Sooraj Barjatya: News

Sooraj R Barjatya is an Indian film producer, screenwriter, director, and distributor born on February 22, 1965. As of 2021, he is the chairman of the Indian media conglomerate Rajashri Productions. His movies are produced under the banner of Rajshri Productions, which was founded by his grandfather, the late Tarachand Barjatya, in 1947. He began his career by working as an assistant director to Mahesh Bhatt and made his directorial debut with the 1989 romantic musical film 'Maine Pyar Kiya'. The film starring Salman Khan successfully launched Barjatya's as well as Khan's careers. 'Maine Pyar Kiya' and 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!' (1994), his two consecutive films, are still counted among the most successful films of the last 80 years. His 2006 film 'Vivah' helped establish Shahid Kapoor as a leading actor in Bollywood. The 2015 movie 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo', written and directed by Barjatya, was one of the year's highest-grossing films.

14 May 2024

Salman Khan

Bishnoi community willing to forgive Salman only under this condition

The All India Bishnoi Society has reportedly expressed its willingness to forgive Bollywood actor Salman Khan for his involvement in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case, provided "he personally apologizes."

23 Mar 2024

Salman Khan

Here's why Sooraj Barjatya isn't teaming up with Salman Khan

For some time now, gossip mills have been abuzz that filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya won't reunite with Salman Khan for his next.

12 Feb 2024

Sajid Nadiadwala

Salman Khan, Sajid Nadiadwala to collaborate for mega-budget action film

Salman Khan is gearing up for a busy 2024 with an exciting lineup, including Tiger Vs Pathaan and The Bull.

10 Feb 2024

Salman Khan

Salman Khan, Sooraj Barjatya's 'Prem Ki Shaadi' called off: Report

Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya's directorial magic has etched Salman Khan's iconic character, Prem, into Bollywood's collective memory.

03 Jan 2024

Sony LIV

'Badaa Naam Karenge': Sooraj Barjatya's OTT debut premieres on Diwali

Get ready for some family drama, as renowned filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya is all set to make his OTT debut with SonyLIV's upcoming series, Badaa Naam Karenge.

29 Dec 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Rajveer Deol's 'Dono' is streaming now

Superstar Sunny Deol's son Rajveer Deol and actor Poonam Dhillon daughter's Paloma Dhillon made their debut with the romantic drama titled Dono.

29 Dec 2023

Salman Khan

Salman-Bhagyashree's 'Maine Pyar Kiya' anniversary: Why it became timeless classic 

Salman Khan ventured into Bollywood with a supporting role in the 1988 film Biwi Ho To Aisi.

27 Dec 2023

Salman Khan

Happy birthday, Salman Khan: Times he wooed us as Prem

Ask any hardcore Salman Khan fan about his most iconic character name, and they will tell you it is Prem.

04 Oct 2023


Rajveer-Paloma's 'Dono' advance ticketing open now; lucrative offer inside

Nepotism is one of the most debatable topics in Bollywood and it seems like the upcoming film Dono will act as fuel to this debate, yet again.

04 Sep 2023


Rajveer Deol-Paloma's 'Dono' trailer offers nothing new; release date inside

Rajshri Productions is venturing into a true-blue rom-com after 34 years!

19 Aug 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Dono': Rajveer Deol, Paloma Dhillon starrer film locks release date

Titled Dono, the debut film of Sunny Deol's younger son Rajveer Deol and Poonam Dhillon's daughter Paloma Dillion has ignited a significant buzz in recent times.

16 Aug 2023


Salman-Bhagyashree launch Rajveer Deol-Paloma's 'Dono' title track

On August 16, 2023, the iconic on-screen duo Salman Khan and Bhagyashree, who stole hearts in the 1989 blockbuster Maine Pyar Kiya, unveiled the title track of the much-anticipated film Dono.

07 Jun 2023

Amrita Rao

Happy birthday, Amrita Rao: 5 lesser-known facts about 'Vivah' actor

Amrita Rao has established herself as a prominent figure in the Bollywood industry—thanks to her girl-next-door image portrayals in films like Main Hoon Na and Vivah.

02 Jun 2023

Salman Khan

KJo, Barjatya, or Nadiadwala? Who Salman will work with next 

Salman Khan is one of the most bankable stars in Bollywood. The superstar is known for his charisma and commercial viability. As the actor has already wrapped up the shooting of Tiger 3, fans are speculating about his next project. Reportedly, he has nothing concrete apart from Tiger Vs Pathaan which will go on floors in 2024.

08 May 2023


Before Salman Khan, this actor was offered 'Maine Pyar Kiya'

Superstar Salman Khan made his way into Bollywood in 1988.

13 Mar 2023


Salman Khan-Sooraj Barjatya to reunite for 'Prem Ki Shaadi'

Every Bollywood superstar has an iconic series of characters. Be it Amitabh Bachchan's Vijays or Shah Rukh Khan's Rajs, fans love these characters like their own.

22 Feb 2023


Sooraj Barjatya's birthday: How 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!' brought cultural-shift

What is common between the movies Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Sath Sath Hai, and Vivah?

30 Dec 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

'Uunchai' OTT release: Amitabh-Anupam-Boman's ensemble family drama's digital premiere confirmed

After completing its theatrical outing, Amitabh Bachchan-Anupam Kher-Boman Irani's family drama Uunchai is slated to premiere digitally.

06 Dec 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

'Uunchai' to not release on OTT soon: Rajshri Productions

The production house behind Sooraj Barjatya's Uunchai released a statement on its Instagram handle stating that the film will not be released on any streaming platforms soon as the makers want a longer run at the box office.

15 Nov 2022

OTT releases

'Uunchai': Amitabh Bachchan starrer's OTT rights sold to THIS platform?

Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan was recently seen in the emotional feel-good drama Uunchai, which has been receiving fairly positive reviews from fans and critics alike.

11 Nov 2022

Movie Review

'Uunchai' review: Despite obstacles, this view is worth the climb

Sooraj Barjatya is credited as a master filmmaker who knows how to tug at the audience's heartstrings and whip up a gamut of emotions within minutes.

06 Nov 2022

Bollywood Films

Aditya Chopra, Karan Johar started Bollywood's NRI phase: Sooraj Barjatya

Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya has credited his peers Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra for introducing the "NRI phase" in Hindi cinema.

25 Jul 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani's 'Uunchai' reserves release date

Film production and distribution house Rajshri Productions took the internet by storm after they announced the release date of their 60th title Uunchai.

30 May 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

'Uunchai': Rajshri collaborates with Mahaveer Jain Films, Boundless Media

Production giant Rajshri Productions took to Twitter on Monday to share an exciting update regarding its upcoming Hindi film Uunchai.

24 Feb 2021

Amitabh Bachchan

'Oonchai:' Sooraj Barjatya's film with Amitabh Bachchan gets a name

Noted filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya has roped in megastar Amitabh Bachchan for a movie, which will also feature Boman Irani.

08 Jun 2020


Anupam Kher reveals he was diagnosed with manic depression

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has revealed that he was diagnosed with manic depression (also called bipolar disorder) in the past. He added that he sought assistance and medication helped him recover from the condition.

24 Dec 2019


Sooraj Barjatya's son to make directorial debut with Salman Khan?

Following family tradition, Sooraj Barjatya's son Devansh will reportedly make his directorial debut with a film starring superstar Salman Khan.

21 Feb 2019


'Hum Aapke Hain Koun' producer Raj Kumar Barjatya passes away

Raj Kumar Barjatya, the father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya and producer of films such as Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Hum Saath Saath Hain and Vivaah, passed away today after suffering a cardiac arrest.