Sajid Nadiadwala

  • Director, Writer, Producer, Screenplay, Dialogue Writer

Feb 18, 1966  in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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An Indian film director and producer, Sajid Nadiadwala is primarily associated with Hindi film industry. He also owns his a production company called Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment.

Nadiadwala started off as a production assistant in his family production house, where he studied filmmaking closely. In 1992, he went on to establish his own production house and produce his first film Zulm Ki Hukumat starring Govinda and Dharmendra. He is known for producing films such as Jeet (1996), Judwaa (1997), Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000) and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004).

He has produced several superhit films, with Akshay in the main lead, like Waqt Hamara Hai (1993), Heyy Babyy (2007), Kambakkht Ishq (2009) and Anjaana Anjaani (2010). He also produced 2010 blockbuster hit Housefull, followed by its sequel Housefull 2 (2012), for which he also was the story and screenplay writer. He is also the producer for popular Bollywood films such as Highway, 2 States, Heropanti, Phantom, Tamasha, Baaghi, Housefull 3, Dishoom, Rangoon, Judwaa 2 and Baaghi 2.

Nadiadwala made his directorial debut in the 2014 film Kick, a remake of Telugu film with the same name, starring Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez. His other projects include Kalank (2019), Super 30 (2019), Chhichhore (2019), Housefull 4 (2019) and Baaghi 3 (2020).