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.

22 Mar 2024

Pooja Hegde

'Deva' BTS photograph: Shahid Kapoor looks all rugged and toned

Shahid Kapoor is one of the most adept actors in Bollywood and he is known for his emotional range on celluloid. The actor is currently filming for Rosshan Andrrews's Deva and has dropped a new behind-the-scenes photograph.

15 Mar 2024

Shahid Kapoor

'Deva': Shahid Kapoor exudes machismo in BTS photograph from sets

Shahid Kapoor is back on the sets of his much-awaited film Deva, directed by the talented Rosshan Andrrews, who is known for Malayalam hits like Salute and Kayamkulam Kochunni.

01 Nov 2023

Ishaan Khatter

'Pippa' on Prime: History comes alive in Ishaan Khatter's war-drama

The highly-anticipated war drama, Pippa's trailer was unveiled on Wednesday, aligning with the lead actor Ishaan Khatter's birthday.

24 Oct 2023

Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor reveals first look from 'Deva' on Dussehra

On the occasion of Dussehra, Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor has officially announced his next film, Deva.

02 Oct 2023


Shahid Kapoor to shoot for Rosshan Andrrews's 'Koi Shaq' soon

Ever since Shahid Kapoor has been spotted sporting a buzz cut recently, fans have been speculating if the actor is working on Haider 2.

23 Sep 2023

Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor to kickstart Rosshan Andrrews's 'Koi Shaq' in October

Shahid Kapoor is all set to commence shooting for the upcoming investigative thriller Koi Shaq, directed by Malayalam filmmaker Rosshan Andrrews, in mid-October, per the latest reports.

02 Aug 2023

Happy Birthday

Siddharth Roy Kapur's birthday special: Best films backed by him

Siddharth Roy Kapur, the film producer and former president of the Producers Guild of India, turned 49 today (August 2).

08 May 2023

Bollywood Films

Pooja Hegde joins Shahid Kapoor's action thriller 'Koi Shaq'

Shahid Kapoor is one of the most sought-after actors in Bollywood right now, especially after his phenomenal performance in Farzi.

21 Mar 2023

Rocket Boys

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Rocket Boys' director Abhay Pannu's next- a dystopian movie

He hit it out of orbit with Rocket Boys 2! Filmmaker Abhay Pannu's series on eminent Indian scientists—Homi J Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai—has made him the talk of the town.

16 Mar 2023

Rocket Boys

'Rocket Boys 2' review: Perfect tribute to India's science odyssey

An intriguing story, captivating performances, stunning visuals, powerful music, and controversies that added hindrances to India's growth in science - Rocket Boys 2 is about all of these.

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

Web Series

Raveena Tandon resumes shooting for debut web series

Raveena Tandon is all set to make her digital debut.

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.

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.