Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment

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Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Pvt. Ltd
TypePrivate
IndustryEntertainment
Founded1952; 70 years ago (1952), Mumbai, Maharashtra
FounderSajid Nadiadwala
Headquarters
Mumbai, Maharashtra
,
India
Key people
Rakesh Madhotra (CEO)
ProductsFilms, Music
OwnerSajid Nadiadwala
Websitewww.nadiadwalagrandson.com

Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Pvt Ltd (NGE) is an Indian film production company based in Mumbai.

The Nadiadwala family have been in film production since 1955, continuing this legacy Sajid Nadiadwala established the company in 2005.[1][2] It is a part of the Hindi film industry that is involved in Motion picture, radio, television and other entertainment activities. Rakesh Madhotra is the current CEO of the company.[3] [4]

Background[edit]

The Nadiadwala family, who migrated to Mumbai from Nadiad, Gujarat,[5] have been in the film industry for three generations, starting with A. K. Nadiadwala followed by his son Sulieman Nadiadwala and now grandson Sajid Nadiadwala. Presently, they are celebrating 63 years of their existence in the film industry.[6] The first film to be produced under their legacy was Inspector (1956) by Abdul Karim Nadiadwala. He further went on to produce movies like Taj Mahal (1963) and Chitralekha (1964).[7]

Productions[edit]

1992—1997[edit]

The company's first production came in 1992 with Bharat Rangachary's Zulm Ki Hukumat, starring an ensemble cast including Suniel Shetty and Govinda, which was not well appreciated. The next two produced films were Rangachary's Waqt Hamara Hai (1993) starring Akshay Kumar as well as Suniel Shetty, and Aziz Sejawal's Andolan (1995) starring Govinda, Mamta Kulkarni and Sanjay Dutt. Both these films performed moderately well at the box office. The former marked Sajid Nadiadwala's first production to star Kumar.

In August 1996, Raj Kanwar's action thriller Jeet starring Sunny Deol, Karisma Kapoor and Salman Khan, which was produced by NGE, was released to positive critical reviews, and eventually proved as a breakthrough for the banner, as it grossed over 330 million (US$4.3 million) at the worldwide box office to become one of the year's highest earning films. Jeet was also Nadiadwala's first production to star Salman Khan. David Dhawan's comedy Judwaa, released in February 1997, marked the next film of NGK. Featuring Salman Khan as twin brothers who were separated at their birth and reunite in youth, Judwaa starred Karisma Kapoor & Rambha as Khan's love interests, and had a successful box-office run with lifetime earnings of over 220 million (US$2.9 million).

2000—2009[edit]

NGK began the 2000s decade by reteaming with Raj Kanwar to produce the romantic comedy Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000) starring Salman Khan opposite Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji. It went on to gross 360 million (US$4.7 million) worldwide and was the sixth highest-grossing film that year. From 2001 to 2003, NGK didn't produce any films.

The banner came back in 2004 by collaborating with David Dhawan for the second time on the musical romantic comedy Mujhse Shaadi Karogi which featured Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra and was declared a Super Hit by Box Office India. Its final worldwide earnings reached to 615 million (US$8.1 million). This was followed by Shirish Kunder's directorial debut Jaan-E-Mann in 2006. The feature which saw Preity Zinta, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar play lead roles. was critically and commercially unprofitable.

In 2007, NGK produced Sajid Khan's comedy Heyy Babyy starring Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Riteish Deshmukh and Fardeen Khan. Heyy Babyy, which marked the first collaboration between Nadiadwala and Deshmukh, was a critical and commercial success with revenues of 700 million (US$9.2 million) but received mixed-to-negative reviews from critics. The banner next produced Sabbir Khan's directorial debut Kambakkht Ishq (2009) which saw Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor star as pivotal characters and earned over 840 million (US$11 million) in global markets to become a box-office hit despite earning overwhelmingly mixed reviews from film critics.

2010—present[edit]

NGK achieved further success in 2010, producing the Sajid Khan-directed comedy Housefull, which consisted of an ensemble cast including Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Riteish Deshmukh, Lara Dutta, Arjun Rampal and Jiah Khan.. The movie grossed over 1.51 billion (US$20 million) worldwide, thus becoming NGK's highest-grossing release at that point, and was the fourth top-earning Bollywood production of the year, but its response was generally mixed. Housefull was the first installment of the Housefull film franchise as well. The company's second production of the year was Siddharth Anand's Anjaana Anjaani, a romantic comedy featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, which was profitable at the box office.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Cast Director
1992 Zulm Ki Hukumat Dharmendra, Govinda, Shakti Kapoor, Moushumi Chatterjee and Paresh Rawal Bharat Rangachary
1993 Waqt Hamara Hai Sunil Shetty, Akshay Kumar, Mamta Kulkarni and Ayesha Jhulka Bharat Rangachary
1995 Andolan Sanjay Dutt, Govinda, Mamta Kulkarni and Ayesha Jhulka Aziz Sejawal
1996 Jeet Sunny Deol, Salman Khan, Karishma Kapoor, Amrish Puri and Tabu Raj Kanwar
1997 Judwaa Salman Khan, Karishma Kapoor, Rambha, Anupam Kher, Shakti Kapoor, Kader Khan, Mukesh Rishi, Satish Shah David Dhawan
2000 Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega Salman Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Preity Zinta, Shahrukh Khan, Sana Saeed, Rajeev Verma, Paresh Rawal, Neeraj Vora, Shakti Kapoor, Satish Shah, Kamini Kaushal, Vinay Pathak, Razak Khan Raj Kanwar
2004 Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Rajpal Yadav, Kader Khan and Amrish Puri, Supriya Karnik, Shashikala, Satish Shah, Upasana Singh, Vindu Dara Singh, Shefali Jariwala and Amrita Arora David Dhawan
2006 Jaan-E-Mann Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Preity Zinta, Anupam Kher, Javed Sheikh, Soni Razdan, Nawab Shah, Aman Verma Shirish Kunder
2007 Heyy Babyy Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Fardeen Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani, Juanna Sanghvi and Anupam Kher, Aarti Chhabria, Hrishita Bhatt, Payal Rohatgi, Muskaan Mihani, Sindhura Gadde, Anupam Sharma, Chirag Vohra, Jennifer Mayani, Bikramjeet Kanwarpal Sajid Khan
2009 Kambakkht Ishq Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Amrita Arora, Aftab Shivdasani, Vindu Dara Singh, Boman Irani, Kirron Kher, Javed Jaffrey, Sylvester Stallone, Brandon Routh and Denise Richards Sabbir Khan
2010 Housefull Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani, Lara Dutta, Jiah Khan, Chunky Pandey, Arjun Rampal, Malaika Arora, Randhir Kapoor, Lilete Dubey, Vindu Dara Singh, Manoj Pahwa and Suresh Menon Sajid Khan
Anjaana Anjaani Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Zayed Khan, Tanvi Azmi and Vishal Malhotra Siddharth Anand
2012 Housefull 2 Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Asin, Jacqueline Fernandez, Riteish Deshmukh, Zarine Khan, Shazahn Padamsee, Rishi Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Mithun Chakraborty, Randhir Kapoor, Boman Irani, Chunky Pandey, Johnny Lever, Ranjeet, Neelu Kohli, Vindu Dara Singh and Virendra Saxena Sajid Khan
2014 Highway Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda, Durgesh Kumar, Pradeep Nagar, Saharsh Kumar Shukla and Reuben Israel Imtiaz Ali
2 States Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amrita Singh, Revathi, Ronit Roy, Shivkumar Subramaniam, Aru Krishansh Verma and Achint Kaur Abhishek Varman
Heropanti Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon, Prakash Raj, Raashul Tandon, Sandeepa Dhar, Vikram Singh, Shireesh Sharma, Priyamveda Kant, Jatin Suri, Samar Jai Singh and Sunil Grover Sabbir Khan
Kick Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Randeep Hooda and Mithun Chakraborty, Saurabh Shukla, Archana Puran Singh, Vipin Sharma, Sanjay Mishra, Rajit Kapur, Sumona Chakravarti, Kavin Dave. Sajid Nadiadwala
2015 Phantom Saif Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Rajesh Tailang, Mir Sarwar, Sumit Gulati, J. Brandon Hill, Kaizaad Kotwal, Neeraj Sood and Pawan Chopra Kabir Khan
Tamasha Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Javed Sheikh, Piyush Mishra, Sushma Seth, Nikhil Bhagal, Vivek Mushran and Yash Sehgal Imtiaz Ali
2016 Baaghi Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Sudheer Babu, Paras Arora,Shifuji Shaurya Bharadwaj, Sunil Grover, Sumit Gulati and Sanjay Mishra Sabbir Khan
Housefull 3 Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri, Lisa Haydon, Riteish Deshmukh, Jackie Shroff, Chunky Pandey, Boman Irani, Samir Kochhar, Nikitin Dheer, Aarav Chowdhary and Johnny Lever Farhad Samji and Sajid Samji
Dishoom Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, John Abraham, Akshaye Khanna, Saqib Saleem, Rahul Dev, Vijay Raaz, Satish Kaushik, Anupriya Goenka and Tarun Khanna Rohit Dhawan
2017 Rangoon Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan, Richard McCabe, Shriswara, Lin Laishram, Alex Avery and Satoru Kawaguchi, Saharsh Kumar Shukla Vishal Bhardwaj
Judwaa 2 Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Taapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher, Sachin Khednekar, Prachi Shah, Upasana Singh, Rajpal Yadav, Manoj Pahwa, Vivan Bhatena, Pavan Malhotra, Manoj Joshi, Vikas Verma, Johnny Lever and Zakir Hussain David Dhawan
2018 Baaghi 2 Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani, Prateik Babbar, Randeep Hooda, Manoj Bajpayee, Deepak Doobriyal, Shifuji Shaurya Bharadwaj, Darshan Kumar, Vipin Sharma, Sunit Morarjee. Ahmed Khan
2019 Kalank[8] Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt, Kunal Khemu, Hiren Tanwani, Achint Kaur and Pawan Chopra. Abhishek Varman
Super 30 Hrithik Roshan, Mrunal Thakur, Virendra Saxena, Nandish Singh, Aditya Shrivastava, Pankaj Tripathi Vikas Bahl
Chhichhore[9] Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma, Prateik Babbar, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Naveen Polishetty, Tushar Pandey, Saharsh Kumar Shukla Nitesh Tiwari
Housefull 4 [10] Akshay Kumar, Aditya Pancholi, Kriti Sanon, Riteish Deshmukh, Kriti Kharbanda, Bobby Deol, Pooja Hegde, Rana Daggubati, Amanda Rosario, Chunky Pandey, Ranjeet, Boman Irani, Sharad Kelkar, Johnny Lever, Jamie Lever, Saurabh Shukla. Farhad Samji
2020 Baaghi 3 Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, Ankita Lokhande, Jaideep Ahwalat Ahmed Khan
2021 Tadap Ahan Shetty, Tara Sutaria Milan Luthria
83 Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Saleem, Ammy Virk, Jiiva, Sahil Khattar, Chirag Patil, Adinath Kothare, Dhairya Karwa, Dinker Sharma, Jatin Sarna, Nishant Dahiya, Harrdy Sandhu, R Badree, Pankaj Tripathi, Satish Alekar Kabir Khan
2022 Bachchhan Paandey Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, Jacqueline Fernandez, Arshad Warsi, Pankaj Tripathi, Prateik Babbar, Abhimanyu Singh Farhad Samji
Heropanti 2 Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tara Sutaria Ahmed Khan
Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali Salman Khan, Pooja Hegde, Venkatesh, Aayush Sharma,Shehnaaz Gill Farhad Samji
2023 Bawaal[11] Varun Dhawan, Janhvi Kapoor Nitesh Tiwari

References[edit]

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  9. ^ "'Chhichhore' poster: Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor's first look from the movie will leave you dumbstruck – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  10. ^ https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DNHkAETUIAEJtYD.jpg[bare URL image file]
  11. ^ "Sajid Nadiadwala's Bawaal starring Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor goes on floors". Bollywood Hungama. 10 April 2022. Retrieved 11 April 2022.

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