Articles about Farhad Samji

Born on May 5, 1974, Farhad Samji is an Indian composer, film director, writer and actor, who is best known for directing the movie ‘Housefull 4’ (2019). He is the brother of Indian film composer Sajid Samji, and the duo is together known as Sajid-Farhad. Samji and his brother began their career as lyricists with the movie ‘Hum Kisise Kum Nahin’ in 2002. Samji has worked with his brother as lyricist in at least nine movies including ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ (2006), ‘God Tussi Great Ho’ (2008), ‘Bol Bachchan’ (2012) and ‘Housefull 3’ (2016). The duo began their writing career with the movie ‘Shiva’ in 2006, where they wrote dialogues for the movie. The duo has worked together in over 20 movies as writers, until 2018. He made his debut as a director with the 2014 action-comedy ‘Entertainment’ and has directed at least four movies and two web series until 2021. Between 2019 and 2021, Samji has independently written dialogues and screenplay of at least eight movies. He has also made special appearances in movies like ‘Baaghi 3’ and ‘Coolie No. 1’ (2020).

Did Salman Khan book Eid 2023 for release of 'Bhaijaan'?

07 Feb 2022

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Did Salman Khan book Eid 2023 for release of 'Bhaijaan'?

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has reportedly fixed the release date for his much-anticipated comedy-drama, Bhaijaan.

'Bachchan Pandey': Akshay Kumar announces film's release date

23 Jan 2021

Entertainment
'Bachchan Pandey': Akshay Kumar announces film's release date

Akshay Kumar has announced the release date of his next movie, Bachchan Pandey.

'Bachchan Pandey': Akshay Kumar shares new look from the movie

07 Jan 2021

Entertainment
'Bachchan Pandey': Akshay Kumar shares new look from the movie

Actor Akshay Kumar, who recently started shooting for his film Bachchan Pandey, has shared his first look from the sets.

Kriti Sanon enjoys bike ride on sets of 'Bachchan Pandey'

05 Jan 2021

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Kriti Sanon enjoys bike ride on sets of 'Bachchan Pandey'

Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon had a great time riding a bike on the sets of her upcoming film Bachchan Pandey.

Arshad Warsi joins Akshay Kumar for 'Bachchan Pandey'

30 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Arshad Warsi joins Akshay Kumar for 'Bachchan Pandey'

Akshay Kumar and Arshad Warsi will soon be seen together in Sajid Nadiadwala's upcoming action-comedy film, Bachchan Pandey.

"Feels good": Salman resumes shooting 'Radhe' after six months

05 Oct 2020

Entertainment
"Feels good": Salman resumes shooting 'Radhe' after six months

Salman Khan's upcoming action-thriller movie, Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai, was earlier slated to release in May this year.

'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali' to be a remake of 'Veeram'?

12 Mar 2020

Entertainment
'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali' to be a remake of 'Veeram'?

Recently, Salman Khan came up with a sweet surprise for his fans as he announced that he would bring forth a movie titled Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali on the occasion of Eid next year.

Akshay Kumar moves 'Bachchan Pandey' release date, upon Aamir's request

27 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Akshay Kumar moves 'Bachchan Pandey' release date, upon Aamir's request

Ending speculations about a plausible year-end clash at the box-office, Akshay Kumar and the makers of Bachchan Pandey have now shifted the release date of their film, upon Aamir Khan's request.

Salman Khan books both Eid and Christmas of 2021

14 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Salman Khan books both Eid and Christmas of 2021

Salman Khan's fans are in for a treat, as the superstar has booked two major festive slots, viz. Eid-ul-Fitr and the Christmas in the coming year.

'Housefull 4' crosses Rs. 50 crore mark at box office

28 Oct 2019

Entertainment
'Housefull 4' crosses Rs. 50 crore mark at box office

Despite scathing reviews, Akshay Kumar-starrer comedy film Housefull 4 has managed to rake in a massive Rs. 50 crore at the box office within three days of hitting the theaters.

Watch: How Akshay rescues unconscious man on a show's sets

04 Oct 2019

Entertainment
Watch: How Akshay rescues unconscious man on a show's sets

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is currently busy promoting his upcoming film, Housefull 4.

'Laxmmi Bomb': Akshay Kumar shares first look as transgender Laxmmi

03 Oct 2019

Entertainment
'Laxmmi Bomb': Akshay Kumar shares first look as transgender Laxmmi

After having delivered two super successful films this year, namely Kesari and Mission Mangal, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is gearing up for more.

Makers suffered Rs. 2.5cr loss in 'Coolie No. 1' fire

18 Sep 2019

Entertainment
Makers suffered Rs. 2.5cr loss in 'Coolie No. 1' fire

Days after a massive fire broke on the sets of Varun Dhawan's Coolie No. 1, it's now reported that the producers have suffered a big loss in the mishap.

Akshay Kumar to do a movie on NSA Ajit Doval

06 Aug 2019

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Akshay Kumar to do a movie on NSA Ajit Doval

Akshay Kumar is on a movie-signing spree.

Akshay Kumar to turn rapper for his next, 'Housefull 4'?

24 Jul 2019

Entertainment
Akshay Kumar to turn rapper for his next, 'Housefull 4'?

Akshay Kumar, who is gearing up for Housefull 4, will apparently be crooning the title track of the popular comedy franchise's fourth installment.

Did Ekta Kapoor want to put brother Tusshar in jail?

28 Jun 2019

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Did Ekta Kapoor want to put brother Tusshar in jail?

Director-producer Ekta Kapoor recently spilled beans about her relationship with her brother, actor Tusshar Kapoor.

Akshay Kumar looks sinister in 'Kanchana' remake 'Laxmmi Bomb' poster

18 May 2019

Entertainment
Akshay Kumar looks sinister in 'Kanchana' remake 'Laxmmi Bomb' poster

Earlier in the day, Akshay Kumar tweeted the first poster of his upcoming film, Laxmmi Bomb, and it has already become a sensation.

Complaint filed against Sara for riding pillion without helmet

11 Apr 2019

Entertainment
Complaint filed against Sara for riding pillion without helmet

Ever since Sara Ali Khan has been roped in for Imtiaz Ali's Aaj Kal opposite Kartik Aaryan, the lady has become the talk of the town.

Akshay returns to horror-comedy, to shoot for 'Laxmi' next week

08 Apr 2019

Entertainment
Akshay returns to horror-comedy, to shoot for 'Laxmi' next week

Akshay Kumar is one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood today.

Varun-Sara to release 'Coolie No.1' remake poster on April 24?

05 Apr 2019

Entertainment
Varun-Sara to release 'Coolie No.1' remake poster on April 24?

Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan created a buzz recently after the two were roped in for the remake of Govinda starrer Coolie No.1.

Confirmed! Sara to romance Varun in 'Coolie No. 1' remake

23 Mar 2019

Entertainment
Confirmed! Sara to romance Varun in 'Coolie No. 1' remake

Sara Ali Khan's career is certainly on a roll after the massive success of her debut Kedarnath and her second release Simmba in 2018.

Tamannaah Bhatia on Sajid Khan: 'I was completely comfortable'

19 Mar 2019

Entertainment
Tamannaah Bhatia on Sajid Khan: 'I was completely comfortable'

Bollywood's #MeToo movement brought a series of sordid tales of sexual harassment in the limelight.

Johnny-Jamie Lever to spice up humor quotient in 'Housefull 4'

28 Feb 2019

Entertainment
Johnny-Jamie Lever to spice up humor quotient in 'Housefull 4'

The popular Housefull franchise is coming up with the fourth installment and the movie is going to have an ensemble cast.

Sajid Khan's horror continues: Aahana Kumra makes shocking revelations

01 Nov 2018

Entertainment
Sajid Khan's horror continues: Aahana Kumra makes shocking revelations

Ever since Bollywood's #MeToo has gained momentum, Sajid Khan has emerged as a serial predator.

Rana Daggubati excited to replace Nana Patekar in 'Housefull 4'

01 Nov 2018

Entertainment
Rana Daggubati excited to replace Nana Patekar in 'Housefull 4'

Nana Patekar's exit from 'Housefull 4' last month created a buzz in the B-town.

#MeTooEffect: This actor to replace Nana Patekar in 'Housefull 4'

14 Oct 2018

Entertainment
#MeTooEffect: This actor to replace Nana Patekar in 'Housefull 4'

Bollywood's #MeToo movement is gaining momentum these days and the harassers are finally facing some brunt.

#MeTooEffect: Farhad Samji replaces Sajid Khan as 'Housefull 4' director

14 Oct 2018

Entertainment
#MeTooEffect: Farhad Samji replaces Sajid Khan as 'Housefull 4' director

Post sexual harassment allegations were leveled against Sajid Khan, the director has been on the constant radar.