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Sajid Nadiadwala

Founder, Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment

About Sajid Nadiadwala

Globally renowned and acclaimed filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala is known for producing a series of successful movies. Born into a family of accomplished filmmakers, including Abdul Karim Nadiadwala, Farruk Nadiadwala, and Habib Nadiadwala, Sajid inherited a passion for filmmaking from his grandfather, Abdul Karim Nadiadwala, who collectively produced over 200 films since 1955.

Having a natural inclination for the film industry, Sajid didn’t rely on textbooks or second-hand insights. Instead, he chose a hands-on approach, entering the world of cinema as a production assistant right after graduating. Through dedication and hard work within the family-run production house, he excelled in the art form by gaining experience in filmmaking.

Sajid Nadiadwala, spurred by an ardent desire to propel his family’s cinematic legacy to greater heights, embarked on a transformative journey and formed an illustrious powerhouse of creativity and innovation that we now revere as Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment.

His indomitable spirit and unwavering passion for storytelling propelled him to carve a niche of his own in the vast expanse of Indian cinema. His ability to identify unique storylines and talents set the stage for success in the best way possible. His films often blend elements of romance, action, and comedy, catering to a wide audience base. 

Sajid Nadiadwala continues to be an influential figure in Bollywood, shaping the landscape of Indian cinema with his distinctive productions and directorial ventures.

Global Awards & Recognitions

  • Awarded the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) – France

  • Awarded the Volare Award from Italian Consulate for fostering India-Italy friendship through films

  • Awarded the National Film Awards – Best Feature Film in Hindi – Producer – Chhichhore 

  • Sajid Nadiadwala is the first producer in the list of Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list.

  • Sajid Nadiadwala has been honoured as the Ambassador for Indo-Abu Dhabi Entertainment.

  • Felicitated by former Indian President Pratibha Patil  in the “Global Indians” book, published by Times of India.

  • Awarded for his Outstanding Contribution to the Indian Film Industry at Indian Motion Picture Producers’ Association (IMPPA) 

  • Sajid Nadiadwala has been elected as the youngest President of the Indian Film and TV Producer’s Council (IFTPC) for 11 consecutive years

  • Star Box Office India honoured Sajid Nadiadwala with two prestigious awards, “Showman Of the Year” and “Best Debutant Director”