Articles about Siddharth Roy Kapur

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.

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

22 Jan 2022

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

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

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

16 Jan 2022

Entertainment
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.

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

12 Jan 2022

Entertainment
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.

Ishaan Khatter's 'Pippa' goes on floors today

15 Sep 2021

Entertainment
Ishaan Khatter's 'Pippa' goes on floors today

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

BAFTA Breakthrough India jury adds another member, Anupam Kher

20 Apr 2021

Entertainment
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.

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

16 Apr 2021

Entertainment
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.

Taapsee Pannu, Pratik Gandhi to come together for investigative comedy

22 Feb 2021

Entertainment
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.

Raveena Tandon resumes shooting for debut web series

11 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Raveena Tandon resumes shooting for debut web series

Raveena Tandon is all set to make her digital debut.

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

14 Aug 2020

Entertainment
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.

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

06 Jan 2020

Politics
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.

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

24 Jul 2019

Entertainment
'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).

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

10 Apr 2019

Entertainment
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.

Alia Bhatt watched classics to prepare for 'Kalank' role

08 Apr 2019

Entertainment
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.

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

12 Nov 2018

Entertainment
'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.

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

27 Oct 2018

Entertainment
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.

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

26 Oct 2018

Entertainment
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.

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

22 Aug 2018

Entertainment
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.

Aamir Khan to be chief guest at Indian Screenwriters Conference

21 Jul 2018

Entertainment
Aamir Khan to be chief guest at Indian Screenwriters Conference

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

Smriti Irani takes a dig at Bollywood filmmakers

06 Mar 2018

Entertainment
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.

Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi in her next film

11 Jan 2018

Entertainment
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.