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June 23, 2020

Historical Epic Bestseller ‘The Anarchy’, About Rise Of East India Company, Set For Major TV Adaptation With India’s Siddharth Roy Kapur

Siddharth Roy Kapur, former MD of The Walt Disney Company India and current president of the Producers Guild of India, has picked up exclusive screen rights to The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise Of The East India Company, William Dalrymple’s bestselling historical epic.

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June 23, 2020

India’s Siddharth Roy Kapur Nabs Rights to William Dalrymple Colonialism Book ‘The Anarchy’

Prolific Indian producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has acquired audio-visual rights to author and historian William Dalrymple’s bestselling historical book on colonialism “The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company.”

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April 25, 2020

In a first, Indian film Yeh Ballet finds a spot on Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' recommendation list

Yeh Ballet has been produced by Sidharth Roy Kapur's Kapur Films and has become the first Indian film to be recommended by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.

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April 24, 2020

Roy Kapur Films’ Yeh Ballet becomes the first Indian film to be recommended by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

As we continue to go through the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, everyone’s best friend to pass the time right now is Netflix.

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February 29, 2020

Siddharth Roy Kapur and Sooni Taraporevala on 'Yeh Ballet' and Indian cinema at Oscar

Siddharth Roy Kapur and Sooni Taraporevala on 'Yeh Ballet' and Indian cinema at Oscar IANS TV - For the latest and exclusive news on politics, foreign affairs, bollywood, crime and sports. In English and Hindi. A must watch on Youtube by IANS, India's largest independent news agency..

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February 24, 2020

Netflix film ‘Yeh Ballet’ shows how boys can ballet, even in India

You could easily glide into the much-dreaded voyeuristic, poverty-porn territory if your film is that quintessential triumph of the underdogs tale who rise from the Mumbai slums.

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February 22, 2020

Here's The Inspiring True Story Of The 2 Dancers Behind Netflix's 'Yeh Ballet'

The Netflix original film, Yeh Ballet by Sooni Taraporevala hit the streaming service just yesterday and is already making waves for its raw portrayal of dance, ballet and ambition. Not to mention how beautiful the shots of the dancers are, leaving you with tears in your eyes as they fly to great heights.

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February 21, 2020

Sooni Taraporevala and Siddharth Roy Kapur on Making Netflix's 'Yeh Ballet' | The Quint

Ahead of the release of Netflix's YehBallet, The Quint's Nandakumar spoke to its creators, director Sooni Taraporevala and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur on making the film, working with Netflix and why they couldn’t cast stars in the film.

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February 21, 2020

Sooni Taraporevala’s Netflix debut, Yeh Ballet proves that talent has no boundaries

Take a closer look at the films that have dominated box offices in recent times, and you’ll spot class struggle being a common theme. Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (2019) took home four awards at the 2020 Oscars, and Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy (2019) was much lauded by critics and audiences alike.

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February 21, 2020

Wanted Dancers to Act, Not the Opposite: Netflix’s Yeh Ballet Team

Netflix’s Yeh Ballet is about two boys Nishu (Manish Chauhan) and Asif (Achintya Bose), who are from humble backgrounds and are discovered by a ballet teacher (Julian Sands). Ahead of its release, The Quint spoke to its creators, director Sooni Taraporevala and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur on making the film, working with Netflix and why they couldn’t cast stars in the film.

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February 20, 2020

Netflix's 'Yeh Ballet': The extraordinary tale of two ballerinos from Maximum City

The film is the sophomore directorial feature of Padma Shri awardee Sooni Taraporevala, who made 'Little Zizou' in 2009

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February 15, 2020

A story of two boys out to chase their dancing dreams

Last time Sooni Taraporevala directed a film, she won hearts with a delightful portrait of childhood in Little Zizou. She will look to do the same this time by following the dreams of a teenager and a 21-year-old in Yeh Ballet.

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February 12, 2020

Siddharth Roy Kapur announces original film for Netflix, ‘Yeh Ballet’

Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Roy Kapur Films is all set to present a Netflix original film titled Yeh Ballet! You may ask yourself, what is this film all about? It is about Ballet!

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January 30, 2020

Siddharth Roy Kapur to produce film inspired by life of social worker Raja Ram ‘Bhule Bhatke’ Tiwari

Bollywood producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has acquired the life story rights of Allahabad social worker Raja Ram ‘Bhule Bhatke’ Tiwari and his family according to a press note.

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November 22, 2019

Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Insight On Film Making

It is that time of the year when the film industry comes together to celebrate films from all over the world at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. The film festival is known to be one of the best in the country and this time, there were some noted filmmakers and industry experts taking part in the panel discussions.

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November 22, 2019

Siddharth Roy Kapur On Bollywood Careers, Marriage & Success Mantras | The Ranveer Show 22

Today's episode features an in-depth conversation with one of the sharpest minds on “The Ranveer Show” (TRS), Siddarth Roy Kapur. In this smartest conversation and Siddarth Roy Kapur exclusive interview we talk about various topics like, how to follow your passion, entrepreneurship, motivation, smart conversation, humility, hard work, and mental fitness.

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November 4, 2019

Shiamak Davar revolutionized Western dance in India: Siddharth Roy Kapur

Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Bollywood producer Siddharth Roy Kapur is collaborating with leading choreographer Shiamak Davar in the forthcoming Netflix film named "Yeh Ballet". He has praised Shiamak saying that the choreographer revolutionised Western dancing in India.

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September 25, 2019

Siddharth Roy Kapur re-elected as President of the Producers Guild of India

Siddharth Roy Kapur as a producer has given commercially successful films. He founded his own film and digital media production house Roy Kapur Films which is gearing up for the release of The Sky Is Pink.

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September 24, 2019

Priyanka Chopra & Farhan Akhtar Interview with Rajeev Masand

CNN News18’s Rajeev Masand chats with The Sky is Pink actors Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar, director Shonali Bose and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur about the film’s themes of death and loss and moving on.

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September 24, 2019

Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Shonali Bose | The Sky Is Pink | Film Companion

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Farhan Akhtar, Shonali Bose and Siddharth Roy Kapur discuss their film, The Sky Is Pink, how they went about making it and how they individually deal and cope with death. Priyanka also tells us about how ironic it was that she was prepping for her wedding to Nick Jonas during the film’s shoot.

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September 21, 2019

Siddharth Roy Kapur: Indian film units get warm welcome abroad

Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is president of Producers Guild of India, has said that the Indian film industry gets a warm welcome in foreign countries when our films units visit those places for shooting.

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July 14, 2019

International Film Festival Of India 2019 Steering Committee This Year Includes Karan Johar, Siddharth Roy Kapur And Others

Filmmaker Karan Johar and producer Siddharth Roy Kapoor will be part of the steering committee of the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), said Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday.

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June 30, 2019

You’ve got to love the movies to face it all - Siddharth Roy Kapur

The synergy of creative instinct and commercial insight makes Siddharth Roy Kapur a movie mogul, writes Ashwini Deshmukh. Movies are his magnificent obsession, apart from gorgeous wife Vidya Balan. That explains why the MBA graduate took a leap into the capricious but creative world of films.

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June 19, 2019

Chinese Script Development Requires A Different Touch, Top Producers Say

Leading film producers highlighted the challenges of developing good scripts in China and abroad at a panel during the Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday.

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June 18, 2019

Siddharth Roy Kapur represents India at Shanghai International Film Festival

At the ongoing Shanghai International Film Festival, Siddharth Roy Kapur discussed Indian cinema receiving great response in China, especially after the success of Aamir Khan's 2016 film Dangal.

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June 17, 2019

Siddharth Roy Kapur On Representing India At The Shanghai Film Festival

I am looking forward to engaging with industry stakeholders here in furthering the filmmaking ties between us," said Siddharth Roy Kapur

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June 11, 2019

Roy Kapur Films wrap up Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar starrer ‘The Sky Is Pink’ and ‘Yeh Ballet’

Siddharth Roy Kapur’s production company Roy Kapur Films has lots to celebrate this week with two films wrapping within days of each other! The first film to complete its shooting schedule is the Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar starrer tentatively titled The Sky is Pink that has been shot across London, Delhi, Mumbai and the Andamans over the past few months.

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June 11, 2019

Roy Kapur Films wrap up Priyanka Chopra – Farhan Akhtar’s The Sky Is Pink and Yeh Ballet

Siddharth Roy Kapur’s production company Roy Kapur Films has lots to celebrate this week with two film wrapping within days of each other! The first film to complete its shoot schedule is the Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar starrer tentatively titled The Sky is Pink that has been shot across London, Delhi, Mumbai and the Andamans over the past few months.

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May 25, 2019

Cannes Film Festival 2019: Government of India announces new initiatives to make Indian film industry a global force

The Indian Government with support from the Producers Guild of India, has come up with new policies and plans for strengthening the industry on the global front...

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April 19, 2019

Roy Kapur Films And Netflix To Collaborate For “Yeh Ballet”

After Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar Starring The Sky Is Pink, the Roy Kapur Films are all set to collaborate with Netflix for forthcoming dance musical drama titled Yeh Ballet.

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December 9, 2018

The Producers Adda with Karan Johar, Aanand L Rai, Rhea Kapoor, Siddharth Roy Kapur & Priti Shahani

As we wind up 2018, Anupama Chopra sits down for a conversation with Bollywood’s leading producers Karan Johar, Sidharth Roy Kapur, Priti Shahani, Aanand L Rai and Rhea Kapoor to debate the year in film. They discuss the Khan crisis, the Me Too conversation and its implications going forward and whether 2018 was a landmark year for Bollywood.

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December 7, 2018

Siddharth Roy Kapur On How Cinema Soft Power Can Help India

One of the most well-known producers in Bollywood, the man behind films like Dangal and Paan Singh Tomar and the much-anticipated The Sky Is Pink, Siddharth Roy Kapur speaks to NDTV about storytelling, what he would like to change in Bollywood and how the soft power of cinema can help India.

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November 24, 2018

Siddharth Roy Kapur On Indian Films Going Global: Yet To Have A Movie That Has Crossed Over

Siddharth Roy Kapur said he believes only a film that is rooted in Indianness will be able to have an impact all around the globe

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November 17, 2018

How Siddharth Roy Kapur is changing the face of Bollywood

In 2006, Siddharth Roy Kapur was one of the founding members of UTV Spotboy, a studio that energised Hindi cinema by backing low-budget but high-quality content films such as Aamir, Udaan, Paan Singh Tomar, and Shahid. Twelve years later, Roy Kapur releases another challenging project, Pihu, this time around under his eponymous banner, which he set up in 2017. The drama thriller follows a day in the life of a two-year-old girl trapped in an apartment with her dead mother.

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November 15, 2018

Siddharth Roy Kapur: Not A Worry That There Is No Star In Pihu

Film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming production venture Pihu, says that there is no worry that the film doesnt feature an established star. Siddharth Roy Kapoor was interacting with media to promote Pihu along with film's director Vinod Kapri on Tuesday.

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November 9, 2018

Office Space: Inside Roy Kapur Productions with Siddharth Roy Kapur

Former Disney India head-turned-independent film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is the man to thank for putting out films like Udaan, Barfi and Dangal, gives CNN News18’s Rajeev Masand a tour of the brand new offices of his production company.

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October 23, 2018

Siddharth Roy Kapur reveals upcoming slate of films

Siddarth Roy Kapur, founder of Roy Kapur Films has an exciting array of movies to showcase to the audience. He unveiled the future plans of the production house in an exclusive chat with a leading international website.

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October 23, 2018

Siddharth Roy Kapur reveals eclectic future line up of films

Siddarth Roy Kapur, founder of Roy Kapur Films has an exciting array of movies to showcase to the audience. He unveiled the future plans of the production house in an exclusive chat with a leading international website. Besides, The Sky is Pink, starring, Priyanka Chopra, Zaira Wasim and Farhan Akhtar, Roy Kapur Films’ next production is Saare Jahaan Se Achcha

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October 22, 2018

India’s Roy Kapur Films Reveals Eclectic Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Former MD of Disney India, Siddharth Roy Kapur has revealed an eclectic range of films to be produced by his production company Roy Kapur Films.

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October 22, 2018

Siddharth Roy Kapur on ‘The Sky Is Pink’: “We couldn’t have asked for a better cast”

The forthcoming Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Khan and Zaira Wasim starrer, directed by Shonali Bose, kicked off its second schedule in London at the tale end of last week. With the working title of ‘The Sky is Pink’, the film’s subject is the life of motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary. BizAsiaLive.com met up with the film’s producer Siddharth Roy Kapur.

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September 29, 2018

Siddharth Roy Kapur unanimously re-elected as the President of the Producers Guild of India

Siddharth Roy Kapur has been re-elected as the President of the Producers Guild of India. He has previously served as the President since January 2017. It was a unanimous decision taken at the first meeting of newly appointed Guild Council on 28th September 2018.

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September 22, 2018

Embracing technology is the only way to remain relevant: Siddharth Roy Kapur

In an interview with Mint, Siddharth Roy Kapur talks about the films RKF wants to produce, storytelling in OTT platforms, the tussle between writers and producers and the difference between studios and independent producers.

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September 19, 2018

Producing any film never easy: Siddharth Roy Kapur

Film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is backing an upcoming movie on the life of Indian astronaut Rakesh Sharma, says producing a film -- irrespective of its genre -- is never an easy task. Kapur was interacting with the media at a special screening of Malayalam film "Ranam" here on Tuesday.

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September 12, 2018

Siddharth Roy Kapur to bring the amazing journey of India’s “Ballet Boys” to the screen!

Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Roy Kapur Films (RKF) has signed on acclaimed filmmaker Sooni Taraporevala to bring to the screen the inspiring and hopeful journey of the two Mumbai boys, Amiruddin Shah and Manish Chauhan, their Israeli-American mentor Yehuda Maor and their families, who triumphed over their circumstances and achieved a feat no Indian ever has before - by making their way to prestigious global ballet institutes like London’s Royal Ballet Academy and the Oregon Ballet Theatre.

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September 12, 2018

Sooni Taraporevala to direct Siddharth Roy Kapurs upcoming production Ballet Boys

A decade after making her directorial debut with the National Award-winning family drama Little Zizou, internationally acclaimed screenwriter Sooni Taraporevala is returning to direction with Ballet Boys. It recounts the inspiring true-life journey of two Mumbai boys.

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May 22, 2018

Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur join hands for 'Pihu'

Known for backing path-breaking and unconventional cinema like 'Dev.D', 'A Wednesday', 'Rang De Basanti' and Barfi! in their first innings together at UTV, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur have collaborated for the first time in their new avatars — RSVP and Roy Kapur Films — for Pihu.

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March 12, 2018

Content creators should not put all their eggs in one basket: Siddharth Roy Kapur

Bollywood is over producing, feels Siddharth Roy Kapur. While the number of releases every Friday have gone up to at least four to five every week, the collections haven't lived up to expectations. Kapur, founder of Roy Kapur Films and the President of Film and Television Producers Guild of India, says that there is a lack of a sustainable model for the industry.

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October 6, 2017

Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur ropes in director RS Prasanna for his next

With his first Hindi directorial debut faring well at the box office, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan director R.S. Prasanna has been signed on by producer Siddharth Roy Kapur for his next. Siddharth said he was happy to be collaborating with Prasanna. “Like the rest of the country, I absolutely loved Shubh Mangal Saavdhan."

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August 14, 2017

Siddharth Roy Kapur pleased with HC in the workers’ union strike case

Siddharth Roy Kapur is thankful to the court for passing a fair judgment on the ongoing strike of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees. The ongoing strike by the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), also known as the film industry workers’ union which was against the Film and Television Producers Guild of India had impeded the production work of the same.

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August 6, 2017

Siddharth Roy Kapur keeps 'personal and professional separate'; will never cast Vidya, Aditya, Kunaal in his films

Siddharth Roy Kapur has undertaken a new journey of spearheading his home banner Roy Kapur Films, but says he would neither cast his wife Vidya Balan, nor his brothers Aditya and Kunaal in any of the projects. So far, Siddharth has announced three projects. Asked if we can expect to see the National Award winning Vidya in any of the films, Siddharth told IANS here:

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July 28, 2017

Siddharth Roy Kapur: Political biopics have become 'radioactive'

Coming on the heels of the controversy about "Indu Sarkar", a top official of the Film and Television Producers Guild of India says such topics have become "radioactive" nowadays. Speaking at the Word To Screen, Publishers Bootcamp by Jio MAMI here, Guild president Siddharth Roy Kapur said that "making a biopic on a political figure is radioactive right now".

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May 24, 2017

I’m an optimist, so I prefer to look at glass half full: Siddharth Roy Kapur

After a successful stint with two of the biggest film studios — which saw him produce films such as Rang De Basanti (2006), Dev.D (2009), Barfi!(2012) and Dangal (2016), among others — Siddharth Roy Kapur has now branched out to set up his own production company, Roy Kapur Films.

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SiddharthRoy Kapur

Founder and Managing Director

Siddharth Roy Kapur is an eminent film producer, founder and MD of Roy Kapur Films and the President of the Producers Guild of India. He has been the former Managing Director of the Walt Disney Company India and UTV – Studios. Siddharth’s filmography includes some of the highest grossing Indian films of all time like Dangal, PK, Chennai Express, Kick and Rowdy Rathore as well as genre-defining films like Rang De Basanti, Barfi, Dev D, A Wednesday, Kai Po Che and ABCD. He has been regularly featured in Variety’s Top 500 list of influential people in entertainment globally and The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Generation Asia Inaugural Class of Young Leaders, among numerous other accolades for his leadership and achievements.

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