Siddharth Roy Kapur
Courtesy of Producers Guild of India
India
2021

The Producers Guild of India, Roy Kapur Films

Siddharth
Roy
Kapur

Founder & Managing Director, Roy Kapur Films / President, Producers Guild of India

Roy Kapur again proved his penchant for producing audience-pleasing Bollywood content with a pair of new movies — “Pippa,” an epic about the 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence, and the comedy “Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan?” On the streaming front, his company Roy Kapur Films produced the supernatural crime thriller “Aranyak” for Netflix and “Rocket Boys,” a historical drama about India’s foremost nuclear scientists, for SonyLIV, and it is developing an adaptation of William Dalrymple’s bestseller “The Anarchy.” He’s also been busy as the president of the Producers Guild of India, spearheading a lawsuit against a collection of news channels over allegedly defamatory coverage of Bollywood, advocating for remedies to regulatory issues regarding OTT platforms and setting up vaccination camps and pandemic relief for production personnel.

Career

  • UTV Communications
  • The Producers Guild of India
  • Star TV

Education

  • University of Mumbai (India)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
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