directors- Indian

by sunny-sarfraz | created - 03 Oct 2011 | updated - 02 Nov 2011 | Public

1. Prakash Mehra

Director | Zanjeer

Born on 13 July 1939 in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, Mehra started in the late 1950s as a production controller. In 1968, he directed Shashi Kapoor who played a double role in Haseena Maan Jayegi in 1973, he produced and directed Zanjeer. This hit with Amitabh Bachchan started a long term and successful ...

brilliant to awesome 1.Zanjeer 2.Muqaddar Ka Sikandar 3.Sharaabi v.good to average 1.Laawaris bad to worse

2. Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Director | Anand

By no means is he any glamorous director, yet Hrishikesh Mukherjee is one of the most popular and beloved filmmakers in Indian cinema. His magic lay not in the glamor or largeness so often associated with cinema, but in its simplicity and warmth.

He began his career in Bombay, 1951, as an editor and...

1. Abhimaan

3. J. Om Prakash

Director | Agnee

J. Om Prakash was born on January 24, 1927 in Sialkot, Punjab, British India as Jay Om Prakash. He was a director and producer, known for Agnee (1988), Gateway of India (1957) and Aandhi (1975). He died on August 7, 2019 in Mumbai, India.

1. Aap Ki Kasam

4. A. Bhimsingh

Director | Joroo Ka Ghulam

A. Bhimsingh was born on July 15, 1924 in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. She was a director and writer, known for Joroo Ka Ghulam (1972), Sadhu Aur Shaitaan (1968) and Pavamanippu (1961). She was married to Sukumari. She died on January 16, 1978 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.

1. Naya Din Nai Raat

5. Mehmood

Actor | Bombay to Goa

Mehmood was born on September 29, 1932 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India. He is known for his work on Bombay to Goa (1972), Do Phool (1974) and Main Sunder Hoon (1971). He died on July 23, 2004 in Pennsylvania, USA.

1. Kunwara Baap

6. Ravi Tandon

Director | Anhonee

Ravi Tandon was born on February 17, 1935 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is a director and producer, known for Anhonee (1973), Apne Rang Hazaar (1975) and Khel Khel Mein (1975).

1. Majboor

7. Ramesh Sippy

Director | Sholay

Ramesh Sippy was born on January 23, 1947 in Karachi, Sind Province, British India as Ramesh Gopaldas Sipahimalani. He is a director and producer, known for Sholay (1975), Saagar (1985) and Shaan (1980). He is married to Kiran Juneja.

1. Sholay

2. Zamaana Deewana

8. Shankar Mukherjee

Director | Faraar

Younger brother of director Gyan Mukherjee.

1. Faraar

9. Yash Chopra

Producer | Veer-Zaara

Labeled the eternal romantic and with one of the best musical senses in the business, Yash Chopra is arguably India's most successful director of romantic films. Although he made action-oriented films like the ever-popular Deewaar (1975), it is in tackling love and its various aspects that he has ...

1. Deewaar

2. Kabhi Kabhie - Love Is Life

3. Silsila

4. Chandni

5. Lamhe

6. Darr

7.Dil To Pagal Hai


10. Manmohan Desai

Director | Naseeb

Manmohan Desai was born on February 26, 1937 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India. He was a director and producer, known for Naseeb (1981), Kismat (1969) and Mard (1985). He died on March 1, 1994 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

1. Amar Akbar Anthony

2. Naseeb

11. Raj N. Sippy

Assistant_director | Koshish

Brother of screenplay writer Mohini Sippy. She is always mistaken for G.P. Sippy's wife Mohini.

1. Satte Pe Satta


12. Mohan Kumar

Writer | Amir Garib

Brother is Production Contoller Surinder Kumar.

1. Avtaar

13. Bapu

Director | Seeta Kalyanam

Currently working on Bhagavatham - a mythological teleserial for ETV

1. Woh 7 Din

14. Rahul Rawail

Director | Arjun

Rahul Rawail was born on April 7, 1951 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India. He is a director and producer, known for Arjun (1985), Mast Kalandar (1991) and Dacait (1987).


2. Bekhudi

3. Anjaam

4. ..Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya

5. Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi

15. Kundan Shah

Director | Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa

Kundan Shah was born on October 19, 1947 in India. He was a director and writer, known for Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994), Hum To Mohabbat Karega (2000) and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983). He died on October 7, 2017 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

1. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

2. Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa

3. Kya Kehna

4. Dil Hai Tumhaara

5. Ek Se Badhkar Ek

16. Basu Chatterjee

Director | Sara Akash

Basu Chatterjee was born on January 10, 1930 in Ajmer, British India. He is a director and writer, known for Sara Akash (1969), Rajnigandha (1974) and Swami (1977).

1.Chameli Ki Shaadi

17. Bhagyaraj

Director | Oru Kai Osai

Bhagyaraj was born on January 7, 1953 in Vellangkoil, Tamil Nadu, India. He is an actor and writer, known for Oru Kai Osai (1980), Munthanai Mudichu (1983) and Aakhree Raasta (1986).

1. Aakhree Raasta

18. Shekhar Kapur

Director | Elizabeth

Shekhar Kapur was born on December 6, 1945 in Lahore, Punjab, British India. He is an actor and director, known for Elizabeth (1998), Bandit Queen (1994) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). He was previously married to Suchitra Krishnamoorthi.

1.Mr India

1. Mere Baad

20. Tinnu Anand

Actor | Ghajini

Tinnu Anand is an Indian actor and director from Bollywood, who is most known as the director of Amitabh Bachchan's movies including, Kaalia (1981), Shahenshah (1988), Main Azaad Hoon (1989) and Major Saab (1998).He is the son of veteran writer Inder Raj Anand and uncle of director Siddharth Anand....

1. Shahenshah

2.Main Azaad Hoon

21. Mansoor Khan

Director | Josh

Mansoor Khan is a director and writer, known for Josh (2000), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) and Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988).

1. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

2. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

3. Akele Hum Akele Tum

4. Josh

1. Biwi Ho To Aisi

1. Paap Ko Jalaa Kar Raakh Kar Doonga

24. Kawal Sharma

Director | Delhi Eye

Wife name is Roshini. Had a daughter in 1990. They later divorced.

1. Maalamaal

25. N. Chandra

Director | Y.M.I. Yeh Mera India

N. Chandra was born on April 4, 1952 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India as Chandrashekhar Narvekar. He is a director and writer, known for Y.M.I. Yeh Mera India (2008), Tezaab (1988) and Wajood (1998).

1. Tezaab Is Acid

2. Style

3. Xcuse Me

26. Rajiv Rai

Director | Gupt: The Hidden Truth

Rajiv Rai was born in 1955 in Bombay, India. He is a director and writer, known for Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997), Mohra (1994) and Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001). He is married to Sonam. They have one child.

1. Tridev

2. Mohra

3. Gupt: The Hidden Truth

27. Pankaj Parashar

Director | Chaalbaaz

Pankaj Parashar is a director and writer, known for Chaalbaaz (1989), Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge (2002) and Ab Ayega Mazaa (1984).

1. ChaalBaaz

2. Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge

28. Mukul Anand

Director | Khuda Gawah

Uncle to director Siddharth Anand.

1. Agneepath

2. Hum

3. Khuda Gawah

29. David Dhawan

Director | Mujhse Shaadi Karogi

David Dhawan is a director and editor, known for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Aankhen (1993) and Biwi No. 1 (1999).

1. Swarg

2. Shola Aur Shabnam

3. Bol Radha Bol

4. Aankhen

5. Eena Meena Deeka

6. Judwaa

7. Deewana Mastana

8. Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi

9. Biwi No. 1

10. Haseena Maan Jaayegi

11. Chal Mere Bhai

12. Jodi No.1

13. Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta

14. Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin

15. Yeh Hai Jalwa

16. Ek Aur Ek Gyarah: By Hook or by Crook

17. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi

18. Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya

19. Shaadi No. 1

20. Partner

21. Do Knot Disturb

30. Tahir Hussain

Producer | Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke

Tahir Hussain was born in 1938. He was a producer and actor, known for Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), Tum Mere Ho (1990) and Caravan (1971). He died on February 2, 2010 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

1. Tum Mere Ho

31. Indra Kumar

Director | Grand Masti

Indra Kumar is a director and producer, known for Grand Masti (2013), Raja (1995) and Dil (1990).

1. Dil

2. Beta

3. Raja

4. Ishq

5. Mann

6. Rishtey

7. Masti

8. Pyare Mohan

9. Dhamaal

10. Double Dhamaal

32. Mahesh Bhatt

Producer | Raaz

Mahesh Bhatt was born on September 20, 1948 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India. He is a producer and director, known for Raaz (2002), Zakhm (1998) and Saaransh (1984). He is married to Soni Razdan.

1. Aashiqui

2. Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin

3. Sadak

4. Saatwan Aasman

5. Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee

6. Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke

7. Gumrah

8. Dastak

9. Duplicate

33. Kodanda Rami Reddy A.

Director | Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu

Kodanda Rami Reddy A. was born on July 1, 1950 in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is a director and writer, known for Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu (1989), Ramudochhadu (1996) and Rama Rajyamlo Bheermaraju (1983).

1. Jamai Raja

34. Anil Sharma

Director | Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

Anil Sharma has been one of the most prolific, renowned and passionate film makers on Indian soil. He started his debut at the very young age of 21 years as a director with an outstanding film, "Shraddhanjali". His first film brought him tremendous recognition and acclaim as the movie proved to be ...

1. Farishtay

2. Veer

36. M.R. Shahjahan

Assistant_director | Gandhi

1. Afsana Pyar Ka

37. Randhir Kapoor

Producer | Henna

Randhir Kapoor is one of the most influential men in Bollywood apart being the head of RK Studios in Chembur, Bombay - a studio that was started by his father - the showman Raj Kapoor. Randhir played the lead hero in 34 films from 1971-1987 and had 23 of them as box-office hits. Randhir Kapoor was ...

1. Henna

38. Subhash Ghai

Writer | Pardes

Ram Lakhan (1989), Khal Nayak (1993), Hero (1983), Karz (1980), these are some grand films made by a grandiose director. Since 1976, Subhash has been directing films. But recently where has the fanfare and the fire has gone from Mukta arts main director? Subhash started in 1976 with the film ...

1. Ram Lakhan

2. Saudagar

3. Khal Nayak

4. Pardes

5. Taal

6. Yaadein...

7. Kisna: The Warrior Poet

39. Lawrence D'Souza

Producer | Jodhaa Akbar

Lawrence D'Souza is a producer and cinematographer, known for Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Saajan (1991) and Aarzoo (1999).

1. Saajan

2. Dil Ka Kya Kasoor

3. Dil Tera Aashiq

40. Suresh Krishna

Director | Rocky

Suresh Krishna is a director and writer, known for Rocky (2006), The Prince (1996) and Baasha (1995). He has been married to Chandra Suresh since 1989.

1. Love

2. Jaagruti

41. Aziz Mirza

Director | Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman

Aziz Mirza is a director and writer, known for Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992), Chalte Chalte (2003) and Yes Boss (1997).

1. Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman

2. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani

3. Chalte Chalte

42. Rakesh Roshan

Actor | Koi... Mil Gaya

Rakesh Roshan was born on September 6, 1949 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India as Rakesh Roshanlal Nagrath. He is an actor and producer, known for Koi... Mil Gaya (2003), Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) and Krrish (2006). He is married to Pinky.

1. Khoon Bhari Maang

2. Khel

3. King Uncle

4. Karan Arjun

5. Koyla

6. Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai

7. Koi... Mil Gaya

8. Krrish

43. Deepak Anand

Director | The Rally

Deepak Anand is a director and editor, known for The Rally (2017), Balwaan (1992) and Tum Se Achcha Kaun Hai (2002).

1. Yaad Rakhegi Duniya

44. Ravindra Peepat

Director | Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi

Niece is actress Bhagyashree. He is her dad's best friend .

1. Qaid Mein Hai Bulbul

45. Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla

Director | Race 2

Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla is a director and producer, known for Race 2 (2013), Soldier (1998) and Humraaz (2002).

1. Khiladi

2. Baazigar

3. Soldier

4. Baadshah

5. Ajnabee

6. Humraaz

7. Taarzan: The Wonder Car

8. Aitraaz

9. 36 China Town

10. Naqaab

11. Race

46. Vijay Sadanah

Director | Janam Janam

Uncle to Kamal Sadanah.

1. Ek Ladka Ek Ladki

47. Raj Kanwar

Director | Daag: The Fire

Raj Kanwar was born in 1961 in India. He was a director and writer, known for Daag: The Fire (1999), Jeet (1996) and Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006). He was married to Anita Kanwar. He died on February 3, 2012 in Singapore.

1. Deewana

2. Laadla

3. Judaai

4. Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega...

5. Andaaz

1. Chamatkar

2. Ram Jaane

1. Nishchaiy

2. Majhdhaar

50. Pramod Chakravorty

Director | Jugnu

Pramod Chakravorty was born on August 15, 1929 in West Bengal, India. He was a director and producer, known for Jugnu (1973), Azaad (1978) and Love in Tokyo (1966). He died on December 12, 2004 in India.

1. Deedar

51. Priyadarshan

Director | Kanchivaram

Priyadarshan was born as Priyadarshan Nair. He is a director and writer, known for Kanchivaram (2008), Hera Pheri (2000) and Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007). He is married to Lizy. They have two children.

1. Muskurahat

2. Gardish

3. Virasat

4. Hera Pheri

5. Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar

6. Hungama

7. Hulchul

8. Garam Masala

9. Kyon Ki...

10. Malamaal Weekly

11. Chup Chup Ke

12. Bhagam Bhag

13. Dhol

14. Bhool Bhulaiyaa

15. Billu

16. De Dana Dan

17. Khatta Meetha

18. Aakrosh

52. J.P. Dutta

Writer | Border

Son of O.P. Dutta

1. Kshatriya

2. Border

3. LOC: Kargil

53. Satish Kaushik

Director | Tere Naam

Satish Kaushik was born on April 13, 1956 in Mohindergarh, Patiala and East Punjab States Union, India. He is a director and actor, known for In Your Name (2003), Pardesi Babu (1998) and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983).

1. Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja

2. Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain

3. Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai

4. Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai

5. Badhaai Ho Badhaai

6. Tere Naam

54. Rajkumar Santoshi

Writer | Andaz Apna Apna

Rajkumar Santoshi is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter of Hindi films. Counted as one of the most successful filmmakers in the Hindi film industry, he has received several accolades,including three National Film Awards and six Filmfare Awards.

Santoshi made his directorial debut ...

1. Damini - Lightning

2. Andaz Apna Apna

3. Barsaat

4. Lajja

5. Khakee

6. Family: Ties of Blood

7. Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani

55. Deepak Sareen

Director | Ranbhoomi

Son is assistant director Vishesh Deepak Sareen.

1. Aaina

56. Talat Jani

Director | Taaqat

Brother in law of actress Rubaina Khan.

1. Rang

57. Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Writer | Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Producer-director Vidhu Vinod Chopra was born on 5th September, 1952 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India. After attending the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, he made his directorial debut with the short film Murder At Monkey Hill in 1976. This won him the National Award, an honor given by ...

1. 1942: A Love Story

2. Eklavya: The Royal Guard

1. Saajan Ka Ghar

1. Yeh Dillagi

2. Kranti

3. Dil Ka Rishta

60. Sooraj R. Barjatya

Producer | Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!

Sooraj R. Barjatya was born on May 22, 1965 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is a producer and writer, known for Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994), Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015).

1. Maine Pyar Kiya

2. Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!

3. Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United

4. Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon

5. Vivah

61. Saawan Kumar Tak

Director | Chaand Kaa Tukdaa

Saawan Kumar Tak is a director and producer, known for Chaand Kaa Tukdaa (1994), Ab Kya Hoga (1977) and Laila (1984).

1. Sanam Bewafa

2. Bewaffa Se Waffa

3. Chaand Kaa Tukdaa

62. Sameer Malkan

Director | Divya Shakti

Was engaged to a girl named Rashmi Jhaveri.

1. Main Khiladi Tu Anari

63. Ashutosh Gowariker

Writer | Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

His passion for cinema immediately draws your attention, making you realize that Ashutosh Gowariker would not have been anywhere except behind the camera, however tempting the choice. An actor who took to film direction after almost a decade in front of the camera, Ashutosh has acted in Hindi films...

1. Baazi

2. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

3. Swades

4. Jodhaa Akbar

64. Prem Lalwani

Producer | Guddu

1. Guddu

65. Ram Gopal Varma

Director | Rangeela

Ram Gopal Varma was born in Hyderabad, the capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. He initially was a video store owner before eventually becoming one of India's leading film directors. A film buff during his youth, Varma would watch both American and Indian cinema regularly. As a young...

1. Bollywood Dreams

2. Company

3. Bhoot

4. Sarkar

5. You Must Be Scared

6. Rakhta Charitra

66. Aditya Chopra

Producer | Mohabbatein

The elder son of veteran filmmaker, Yash Chopra & Pamela Chopra, Aditya was born in the year 1971. Since childhood, he was an ardent film buff.His film career started off as an assistant to his father in 'Chandni' (Chandni - 1989), 'Lamhe' (Moments - 1991) and 'Darr' (Fear - 1993)

At the age of 23, ...

1. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

2. Mohabbatein

3. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

1. Diljale

2. Deewane

3. Qayamat: City Under Threat

4. Main Aisa Hi Hoon

1. Raja Hindustani

2. Bewafaa

3. Aap Ki Khatir

69. Guddu Dhanoa

Director | Big Brother

Brother of producer, actor Vijay Dhanoya (Dhanoa).

1. Ziddi

2. Bichhoo

3. Hawa

70. Kamal Haasan

Actor | Vishwaroopam

Kamal Haasan was born November 7, 1954 in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu. He debuted as a child artiste in the film "Kalathoor Kannamma" (1960), which was released in the year 1960. Since then, he has starred in nearly 200 films in the major Indian languages - Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. ...

1. Chachi 420

71. Sohail Khan

Producer | Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya

Sohail Khan was born on December 20, 1969 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Jai Ho (2014) and Hello Brother (1999).

1. Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya

2. Hello Brother

3. Maine Dil Tujhko Diya

72. Vikram Bhatt

Director | Raaz

Vikram Bhatt was born on January 27, 1969 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is a writer and director, known for Raaz (2002), Ghulam (1998) and 1920 (2008).

1. Ghulam

2. Kasoor

3. Awara Paagal Deewana

4. Aetbaar

5. Deewane Huye Paagal

6. 1920

7. Haunted - 3D

73. Anees Bazmee

Writer | Welcome

Anees Bazmee was born on November 1, 1962 in a remote town of Modasa in Gujarat, India. Born to an Urdu poet Abdul Hameed 'Nerang' Bazmee and housewife Khatoon Begum, he realized his cinematic inclination at a very early age. He started working as a Child artist at the tender age of 12 and ...

1. Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha

2. No Entry

3. Welcome

4. Singh Is Kinng

5. No Problem

6. Thank You

7. Ready

74. Mani Ratnam

Writer | Dil Se..

The man who revolutionized Tamil-language cinema, Mani Ratnam is the biggest director in south India and one of the most respected directors in all of India. Each of his films contain its own unique style, with beautifully photographed songs and unique back-lighting. However, his films contain ...

1. Dil Se..

2. Guru

75. John Mathew Matthan

Director | Sarfarosh

After Sarfarosh, there was high expectation from this talented director. He went and made a dud called Shikhar.

1. Sarfarosh

76. E.V.V. Satyanarayana

Director | Fitting Master

E.V.V. Satyanarayana was born on June 10, 1956 in Dommeru, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was a director and writer, known for Fitting Master (2009), Hello Brother (1994) and Athili Sathibabu LKG (2007). He died on January 21, 2011 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

1. Sooryavansham

77. Jyotin Goel

Writer | Safari

Jyotin Goel is a writer and director, known for Safari (1999), Hum Hai Raahi CAR Ke (2013) and Inaam Dus Hazaar (1987).


78. Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Producer | Bajirao Mastani

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is among the most celebrated Film Makers of the Bollywood. Having worked with the biggest stars of Indian Film Industry, Bhansali is the most sought-for director of the Bollywood. He started his career as an assistant director to Vidhu Vinod Chopra. If one has to name his '...

1. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

2. Devdas

3. Black

4. Saawariya

79. Mahesh Manjrekar

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Mahesh Manjrekar was born on May 13, 1953 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India. He is an actor and director, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Kaante (2002) and Astitva (2000).

1. Vaastav: The Reality

2. Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain

3. Hathyar: Face to Face with Reality

4. Rakht

5. Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav

6. Viruddh... Family Comes First

7. Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!

80. Sunny Deol

Actor | Ghayal

Ajay Singh Deol popularly known as Sunny Deol was born to actor Dharmendra and Prakash Kaur. Sunny began acting with super hit film Betaab (1983) which was a love story also featuring another new comer Amrita Singh; this film was a major success and then he goes on making films which portrayed him ...

1. Dillagi

1. Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye

2. Daddy Cool: Join the Fun

82. Shashilal K. Nair

Director | Angaar

Was involved with actress Supriya Pathak.

1. One 2 Ka 4

1. Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega

2. Dum

3. Bardaasht

4. De Taali

84. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Producer | Rang De Basanti

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is a director, writer and producer who established Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pictures (Romp) in India. Romp has cultivated in them an attitude to pioneer the way for the new wave and new age cinema from India, by identifying talent (writers & directors) from India and telling ...

1. Aks

2. Rang De Basanti

3. Delhi-6

85. Anubhav Sinha

Director | Article 15

Anubhav Sinha was born on June 22, 1965 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is a director and writer, known for Article 15 (2019), Mulk (2018) and Ra.One (2011).

1. Tum Bin...: Love Will Find a Way

2. Dus

86. Deepak S. Shivdasani

Director | Dadagiri

Frequently works with Cinematographer Thomas A Xavier.

1. Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke

87. Farhan Akhtar

Producer | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

An accomplished and award-winning producer-director-writer-actor-singer, Farhan Akhtar is the ultimate Bollywood multi-hyphenate. Born in 1974 to prolific Indian film writer and poet, Javed Akhtar and writer-director, Honey Irani , Farhan was raised in an environment where creativity and ...

1. Dil Chahta Hai

2. Lakshya

3. Don

88. S. Shankar

Writer | Anniyan

Shankar is an Indian film director and producer who works mainly in Tamil cinema. He started his career as an assistant director to SA Chandrasekar and now he is the highest paid director in the country. He made his debut in Gentleman (1993) and since 2015 he has directed 12 movies. He won the ...

1. Nayak: The Real Hero

89. Gautham Vasudev Menon

Director | Vaaranam Aayiram

Gautham Vasudev Menon (born 25 February 1973), also known as GVM, is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. He has also directed Telugu and Hindi films, which are remakes of his own Tamil films. Many of his films have been critically acclaimed, ...

1. Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein

90. Ashu Trikha

Director | Alag: He Is Different.... He Is Alone...

Ashu Trikha is known for his work on Alag: He Is Different.... He Is Alone... (2006), Enemmy (2013) and Baabarr (2009). He has been married to Samriti Trikha since September 25, 1969. They have two children.

1. Deewaanapan

91. Karan Johar

Writer | Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...

A close friend of Shahrukh Khan, he assisted Yash Chopra's Yash Raj Films during the early days of of his career, making his directorial debut with the mega-hit Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998). He also had a popular chat show named Koffee with Karan (2004) The success of "KKHH" made him one of the most ...

1. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

2. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...

3. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

4. My Name Is Khan

92. Vipul Amrutlal Shah

Producer | Holiday

Vipul Amrutlal Shah is a producer and director, known for Holiday (2014), Aankhen (2002) and Namastey London (2007). He is married to Shefali Shah. They have two children.

1. Aankhen

2. Waqt: The Race Against Time

3. Namastey London

93. Mehul Kumar

Director | Krantiveer

Father of Jahan Bloch.

1. Kitne Door... Kitne Paas

1. Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam

95. Sanjay Gadhvi

Director | Dhoom:2

Sanjay Gadhvi was born in India. He is a director and writer, known for Dhoom 2 (2006), Kidnap (2008) and Dhoom (2004).

1. Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai

2. Dhoom

3. Dhoom:2

4. Kidnap

96. Kunal Kohli

Director | Hum Tum

Kunal Kohli is a director and writer, known for Hum Tum (2004), Fanaa (2006) and Teri Meri Kahaani (2012).

1. Mujhse Dosti Karoge!

2. Hum Tum

3. Fanaa

4. Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic

97. Rajkumar Kohli

Producer | Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani

Rajkumar Kohli was born on September 14, 1930. He is a producer and director, known for Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani (2002), Nagin (1976) and Muqabla (1979). He is married to Nishi. They have one child.

1. Bees Saal Baad

2. Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani

98. Tanuja Chandra

Director | Sur: The Melody of Life

Tanuja Chandra is a director and writer, known for Sur (2002), Zindaggi Rocks (2006) and Qarib Qarib Single (2017).

1. Sur: The Melody of Life

99. Krishna Vamsi

Director | Khadgam

Krishna Vamsi was born on July 27, 1962. He is a director and writer, known for Khadgam (2002), Govindudu Andari Vaadele (2014) and Sindhooram (1997). He has been married to Ramya Krishnan since June 12, 2003. They have one child.

1. Shakthi: The Power

1. Waah! Tera Kya Kehna

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