Aarun Nagar[2][3] is an Indian film director, writer, editor, producer and actor known for his works in Hindi-language films.[1][4][5][6][7]

Aarun Nagar
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EducationDelhi University
  • Film director
  • writer
  • actor
  • film producer
Years active2003-present

Early life and educationEdit

Nagar was born in the village of Dujana in Gautam Buddh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh. He graduated from Delhi University.[1]


As an actorEdit

Nagar started his acting career in 2003 with a devotional TV serial, based on Sai Baba as a lead role of Sri Sai. Nagar did about 25 TV serials on various Channels, i.e. Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha[8] (Star Plus), Seven (Sony), Kismat (Sony), Vaseeyat (DD), Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein (Star One), etc. These serials did reasonably well at that time and exposed him to many filmmakers in the industry, leading him to being cast in so many famous Bollywood Movies such as Bhouri[9] alongside stalwarts like Raghuveer Yadav, Aditya Pancholi, Shakti Kapoor. He has consistently won rave reviews for all his performances in films such as Semshook (2010),[10][11] Children of War (2014)[12] Gurjar Aandolan (2014),[13] Uvaa (2015)[14] Bhouri (2016)[15] Risknamaa (2019).[16]

As a directorEdit

Nagar made his directorial debut as a writer and director in a real story based epic drama Gurjar Aandolan[17] (2014), which was banned by the Rajasthan Government and never had a theatrical release in Rajasthan due to its issues based on the real 'Gurjar Agitation' which was happened in '2007-2008' in Rajasthan.[18]

Later he released his next film Risknamaa[19] a film based on the controversial love story based on two brother's life, where the elder brother falls in love with his younger brother's wife. It was released on 15 March 2019 to widespread critical appreciation, also achieved a critical and commercial success at the box office.[20]


Year Film Language Actor Producer Director Writer Notes
2010 Semshook Hollywood Aarun 2010
2014 Gurjar Aandolan[21] Hindi Aarun Gurjar Yes Yes Yes 2014
2014 Children of War Hindi Major Asst. Casting Dir 2014
2015 Uvaa Hindi Inspector Prathvi Singh First Assistant Director / Casting director & Line Producer 2015
2016 Bhouri Hindi Sirsa First Assistant Director 2016
2019 Risknamaa Hindi Inspector Prathvi Singh Yes Yes Yes 2019
2021 Risknamaa 2[22] Hindi Inspector Narendra Singh Yes Yes Yes 2021
2022 Balli vs Birju[23] Hindi Inspector Yes Yes Yes 2022


Year Show Role Notes Director
2010 Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha Truck Owner Star Plus
2010 Seven Boat Man Sony
2011 Kismat Army Officer Sony
2008 Vaseeyat Salim Doordarshan Asst-Director
2010 Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein Aarun Star One Asst-Director
2004 Sai Baba As a Sai Baba Sadhana Channel
2005 Kkavyanjali As a Arun Star Plus Asst-Director
2009 Maayka As a Police Inspector Zee TV Asst-Director
2011 Shobha Somnath Ki As a Mantri Zee TV Asst-Director


  1. ^ a b c "फिल्म निर्देशकों की कतार में डीयू से जुड़ा एक और नाम". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 24 December 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  2. ^ "दुजाना में बॉलिवुड कलाकारों का डेरा". Navbharat Times. 26 October 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Hard Work Is The Key To Success: Actor-Director Aarun Nagar". Outlook. 11 January 2022. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  4. ^ Mehta, Ashish (11 October 2014). "'Gujjar Aandolan' in reel life; film to get released in Gujjar dominated villages on Oct 17". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  5. ^ J, Hirendra (13 May 2019). "'एक था फौजी' फ़िल्म पर काम शुरू, दमदार स्क्रिप्ट के बाद बड़े स्टार्स पर नज़र- अरुण नागर". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  6. ^ "Risknamaa Movie Show Time in Kolkata". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  7. ^ "Risknamaa Movie". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  8. ^ Hegde, Rajul (13 September 2010). "Ruchika-IGP Rathore's story on telly?". Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  9. ^ "फिल्म भूरी यूपी मे टैक्स फ्री, आजमगढ़ के प्रोड्यूसर की है फिल्म". Amar Ujala. 18 June 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  10. ^ Dhiman, Anisha (25 August 2014). "A Poet in exile". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  11. ^ Rangan, Baradwaj (17 May 2014). "Children of War: Oppressing issues". The Hindu. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  12. ^ "Children of War Movie Review {2.5/5}: Critic Review of Children of War". The Times of India. 25 April 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  13. ^ "राजस्थान में गुर्जर आंदोलन पर बन गई फिल्म". Nai Dunia. 13 October 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  14. ^ "युवा- मूवी रिव्यू". Nav Bharat Times. 26 June 2015. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  15. ^ "Bhouri stars Aditya Pancholi and Raghuveer Yadav". The Indian Express. 6 March 2015. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  16. ^ J, Hirendra (27 April 2019). "डेब्यू फ़िल्म में ही सचिन खारी ने डबल रोल में किया धमाल, रिस्कनामा सातवें सप्ताह में". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  17. ^ "गुर्जर आंदोलन पर आएगी बड़े पर्दे पर फिल्म". Hindustan (in Hindi). 29 March 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  18. ^ "पुलिस ने देखी गुर्जर आंदोलन पर बनी फिल्म". khas khabar. 17 October 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2022.
  19. ^ "Risknamaa Cast List". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  20. ^ "Celebrity Aarun Nagar traverses through the entertainment industry". Business Standard. 22 June 2021. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  21. ^ "सिल्‍वर स्‍क्रीन पर 'गुर्जर आंदोलन'". News18 हिंदी (in Hindi). 12 October 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  22. ^ "रिस्कनामा-2 में प्रिंसिपल के रूप में दिखेंगे मुखिया गुर्जर". Hindustan (in Hindi). 3 January 2021. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  23. ^ "हिन्दी वेब सीरीज 'Balli Vs Birju' की शूटिंग का वीडियो हुआ Leak, लीड रोल में भोजपुरी एक्ट्रेस गुंजन पंत". News18 हिंदी (in Hindi). 2 March 2021. Retrieved 24 April 2022.

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