Sajid Nadiadwala

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Sajid Nadiadwala
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Born Sajid Nadiadwala
(1966-03-18) 18 March 1966 (age 48)
India
Occupation

Film producer

Film Director
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s)
  • Divya Bharti (m.1992–1993; her death)
    Wardha Khan (m.2004–present)
Children 2

Sajid Nadiadwala (born 18 February 1966)[1] is a Gujarati Indian film producer.

Career[edit]

A lawyer by education, Nadiadwala started his career as a production assistant in his uncle's production house before establishing his own production company called "Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Pvt Ltd". The production company has created Jeet (1996), Judwaa (1997), Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), "Housefull" (2010) and "Housefull 2 (2012)".

Despite being heavily hyped, his 2006 film Jaan-E-Mann failed to do well at the box office.[2] His next release, the 2007 film Heyy Babyy, was one of the year's biggest hit.[3] His 2009 production Kambakkht Ishq included the casting of American actors such as Sylvester Stallone, Denise Richards and Brandon Routh. His first film of 2010, Housefull starred Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Deshmukh, Deepika Padukone, Lara Dutta and Boman Irani. On 30 September 2010, he announced a sequel to Housefull which would again star Akshay Kumar and be directed by Sajid Khan. His film Anjaana Anjaani released on 1 October 2010. His film Housefull 2 was released on 5 April 2012. On 23 May 2014, his first movie starring two debuntants in lead roles Heropanti released. [4] The movie stars Tiger Shroff & Kriti Sanon & has been a commercial success, with the second highest opening for a movie starring debutants ever. [5] His film will often featureone amoung Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar.

In late 2009, Nadiadwala announced his intention to remake the Ravi Teja's Kick . The film will star actor Salman Khan and actress Jacqueline Fernandez as the leads.[6] He made his directorial debut in this film and Kick cross 200crore mark. Record for a debutant director.

Personal life[edit]

Nadiadwala married late actress Divya Bharti on 10 May 1992. Bharti died on 5 April the following year and Nadiadwala remained unmarried until he subsequently married former journalist Wardha Khan in 2004. He has two sons with her, Subhan and Sufyan.

Filmography[edit]

Nadiadwala has produced the following films.

Title Release Dates Lead Actors
Tamasha 2015 Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone
Housefull 3 2015 Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon
Lai Bhaari - Marathi Movie 2014 Ritesh Deshmukh and Salman Khan
Phantom 3 April 2015 Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif
Kick 25 July 2014 Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez
Heropanti 23 May 2014 Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon
2 States 28 April 2014 Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt
Highway 21 Feb 2014 Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt
Teri Meri Kahaani 22 June 2012 (only distributed by Nadiawala) Shahid Kapoor & Priyanka Chopra
Housefull 2 5 April 2012 Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Rishi Kapoor, Asin Thottumkal, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez, Riteish Deshmukh, Zarine Khan, Shreyas Talpade, and Shazahn Padamsee
Anjaana Anjaani 1 October 2010 Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, and Zayed Khan
Housefull 29 April 2010 Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Lara Dutta, Ritesh Deshmukh, Jiah Khan and Arjun Rampal
Kambakkht Ishq 3 July 2009 Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, and Aftab Shivdasani
Heyy Babyy 24 August 2007 Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Fardeen Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Boman Irani
Jaan-E-Mann 20 October 2006 Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi 30 July 2004 Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega 4 August 2000 Salman Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji & Shahrukh Khan
Judwaa 7 February 1997 Salman Khan, Karishma Kapoor and Rambha
Jeet 23 August 1996 Salman Khan, Sunny Deol and Karishma Kapoor
Andolan 4 August 1995 Sanjay Dutt, Govinda and Mamta Kulkarni
Waqt Hamara Hai 2 July 1993 Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty and Mamta Kulkarni
Zulm Ki Hukumat 17 July 1992 Govinda, Dharmendra and Paresh Rawal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All for love". The Times of India. 18 Feb 2006. Retrieved 27 Dec 2011. 
  2. ^ "Box Office 2006". Boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 27 Dec 2011. 
  3. ^ "Box Office 2007". Boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 27 Dec 2011. 
  4. ^ "Heropanti: A love story with an undercurrent of violence". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Special Features: Box Office: Heropanti vs Movies featuring Debutants - Box Office, Bollywood Hungama". bollywoodhungama.com. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  6. ^ Singh, P. (27 May 2013). "Salman Khan to star opposite Jacqueline Fernandez in Kick". hindustan times. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 

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