Siddharth Roy Kapur: News

Siddharth Roy Kapur, born on August 2, 1974, is an Indian film producer, the founder and Managing Director of Roy Kapur Films, and the President of the Producers Guild of India. He joined UTV in 2005 as the group's Senior Vice-President of Marketing & Communications. Later, Kapur became the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures in January 2008, and after the 2012 merger of UTV with The Walt Disney Company (India), he assumed the role of the Managing Director. He led the studio to incredible commercial success, releasing some of the most successful films of that decade, including 'Chennai Express', 'Taare Zameen Par', 'Yeh Jeewani Hai Deewani', 'Welcome to Sajjanpur', 'The LunchBox', ' Wake Up Sid', 'No One Killed Jessica', 'Kai Po Che', and 'Rowdy Rathore', among others. In January 2017, he left Disney India to start his own production house called Roy Kapur Films. The first production venture of Roy Kapur Films' was 'The Sky Is Pink' (2019), starring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar. The production company's second film, 'Yeh Ballet' (2020), was released on Netflix.

24 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023: 4 Indian films running for nominations

The nominations for Academy Awards 2023 are going to be extra special for India as at least 10 Indian films had made it through the longlist of nominations. Of these, four Indian films have been shortlisted, so far.

24 Sep 2022

Academy Awards

Scrap 'Chhello Show' as India's official Oscars entry, demands FWICE

Recently, the Film Federation of India (FFI) took everyone by surprise by announcing Gujarati film Chhello Show (Last Film Show) as India's official entry for the 2023 Oscars.

15 Aug 2022

Independence Day

Watch: Ishaan Khatter dons a fierce avatar in 'Pippa' teaser

Pippa, the war epic starring actor Ishaan Khatter at its fore is one of the highly awaited projects to come out of Bollywood this year.

22 Jan 2022


'Rocket Boys' trailer: About India's space program and other things

SonyLIV has released the trailer of their upcoming series, Rocket Boys.

16 Jan 2022

Abhishek Bachchan

5 actors who could be great choices for 'Matka King'

Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur and Sairat director Nagraj Manjule are collaborating for a series on matka, a popular form of gambling.

12 Jan 2022


Nagraj Manjule, Siddharth Roy Kapur to create 'Matka King' series

Nagraj Manjule, director of the noted Marathi film Sairat, will now make a series on an infamous gambler.

15 Sep 2021

Ronnie Screwvala

Ishaan Khatter's 'Pippa' goes on floors today

Actor Ishaan Khatter's upcoming war drama Pippa kicked off its first schedule in Amritsar today.

20 Apr 2021

Anupam Kher

BAFTA Breakthrough India jury adds another member, Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher has joined the panel of distinguished jury for BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Breakthrough India.

16 Apr 2021

Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn to co-produce satire 'Gobar!' with Siddharth Roy Kapur

Actor-producer Ajay Devgn will bankroll a satire comedy, titled Gobar! along with Siddharth Roy Kapur, as per a report by Variety.

22 Feb 2021

Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu, Pratik Gandhi to come together for investigative comedy

Pratik Gandhi, who wowed everyone with his performance in Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, is now taking leaps toward Bollywood and is said to have bagged a role opposite Taapsee Pannu.

11 Oct 2020

Himachal Pradesh

Raveena Tandon resumes shooting for debut web series

Raveena Tandon is all set to make her digital debut.

14 Aug 2020


Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

On Friday, news in the world of entertainment was about COVID-19 bringing more concerns, an exciting movie announcement, a fresh trailer release, and some new developments in late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

06 Jan 2020

Akshay Kumar

Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

24 Jul 2019


'The Sky Is Pink' to premiere at Toronto Film Festival

Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar's next The Sky Is Pink, helmed by Shonali Bose, will premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival 2019 (TIFF).

10 Apr 2019


Vidya Balan announces her next, a web-series on Indira Gandhi

Vidya Balan, who was last seen in Telugu movies, N.T.R: Kathanayakudu and N.T.R: Mahanayakudu, has now announced her next project.

08 Apr 2019

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt watched classics to prepare for 'Kalank' role

To prepare for her look and diction in the pre-Partition drama Kalank, which will release on April 17, actress Alia Bhatt turned to classic films such as Mughal-E-Azam, Umrao Jaan and hit Pakistani drama Zindagi Gulzar Hai.

12 Nov 2018


'Narcos: Mexico' stars Micheal Pena, Diego Luna meet 'Sacred-Games' team

It was an iconic off-screen crossover of two of Netflix's popular series when 'Narcos: Mexico' stars Michael Pena and Diego Luna met the full cast of 'Sacred Games' yesterday, including Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, showrunner Vikramaditya Motwane, directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan and writer Varun Grover.

27 Oct 2018


Dear 'Pihu' makers, your promotional-strategy of calling people is pathetic

Last evening, I got a call from an unknown number. Staying true to my habit of not receiving calls that don't flash a name, I disconnected it.

26 Oct 2018


Bollywood's delegation meets PM Modi. Can you spot any woman?

A delegation of Bollywood recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Among the ones who had the pleasure of meeting PM Modi were Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Aanand L Rai, Ritesh Sidhwani, Maulik Bhagat and Mahaveer Jain.

22 Aug 2018


Radhika, Manav grace the 'black carpet' at Netflix's 'Ghoul' premiere

Radhika Apte and Manav Kaul, the stars of Netflix's new original 'Ghoul', attended its premiere in Mumbai.

21 Jul 2018


Aamir Khan to be chief guest at Indian Screenwriters Conference

Superstar Aamir Khan will be the chief guest at the Indian Screenwriters Conference (ISC).

06 Mar 2018

Karan Johar

Smriti Irani takes a dig at Bollywood filmmakers

More often than not, the outrage towards a film is created by the makers themselves when they haven't made a good enough film, said Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani.

11 Jan 2018


Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi in her next film

Vidya Balan is reportedly gearing up for her next big film. It will be a biopic on India's first woman Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi.