Anees Bazmee

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Anees Bazmee
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Bazmee at the studio release of Ready
Born (1962-11-01) November 1, 1962 (age 57)
OccupationFilm Director, Screenplay writer
Years active1988 – present

Anees Bazmee (born November 1, 1962) is an Indian film director, writer and producer who is known for his works in Hindi cinema. In a career spanning over three and a half decades, he has written and directed more than 60 films in Hindi, Tamil and Marathi across varied genres.

After making directorial debut with Hulchul in 1995, Bazmee had his first commercial success in 1998 with the romance Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of the year. He achieved further success as well as recognization by directing the top-grossing comedies including No Entry (2005), Welcome (2007), Singh Is Kinng (2008), Ready (2011) and Welcome Back (2015), and also received praise for directing the moderately successful romantic thriller Deewangee (2002)

Early life[edit]

Anees Bazmee was born in a remote town of Modasa in Gujarat, India to an Urdu poet Abdul Hameed 'Nerang' Bazmee and housewife Khatoon Begum. He came to Mumbai in 1976 and worked as a child artist. He later also dabbled in a number of jobs like art direction, editing and sound recording.



No. Year Film Notes
1. 1995 Hulchul
2. 1998 Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha The film was nominated for 4 Filmfare Awards and won Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for Jaspinder Narula
3. 2002 Deewangee
4. 2005 No Entry
5. 2006 Sandwich
6. 2007 Welcome
7. 2008 Singh Is Kinng
8. 2011 No Problem
9. 2011 Thank You
10. 2011 Ready
11. 2015 Welcome Back
12. 2017 Mubarakan
13. 2019 Pagalpanti
14. 2020 Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 Filming


Year Film
2009 Shortkut - The Con is On
2002 Karz
2001 Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao
2000 Raju Chacha
1999 Sirf Tum
1997 Deewana Mastana
1997 Prithvi
1997 Sanam
1996 Army
1995 Andolan
1995 Hulchul
1995 Gunda Raaj
1995 Angrakshak
1994 Mr. Azaad
1994 The Gentleman
1994 Laadla
1994 Andaz
1994 Gopi Kishan
1994 Eena Meena Deeka
1994 Raja Babu
1993 Aankhen
1993 King Uncle
1992 Bol Radha Bol
1992 Aaj Ka Goonda Raj
1992 Apradhi
1992 Shola Aur Shabnam
1992 Yaad Rakhegi Duniya
1990 Pratibandh
1990 Swarg


Year Film Notes
1992 Aaj Ka Goonda Raj
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
1995 Angrakshak
2015. Care of Footpath 2 Kannada film


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