Articles about Dinesh Vijan

Dinesh Vijan is an Indian film director and producer widely known for his work in Bollywood. He is also the founder of the production company Maddock Films. In 2004, at the age of 23, Vijan quit his banking job to pursue his filmmaking passion. He first took up the role of a film producer with the Homi Adajania directed 2005 film ‘Being Cyrus’. Later, he ventured into direction with the 2017 romantic action film, ‘Raabta’, starring late Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon. He has garnered critical acclaim as well as immense commercial success for some of his film productions. He has donned the producer's hat for more than 25 movies, including ‘Go Goa Gone’, ‘Cocktail’, ‘Badlapur’, ‘Stree’, ‘Hindi Medium’, ‘Luka Chuppi’, ‘Arjun Patiala’, ‘Angrezi Medium’, ‘Roohi’, the ‘Love Aaj Kal’ series, and ‘Mimi’ as well as the upcoming ‘Dasvi’ and ‘Shiddat’, among others. He has also earned a wide reputation as a leading Indian producer in the highly competitive Hindi film industry.

Vidya Balan's next is with 'Mimi' helmer Laxman Utekar

08 Apr 2022

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Vidya Balan's next is with 'Mimi' helmer Laxman Utekar

Vidya Balan has signed her next!

Abhishek Bachchan's 'Dasvi' to hit OTT, his fourth direct-to-digital outing

14 Mar 2022

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Abhishek Bachchan's 'Dasvi' to hit OTT, his fourth direct-to-digital outing

After Ludo, The Big Bull, Bob Biswas, Abhishek Bachchan is gearing up for his next OTT release, Dasvi.

John Abraham, Maddock Films join hands for action thriller, 'Tehran'

22 Feb 2022

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John Abraham, Maddock Films join hands for action thriller, 'Tehran'

John Abraham, who has become synonymous with hardcore action movies, has signed his next in that genre.

Nepean Capital acquires 50% stake in Dinesh Vijan's Maddock Films

20 Feb 2022

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Nepean Capital acquires 50% stake in Dinesh Vijan's Maddock Films

Producer Dinesh Vijan has given us a wide variety of unique content in the last 17 years under his banner, Maddock Films.

'Bhediya': Varun Dhawan emotes 'don't mess with me' in first-poster

25 Nov 2021

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'Bhediya': Varun Dhawan emotes 'don't mess with me' in first-poster

Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon starrer Bhediya's first look poster is here now!

Kriti Sanon-Rajkummar Rao's 'Hum Do Hamare Do' releasing October 29

06 Oct 2021

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Kriti Sanon-Rajkummar Rao's 'Hum Do Hamare Do' releasing October 29

Hum Do Hamare Do, which is reuniting Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao after their impressive outing Bareilly Ki Barfi, finally got a release date.

Varun Dhawan-Sriram Raghavan's 'Ekkis' to hit the floors next February

21 Sep 2021

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Varun Dhawan-Sriram Raghavan's 'Ekkis' to hit the floors next February

In 2019, Varun Dhawan had confirmed that he signed a Sriram Raghavan directorial, which will be based on Param Vir Chakra recipient Arun Khetarpal.

Is 'Bhediya' going to tell when 'Stree 2' would arrive?

28 Jul 2021

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Is 'Bhediya' going to tell when 'Stree 2' would arrive?

Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor's 2018 film, Stree, turned out to be a hit at the box office.

Kriti Sanon's 'Mimi' drops on July 30, trailer out soon!

10 Jul 2021

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Kriti Sanon's 'Mimi' drops on July 30, trailer out soon!

Kriti Sanon-led movie on surrogacy, Mimi, has received its premiere date.

It's a wrap for 'Bhediya'; check out new motion poster

10 Jul 2021

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It's a wrap for 'Bhediya'; check out new motion poster

Actors Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon have wrapped up the shooting for their Dinesh Vijan horror flick Bhediya.

Dinesh Vijan acquires film rights of 'Club You To Death'

05 Jul 2021

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Dinesh Vijan acquires film rights of 'Club You To Death'

Producer Dinesh Vijan's Maddock Films has acquired the audiovisual rights of author Anuja Chauhan's sixth book, murder mystery Club You To Death.

Sriram Raghavan's 'Ekkis' to go on floors by 2021 third-quarter

28 Mar 2021

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Sriram Raghavan's 'Ekkis' to go on floors by 2021 third-quarter

Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan's upcoming movie on the life of Param Vir Chakra recipient Arun Khetarpal martyred during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan War, Ekkis, has received a production timeline.

'Roohi' box office: Film improves business on day 3

14 Mar 2021

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'Roohi' box office: Film improves business on day 3

The lull at the box office finally seems to be getting lifted. Janhvi Kapoor-starrer Roohi's box office numbers for Saturday came in, and the film is doing significant business.

Watch: Varun Dhawan turns into werewolf for Dinesh Vijan's 'Bhediya'

22 Feb 2021

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Watch: Varun Dhawan turns into werewolf for Dinesh Vijan's 'Bhediya'

Varun Dhawan is the latest Bollywood star to join Dinesh Vijan's horror universe, as he is working on Bhediya. The universe includes the 2018 hit Stree and the soon-to-be-released Roohi.

Abhishek Bachchan to start shooting for 'Dasvi' this month

06 Feb 2021

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Abhishek Bachchan to start shooting for 'Dasvi' this month

Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently celebrated his 45th birthday, is all set to commence shooting for Dasvi.

It has broken me: Kriti Sanon's heartfelt tribute to SSR

16 Jun 2020

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It has broken me: Kriti Sanon's heartfelt tribute to SSR

Sushant Singh Rajput's shocking demise has left a permanent void in the film industry, that won't ever be filled.

'Angrezi Medium' and 'Gunjan Saxena' get new release dates

17 Feb 2020

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'Angrezi Medium' and 'Gunjan Saxena' get new release dates

Filmmaker Karan Johar and producer Dinesh Vijan have mutually decided to shift the release dates of their films, Angrezi Medium, Gunjan Saxena, and Roohi Afzana, to avoid a potential box-office clash.

Ahead of 'Angrezi Medium' trailer release, Irrfan shares heart-warming message

12 Feb 2020

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Ahead of 'Angrezi Medium' trailer release, Irrfan shares heart-warming message

Just a day ahead of the trailer launch of his film Angrezi Medium, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has shared an emotional message for his fans, revealing that he won't be able to promote the movie.

'Bala' trailer: Ayushmann is back with another intriguing social message

10 Oct 2019

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'Bala' trailer: Ayushmann is back with another intriguing social message

Ever since his arrival in Bollywood with Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor, the amazingly talented Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered back-to-back hits, that are both high on entertainment value and are socially relevant.

Rajkummar Rao charges a huge amount for 'Chupke Chupke' remake

10 Sep 2019

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Rajkummar Rao charges a huge amount for 'Chupke Chupke' remake

After delivering hits like Stree and Judgementall Hai Kya, Rajkummar Rao has certainly proved himself as a bankable actor.

Rajkummar Rao thinks his 'RoohiAfza' co-star Janhvi is "phenomenal"

15 Jul 2019

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Rajkummar Rao thinks his 'RoohiAfza' co-star Janhvi is "phenomenal"

Rajkummar Rao has begun shooting for his upcoming movie RoohiAfza with Janhvi Kapoor, and he is all praises for the young actress.

Pankaj Tripathi reveals real reason to do Irrfan's 'Angrezi Medium'

14 Apr 2019

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Pankaj Tripathi reveals real reason to do Irrfan's 'Angrezi Medium'

Pankaj Tripathi is the man of the hour. After impressing the audience with his performance in Stree, Gangs of Wasseypur and Sacred Games, he has now been roped in for Angrezi Medium.

#AngreziMedium: Producer Dinesh Vijan gets emotional about Irrfan Khan's return

06 Apr 2019

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#AngreziMedium: Producer Dinesh Vijan gets emotional about Irrfan Khan's return

After battling a rare cancer for over a year, Irrfan Khan returned to work yesterday and began shooting for Angrezi Medium in Rajasthan.

After cancer treatment, Irrfan Khan begins shooting for 'Angrezi Medium'

05 Apr 2019

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After cancer treatment, Irrfan Khan begins shooting for 'Angrezi Medium'

Ever since Irrfan Khan returned to Mumbai from London post his cancer treatment, there have been speculations and presumptions about his onscreen comeback.

Kareena Kapoor to romance Irrfan Khan in 'Hindi Medium 2'?

01 Apr 2019

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Kareena Kapoor to romance Irrfan Khan in 'Hindi Medium 2'?

With Irrfan Khan back in town post cancer treatment in London, his fans are eagerly waiting for him to begin shooting for his comeback movie, Hindi Medium 2.

For 'Rooh-Afza', Janhvi to follow Sridevi's footsteps: Here's how

30 Mar 2019

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For 'Rooh-Afza', Janhvi to follow Sridevi's footsteps: Here's how

Janhvi Kapoor, who made her stunning debut with Dhadak last year, has now signed her fourth project.

Irrfan's 'Hindi Medium 2' gets new title, director: Details here

26 Mar 2019

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Irrfan's 'Hindi Medium 2' gets new title, director: Details here

Ever since Irrfan Khan returned to India post his cancer treatment in New York, there have been speculations about his onscreen comeback.

Amid cancer treatment, Irrfan gets clicked for the first time

09 Mar 2019

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Amid cancer treatment, Irrfan gets clicked for the first time

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who underwent treatment for Neuroendocrine tumor in London, grabbed the headlines after he returned to India last month.

Tigmanshu Dhulia says Irrfan 'is fine', may start shooting soon

02 Mar 2019

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Tigmanshu Dhulia says Irrfan 'is fine', may start shooting soon

It's been a couple of months that speculations are rife about Irrfan Khan's comeback on the screen.

#HindiMedium2: Producer Dinesh Vijan clears air about Irrfan Khan's exit

21 Feb 2019

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#HindiMedium2: Producer Dinesh Vijan clears air about Irrfan Khan's exit

It's been a few days when Irrfan Khan, who was undergoing treatment for the Neuroendocrine tumor in London, returned to Mumbai.

Irrfan Khan not doing 'Hindi Medium 2'. Here's why

16 Feb 2019

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Irrfan Khan not doing 'Hindi Medium 2'. Here's why

Irrfan Khan, who was diagnosed with Neuroendocrine tumor last year, grabbed headlines after he returned to India early this week.

'Stree' weekend collection: Rajkummar-Shraddha's horror-comedy earns Rs. 31.26cr

03 Sep 2018

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'Stree' weekend collection: Rajkummar-Shraddha's horror-comedy earns Rs. 31.26cr

Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor's recent release 'Stree' has been ruling the box office since the day of its release and has continued its winning run on the first weekend.

Irrfan Khan will be back with 'Hindi Medium 2'

21 Aug 2018

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Irrfan Khan will be back with 'Hindi Medium 2'

Irrfan Khan fans have a reason to rejoice as the 'Piku' actor has reportedly agreed to star in 'Hindi Medium 2'.

Pankaj Tripathi joins Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi'

06 Aug 2018

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Pankaj Tripathi joins Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi'

Actor Pankaj Tripathi has come onboard for Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi' where he will be seen playing an estate agent from Mathura.

Not 'hero', but 'actor' tag appeals more to Rajkummar Rao

27 Jul 2018

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Not 'hero', but 'actor' tag appeals more to Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao says he always feels like an actor and not a "hero", a term he prefers should be reserved for Army people fighting at the border.

For 'Stree,' Rajkummar Rao learnt to stitch blouses and shirts!

26 Jul 2018

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For 'Stree,' Rajkummar Rao learnt to stitch blouses and shirts!

Actor Rajkummar Rao has learned the craft of tailoring to prepare himself for his role in the upcoming film 'Stree'.

Kartik Aaryan to romance Kriti Sanon in 'Luka Chuppi'

02 Jul 2018

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Kartik Aaryan to romance Kriti Sanon in 'Luka Chuppi'

Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon, who proved their mettle with 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' and 'Bareily Ki Barfi' respectively, are set to share the screen space in 'Luka Chuppi'.

Sriram Raghavan all set to direct biopic on Arun Khetarpal

18 Jun 2018

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Sriram Raghavan all set to direct biopic on Arun Khetarpal

Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan is all set to direct a biopic on the life of Arun Khetarpal, Second Lieutenant of the Indian army and a posthumous recipient of the Param Vir Chakra.