Guneet Monga: News

Guneet Monga is an Indian film producer who is the founder of Sikhya Entertainment which is a boutique film production house. Her production house has produced some notable films like ‘Masaan,’ ‘Zubaan,’ ‘Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1,’ ‘Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2,’ ‘The Lunchbox,’ and ‘Peddlers.’ Monga was also the executive producer of a documentary film titled ‘Period. End of Sentence,’ which was the winner of the 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject. She has been listed as one among the top 50 Indians changing India by India Today and The Hollywood Reporter voted her as one of the top 12 women achievers in the Global Entertainment industry. She has also established a cinema collective called ‘Indian Women Rising (IWR),’ which aims to discover, magnify and spread the work of Indian women filmmakers across the globe. The first project she presented under IWR was a short film named ‘Bittu,’ which was nominated for the 93rd Academy Awards in the Best Live Action Short category. In 2021, Monga won the Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government for her contribution to Indo-French cultural and cinematic collaboration through her movies and her continuous work toward women empowerment.

20 May 2024

Bhuvan Bam

Bhuvan Bam, Guneet Monga to reunite after 'Plus Minus': Report

In an exciting development, content creator and actor Bhuvan Bam is reportedly teaming up once again with Oscar-winning filmmaker Guneet Monga.

03 Apr 2024

Apoorva Mehta

Karan Johar-Guneet Monga's 'Kill' teaser release date revealed

The creators of the highly anticipated action thriller Kill announced on Wednesday that the movie's teaser will be unveiled on Thursday.

09 Feb 2024

Bollywood

'Kill': Karan Johar-Guneet Monga's actioner starring Lakshya gets release date

Get ready for a thrilling ride as the much-awaited action-packed film Kill, starring Lakshya, is set to premiere in Indian theaters on July 5.

16 Dec 2023

Academy Awards

Best of 2023: Indian celebrities and their big international wins

The year 2023 has been one of the best years for Indian showbiz. From bringing an Academy Award to winning big at the Golden Globe Awards, you name an international honor, and our beloved celebrities have brought that home for us.

02 Dec 2023

Katrina Kaif

Ranveer to Katrina: India at Red Sea Film Festival 2023

Saudi Arabia's Red Sea Film Festival 2023 is underway in Jeddah.

13 Nov 2023

Academy Awards

'American Sikh': Guneet Monga-Vikas Khanna come onboard as executive producers

Academy Award-winning producer Guneet Monga Kapoor and Michelin Star-winning chef-turned-filmmaker Vikas Khanna have come on board as executive producers for the Oscar-qualified animated short American Sikh.

21 Oct 2023

Karan Johar

Collin D'Cunha to helm Karan Johar-Guneet Monga's 'The Intouchables' remake

Academy Award-winner Guneet Monga Kapoor and Karan Johar are progressing with their Hindi remake of the popular 2011 French film, The Intouchables.

18 Sep 2023

Bollywood

TIFF2023: Karan Johar-Guneet Monga's 'Kill' emerges runner-up in Midnight Madness

Karan Johar and Guneet Monga's Kill premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2023, receiving global appreciation.

04 Aug 2023

Bollywood

Karan Johar's 'Kill' to premiere at TIFF: Cast, crew, genre

Karan Johar's Dharma Productions is on a roll!

23 May 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Karan Johar-Guneet Monga's 'Gyaarah Gyaarah' to premiere on SonyLIV

Academy Award winner Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment and Karan Johar's Dharmatic Entertainment (the digital arm of Dharma Productions) announced their first project since their collaboration was announced recently.

19 May 2023

Movie Review

'Kathal' review: Sanya Malhotra-starrer is a well done satirical comedy 

When satire is mixed with an undertone of socio-political issues, you get served with a film like Kathal: A jackfruit mystery.

11 May 2023

Bollywood

Karan Johar-Guneet Monga to produce content together: Report

Collaboration is the key to success!

25 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Guneet Monga was hospitalized after Oscars victory, reveals MM Keeravani

At the recently held 95th Academy Awards, RRR's Naatu Naatu and producer Guneet Monga's The Elephant Whisperers scripted history by winning two Oscars for India.

17 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Oscar winner Guneet Monga opens up about speech snub

Academy Award winner Guneet Monga wasn't given the chance to speak on the stage when The Elephant Whisperers won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short. Director Karitiki Gonsalves delivered her speech and as Monga started to speak, she was played off the stage.

15 Mar 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Netflix announces docu-film on Yo Yo Honey Singh

The OTT giant Netflix announced a docu-drama revolving around the life of famous Indian rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh. His life has been full of crests and troughs. From being a top artist to his sudden disappearance to several controversies, the Mozez Singh directorial will address it all.

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Oscar-winning producer Guneet Monga speaks about her journey in films

Guneet Monga is at an all-time career high with her win at the Academy Awards 2023.

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Academy Awards 2023: 'EEAAO' wins 7 Oscars; full winners list

Academy Awards 2023 was a humongous success, and we got a very diverse range of winners in the 95th edition.

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023: Guneet Monga's speech gets cut off; netizens react

Academy Awards is the most coveted award ceremony and this year it was special for India. From The Elephant Whisperers winning in the Best Documentary Short category to RRR's Naatu Naatu winning in the Best Original Song category, it has been an honor for the country.

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023: 'The Elephant Whisperers' wins Best Documentary Short 

History has been made! The Oscar for Best Documentary Short has been awarded to The Elephant Whisperers.

14 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

#NewsBytesExclusive: Oscars shortlist unexpected, says 'Elephant Whisperers' cinematographer Anand Bansal

Filmmaker Kartiki Gonsalves's Netflix documentary The Elephant Whisperers has been shortlisted for the Oscars 2023. It is now eyeing a spot in the final nominations, which will be announced on January 24.

11 Dec 2022

Sanya Malhotra

Guneet Monga wedding: Filmmaker shares photos from mehendi, sangeet ceremonies

Filmmaker Guneet Monga is all set to tie the knot with her fiance Sunny Kapoor on Monday (December 12). The soon-to-be Mr. and Mrs. would reportedly have a traditional Sikh wedding.

05 Dec 2022

Bollywood

Filmmaker Guneet Monga gets real about marrying at 39

Filmmaker Guneet Monga wrote a long note on Instagram, talking about how she cursed her body and doubted her intelligence, for not being able to find her "soulmate," before she met Sunny Kapoor, her fiancé.