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Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood

  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Bollywood biggie Karan Johar is currently involved with 'Student of the Year. After directing films such as 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai', 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' and 'My Name is Khan', he has become one of the most sought after directors of Bollywood.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • He has become a hot property after the mega success of 'Singham'. He is first from right in this photograph.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • He directed 'Dabangg', the highest box-office grosser of Salman Khan's career. His next film 'Besharam' has Ranbir Kapoor and Pallavi Sharda in lead roles.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • His next film starring Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif is currently under production. No one knows romance better than Yash Chopra.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • He has made unforgettable films and memorable music. From 'Maqbool' to '7 Khoon Maaf', one can't get enough of Vishal Bhardwaj.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • From acting in 'I Am' to directing 'Gangs of Wasseypur', Anurag Kashyap is full of dark surprises. 'Gulaal', 'Dev D', 'No Smoking', and 'Black Friday' are some of his previous releases.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • 'Khosla Ka Ghosla' and 'Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!' were a complete blast while 'Love Sex aur Dhokha' was the first Bollywood film to be entirely shot on a digital camera.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • His take-it-easy policy seems to be working in Bollywood. With films like 'Wanted' and 'Rowdy Rathore', Prabhudeva has got extremely popular with the masses.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • His gandhigiri in 'Munna Bhai M.B.B.S' and 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai', and satirical take on the education system in '3 Idiots' gave the audience enough reasons to smile.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • So far, director Shyam Benegal's films have won seven National Film Awards for the Best Hindi Feature Film.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • One of the most reputed directors of Bollywood, Anees has directed blockbusters like 'No Entry', 'Welcome', 'Singh Is Kinng', 'No Problem', 'Thank You' and 'Ready'.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • 'Jab We Met' kick-started his fame and with 'Rockstar' he has risen to the top 25 directors' club.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • After films like 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam', 'Devdas', 'Black' and 'Guzaarish', Bhansali is all set to remake Romeo and Juliet. Titled 'Ram Leela', it has Kareena Kapoor and Ranveer Singh playing the lovers.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • 'Roja', 'Bombay', 'Dil Se', 'Yuva', 'Guru', 'Raavan' and the list goes on. A 6 time winner of the National Award, Ratnam (centre) personifies prestige in the Indian film industry.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • His films 'Page 3' and 'Fashion' reverberated with the critics. Currently, Bhandarkar (left) is working on 'Heroine' that stars Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, and Randeep Hooda.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • His 'The Dirty Picture' forced us to relook at acting skills of actresses and not their figures. Milan Luthria's upcoming 'Once Upon a Time Again' is set to be released in 2012.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Prakash Jha's recent releases have been defined by convoluted political plots and intense characters. 'Raajneeti', 'Aarakshan' were great watches and 'Chakravyuh' is expected to hit the screens in 2012.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • From 'Khoon Bhari Maang' to the 'Krrish' franchise, all his ventures begin with the letter K. Director Rakesh Roshan with actress Barbara Mori.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Although the 'Lagaan' magic hasn't been repeated, Gowarikar's (right) films 'Swades' and 'Jodhaa Akbar' fared well at the box-office.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • The maker of 'Satya', 'Company', 'Sarkar' and 'Department' has a very distinct style of filmmaking.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Known for critically acclaimed films like 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Dharavi', 'Chameli' and 'Yeh Saali Zindagi', Mishra is often in news for his link-ups with his heroines.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • 'Don 2' had huge collections internationally and 'Lakshya' is a film one can watch over and over. But Farhan Akhtar's (second from left) first 'Dil Chahta Hai' remains a cult for the decade.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • One of the few female directors, Zoya Akhtar's film 'Luck by Chance' starring Farhan Akhtar and Deepika Padukone was cold at the box-office, however with 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' she got back her claim to fame.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • While 'Chak De! India' reminded all Shah Rukh Khan haters that he can act, Amin's 'Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year' was quite a likeable film.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • With only one film in his kitty, technically Motwane (second from left) doesn't qualify, but 'Udaan' was an unforgettable experience. Now the wait is for 'Lootera' starring Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles.
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood
  • Top 25 blockbuster directors of Bollywood