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.

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

Bollywood Films

'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.

20 Jun 2018


Salman Khan completes three decades in Bollywood, reminisces his journey

Nobody would have thought that a 23-year-old boy, who made his debut in Bollywood with a supporting role in 'Biwi Ho Toh Aisi' (1988), will one day rule the industry.

16 Jun 2018


Salman Khan's 'Race 3' emerges the highest opener of 2018

Despite getting mercilessly trolled for its trailer and songs all across the Internet, Salman Khan starrer 'Race 3' has taken the highest opening of 2018. Seems like Bhai is having the last laugh.

29 Mar 2018

Saif Ali Khan

Verdict in Salman Khan black buck case on April 5

A Jodhpur court will announce its verdict in the black buck poaching case against Salman Khan on April 5.