Randeep Hooda: News

The man who has taken Bollywood characters to another level and the recipient of two Stardust Awards, Randeep Hooda, is an Indian actor and equestrian. Born and brought up in Haryana, Hooda completed a degree in management from Australia and returned to India in 2000. He started modeling and working with a theater in Delhi. While Hooda was preparing for one of his plays, Mira Nair asked him to audition for a role in her upcoming movie. In the following year, he made a debut in the industry with the movie 'Monsoon Wedding'. Hooda couldn't get a project for the next four years. So, he attended a workshop at the National School of Drama (NSD). In 2005, he was seen in the movie 'D'. After series of flop films, he got a breakthrough in 2010 with 'Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai'. 'Highway', 'Sarabjit', and 'Sultan' are among the biggest box office hits of Hooda. In 2020, he made his Hollywood debut with the film 'Extraction' with Chris Hemsworth.

20 May 2024

Ankita Lokhande

Randeep Hooda's 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' locks OTT premiere on ZEE5

The patriotic thriller-drama, Swatantrya Veer Savarkar, starring Randeep Hooda and Ankita Lokhande, is set for its digital premiere.

14 Apr 2024

Afzal Guru

Sarabjit Singh's killer Amir Sarfaraz shot dead in Lahore 

Amir Sarfaraz, who was convicted in the murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh, was shot dead by 'unknown' individuals in Lahore on Sunday, according to India Today.

29 Mar 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' shows miniscule growth

With the Lok Sabha 2024 elections being at the doorstep, films pandering to right-wing nationalist groups are on the rise in Bollywood. The recently released Vinayak Damodar Savarkar biopic titled Swatantrya Veer Savarkar is the newest addition.

28 Mar 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' dips further on weekdays

Randeep Hooda is a brilliant actor and over the years he has donned characters of varied shades. The actor made his directorial debut with Swatantrya Veer Savarkar, a biopic on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

27 Mar 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' struggles to stay afoot

Biopics are a staple in Bollywood. From gangsters to politicians to sportspeople, over the years, it has become a very common sub-genre in Indian cinema. The Vinayak Damodar Savarkar biopic was in the buzz for long and is running in theaters now.

26 Mar 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' maintains momentum on weekdays 

Swatantrya Veer Savarkar is the biopic of the controversial leader Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and the film has been in the buzz for a long time. The movie is helmed by the adept Randeep Hooda and is raking in quite well at the box office.

25 Mar 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' registers decent opening weekend

Cinema is an important tool of mass communication and Bollywood is witnessing a barrage of films pandering to the right-wing nationalists ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2024.

24 Mar 2024

Box Office

Box office: Randeep Hooda's 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' witnesses impressive jump

Randeep Hooda-led latest biopic, Swatantrya Veer Savarkar, had a dull beginning at the box office on Friday, earning only slightly over Rs. 1cr.

23 Mar 2024

Ankita Lokhande

Box office: Randeep Hooda's 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' mints Rs. 1.16cr

The recent biopic Swatantrya Veer Savarkar, which explores the life of polarizing Indian freedom fighter and reformer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, debuted at the box office on Friday.

10 Mar 2024

Yami Gautam Dhar

Analyzing trend of political films being released during election season 

Since art has the power to sway people and mold opinions, should filmmakers steer clear of sensationalism? Ideally yes, but in reality, they don't.

05 Mar 2024

Upcoming Movies

Who is Ramlali? Subject of Omung Kumar's next biopic

Omung Kumar, the director behind biopics like Mary Kom and Sarbjit, has reportedly secured the rights to create a film about Ramlali, a courageous woman from Uttar Pradesh who confronted the infamous bandit Dadua (Shiv Kumar Patel).

23 Feb 2024

Bollywood Films

'Laapataa Ladies,' 'Yodha,' 'Dune: Part Two': Upcoming theatrical March releases 

March is going to be one memorable month for cinephiles!

30 Jan 2024

Upcoming Movies

Randeep Hooda-led 'Swantantrya Veer Savarkar' finally gets a release date

Randeep Hooda is all set to bring India's unsung hero Vinayak Damodar Savarkar to life in the upcoming Swatantrya Veer Savarkar biopic.

23 Jan 2024


Indian actors who played negative roles in Hollywood movies 

Not just pan-India, several Indian actors have gone international over the last few years and earned a global reputation. And some of them have broken stereotypes with compelling negative roles.

29 Nov 2023


Randeep Hooda, Lin Laishram's wedding ceremony begins! See pictures

It's a happy ending for Bollywood actors Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram.

29 Nov 2023


When Randeep Hooda met Lin Laishram: How it all started

Love will take center stage as Bollywood actors Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram exchange wedding vows on Wednesday in Imphal, Manipur.

25 Nov 2023


Finally! Randeep Hooda announces wedding with Lin Laishram: Check date

The long-awaited moment has arrived!

05 Nov 2023


Randeep Hooda, girlfriend Lin Laishram to tie knot soon: Report

We are likely to witness yet another Bollywood wedding soon!

20 Aug 2023

Fitness and Health

Happy birthday, Randeep Hooda! Here are the stud's fitness secrets

Sharp jawline, washboard abs, strapping muscles, and a magnetic appearance - yes, we are talking about Randeep Hooda!

20 Aug 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Randeep Hooda: Looking at actor's OTT releases

Highway, Jannat 2, and Sarbjit star Randeep Hooda has turned 47!

10 Aug 2023


Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth's top films, other than MCU credits

Though he is loved globally for his portrayal of the Marvel superhero character Thor, Hollywood action star Chris Hemsworth has several critically acclaimed films under his name.

30 May 2023


Know about Randeep Hooda's 'Swatantra Veer Savarkar' and its controversies

Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda is gearing up for the release of his upcoming title Swatantra Veer Savarkar, a biography on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar.

06 Mar 2023


Randeep Hooda-Neena Gupta to star in 'Pachhattar Ka Chhora'

Actor Randeep Hooda announced his next project with the veteran Neena Gupta titled Pachhattar Ka Chhora. The film is touted to be a "quirky romcom" and is helmed by Jayant Gilatar.

21 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

Randeep Hooda announces 'Laal Rang 2'; shoot to commence soon

Actor Randeep Hooda took to Instagram to announce his next film Laal Rang 2, which is the sequel to the 2016 film Laal Rang, on Friday.

10 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

Randeep Hooda to Aasmaan Bhardwaj, debutant directors of 2023

After a bittersweet 2022, Bollywood has placed its hopes on 2023. A hoard of new big-budget movies is gearing up for their release this year.

21 Sep 2022

Mahesh Manjrekar

Mahesh Manjrekar won't be directing Randeep Hooda's 'Swatantra Veer Savarkar'

In an unexpected turn of events, director Mahesh Manjrekar has stepped down as the director of the upcoming film Swatantra Veer Savarkar.

20 Aug 2022


Happy birthday, Randeep Hooda! Looking at actor's future projects

Highway, Jannat 2, Sarbjit, Rang Rasiya, Kick—the common denominator across all these noted films is a memorable, hard-hitting performance by Randeep Hooda.

15 Jul 2022

Lalit Modi

Sushmita Sen dating Lalit Modi: Celebrities actor dated before Modi

It came as an unexpected announcement when cricket administrator Lalit Modi shared a social media post about a "new beginning" with Bollywood actor Sushmita Sen on Thursday.

22 Feb 2022


'CAT': Randeep Hooda's first look from Netflix revenge-thriller is out

After Sam Hargrave-directed Extraction, Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda will be once again joining hands with Netflix for the upcoming series, CAT.

01 Dec 2021


#NewsBytesExclusive: Screenwriter alleges police won't register FIR against Randeep Hooda

In August, Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda was in the news for a screenwriter, Priya Sharma, had sent him a Rs. 10 crore legal notice.

25 Sep 2021

Ileana D'Cruz

Randeep Hooda to play gangster in upcoming Netflix crime-thriller series

Actor Randeep Hooda is set to star as a gangster in an upcoming crime-thriller series, which will release on streamer Netflix.

20 Aug 2021


Scriptwriter sends Rs. 10cr legal notice to Randeep Hooda

Randeep Hooda, who turns 45 today, has been accused of giving false promises and threatening a scriptwriter-lyricist named Priya Sharma.

09 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

These actors could play Olympian Neeraj Chopra in his biopic

Neeraj Chopra is the man of the moment!

02 Aug 2021

Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar, Randeep Hooda laud boxer Satish Kumar

Actors Farhan Akhtar and Randeep Hooda on Monday celebrated boxer Satish Kumar's gutsy performance at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, where he fought with the reigning world champion Bakhodir Jalolov despite multiple stitches on his forehead and chin.

28 May 2021


Randeep Hooda's Mayawati 'joke': Actor removed from UN environmental treaty

In the age of the Internet and social media, nothing is getting brushed under the carpet.

27 May 2021


Randeep Hooda criticized for sexist, casteist 'joke' against Mayawati

Actor Randeep Hooda was at the center of a growing social media storm on Wednesday over a nine-year video in which he's seen making derogatory comments against Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati.

12 May 2021


Happy to get interesting work despite long breaks: Randeep Hooda

Actor Randeep Hooda admits that in his 20-year-long journey in the Hindi film industry, he is guilty of doing less work but is glad filmmakers still find him interesting as a perform0er.

15 Feb 2020

Sara Ali Khan

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.

17 Sep 2019

Karan Johar

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

On his 69th birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received wishes from his fans and critics alike.

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.

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.

01 Mar 2019

Saif Ali Khan

Sara-Kartik to begin shooting for Imtiaz Ali's directorial next week

Ever since Sara Ali Khan confessed her liking about Kartik Aaryan, there have been reports about the two sharing screen space.

29 Jan 2019

Karan Johar

After 'Takht', Karan Johar to make homosexual love story?

Karan Johar's support for LGBTQ community is well known. And now the head honcho of Dharma Productions wants to bring a story from the community to silver screen.

18 Jan 2018


Akshay Kumar reveals why he went bald

Akshay Kumar's new bald look during the promotional events of his upcoming film 'PadMan' left his fans wondering about the reason behind him shaving off his head completely.

04 Sep 2017


Real life criminals who inspired Bollywood cinema time and again

Often filmmakers take inspirations from colorful personalities in real life to weave magic on the silver screen.