Dibakar Banerjee: News

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.

28 Apr 2024


Dibakar Banerjee's unreleased Netflix movie 'Tees' has left him 'helpless'

Acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is in the news these days due to his recently released film Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2, which was released on April 19.

Box office: Dibakar Banerjee's 'LSD 2' continues to struggle 

Dibakar Banerjee's latest film, Love Sex aur Dhokha 2 (LSD 2), a spiritual successor of Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010), was released on April 19.

24 Apr 2024

Pratik Gandhi

'Do Aur Do Pyaar' outshines 'LSD 2' at box office

The newly released romantic comedy, Do Aur Do Pyaar, starring Vidya Balan, Pratik Gandhi, Ileana D'Cruz, and Sendhil Ramamurthy continues to dominate over Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 in the box office collections.

23 Apr 2024

Pratik Gandhi

'Do Aur Do Pyaar' box office collection remains disappointing

The box office collection of Vidya Balan and Pratik Gandhi's Do Aur Do Pyaar has been disappointing.

23 Apr 2024

Mouni Roy

'Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2' fares poorly at box office

Despite the buzz surrounding its release, the sequel to the 2010 hit film LSD has struggled at the box office.

22 Apr 2024

Box Office

Box office: 'LSD 2' fails to cross even ₹1cr mark

The much-anticipated sequel to the 2010 sensation Love Sex Aur Dhokha finally graced theaters on Friday, but alas, it fell flat, much to everyone's dismay.

21 Apr 2024

Ektaa Kapoor

Dibakar Banerjee reveals 'LSD 2' was producer Ektaa Kapoor's idea

Dibakar Banerjee shocked audiences with Love Sex Aur Dhokha in 2010, and the groundbreaking anthology film was a worthy experiment in Bollywood.

21 Apr 2024

Box Office

Box office: 'Love Sex Aur Dhoka 2' drowns in disappointment

The Dibakar Banerjee-directed and Ektaa Kapoor-produced, Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 (LSD 2), is struggling to make ends meet at the box office.

20 Apr 2024


'It's about power': Dibakar Banerjee discusses 'LSD 2's distribution challenges

Acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has highlighted the difficulties he faces in securing suitable distribution for his films.

20 Apr 2024

Box Office

Box office: 'LSD 2' disappoints; opens with just ₹15 lakh

The long-awaited sequel to Love Sex Aur Dhokha, titled Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 (LSD 2), hit theaters on Friday, facing off against Vidya Balan's Do Aur Do Pyaar.

19 Apr 2024

Movie Review

'LSD2' review: Audacious attempt, but doesn't tie its loose ends

As a long-time admirer of Dibakar Banerjee's ahead of its time LSD (2010), I was excited to see its spiritual sequel, LSD 2.

15 Apr 2024

Bollywood Films

Dibakar Banerjee on how 'LSD 2' explores 'multiple truths'

In 2010, filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee both stunned and awed audiences with his anthology film Love Sex Aur Dhokha, which dealt with themes such as honor killing and sting operations.

'LSD 2' faces CBFC scrutiny; Section 377 disclaimer demanded: Report

The Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) is reportedly closely scrutinizing the upcoming film Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 (LSD 2).

12 Apr 2024

Mouni Roy

'LSD 2' trailer: Dibakar Banerjee narrates real, cautionary tale

The much-anticipated trailer for Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, has been released.

Ektaa Kapoor shatters norms, chooses transgender lead for 'LSD 2'

Ektaa Kapoor, known for her penchant for groundbreaking content, is set to continue her streak with the much-anticipated Love Sex Aur Dhoka 2 (LSD 2).

'LSD 2' teaser explores alluring side of social media

The much-anticipated teaser for the film Love Sex Aur Dhoka 2 (LSD 2) has been released by Balaji Motion Pictures.

14 Feb 2024


Postponed! 'Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2' gets new release date

Dibakar Banerjee's Love Sex Aur Dhokha has attained cult status over the years and the makers are gearing up for the release of the sequel.

23 Dec 2023

Arjun Kapoor

Director Dibakar Banerjee on 'Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar's hushed release

Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor's Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar (2021) underwent a rather unfortunate sequence of events.

07 Oct 2023

Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher starrer 'Khosla Ka Ghosla!' eyeing remakes across languages

National Film Award-winning cult classic comedy Khosla Ka Ghosla! is eyeing a wider audience now.

13 Jul 2023

Upcoming Movies

Uorfi Javed to reportedly debut with Ektaa Kapoor's #LoveSexAurDhokha2

Model-actor Uorfi Javed is reportedly gearing up for her Bollywood debut.

08 Jul 2023

Bollywood Films

What to expect from #LSD2', 'Soorarai Pottru' Hindi remake clash

Bollywood is gearing up for yet another clash!

21 Jun 2023


Dibakar Banerjee's birthday: 5 must-watch titles of National Award-winning director

Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee marked his Bollywood debut with Khosla Ka Ghosla! in the year 2006. In a career spanning nearly two decades, Banerjee has helmed a total of nine films, has written the screenplay for eight, and produced five films.

01 Jun 2021


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.

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.

14 Dec 2020


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.

19 Aug 2018


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.

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".

29 Mar 2018


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.

04 Sep 2017


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.