Rajat Kapoor: News

Known for his roles in 'Kapoor & Sons' and 'Drishyam', Rajat Kapoor is an actor, screenwriter, director, and producer in Hindi cinema. After watching plenty of movies as a child, Kapoor decided to become a filmmaker at the age of 14. In 1985, he moved to Pune to attend the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). Initially, Kapoor focused on his career as an actor and made a debut in parallel cinema with the movie 'Khayal Gatha' in 1989. However, he couldn't find more acting jobs and decided to start writing and directing. In 1997, he made his first full-length directorial debut with the movie 'Private Detective: Two Plus Two Plus One'. Kapoor's first popular and major acting work in the industry came with the movie 'Dil Chahta Hai' in 2001. The same year, he gained international fame by featuring in the film 'Monsoon Wedding'. In 2003, he wrote and directed 'Raghu Romeo', which went on to bag a National Film Award. In 2015 and 2016, he was seen in 'Drishyam' and 'Kapoor & Sons', respectively, which are among his most popular works. Kapoor was last seen in the web series 'Scam 1992' as an investigating officer in 2020.


03 May 2023


Everything about the inaugural India-themed Nirvana Festival in France

Indian culture is lauded by many globally and recently, the focus has been on Indian cinema. The Nirvana Festival is set to kick in the month of May and France's India-themed festival will showcase some modern-day gems.

27 Apr 2023

OTT releases

OTT: 'Fauda's Indian adaptation SonyLIV's 'Tanaav' renewed for another season

The television series Fauda has a cult-like following. India's Applause Entertainment adapted it in association with the OTT platform SonyLIV and it is titled Tanaav. In an exiting recent development, the series has been renewed for another season, per reports.

16 Nov 2022

Swastika Mukherjee

'Kora Kagazz': Rajat Kapoor, Swastika Mukherjee starrer's trailer dropped

The trailer of Kora Kagazz starring Rajat Kapoor, Swastika Mukherjee, and Aishani Yadav in the lead roles was dropped by the makers on Wednesday.

08 Sep 2022

Harshad Mehta

'Lootere' teaser: Hansal Mehta's series promises gripping tale of bandits

On Thursday, Disney+ Hotstar shared the teaser of its upcoming thriller series Lootere, helmed by veteran filmmaker Hansal Mehta (Shahid).

21 Jun 2022


Ajay Devgn's 'Drishyam 2' to hit theaters on November 18!

Everyone's favorite mystery thriller is back!

14 Jun 2022

Arbaaz Khan

'Fauda' Hindi adaptation: Manav Vij, Rajat Kapoor, Arbaaz Khan onboard

Globally acclaimed Israeli drama series Fauda is getting its Hindi adaptation.

11 Oct 2018

Sexual Harassment

Asrani doesn't want #MeToo to be taken seriously. We disagree

Bollywood's #MeToo movement has swept the industry by exposing the dark side of the glamour world.

09 Oct 2018

Sexual Harassment

#MeToo: MAMI removes AIB, Rajat Kapoor's films from its line-up

The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) announced yesterday that the festival has decided to drop AIB's 'Chintu Ka Birthday' and Rajat Kapoor's 'Kadakh' from its showcase as #MeToo storm gathers speed.

08 Oct 2018

Kangana Ranaut

Vikas Bahl controversy: Sonam-Kangana get into war of words

Bollywood's #MeToo campaign led by Tanushree Dutta has taken over the industry in full force.

08 Oct 2018


After Nana, Vikas Bahl, Rajat Kapoor accused of sexual misconduct

Tanushree Dutta's sexual harassment allegations against Nana Patekar have initiated a firestorm in the industry, giving birth to Bollywood's own #MeToo campaign.

30 Jul 2018


I would love to do Mithali Raj's biopic: Taapsee Pannu

Actor Taapsee Pannu said she would love to do a biopic on Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj, but believes it is too early to talk about the project.

21 May 2018


'Mulk' first look: Taapsee Pannu looks promising as a lawyer

After enthralling us all with her compelling act in 'Pink', Taapsee Pannu is back to the courtroom for 'Mulk', the first look of which was revealed today.

26 Mar 2018

Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma's 'Pari' to be remade in Tamil

Anushka Sharma starrer 'Pari' was touted to be a game-changer for the horror genre in Bollywood but did not quite live up to the expectations upon its release.

03 Mar 2018

Virat Kohli

Anushka Sharma's 'Pari' takes a steady opening

Anushka Sharma's 'Pari' has opened on the similar lines of her last two production ventures 'NH 10' and 'Phillauri.' The horror film has collected Rs. 4.36 crore on its first day.

17 Aug 2017


Actor Rajat Kapoor wants a moment of your time

Before the term alternative or Indie cinema became popular, in 2003 a film named Raghu Romeo was released.