Ashok Thakeria is a well-known Indian Movie Producer who was born in East Africa’s region of Tanzania. He did his Bachelor’s from the Bombay University in the area of Commerce. After completing his graduation, Ashok went on to launch his own production company with his partner Indra Kumar Indra Kumar is a prominent award-winning Indian fi >> Read More... Indra Kumar . They launched the company in 1983 under the name of “Maruti International”. Belonging to a non-filmy background, Ashok produced his first movie in 1985 titled “Mohabbat”. Mohabbat starred big Bollywood names like Anil Kapoor Anil Kapoor was born on 24th December 1956 in Mumb >> Read More... Anil Kapoor , ArunaIrani, AmrishPuri, Amjad Khan Amjad Zakaria Khan was born on 12th November, 1940 >> Read More... Amjad Khan , etc. It was directed by Bapu.

Ashok’s next project as a producer was 1988 movie “Kasam” which again had a great acting talent in stars like Poonam Dhillon, ArunaIrani, Gulshan Grover Gulshan Kumar is Bollywood’s most sought-after vil >> Read More... Gulshan Grover , etc. It was produced under the direction of Umesh Mehra. Both the movies were a success at the box office, which prompted Ashok to do his next production of movie “Dil” in 1990. “Dil” was a raving success at the box office due to its young star cast of Madhuri Dixit Madhuri Dixit is not just known as the also a smil >> Read More... Madhuri Dixit , Amir Khan, Saeed Jaffrey Saeed Jaffrey, a British actor, who hailed from In >> Read More... Saeed Jaffrey , etc. and its youth-oriented story line. This movie was a direction project of Ashok’s partner Indra Kumar.

After this movie, there was no looking back for Ashok, and he went on to produce many successful films for the Bollywood film industry. He went on to produce “ Raja Bio Coming Soon... >> Read More... Raja ” in 1995, “Beta” in 1992, “Mann” in 1999, “ Rishtey Rishtey is a Hindi television network channel broa >> Read More... Rishtey ” in 2002, and so on. He produced a film named “Masti” in 2004 that went on to become a franchise of its own with sequels like “ Grand Masti Click to look into! >> Read More... Grand Masti ” in 2013 and “ Great Grand Masti Click to look into! >> Read More... Great Grand Masti ” in 2016. The story of this franchise mostly revolves around three friends and their married life. They all belong to the Adult Comedy Genre.

In 2006, he produced a movie “Payare Mohan” which stared Fardeen Khan Fardeen Khan is a former film actor, known for doi >> Read More... Fardeen Khan and Vivek Oberoi as lead actors opposite Esha Deol and Amrita Rao Amrita Rao was born on June 7, 1981 in Mumbai, Mah >> Read More... Amrita Rao . Another directorial project of Indra Kumar that Ashok produced was a 2007 movie “Dhamaal” starring Sanjay Dutt July 29, 1959, was the day when the two legends of >> Read More... Sanjay Dutt , Arshad Warsi, Ritesh Deshmukh, Aashish Chaudhary in lead roles. This film went on to have its sequel “ Double Dhamaal Click to look into! >> Read More... Double Dhamaal ” in 2011 with Ritesh Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi and Sanjay Dutt reoccurring in lead roles.

In 2014, Indra Kumar directed another film titled “ Super Nani Click to look into! >> Read More... Super Nani ” that was a comeback movie for the very talented yesterday’s actress Rekha in the lead role of a Nani. This was produced by Ashok. It also had Sharman Joshi Sharman Joshi was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra to a >> Read More... Sharman Joshi of “ 3 Idiots Click to look into! >> Read More... 3 Idiots ” fame as a lead. Ashok Thakeria was married to actress Poonam Dhillon in 1988 and got divorced in 1997. They have two kids together, a son named Anmol Thakeria and a daughter named Paloma Thakeria.  

Jhamu Sughand Hindi Actor

Jhamu Sughand

Jhamu Sughand was an award-winning and acclaimed film producer and a distributor who produced some magnificent award-winning movies such as Lagaan (2001), Satya (1998), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) and Aks (2001). But before all this, before Jhamu Sugand could make a dent in the film-making business, he was absorbed in his family cloth trading business in Devlali his hometown in the state of Maharashtra. Then as luck would have it he averted from the cloth business and initialized his work in printing press business specializing in Film Merchandise after moving to Mumbai from Devlali in 1979. Later on, he shifted to film distribution in 1988. An impressive distribution of 100 films was not enough for Sughand to propel himself to the mainstream cinema until Mani Ratnam’s Bombay (1995) which sky-rocketed him to the enchanting Bollywood. Then there was no looking back, he went on to produce some brilliant movies such as Rangeela (1995), Chachi 420 (1997), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Khoobsurat (1999), Astitva (2000, Marathi Cinema), Lagaan (2001), Aks (2001), etc. But his rise soon met with an exponential downfall as his career as a producer started to wither as he severed ties with his brother Harish Sughand, who in turn was a producer too. Later on, he stopped producing films and declared himself as bankrupt and sold his last film which was Gulaal (2009)directed by Anurag Kashyap. Sughand became a total recluse after that and confided in no one but himself and on May 26, 2008, he bid adieu to this world after suffering cardiac arrest. He was aged  57 at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. Sughand had many big fans, from Amitabh Bachchan to Sanjay Leela Bhansali, you name it, and that artist would surely have had the pleasure of working with the amazingly talented Sughand. Mr. Bacchan praises Sughand for his outstanding contribution and support to the amazing Indian Cinema and identifies Sughand as the person who took great risks.  Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who already had the pleasure of working with Sughand, said that his vision as a film producer and the kind of films he wanted to see emerging on screen and minds of people were commendable and worth mentioning.  The awards that were swept away by Sughand’s produced films show that he was a true visionary who wanted nothing but to produce those films which would make people happy about life, cringe due to harsh realities and which could change the way people live their lives. We salute this great film maker who made movies stand out of the rest.


Rahul Aggarwal

Rahul Aggarwal is an Indian movie producer and actor. He is the Director of the Star Entertainment Worldwide Pvt. Ltd. Company. He is the offspring of T.P. Aggarwal. His father is the producer of Indian Motion Picture.He is even part of the Producers Association President. The father-son duo has presented the movie Policegiri, leading Sanjay Dutt in the main role. He first came up with the 2005 mystery thriller movie Khamoshh... Khauff Ki Raat. The film was directed by Deepak Tijori. The movie had a good cast of actors like Shilpa Shetty, Juhi Chawla and much more. The movie could not do well at the box office and was a big failure. His second movie was Red Alert: The War Within. The movie released in 2010. The film was based on the true tale of Narasimha who gets trapped up in a clash between police and Naxalites and is then forced to labor with the latter. The movie was premiered at the 6th Stuttgart Film Festival. The movie starred Sunil Shetty, Bhagyashree, Vinod Khanna, Naseeruddin Shah, Sameera Reddy and Ayesha Dharker. The movie was released in four other languages. The film was dubbed into dubbed into Chhattisgarhi, Telugu, and English versions. His third movie was Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke in which he featured as an actor in the main lead. He played the role of Devki Nandan Tripathi a simple, honest man who seeks his luck in the city of dreams, Mumbai. He gets himself hired at the Mausam Vibhaag, his only centers to a productive and growing future. The plot expands and so do Devki’s situation, for he attempts something that he had never more meant to. He finds himself doing all except giving time to his job. He comes across a collection of city people who often find his honesty funny and humorous, but Devki realizes that they unite with him even in the thickest of situations that his life draws him in. From the village proletariat to the corrupt cop to the rude goon, Devki finds himself considered for and aided even while he feels protected in a Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke position. The film portrays the everyday struggle of ordinary man in a ‘rural meets city’ set-up. His next project in production was Policegiri. The film produced by him and his father T. P. Aggarwal. The movie marked the Bollywood debut of acclaimed Tamil director K.S. Ravikumar. The movie features Sanjay Dutt, Prakash Raj and Prachi Desai in the lead roles. The action thriller is the official remake of 2003 Tamil movie Saamy, directed by Hari having Trisha Krishnan and Vikram in the lead.

Rahul Aggarwal Hindi Actor