Dinesh Vijan is known for his production company Illuminati Films, that was found by
Saif Ali Khan
and Dinesh himself in 2009 and the duo partnerships had given multiple block busters hits. Both have been involved in making spy thrillers
, double role flick of Saif; prestigious Love Aaaj Kal, or even
Go Goa Gone
where Saif played a comedian with Russian outlook.
Over the course of 10 years of film producing, Dinesh has done some high-budget Bollywood films and still working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. Known for his high-end production, he is a finance MBA graduate, who went to make his debut as a film producer with his pet project “Being Cyrus” starring Saif Ali Khan in 2006. “Being Cyrus” was an English Language Indian film, which was directed by
which gave critical acclaim to Saif Ali Khan and even established Dinesh as a film maker.
Besides Illuminati Films where only Saif Ali Khan acts and Dinesh produces, the film celebrity has another feather in his cap too. He is founder of Helming Maddock films which made films like Badalpur and The Fault In Our Stars Remake with Varum Dewan. Earlier, he also made
in the lead and was released in 2014. Dinesh Vijan has seen more ups and down in his career, but interestingly, the performance of Badalpur in box office has established him as more powerful and successful film producer of the country. Although people loved his Cocktail and Go Goa Gone, his success for Badalpur will remain a milestone. Now we hear that, Vijan has got a script ready which he might even direct also. He has approached
and Saif Ali Khan to play lead roles for a love story script. Dinesh Vijan has chosen to become film producer, although his father and grandfather had been in the truck running business.
Starting a film production company is not for the weak or faint of heart, you need to research first, lots of it. Dinesh does his magic on the script, music, editing and even story concept too.