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RajKumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani the most famous Bollywood film director and editor Hirani was born in a Sindhi family on November 20th 1962 in Nagpur city. His father, Suresh Hirani was running a typing institute in the city after the independence his family left Sindh and migrated to India.

Hirani completed his studies from St. Francis Di Sales school in Nagpur and dreamed to become an engineer or a doctor unfortunately he was unable to score good grades and pursue his higher education in commerce.

During his higher education RajKumar Hirani started a theater name “Awaz” where he also used to write the scripts, direct them and perform. After seeing him performing his father advised him to join Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) but he was again unable to get enrolled in the direction course though he went in the editing course. After completing his education Hirani moved to Mumbai and got his first job in editing which he was paid for 1200 INR initially. His dedication and hard work helped him to make his prominent standing in the advertisement world later he left the advertisement world and moved for film making.

Initially Rajkumar Hirani meet Vindu Vinod Chopra and he started work in his film named “Company” he had also worked as a technician in various project where he has been seen as editor in “Mission Kashmir” it was a big break for him. During these days he got able to director the industry most memorable and successful film of all time.

“Munna Bhai MBBS” which not only bring success toward Rajkumar but also took the artist of the movie to the highest level of success. Today Rajkumar Hirani had produced various blockbuster box office movies and still willing to produce many better projects in the upcoming years.

Rajkumar Hirani says new age dawning for Indian film industry

Bollywood box office king Rajkumar Hirani believes a new golden age is dawning for the Indian movie industry as filmmakers look outside the box to tell more varied stories. "Before there was a belief that you had to have songs," said Hirani, the man behind a string of Bollywood hits including the global sensation "3 Idiots". "Now people are completely experimenting with the subject matter." Even those directors who continue to include songs are also exploring "much darker themes" — and still enjoying massive box…

Here’s what Rajkumar Hirani thought of Nawazuddin Siddiqui in ‘Munna Bhai’ role

Illustrious Indian filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani said despite recognising his talent he never guessed that Nawazuddin Siddiqui would go on to become such a big star. In the early days of the actor's career, Hirani offered him a supporting role as a second thought in his blockbuster movie Munna Bhai MBBS (2003). Nawazuddin played a thief who pickpockets from hero's father, who in turn still saves him from public fury and teaches him a life lesson. Reminiscing the time when he offered Nawazuddin the said role in the movie,…

Mistakes in ‘Sanju’ that viewers possibly didn’t notice!

Dubbed ‘masterpiece’, a moving biopic and a ‘must watch’ by acclaimed Indian movie critics, Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Sanju’ has become a blockbuster in no time and impressed the audience to bits, but do you know the movie has some mistakes that even perfectionist like Raj Kumar Hirani couldn’t even spot? The film minted whopping Rs 34.75 crore on its first day itself. Including the biggest opener and biggest opening weekend, the film has broken 8 records on the box-office and is already a blockbuster, leaving behind all the…

Rishi Kapoor couldn’t spot his son in Sanju’s trailer

MUMBAI: If you have any doubts about the outstanding acting and transformation of Ranbir Kapoor in the upcoming movie Sanju, then you should really check the reaction of Rishi Kapoor who could not recognise his own son in film's trailer. Bollywood veteran actor Rishi Kapoor watched Sanju’s trailer lately and remarked that he thought the actor in the trailer was Sanjay Dutt himself. While praising the efforts of filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, he said, “The way Rajkumar Hirani has presented Ranbir is the biggest thing, the…

Rajkumar Hirani confirms third ‘Munna Bhai’ film

Rajkumar Hirani is all set with his Sanjay Dutt biopic, Sanju, starring Ranbir Kapoor but the but the question he is still unfailingly asked about the next Munna Bhai film. The two Munna Bhai films – Munna Bhai MBBS and Lage Raho Munna Bhai – still have a strong hold on people’s hearts thanks to the hope and happiness they bring along. After much speculation the director has finally said that he will make the third installment in the series. Talking to Outlook, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani – who made his debut with…