Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Occupation||Film director, writer, producer|
Luv Ranjan is an Indian film director, writer and producer. He was born in Ghaziabad district, Uttar Pradesh. He has directed films such as Pyaar Ka Punchnama, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 and Akaash Vani. He is an alumnus of St. Paul's Academy, Ghaziabad.
He began his career as a director in 2011 with the film, Pyaar Ka Punchnama produced by Abhishek Pathak, Panorama Studios and [[Viacom18 Motion Pictures]. The film is a romantic comedy which depicts the life of three young bachelors. In 2013, he wrote and directed Akaash Vani, reuniting him with Aaryan and Bharucha. Two years later, in 2015, he co-wrote and directed the sequel of Pyaar Ka Punchnama, Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 starring Aaryan, Bharucha, Sunny Singh, Ishita Raj Sharma, Omkar Kapoor and Sonnalli Seygall. The sequel too received much appreciation and performed well at the box office. He directed the film Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety in 2018. The film performed exceedingly well at the box office, although it holds a 40% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 10 reviews.
He turned to production in 2012 with his childhood friend and co-producer, Ankur Garg and founded their company Luv Films. In 2016, he produced Life Sahi Hai, an Indian coming of age comedy web-series created by Tarun Jain. He directed and co-produced comedy film Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety along with Ankur Garg and in collaboration with T-Series starring Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha and Sunny Singh. It emerged as a commercial success and ranks as one of the highest grossing Bollywood films of 2018. His 2019 film is Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Rakul Preet Singh starrer urban romcom film De De Pyaar De.
His first release of 2020 was Jai Mummy Di starring Sunny Singh and Sonnalli Seygall which was directed by Navjot Gulati which released on 17 January 2020. His second release for the year was Malang starring Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani and Kunal Khemu directed by Mohit Suri which released on 7 February 2020. His third film was Hansal Mehta’s social comedy Chhalaang starring Rajkumar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha which released on 13 November 2020.
|2011||Pyaar Ka Punchnama||Yes||No||Yes|
|2015||Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2||Yes||No||Yes||Also lyricist for 1 song|
|2016||Life Sahi Hai||No||Yes||No||Web series|
|2018||Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2019||De De Pyaar De||No||Yes||Yes|
|2020||Jai Mummy Di||No||Yes||No|
- "Luv Ranjan teams up with Bhushan Kumar for a romcom - Times of India".
- "Luv Ranjan gears up for sequel to Pyaar Ka Punchnama". The Indian Express. 26 June 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
- Kamath, Sudhish (21 May 2011). "Luv Ranjan makes bollywood debut through Pyaar Ka Punchnama". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "Pyaar ka Punchnama soon to be on floor". Mid Day. 5 June 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2012.
- "Pyaar ka Punchnama 2 review". Hindustan Times. 16 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety a blockbuster movies of 2018". Business Standard. 20 March 2018.
- "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety". Business Standard. 20 March 2018.
- "Turram Khan upcoming comedy movie". Deccan Chronicle. 10 September 2018. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
- "Jai Mummy Di". The Indian Express. 18 February 2019.