Siddharth Anand

Siddharth Anand (born 31 July 1978) is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer. He is best known for directing action thriller films like Bang Bang! (2014), War (2019) and Pathaan (2023).

Siddharth Anand
Siddharth Anand at the special screening of ‘Chaar Sahibzaade – Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur’.jpg
Anand in 2016
Born (1978-07-31) 31 July 1978 (age 44)
  • Film director
  • screenwriter
  • producer
Years active2001–present
Mamta Bhatia
(m. 2004)

Apart from action thriller films, he has directed and scripted few romantic comedy films namely Hum Tum (2004), Salaam Namaste (2005), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008) and Anjaana Anjaani (2010) among others.



Year Title Director Writer Producer Notes
2004 Hum Tum No Yes Executive Co-written screenplay with Kunal Kohli
2005 Salaam Namaste Yes Yes No
2007 Ta Ra Rum Pum Yes Story No
2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno Yes No No
2010 Anjaana Anjaani Yes Yes No Co-written screenplay with Advaita Kala
2014 Bang Bang! Yes No No
2019 War Yes Yes No Co-written story with Aditya Chopra and co-written screenplay with Shridhar Raghavan
2023 Pathaan   Yes Story No Post- production[1]
2024 Fighter   Yes Story Yes Filming[2]

As assistant director


Year Title Writer Producer Notes
2020 Flesh Story Yes Eros Now series; 8 episodes


  1. ^ "Shah Rukh Khan to Announce His Next Movie with War Director Siddharth Anand on Yash Raj Films' 50th Anniversary? | 🎥 LatestLY". LatestLY. 17 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone's Fighter gets new release date, to hit theatres on Sept 28, 2023". India Today.

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