Articles about Dibakar Banerjee

Dibakar Banerjee is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, and advertisement filmmaker who is known for his work in the Hindi film industry. He was born on June 21, 1969, in Delhi and is an alumnus of the National Institute of Design. He is popularly known for directing films like ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!’ and ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla,’ both of which won National Film Awards. Banerjee joined the advertising industry as a copywriter with Shems Combit. Following this, he joined TBWA Anthem and then Contract Advertising where he worked closely with director Pradeep Sarkar. In 1997, he started his company called Watermark along with his two friends, to develop promos for MTV and Channel V and Ad films for popular brands. In 2010, Banerjee directed ‘Love Sex Aur Dhoka,’ which was India’s first film shot entirely on Digital Camera. Following this, he went on to direct films like ‘Shanghai,’ ‘Byomkesh Bakshi,’ ‘Bombay Talkies,’ ‘Titli,’ ‘Lust Stories,’ ‘Ghost Stories,’ and ‘Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar.’ Banerjee has also established his own film production company called Dibakar Banerjee Productions.

'English Vinglish' to 'Queen': 5 movies that should have sequel

09 Jan 2022

Sridevi
'English Vinglish' to 'Queen': 5 movies that should have sequel

Bollywood has churned out many interesting films, but sometimes, the climaxes of these movies have an open ending, like in Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Photograph.

Tale of two Jaideeps in Dibakar Banerjee's filmography

01 Jun 2021

Bollywood News
Tale of two Jaideeps in Dibakar Banerjee's filmography

The filmography of director Dibakar Banerjee is incomplete without the mention of writer Jaideep Sahni and actor Jaideep Ahlawat.

Men and women can have a range of relationships: Arjun

31 May 2021

Parineeti Chopra
Men and women can have a range of relationships: Arjun

Every relationship between a man and a woman is not of romance, says actor Arjun Kapoor whose latest film Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar tries to depict a "realistic" world that is not complicated by love.

Parineeti-starrer Saina Nehwal biopic might get a digital release

27 Jan 2021

Twitter
Parineeti-starrer Saina Nehwal biopic might get a digital release

Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra-starrer Saina, which is a biopic on badminton player Saina Nehwal, is reportedly set to have a digital release.

Police rules out foul play in actor Arya Banerjee's death

14 Dec 2020

Kolkata
Police rules out foul play in actor Arya Banerjee's death

On Friday, actor Arya Banerjee was found dead inside her south Kolkata apartment under mysterious circumstances.

Arjun Kapoor tests positive for COVID-19, quarantined at home

06 Sep 2020

India
Arjun Kapoor tests positive for COVID-19, quarantined at home

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 35-year-old took to social media to inform fans about his diagnosis.

Sushant Singh Rajput: A look at the late actor's filmography

14 Jun 2020

Netflix
Sushant Singh Rajput: A look at the late actor's filmography

It will take the film fraternity a long time to recover from the shocking loss of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who committed suicide at his home. He was 34.

Parineeti Chopra feels digital releases are a compromise

12 Jun 2020

Bollywood News
Parineeti Chopra feels digital releases are a compromise

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered theaters across the country, whether producers should wait for dust to settle or go for a direct digital release has remained a burning question.

Amid COVID-19, Bollywood could lose Rs. 2,500 crore

08 May 2020

Akshay Kumar
Amid COVID-19, Bollywood could lose Rs. 2,500 crore

Anyone interested in movies wants to know two things: a) When can shoots resume? b) And when do we get to sit in a movie theater again?

When Arjun Kapoor met the 'Fresh Prince' Will Smith

21 Apr 2020

Instagram
When Arjun Kapoor met the 'Fresh Prince' Will Smith

During his time in isolation, Arjun Kapoor has been treating his fans with plenty of never-seen-before throwback pictures.

Varun Dhawan's 'Coolie No. 1' to be postponed?

07 Apr 2020

Bollywood News
Varun Dhawan's 'Coolie No. 1' to be postponed?

Fans of Varun Dhawan, who have been impatiently waiting for his next film, will have to wait a tad longer.

Ranveer Singh's '83' postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

20 Mar 2020

Deepika Padukone
Ranveer Singh's '83' postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

Ranveer Singh's ambitious sports drama 83 has become the latest victim of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Leave nothing to chance: Dilip Kumar is in isolation

17 Mar 2020

India
Leave nothing to chance: Dilip Kumar is in isolation

With the deadly coronavirus outbreak engulfing the world, veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar has been kept in self-imposed isolation, as a precautionary measure against the contagious infection.

Coronavirus: Shoots stalled, Bollywood could lose Rs. 800cr

16 Mar 2020

Karan Johar
Coronavirus: Shoots stalled, Bollywood could lose Rs. 800cr

The coronavirus outbreak has brought businesses across the globe to a standstill. And, needless to say, showbiz is part of the game too.

Arjun Kapoor opens up on marriage plans with girlfriend Malaika

14 Jan 2020

Bollywood News
Arjun Kapoor opens up on marriage plans with girlfriend Malaika

Actors Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora are one of the most talked-about celebrities in Bollywood right now.

Arjun Kapoor aims to improve gender parity with his start-up

13 Dec 2019

Bollywood News
Arjun Kapoor aims to improve gender parity with his start-up

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor who recently turned investor by co-investing in food delivery start-up FoodCloud, has said that his company is aiming to improve gender parity in our society.

Parineeti's 'The Girl On The Train' gets a release date

30 Nov 2019

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Parineeti's 'The Girl On The Train' gets a release date

Parineeti Chopra's upcoming thriller movie The Girl On The Train now has a release date. The film is set to hit the theaters on May 8, the next year.

'Sacred Games,' 'Lust Stories' get nominated for International Emmy Awards

20 Sep 2019

Karan Johar
'Sacred Games,' 'Lust Stories' get nominated for International Emmy Awards

It's a triple treat for Anurag Kashyap as his directed works have got three nominations at the International Emmy Awards.

New Netflix film 'Mrs. Serial Killer' to star Jacqueline Fernandez

25 Apr 2019

Karan Johar
New Netflix film 'Mrs. Serial Killer' to star Jacqueline Fernandez

As streaming services continue to thrive, several film and television actors continue to enter the budding digital scene.

Everyone is replaceable in the Bollywood industry: Rajkummar Rao

19 Aug 2018

Madhya Pradesh
Everyone is replaceable in the Bollywood industry: Rajkummar Rao

Every time, Rajkummar Rao decides he will do only two films a year, but the "greedy" actor says he cannot let go of a good script as everyone is replaceable in the industry.

Men's lust is typical, boring: Anurag Kashyap on "Lust Stories"

14 Jun 2018

Karan Johar
Men's lust is typical, boring: Anurag Kashyap on "Lust Stories"

When four top directors of Bollywood came together to explore the theme of lust, they ended up choosing female protagonists and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, one of the four directors, says the reason could be that men's lust is "boring and typical".

Karan on 'Race 3' vs 'Lust Stories': Not challenging Salman

20 May 2018

Karan Johar
Karan on 'Race 3' vs 'Lust Stories': Not challenging Salman

This Eid, there is going to be an indirect clash between 'Race 3' and 'Lust Stories'.

Janhvi and Arjun share throwback pictures with their moms

14 May 2018

Sridevi
Janhvi and Arjun share throwback pictures with their moms

As the entire Bollywood was celebrating Mother's Day yesterday, Janhvi and Arjun Kapoor also remembered their beloved late moms.

Bollywood's top directors making 'Lust Stories' for Netflix

29 Mar 2018

India
Bollywood's top directors making 'Lust Stories' for Netflix

Bollywood's top directors -- Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee -- are making an anthology film for Netflix on themes of love and lust.

Arjun pens an emotional letter on his mother's death anniversary

26 Mar 2018

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Arjun pens an emotional letter on his mother's death anniversary

It was Arjun Kapoor's mother Mona Shourie Kapoor's sixth death anniversary on Sunday and the actor went through an emotional upheaval.

Real life criminals who inspired Bollywood cinema time and again

04 Sep 2017

India
Real life criminals who inspired Bollywood cinema time and again

Often filmmakers take inspirations from colorful personalities in real life to weave magic on the silver screen.

Real life criminals who inspired Bollywood cinema time and again

17 Aug 2017

India
Real life criminals who inspired Bollywood cinema time and again

Often filmmakers take inspirations from colorful personalities in real life to weave magic on the silver screen.