JP Dutta: News

Jyoti Prakash Dutta is an Indian film producer, writer, and director who predominantly works in Bollywood. He is the son of late filmmaker OP Dutta. He produces films under the JP Films banner. He is famous for producing war-related, patriotic, and action movies. Most of his films are multi-starrers featuring several popular actors. Dutta began his career in 1976 with the movie 'Sarhad,' but it was not released. Hence, his debut as a director and writer came with the movie 'Ghulami' that was released in 1985. Later, he directed 'Yateem', 'Batwara', 'Hathyar', and 'Kshatriya' in the late '80 and early '90s. Dutta's most popular and commercially successful film 'Border' released in 1997. The following year, he was awarded the National Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration for 'Border'. Over the years, Dutta released three Box Office hits namely, 'Refugee' (2000), 'LOC Kargil' (2003), and 'Umrao Jaan' (2006). The Indian Army gives him complete sustenance for his war and nation-based movies. In 2013, Dutta announced that he would be making a sequel to 'Border' with Sangram Singh and Ajit Sodhi.

03 Oct 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, JP Dutta: Revisiting filmmaker's iconic war, historical films

JP Dutta, a name synonymous with patriotic period and war films, stands as a cinematic genius in Bollywood.

20 Aug 2023

Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol's 'Border 2' not happening? Latest reports rubbish rumors

On Saturday, an exclusive report by Pinkvilla stated that after the humongous success of Gadar 2, Sunny Deol is gearing up to sign another action-heavy drama, Border 2, a sequel to JP Dutta's Border (1997).

19 Aug 2023

Sunny Deol

'Border 2' starring Sunny Deol reportedly in works

The monstrous success of Gadar 2 has confirmed two things: Sunny Deol's stardom—as an action hero—still fails to elicit many parallels, and the nostalgia factor associated with a yesteryear blockbuster will always work!

08 Sep 2018


Fear is the winner: 'The Nun' beats Bollywood-releases at box-office

The first week of September witnessed a fierce competition at the box office as Hollywood movie 'The Nun' was released along with JP Dutta's 'Paltan' and Sajid Ali's 'Laila Majnu'.

26 Jul 2018


#DoseOfPatriotism: 5 Bollywood films which accurately depict the Kargil War

The Kargil war or the 1999 Indo-Pak war is an unforgettable event in our country's history.

07 Jul 2018


Watch: This teaser from JP Dutta's war-movie 'Paltan' is exceptional

JP Dutta's direction, Rahman's music, tiranga in background and handsome hunks in uniform - pretty dreams are made of stuff like this.

02 Jun 2018

Vidyut Jammwal

Sonal Chauhan joins Vidyut Jammwal, Shruti in Mahesh Manjrekar's next

"Jannat" star Sonal Chauhan joined the cast of Mahesh Manjrekar's untitled gangster drama. Vidyut Jammwal, Shruti Haasan, Naseeruddin Shah, and Amol Palekar are part of the film which recently started production.

20 May 2018

Kangana Ranaut

It is challenging to play villain in 'Simmba': Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood, who will be seen in "Simmba" as the villain, says there is more scope of performance in grey characters.