Articles about Imtiaz Ali

Born on June 16, 1971, Indian film director, producer and writer is best known for his films ‘Jab We Met’ (2007), ‘Love Aaj Kal’ (2009), ‘Rockstar’ (2011), and ‘Highway’ (2014). An alumnus of the University of Delhi, Ali began his directing career with TV shows ‘Kurukshetra’ and ‘Imtihaan’ (1995). His two initial directorial films namely ‘Socha Na Tha’ (2005), and ‘Ahista Ahista’ (2006) performed average. He rose to prominence with ‘Jab We Met.’ As of 2021, Ali has directed at least 12 Bollywood movies, produced at least eight movies, and has written the screenplay of over 10 Bollywood movies. Some of his other critically-lauded and commercially successful movies include ‘Cocktail’ (2012), ‘Tamasha’ (2015), ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ (2017), and ‘Love Aaj Kal’ (2020). He is the recipient of one Filmfare Award, one International Indian Film Academy Award, and two Producers Guild Film Awards. He is the nephew of Pakistani TV actor and director Khalid Ahmed, and director Arif Ali.

07 Aug 2022

Liked 'Darlings'? Here's what you can watch next on Netflix

From fighting crime to standing up for their rights, films and series have certainly not shied away from depicting some of the most badass female protagonists.

19 Jul 2022

Dilip Kumar
Confirmed! Biopic on Madhubala scheduled to be made next year

A biopic on the life of legendary yesteryear actor Madhubala is going into production soon.

06 Jul 2022

Tamil Cinema
'Avrodh 2' to 'Paka': 5 must-watch titles streaming on SonyLIV

SonyLIV is where the action is, quite literally!

16 Jun 2022

Birthday special: Lesser-known facts about Imtiaz Ali, his directorial style

Imtiaz Ali is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated filmmakers of all time who has created many defining moments in Indian cinema.

24 Nov 2021

After Imtiaz Ali's show, Sandeepa signs B Praak's music video

Sandeepa Dhar, who had got several nominations for her debut film, Isi Life Mein...!, is on a signing spree.

24 May 2021

Bollywood News
Imtiaz Ali to collaborate for a third time with Ranbir?

Bollywood has gifted us many memorable actor-director duos through the years, and the Ranbir Kapoor-Imtiaz Ali pair definitely is one of them.

19 Apr 2021

Bollywood News
Bollywood guitarist in COVID-19-induced coma; Imtiaz Ali, others voice support

Tamasha director Imtiaz Ali, musicians Amaal-Armaan Malik and others have come together to help raise funds for the treatment of a guitarist who has worked extensively in Bollywood.

05 Dec 2020

Can't stop smiling: Sanjana Sanghi is IMDb's Breakout Star

Actor Sanjana Sanghi, who impressed one and all with her debut movie Dil Bechara earlier this year, has topped popular movie rating platform IMDb's list of Breakout Stars of 2020.

24 Jul 2020

Saif Ali Khan
'Dil Bechara': Here's all about Sushant Singh Rajput's final film

There was never someone like Sushant Singh Rajput, and there won't ever be another. Hence, the buzz around his final movie is quite understandable.

28 Jun 2020

Bollywood News
Movie distribution startup FilMe acquires rights to 'Angrezi Medium', 'Bala'

FilMe, a brand new offline film distribution startup, is looking to help filmmakers and producers reach a currently inaccessible set of audience.

31 May 2020

In new video, Sara Ali Khan shares weight loss journey

Sara Ali Khan has always been pretty candid about her incredible weight loss journey.

02 Mar 2020

Hollywood News
Randeep Hooda talks about his Hollywood debut movie 'Extraction'

Randeep Hooda is all set to make his Hollywood debut with an upcoming Netflix film Extraction.

15 Feb 2020

Deepika Padukone
Box office: 'Love Aaj Kal' opens at Rs. 12 crore

Imtiaz Ali's much-awaited film Love Aaj Kal, starring Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan, has recorded a decent opening day collection at the box office, thanks to Valentine's Day.

12 Feb 2020

Deepika Padukone
'Love Aaj Kal': CBFC modifies Sara and Kartik's intimate scenes

Even as the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) passed Imtiaz Ali's upcoming movie Love Aaj Kal with a U/A certificate, it axed several intimate scenes from it.

12 Feb 2020

'Atrangi Re': Sara, Dhanush to shoot in Bihar and Madurai

Bollywood director Aanand L Rai's next film, Atrangi Re, starring Sara Ali Khan, Tamil actor Dhanush, and Akshay Kumar, will be filmed in Bihar and Madurai.

10 Feb 2020

Karan Johar
Slammed for 'women with defects' remark, Kartik Aaryan issues clarification

Actor Kartik Aaryan makes problematic movies and off-screen passes problematic comments. The heartthrob of millions recently said on a radio show that while his colleague Ayushmann Khurrana makes movies where "men have defects", he focuses on ones where "women have defects".

09 Feb 2020

Bollywood News
'Malang' dominates the box office, 'Shikara' lags way behind

The first Friday of February marked the release of two major Bollywood films, i.e., Aditya Roy Kapur and Disha Patani-starrer Malang and Vidhu Vinod Chopra's directorial comeback movie Shikara.

03 Feb 2020

Karan Johar
First trailer of Vicky Kaushal's 'Bhoot: The Haunted Ship' out

The first official trailer of Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar-starrer horror film Bhoot: The Haunted Ship is out now.

18 Jan 2020

How Saif reacted to daughter Sara's 'Love Aaj Kal's trailer

The trailer for Imtiaz Ali's much-awaited film Love Aaj Kal, starring Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan, dropped on Friday. The upcoming film is a sequel to Imtiaz's own 2009 hit romantic-comedy movie by the same name.

06 Jan 2020

Celebrity News
#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

Call him what you may, Mozart of Madras, Isai Puyal (musical storm) or Allah Rakha Rahman, he rules over millions of hearts.

09 Dec 2019

Kartik Aaryan slammed for displaying fake abs in commercial

Kartik Aaryan, who isn't new to controversies, has landed himself in trouble yet again.

07 Dec 2019

Bollywood News
Sara Ali clocks one year in Bollywood, shares touching post

One of tinsel town's favorite new kids on the block, Sara Ali Khan has completed one year in Bollywood. Yes, on this very day, her debut film Kedarnath had hit the theaters.

01 Dec 2019

Karan Johar
Deepika Padukone, Kartik Aaryan take up the 'Dheeme Dheeme' challenge

After Akshay Kumar's incessantly viral Bala challenge, the Internet is now going gaga over the Dheeme Dheeme dance from Kartik Aaryan's upcoming movie Pati Patni Aur Woh.

12 Nov 2019

Karan Johar
'Dostana 2': Delhi shoot called off due to pollution

Be it the residents of the city or big stars making movies, the harrowing air pollution in the capital city doesn't discriminate between anyone.

13 Oct 2019

Wondering about Sara Ali Khan's fitness secret? Check out here

Actor Sara Ali Khan may have entered the Bollywood scene only last year, but she has managed to make a mark in the industry, courtesy her strong performances, and her amazing weight loss journey.

05 Sep 2019

Bollywood News
Sara's throwback picture proves how rigorous her weight-loss regime was

Sara Ali Khan, who is just two-films-old, is one of the most talked-about actresses in the industry.

02 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi
Varun Dhawan, Sara's 'Coolie No. 1' sets become plastic free

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a campaign to ban single-use plastics, Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan and the team of Coolie No. 1 have come out in support of the initiative.

19 Aug 2019

Karan Johar
#BhoolBhulaiyaa2: Kartik Aaryan unveils first look of the "haunting comedy"

Bollywood's current heartthrob Kartik Aaryan is all set to entertain audiences with his upcoming "haunting comedy," Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.

16 Aug 2019

Hollywood News
Five Hollywood flicks that were inspired from Bollywood hit films

It's a known fact that Bollywood copies other countries' works, unabashedly.

29 Jul 2019

Deepika Padukone
Aanand L. Rai's next to feature Hrithik, Sara and Dhanush?

Hrithik Roshan, whose latest release was Super 30, is now gearing up for his next project.

07 Jul 2019

6 famous Indians who found love in Pakistani celebrities

Even though India and Pakistan share a rather turbulent relationship, love across the borders is not unheard of.

02 Jul 2019

Akshay Kumar
After 'Dostana 2,' Kartik Aaryan bags 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2'

It's raining sequels for Kartik Aaryan.

04 May 2019

Deepika Padukone
Sara wins 'Rising Star Award' for her swelling Instagram follower-base

Sara Ali Khan, who made her smashing Bollywood debut with Kedarnath last year, has won the 'Rising Star Award' from Facebook India, for her growing fan base on Instagram.

13 Apr 2019

Sara Ali Khan to shoot an ad with Virat Kohli?

Sara Ali Khan, who made a terrific debut with Kedarnath last year, is one of the most sought after actresses in the industry.

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.

27 Mar 2019

Deepika Padukone
Not 'Love Aaj Kal 2', Sara-Kartik's movie gets new title

Cinephiles went crazy after Bollywood heartthrobs Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan were roped in for Imtiaz Ali's next.

23 Mar 2019

Alia Bhatt
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.

22 Mar 2019

Did Sushant Singh Rajput call it quits with Sara?

When Sara Ali Khan made her debut with Kedarnath opposite Sushant Singh Rajput, she became the talk of the town in no time.

21 Mar 2019

Deepika Padukone
Confirmed: Sara-Kartik's love story to release on Valentine's Day 2020

Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan are currently doing a movie with Imtiaz Ali, the shooting of which is underway.