Articles about Vidhu Vinod Chopra

The founder of Vinod Chopra Films and Vinod Chopra Productions, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, is a film producer, director, screenwriter, and actor. After studying film direction at Film and Television Institute of India, Chopra directed his first short film, ‘Murder at Monkey Hill’ (1976), which won the National Film Award followed by the release of ‘An Encounter with Faces’, which won the Grand Prix at Tampere Film Festival. In 1981, ‘Sazaye Maut’ became Chopra’s first full-length feature film in the industry, starring some finest talents in the entertainment industry. in the following years, his ‘Parinda’ and ‘1942: A Love Story’ became landmark hits in Hindi cinema. In 2009, Chopra directed ‘3 Idiots’, which became the first Indian film to enter the Rs. 200 crore club and became one of the most successful films in India. ‘PK’, ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’, and ‘Sanju’ are some of the best movies produced under Vinod’s production house. In 2020, he produced and directed the film ‘Shikara’, which he dedicated to his mother, who had to migrate to Mumbai due to the Kashmir conflict in 1990.

Vivek Agnihotri slams Anupama Chopra for sabotaging 'The Kashmir Files'

26 Feb 2022

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Vivek Agnihotri slams Anupama Chopra for sabotaging 'The Kashmir Files'

National Film Award-winning director Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has launched an attack on movie critic Anupama Chopra by posting an "expose" video on Thursday.

5 lesser-known Indian films that have received Academy Award nominations/wins

08 Feb 2022

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5 lesser-known Indian films that have received Academy Award nominations/wins

The Academy Award 2022 nominations were announced on Tuesday and Jai Bhim sadly could not grab nomination under any category.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra's elder brother passes away due to COVID-19

08 Jul 2021

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Vidhu Vinod Chopra's elder brother passes away due to COVID-19

Vir Chopra, elder brother of noted producer-director Vidhu Vinod Chopra, has died due to COVID-19, confirmed the latter's wife Anupama Chopra.

Chetan Bhagat's story once again unravels Bollywood's ungrateful nature

22 Jul 2020

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Chetan Bhagat's story once again unravels Bollywood's ungrateful nature

Of the many things that are wrong in Bollywood — nepotism, gender pay gap, blatant sexism, and talentless actors — the one which gets little attention is how the industry, known for churning out substandard movies, doesn't credit its writers.

'Shikara' has its flaws, and the burden is on Bollywood

10 Feb 2020

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'Shikara' has its flaws, and the burden is on Bollywood

Shikara is a movie that managed to hurt everyone, across the spectrum.

'Malang' dominates the box office, 'Shikara' lags way behind

09 Feb 2020

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'Malang' dominates the box office, 'Shikara' lags way behind

The first Friday of February marked the release of two major Bollywood films, i.e., Aditya Roy Kapur and Disha Patani-starrer Malang and Vidhu Vinod Chopra's directorial comeback movie Shikara.

'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

07 Feb 2020

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'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

In one particular scene of Shikara, a Kashmiri militant tells his best friend, a Kashmiri Pandit, "Mai apne abba ko nahi bacha paya, tu apne abba ko bacha le, India chala ja."

Activists move court against 'Shikara', claim the movie is communal

05 Feb 2020

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Activists move court against 'Shikara', claim the movie is communal

Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Tuesday reacted to a petition filed against his upcoming film Shikara.

Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

27 Jan 2020

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Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

The makers of Shikara have dropped the second trailer.

'Shikara': Vidhu Chopra's comeback film on exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

07 Jan 2020

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'Shikara': Vidhu Chopra's comeback film on exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

Almost three decades back, India witnessed one of the biggest mass human exoduses in its independent history - the 1989-1990 forced exodus of Kashmir Pandits.

Sanjay Dutt confirms 'Munnabhai 3' is happening, in scripting stage

19 Sep 2019

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Sanjay Dutt confirms 'Munnabhai 3' is happening, in scripting stage

It's been quite some time that reports about the much-awaited third installment of Sanjay Dutt's Munnabhai franchise have been doing the rounds in media.

Yuvraj's retirement party: Who all arrived from Bollywood and cricket?

30 Jun 2019

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Yuvraj's retirement party: Who all arrived from Bollywood and cricket?

Ever since India's star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement from International cricket earlier this month, his family, friends, and fans have been experiencing a cocktail of emotions.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra hopes to make 'Munnabhai 3' this year

08 Feb 2019

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Vidhu Vinod Chopra hopes to make 'Munnabhai 3' this year

After the mammoth success of Munnabhai M.B.B.S and Lage Raho Munnabhai, the fans are eagerly waiting for the third installment of the franchise.

#MeToo: Karishma Tanna supports Rajkumar Hirani, slams 'immature' accuser

17 Jan 2019

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#MeToo: Karishma Tanna supports Rajkumar Hirani, slams 'immature' accuser

In Bollywood's #MeToo movement, the recent one to bite the dust is director Rajkumar Hirani.

#IStandForHirani: Sharman Joshi comes out in his support

14 Jan 2019

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#IStandForHirani: Sharman Joshi comes out in his support

In the #MeToo movement which started last year, another influential name of Bollywood has bit the dust.

Dia Mirza on Rajkumar Hirani: Formal inquiry must be conducted

14 Jan 2019

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Dia Mirza on Rajkumar Hirani: Formal inquiry must be conducted

Director Rajkumar Hirani's sexual harassment case has sent a shockwave across the industry.

#MeToo: Hirani accused of sexual assault on sets of 'Sanju'

13 Jan 2019

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#MeToo: Hirani accused of sexual assault on sets of 'Sanju'

Another big name of Bollywood bites the dust in the post #MeToo era. A woman has come forward accusing director Rajkumar Hirani of sexual assault while on the sets of Sanju.

For 'wrong depiction', Salem sends legal notice to 'Sanju' makers

27 Jul 2018

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For 'wrong depiction', Salem sends legal notice to 'Sanju' makers

One of the key members of the D-company and a major conspirator of 1993 Bombay serial blasts, Abu Salem has sent a legal notice to makers of 'Sanju' for allegedly depicting wrong information about him.

Ranbir Kapoor-starrer 'Sanju' to release in China

20 Jul 2018

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Ranbir Kapoor-starrer 'Sanju' to release in China

After a good run at the Indian box office, Fox Star Studios is now planning to release the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer 'Sanju' in other Asian markets, including China.

How much did Sanjay Dutt charge for 'Sanju'?

07 Jul 2018

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How much did Sanjay Dutt charge for 'Sanju'?

Rajkumar Hirani is an ace film-maker, a best friend every criminal needs and an astute businessman.

Illayaraja's legal notice to Balasubramanyam for using his compositions

21 Mar 2017

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Illayaraja's legal notice to Balasubramanyam for using his compositions

Music legend Illayaraja sent a legal notice to playback singer Balasubramanyam for singing the former's compositions without prior permission at many concerts.