumpur. He then graduated from Delhi University through correspondence. His passion for theater made him choose acting as a career. His theater career began in 1994. Dobriyal collaborated with eminent directors like Arvind Gaur at the beginning of his career. He spent six years with Gaur’s Asmita Theater before switching to Pt. N. K. Sharma’s Act One. He made his feature film debut in Vishal Bharadwaj’s ‘Maqbool’ in 2003. He received his big break with ‘Omkara’ in 2006. His next big outing was as Pappi Tiwari in ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ in 2011. He played the same role in its sequel ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ in 2015. Dobriyal won the 2016 International Indian Academy Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role for his performance in ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns.’ He has also received three Filmfare Awards nominations (2016, 2018 and 2021).

28 Dec 2023


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01 Sep 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Deepak Dobriyal: 5 best non-comic roles

There's no dearth of talent in Bollywood. Among its finest actors is Deepak Dobriyal who has created a niche for himself, especially for playing comic roles. Popularly known for playing Pappi in Tanu Weds Manu and its sequel, he has also proved his acting caliber with non-funny roles.

26 May 2023

OTT releases

Varun Dhawan's 'Bhediya' is finally streaming on OTT, for free

Varun Dhawan stans, rise and welcome the beast with moisty eyes!

25 May 2023

OTT releases

Ajay Devgn's 'Bholaa' streaming on OTT rent-free now

Ajay Devgn is a bonafide superstar of the '90s. The actor is known for striking a balance between commercially viable movies and critically acclaimed films.

21 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bholaa' to face stiff competition from Eid releases

Ajay Devgn is the most bankable star of Bollywood currently as the actor is delivering back-to-back commercial successes. His recent release Bholaa received mixed reviews from critics and viewers.

18 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bholaa' inches toward Rs. 100 crore mark

If one knows the art of delivering box office successes and critically acclaimed films for decades, it is Ajay Devgn. The actor has been delivering good work and his recent release Bholaa has been a sleeper hit at the box office.

14 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Ajay Devgn's 'Bholaa' performing up to expectations

Action as a genre has always been a hit among the masses, and in the last few years, it has evolved in India.

13 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bholaa' is stable even in second week

Ajay Devgn is currently the most bankable superstar of Bollywood post-COVID-19 pandemic. The actor has consistently delivered hit films like Drishyam 2 and now Bholaa.

11 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bholaa' to hold the fort firmly

Ajay Devgn is one of the most clever minds in Bollywood. He knows the number game too well which helps him to strike the box office chord perfectly.

07 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bholaa' is steady and hopes are high

Ajay Devgn, the quintessential action hero of '90s Bollywood is ruling at the box office, even to date. The actor is shy and quiet in real life and does the speaking through his work.

06 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Ajay Devgn's 'Bholaa' is slow yet steady

Ajay Devgn is a bonafide superstar and he is delivering it to his fans. His recent release Bholaa was in the buzz and raked in decent figures at the box office. This weekend will be the test of time for this Hindi remake of the Tamil film Kaithi.

05 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bholaa' finally gains momentum

Ajay Devgn is one of the only stars from the '90s who has been consistent at the box office. He is loved by the masses and the critics and his recent film Bholaa speaks a lot about his star power.

04 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bholaa' on a bumpy ride

Bholaa has been in the buzz ever since its announcement and Ajay Devgn is one of the most bankable stars of Bollywood. The film is having a bumpy ride at the box office with too many crests and troughs.

03 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Ajay Devgn's 'Bholaa' mints well on first weekend

Bholaa is in the buzz since its announcement and the Ajay Devgn directorial has opened to mixed reviews from both critics and viewers. In an age, where remakes are touted to be a failure, Devgn has been proving it wrong.

01 Apr 2023

Box Office

'Bholaa' box office: Ajay Devgn's film struggles; sees massive drop

Ajay Devgn has returned to the director's chair once again with Bholaa after U, Me Aur Hum, Shivaay, and Runway 34.

31 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Bholaa' registers a steady but underwhelming start

Ajay Devgn's latest release, Bholaa, has had a decent start at the box office. On the first day of its theatrical release on Thursday (March 30), the film earned Rs. 10 crore.

30 Mar 2023

Movie Review

'Bholaa' review: Ajay Devgn overshadows all in this high-octane actioner

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Vikrant Massey-Deepak Dobriyal's crime thriller 'Sector 36' goes on floors

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