Divya Khosla Kumar

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Divya Khosla Kumar
Divya Khosla Kumar walks the ramp for Rina Dhaka at the Pune Fashion Week 2017 (05) (cropped).jpg
Kumar in 2017
BornDivya Khosla
(1981-11-20) 20 November 1981 (age 38)
NationalityIndian
EducationJanki Devi Memorial College, University Of Delhi
Occupation
Years active2003 – present
Spouse(s)Bhushan Kumar
Children1

Divya Khosla Kumar (born 20 November 1981) is an Indian film Actress,Producer and Director.[1] She has directed various advertisements and has also featured in some music videos. She is the wife of Bhushan Kumar, the chairman and managing director of T-Series music label and film production company.

Personal life[edit]

Divya was born in middle class family in Delhi. She moved to Mumbai to pursue her career. She married Bhushan Kumar, the chairman and managing director of T-Series[2] on 13 February 2005 at the Maa Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra. They have a son, Ruhaan.[3][4][5][6] Her sister-in-law is playback singer Tulsi Ralhan.[7]

Career[edit]

Divya started her career in Bollywood as an actress with the 2004 film Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo.[8] She made her Tollywood debut in the same year with the film Love Today. Divya then did a course in cinematography and editing. After that, Divya directed music videos for Agam Nigam, Jermaine Jackson, Tulsi Kumar, and a few ad films. After directing 20 music videos, Divya did her first directorial venture Yaariyan in 2014.[9] Divya also choreographed 5 songs in the film, including "Baarish", "Maa", "Love Me Thoda Aur", "Allah Wariya" and "Zor Lagake".[10]

Divya debuted as director for a college romance movie called Yaariyan, that released on 10 January 2014, and then directed the movie, Sanam Re, which was released on 12 February 2016.[11][12][13][14] Divya is also one of the producers of the film Roy starring Ranbir Kapoor.

Filmography[edit]

As an actress[edit]

Divya starred in film Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo opposite to Akshay Kumar. She has also starred in the songs "Humne Pee Rakhi Hai" and "Akkad Bakkad", from her movie Sanam Re in 2016. Again she came in lead role in BulBul, a short film directed by Ashish Panda, which was released on 7 December 2017.

Year Film Role Notes
2004 Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo Shweta Rajeev Singh
2004 Love Today Rai a Telugu movie opposite Uday Kiran
2016 Sanam Re unnamed Special appearance in songs ("Akkad Bakkad" & "Humne Pee Rakkhi Hain")
2017 BulBul Bulbul Short film[15][16]
2020 Satyameva Jayate 2 TBA

As director[edit]

Year Film Notes
2014 Yaariyan Directorial debut
2016 Sanam Re Director

Music videos[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Singer (s) Album Co-Star(s) Notes
2003 Kabhi Yaadon Mein Aaun Herself Abhijeet Bhattacharya Tere Bina
Zid Na Karo Ye Dil Ka Mamla Hai Herself Roop Johri, Kunal Ganjawala Tera Mera Dil Salman Khan
2017 Kabhi Yaadon Mein Herself Palak Muchhal, Arijit Singh Kabhi Yaadon Mein Jason D'Souza, Mohit Malhotra Remake of 2003's Kabhi Yaadon Mein Aaun by Abhijeet
2019 Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi Sitaara Neha Kakkar Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi Abhimanyu Tomar, Shivin Narang Remake

As producer[edit]

Year Film Notes
2015 Roy Producer
2019 Khandaani Shafakhana Producer
2019 Batla House Producer
2019 Marjaavaan Producer
2020 Bhuj: The Pride of India Producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My husband is smart, strict producer: Divya Khosla Kumar – The Times of India". The Times Of India. Archived from the original on 20 December 2013.
  2. ^ Marriage (1 March 2005). "Bhushan Kumar marries Divya Khosla". Indiaglitz.
  3. ^ "Evelyn Sharma is heating it up on screen – The Times of India". The Times Of India.
  4. ^ "I came to Mumbai to achieve something and not to get married: Divya Khosla Kumar – The Times of India". The Times Of India.
  5. ^ Son (14 October 2011). "Bhushan Kumar blessed with a baby boy". Bollywood Hungama.
  6. ^ First Birthday (11 October 2012). "Bhushan Kumar's son's first birthday". Bollywood Hungama.
  7. ^ "Evelyn Sharma is heating it up on screen – The Times of India". The Times Of India.
  8. ^ I enjoy direction more than acting: Divya Khosla. She also appeared in video of pop song "Aiyyo Rama" sung by Falguni Pathak. Indian Express (17 December 2013). Retrieved on 2015-12-24.
  9. ^ My scripts were rejected by Bhushan, reveals Divya Khosla Kumar who turns director with 'Yaariyan'. DNA India (14 December 2013)
  10. ^ Director Divya Khosla Kumar choreographs five songs for Yaariyan : Bollywood, News – India Today. Indiatoday.intoday.in (8 January 2014). Retrieved on 2015-12-24.
  11. ^ Divya Kumar (8 April 2012). "Divya Kumar to focus on new penchant". The Times Of India.
  12. ^ 'My husband said, 'Why make a film? I can gift you anything worth Rs 10 crore'. rediff.com (8 January 2014)
  13. ^ Saif Ali Khan was really generous, says Divya Khosla Kumar. Ibnlive.in.com (8 December 2013). Retrieved on 24 December 2015.
  14. ^ I enjoy direction more than acting: Divya Khosla Kumar. Mid-day.com (18 December 2013). Retrieved on 2015-12-24.
  15. ^ "WATCH | Bulbul star Divya Khosla Kumar finds filmmaking 'very tough'". The New Indian Express.
  16. ^ "Full Movie: Bulbul (Short Film) - Divya Khosla Kumar - Shiv Pandit - Elli AvrRam". YouTube. T-Series. 6 December 2017.

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