Articles about Shoojit Sircar

Famous for his movies like ‘Vicky Donor’, ‘Madras Cafe’, and ‘Piku’, Shoojit Sircar, is a director and producer working in Hindi and Bengali cinema. He started his career in 2005 and made his directorial debut with the film ‘Yahaan’. However, his second movie, ‘Shoebite’, was not released. After taking a break from the industry for a few years, Sircar returned in 2012 with the Bengali film ‘Aparajita Tumi’, which marked his debut as a producer in the industry. ‘Vicky Donor’, ‘Madras Cafe’, and ‘Piku’ were his next three directorial, and all three movies were a hit at the box office. 'Madras Cafe’ also marked Sircar's debut as a producer in the Hindi film industry. In the following years, he produced and directed many Bollywood and Bengali movies. In 2016, the movie ‘Pink’ marked Sircar’s debut as a screenwriter in the Hindi cinema and it became a blockbuster hit on the big screen. ‘Vakeel Saab’ marked Shoojit’s debut as a writer in the Telugu film industry in 2021. Sircar has also won many Best Director and Best Film accolades for his works.

Shoojit Sircar's 'Deep6' to premiere at 26th BIFF

15 Sep 2021

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Shoojit Sircar's 'Deep6' to premiere at 26th BIFF

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar's production Deep6, featuring actors Tillotama Shome and Chandan Roy Sanyal, will have its world premiere at the 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).

'Piku' sequel: If it happens, what can be the story?

24 Aug 2021

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'Piku' sequel: If it happens, what can be the story?

Shoojit Sircar's Piku leaves you with a smile, every single time.

Shoojit Sircar and Irrfan Khan's son to work together

26 Jun 2021

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Shoojit Sircar and Irrfan Khan's son to work together

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has collaborated with late actor Irrfan Khan's son Babil for a project, the makers announced on Saturday.

Ayushmann Khurrana announces new film titled 'Doctor G'

22 Dec 2020

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Ayushmann Khurrana announces new film titled 'Doctor G'

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is all set to play the role of a doctor in his upcoming film titled Doctor G.

'Gulabo Sitabo' movie review: A rather bumbling affair

13 Jun 2020

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'Gulabo Sitabo' movie review: A rather bumbling affair

Gulabo Sitabo, streaming now on Prime Video, is a lot about the things that Shoojit Sircar's films have come to be known for: the simplicity and charm of daily life, for instance.

Amitabh Bachchan may soon guide you on Google Maps

10 Jun 2020

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Amitabh Bachchan may soon guide you on Google Maps

You may soon be traveling with Amitabh Bachchan, or at least his iconic voice.

Vicky Kaushal's 'Sardar Udham Singh' post-production set to resume

08 Jun 2020

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Vicky Kaushal's 'Sardar Udham Singh' post-production set to resume

After more than two months of standstill, Bollywood is finally showing signs of revival.

'Gulabo Sitabo' writer Juhi Chaturvedi accused of plagiarism

07 Jun 2020

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'Gulabo Sitabo' writer Juhi Chaturvedi accused of plagiarism

Screenwriter Juhi Chaturvedi has been accused of plagiarising the script of her upcoming movie Gulabo Sitabo.

'Gulabo Sitabo' trailer: Bachchan, Khurrana offer a wacky slice-of-life comedy

22 May 2020

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'Gulabo Sitabo' trailer: Bachchan, Khurrana offer a wacky slice-of-life comedy

The first official trailer of Shoojit Sircar's highly-anticipated movie Gulabo Sitabo is here.

After 'Ghoomketu', Nawazuddin-starrer 'Bole Chudiyan' to also release digitally?

21 May 2020

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After 'Ghoomketu', Nawazuddin-starrer 'Bole Chudiyan' to also release digitally?

As theaters across the country remain indefinitely shuttered in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, more and more producers are eyeing a direct-to-digital release for their films.

Theater owners angry over digital release of 'Gulabo Sitabo'

15 May 2020

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Theater owners angry over digital release of 'Gulabo Sitabo'

As theaters remain indefinitely shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, producers are eyeing newer ways to keep their projects afloat.

Amitabh-Ayushmann's 'Gulabo Sitabo' to release on Amazon Prime this June

14 May 2020

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Amitabh-Ayushmann's 'Gulabo Sitabo' to release on Amazon Prime this June

Amazon Prime India just made its biggest movie acquisition till now.

Amitabh Bachchan remembers 'Don', as the classic clocks 42 years

12 May 2020

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Amitabh Bachchan remembers 'Don', as the classic clocks 42 years

There have been a few movies as iconic as Don.

Ayushmann Khurrana recalls his casting couch experience

04 May 2020

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Ayushmann Khurrana recalls his casting couch experience

Ayushmann Khurrana is one of the most bankable stars in Bollywood right now, with as many as seven back-to-back hits to boast of.

8 Irrfan Khan movies you can stream right now

29 Apr 2020

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8 Irrfan Khan movies you can stream right now

Irrfan Khan did not merely act in movies. He got under the skin of his characters, he breathed and lived them.

RIP Irrfan Khan: The maverick's five best movie performances

29 Apr 2020

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RIP Irrfan Khan: The maverick's five best movie performances

There has been no actor like Irrfan Khan, and there won't be another.

RIP Irrfan Khan: Film personalities and politicians pay tribute

29 Apr 2020

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RIP Irrfan Khan: Film personalities and politicians pay tribute

One of the finest actors that the Indian soil has ever produced and arguably the best in contemporary Bollywood, the maverick, the ever-humble and the fighter Irrfan Khan has left us.

Irrfan Khan, 53, passes away after battling illness for long

29 Apr 2020

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Irrfan Khan, 53, passes away after battling illness for long

Irrfan Khan, Bollywood's celebrated actor whose was the favorite of one and all, passed away on Wednesday, a day after he was admitted to the ICU unit of Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.

'It's damn scary', Vicky says he has experienced sleep paralysis

23 Apr 2020

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'It's damn scary', Vicky says he has experienced sleep paralysis

This week, Vicky Kaushal's latest movie Bhoot - Part One: The Haunted Ship dropped on Amazon Prime Video.

Here's how Vicky Kaushal reacted to rumors about dating Katrina

26 Feb 2020

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Here's how Vicky Kaushal reacted to rumors about dating Katrina

Since months now, fans and the paparazzi have been curiously following actors Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif, to make something of their rumored relationship.

8 Bollywood films to look forward to in 2020

04 Jan 2020

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8 Bollywood films to look forward to in 2020

Given the stage set by 2018 in terms of exciting content-driven cinema, 2019 was a boring and disappointing year for Bollywood films. With a pool of shoddy biopics and cringeworthy comedies, the year 2019 was rather unremarkable.

My hero: Abhishek congratulates Amitabh for Dadasaheb Phalke award

30 Dec 2019

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My hero: Abhishek congratulates Amitabh for Dadasaheb Phalke award

On Sunday, actor Abhishek Bachchan took to his Instagram to pen a heartfelt note for father and veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan after the latter was conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award.

Down with fever: Bachchan to skip National Film Awards ceremony

23 Dec 2019

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Down with fever: Bachchan to skip National Film Awards ceremony

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday revealed that he will not be able to attend the National Film Awards ceremony in Delhi on Monday (December 23). He said he is down with fever and is not allowed to travel.

Six of the best Bollywood sleeper hits of the decade

23 Dec 2019

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Six of the best Bollywood sleeper hits of the decade

They came, they struggled, and then they conquered.

It's very flattering: Ayushmann Khurrana talks about his namesake 'genre'

05 Dec 2019

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It's very flattering: Ayushmann Khurrana talks about his namesake 'genre'

Ever since his debut in Bollywood with Shoojit Sircar's quirky rom-com Vicky Donor, the amazingly talented Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered innumerable hits, that are both high on entertainment value and are socially relevant.

Will tonight's be the last 'KBC' episode ever?

29 Nov 2019

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Will tonight's be the last 'KBC' episode ever?

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently joined Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in Manali for the shoot of Ayan Mukerji's upcoming movie Brahmastra, hinted at his impending retirement, in a cryptic blog.

Amitabh Bachchan shares picture of old letter written by Abhishek

15 Nov 2019

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Amitabh Bachchan shares picture of old letter written by Abhishek

As is common knowledge, Amitabh Bachchan takes his social media presence rather seriously. The 77-year-old megastar never misses out an opportunity to share candid throwback pictures of his family.

Watch: This is how Ayushmann Khurrana went bald for 'Bala'

04 Nov 2019

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Watch: This is how Ayushmann Khurrana went bald for 'Bala'

Even before hitting the theaters, Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Bala has been the talk of the town ever since its trailer came out.

'Bala' trailer: Ayushmann is back with another intriguing social message

10 Oct 2019

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'Bala' trailer: Ayushmann is back with another intriguing social message

Ever since his arrival in Bollywood with Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor, the amazingly talented Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered back-to-back hits, that are both high on entertainment value and are socially relevant.

Did you know Parineeti was the first choice for 'Piku'

19 Jun 2019

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Did you know Parineeti was the first choice for 'Piku'

We often see stars juggling from one movie to another, and sometimes being replaced even when the groundwork of the movies is laid.

Amitabh Bachchan 'in pain', cancels Sunday Darshan at Jalsa

05 May 2019

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Amitabh Bachchan 'in pain', cancels Sunday Darshan at Jalsa

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday canceled his weekly meet and greet with his fans, a ritual he has maintained for the past 36 years.

Here's the truth behind Vicky Kaushal-Harleen Sethi's breakup

19 Mar 2019

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Here's the truth behind Vicky Kaushal-Harleen Sethi's breakup

When reports of Vicky Kaushal and Harleen Sethi's breakup first surfaced, it left their fans heartbroken.

Here's why Sara refused to do Vicky's Udham Singh biopic

12 Mar 2019

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Here's why Sara refused to do Vicky's Udham Singh biopic

It's been a week since ace filmmaker Shoojit Sircar announced his project, a biopic on freedom fighter Udham Singh, with Bollywood's current blue-eyed boy Vicky Kaushal in the lead.

Will definitely make a Bengali film one day: Shoojit Sircar

23 Feb 2019

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Will definitely make a Bengali film one day: Shoojit Sircar

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who has directed several excellent movies like Piku, October, and Vicky Donor, said he is still learning to emulate the works of great Bengali directors and will definitely make a Bengali film one day.

IFFI 2018: Bollywood bigwigs to take classes, deliver sessions

19 Nov 2018

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IFFI 2018: Bollywood bigwigs to take classes, deliver sessions

Prasoon Joshi, Meghna Gulzar, David Dhawan, and Shoojit Sircar are among some of the Bollywood personalities who will attend the 49th IFFI as part of the movie gala's Masterclasses and In-Conversations sessions.

#HappyBirthdayAyushmann: The actor, the singer, and the wonderful shayar

14 Sep 2018

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#HappyBirthdayAyushmann: The actor, the singer, and the wonderful shayar

Ayushmann Khurrana, who is known for his versatility, is celebrating his 34th birthday today.

Small to silver-screen: 5 Bollywood stars who had humble beginnings

08 Aug 2018

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Small to silver-screen: 5 Bollywood stars who had humble beginnings

Bollywood has a bunch of stars- some belonging to powerful families and some are self-made.

4 heavily underrated Hindi movies of 2018

12 Jul 2018

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4 heavily underrated Hindi movies of 2018

So far, 2018 has been a great year for movies. We've seen big releases like 'Padmaavat', 'Race 3', and 'Sanju'.

This is how SRK came to ailing Irrfan Khan's rescue

23 Jun 2018

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This is how SRK came to ailing Irrfan Khan's rescue

The news of Irrfan Khan getting diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour had left the film industry and his fans reeling in shock.

Varun cycles to local barber to get his 'Mauji' look

19 Jun 2018

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Varun cycles to local barber to get his 'Mauji' look

Fresh from the success of Shoojit Sircar's 'October', Varun Dhawan is now looking forward to the release of his next 'Sui Dhaaga - Made In India'.