Farhad Samji: News

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).

01 Jul 2023

Bollywood Films

'KKBKKJ's debacle led to Farhad Samji's 'Housefull 5' exit: Report

When Akshay Kumar announced on Friday that Housefull 5 would be released on Diwali 2024, it left fans elated.

16 Jun 2023

OTT releases

When and where to watch Salman Khan's #KisiKaBhaiKisiKiJaan on OTT

Salman Khan is one of the quintessential superstars of Bollywood. The actor has ruled the hearts and box office for decades. His recent release Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan did not perform as per expectations and the film received negative reviews.

12 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' likely to be taken down

Salman Khan has a huge fan following and he did an Eid release after four years. However, Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan is unable to make that impact at the box office.

11 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' is slow but not steady

Salman Khan is the poster boy of commercial cinema in Bollywood. Many directors have used his potential very well but Farhad Samji has failed to use him in the recently released film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan.

10 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' shows negligible rise

Salman Khan is synonymous with box office successes. Over the years, he has most number of films in the Rs. 100 crore club. His recent release Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan has crossed the coveted landmark but has become very slow at the box office.

09 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan starrer 'KKBKKJ' crashes badly 

Salman Khan's Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan is struggling at the box office and has not been able to make good money since Thursday.

08 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' falters with no hope

Salman Khan has been one of the most bankable stars, with most of his previous films creating records at the box office.

04 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan 'KKBKKJ' falters further

Salman Khan's recent release Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan is becoming underwhelming at the box office. Khan's star power helped the film to cross the Rs. 100 crore mark but it is not being able to rake in a decent amount at the box office.

02 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' not performing up to expectations

Salman Khan has been the poster boy of commercial cinema. The superstar has delivered back-to-back blockbusters in the last decade and ever since the pandemic, his career has gone through crests and troughs.

01 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' crosses Rs. 100 crore mark

The Bhaijaan of Bollywood delivers yet again!

28 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan 'KKBKKJ' creates a worldwide storm

Salman Khan's Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan is on a minting spree. This is definitely the biggest 2023 film after Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan. The film received negative reviews from critics but the Bhaijaan fans are loving it.

27 Apr 2023

Box Office

Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' rules at the box office

Salman Khan has been in the headlines from the start of his career. Be it his career, personal life, lawsuits, et al. His recently released film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan was in the buzz for a long time and has been rocking at the box office.

26 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan 'KKBKKJ' collections slightly dip 

Salman Khan is all about commercial blockbusters. Among the holy trinity of Khans, the Bhaijaan of Bollywood has delivered the most commercial successes in the last decade. His recently released Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan has been his Eid gift to his fans and it has been minting well.

25 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' passes first Monday test

Salman Khan is a superstar for more than three decades now. His recent release Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan has passed the crucial first Monday test with flying colors.

24 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'KKBKKJ' marks Salman Khan's biggest opening weekend post-pandemic

The quintessential superstars of the '90s often termed the "last set of stars of Bollywood" are pulling the reins of the industry.

23 Apr 2023

Box Office

'KKBKKJ' box office: Salman Khan-Pooja Hegde starrer witnesses upward trend

Salman Khan graced the theaters with his much-awaited Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan on Friday ahead of Eid.

'KKBKKJ' OTT details: Here's when to watch Salman Khan starrer 

After a gap of four long years, all the fans of Salman Khan were finally happy when Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan (KKBKKJ) was released on Friday. It is Bhai's first theatrical Eid release since 2019's Bharat.

19 Apr 2023

Salman Khan

'KKBKKJ' box office prediction: Salman's film may record earth-shattering collections

Salman Khan, the reigning superstar of Bollywood, is all set to grace theaters this Eid with his highly-anticipated Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan.

18 Apr 2023


Salman Khan's 'KKBKKJ' advance booking is open now

Salman Khan is the Bhaijaan of Bollywood. The actor has been relevant for three decades and has been consistently delivering blockbusters over the years. He is known for Eid releases and this time he is back with Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan.

12 Apr 2023


Salman Khan-Ram Charan's 'Yentamma' ranks third on Billboard's #HotTrendingSongs chart

The Bhaijaan of Bollywood, Salman Khan is all over the news. The actor is currently gearing up for the release of his upcoming film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan and the hype around his Eid release is huge.

21 Mar 2023

Bollywood Films

Salman Khan the singer is back with 'KKBKKJ's new track

Salman Khan is the jack of all trades. From acting to singing to painting to writing lyrics, he has donned many hats and the superstar is back to singing again!

20 Mar 2023


Salman Khan announces new song from 'KKBKKJ'; video out tomorrow

Salman Khan is gearing up for his upcoming release Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan after winning over fans with his cameo in January's Pathaan.

18 Mar 2023

Hera Pheri

#NewsBytesExplainer: Netizens demand Farhad Samji's removal from 'HP3' again—here's why

Internet's rage against writer-director Farhad Samji has no end in sight, or so it seems.

18 Mar 2023

Disney+ Hotstar

'Pop Kaun?' review: Earnest actors can't salvage epic torture fest

There is a method to Farhad Samji's madness, the common denominator across all his projects.

10 Mar 2023

OTT releases

OTT: 'Pop Kaun?' makers pay tribute to Satish Kaushik

Disney+ Hotstar's upcoming comedy series Pop Kaun is drawing all the buzz ever since its announcement. Be it their quirky promotional videos or the stellar cast, fans are rooting for this series.

02 Mar 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Saurabh Shukla-Johnny Lever to star in 'Pop Kaun'

Veteran comedians Saurabh Shukla and Johnny Lever are set to star in the upcoming Farhad Samji-directed comedy series named Pop Kaun.

02 Mar 2023


'KKBKKJ': Salman Khan-Pooja Hegde shine in 'Billi Billi' song 

Superstar Salman Khan has an exciting 2023 forward. From starting the year with a power-packed cameo in Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan to Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan to Tiger 3, all the Bhai fans are bracing themselves.

01 Mar 2023


'KKBKKJ': Salman Khan-Pooja Hegde starrer 'Billi Billi' song teaser out

Salman Khan is a bonafide superstar and he has created a niche for himself. The bankable star is known for trademark acting and dancing skills.

22 Feb 2023


'Hera Pheri-3' BTS photo out! Seen Raju, Shyam, Baburao yet

All Hera Pheri fans were manifesting Akshay Kumar's return to the franchise, as there were a lot of speculations regarding the third installment.

11 Feb 2023

Salman Khan

#KisiKaBhaiKisiKiJaan's first song 'Naiyo Lagda' to be out tomorrow

Set your reminders, Salman Khan fans!

08 Feb 2023


Salman Khan wraps up 'Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan'

The year 2023 is turning out to be Karan-Arjun's aka Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan's year. After a superb cameo in Pathaan, Khan will be next seen in Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan which is set for an Eid release.

28 Aug 2022

Salman Khan

Just Sul joins Salman Khan's 'Kisi Ka Bhai...Kisi Ki Jaan'

Salman Khan's Kisi Ka Bhai...Kisi Ki Jaan is only getting bigger and better with each passing day!

27 Aug 2022

Salman Khan

Salman Khan drops 'Kisi Ka Bhai…Kisi Ki Jaan's first look

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan treated fans to an unexpected surprise on Friday as he shared his first look from his upcoming film Kisi Ka Bhai...Kisi Ki Jaan directed by Farhad Samji.

05 Aug 2022

Salman Khan

Looking at every cast addition in Salman Khan's 'Bhaijaan'

Salman Khan's upcoming dramedy Bhaijaan has been hitting headlines for a while.

01 Aug 2022

Salman Khan

Why is #WeWantBhaijaanAnnouncement trending on Twitter?

Salman Khan's Bhaijaan has been hitting headlines for a while, albeit mostly for the wrong reasons.

23 May 2022


Salman Khan's action-comedy to feature Jassie Gill, Siddharth Nigam: Report

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has several upcoming projects.

22 May 2022

Salman Khan

Aayush Sharma walks out of 'Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali'

In a surprising turn of events, actor Aayush Sharma has decided to opt out of brother-in-law Salman Khan's upcoming film Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, citing creative differences.

12 Mar 2020

Akshay Kumar

'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.

04 Oct 2019

Akshay Kumar

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

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

24 Jul 2019

Akshay Kumar

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.

11 Apr 2019

Varun Dhawan

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.

05 Apr 2019


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.

23 Mar 2019

Varun Dhawan

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.

28 Feb 2019

Akshay Kumar

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.

14 Oct 2018

Akshay Kumar

#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.