Bollywood is blessed with some phenomenally talented storytellers, who have portrayed the stories in the best way of art on celluloid. They make it interesting, intriguing and a not to be missed tale. Here we give to you Bollywood’s best top 10 directors.
#10. David Dhawan
Known to be the king of comedy, David Dhawan’s ‘Main Tera Hero’ was a fun ride. This was the first time ever the father-son worked together on a film as a director and actor respectively. David’s comedy and Varun’s execution worked out well and made the audience laugh till they hurt their belly hurt.
#9. Homi Adjania
Finding Fanny had stalwarts of actors like Pankaj Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, and the brilliant Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor. Finding Fanny justified the comedy genre with all intelligence and charm.
#8. Mohit Suri
After Aashiqui 2, Mohit Suri pulled it off with Ek Villain. He has always raised a bar with each of his films. Ek Villain turned out to be an image breaker for Ritiesh Deshmukh.
#7. Imtiaz Ali
He is one of the best storytellers in Bollywood, after Jab We Met that escalated Kareena Kapoor’s career to new heights, this year it was Alia Bhatt who nailed it in Imtiaz Ali’s Highway.
#6. Farah Khan
Choreographer turned director, Farah Khan has made some lovely movies like Main Hoon Na, Om Shanti Om and the latest Happy New Year. Farah Khan recently won Masala Awards 2014 ‘Blockbuster of the Year’ which were held at Madinat Jumierah in Dubai.
#5. Sajid Nadiadwala
It is a big achievement for a producer turned director to gain humongous numbers at the box-office with the directorial debut. Sajid Nadiadwala’s Kick went on breaking records and boosted his confidence in direction.
#4. Omung Kumar
Director Omung Kumar was thrilled with the audience response for his debut directorial movie, Mary Kom. The movie featured Priyanka Chopra playing the role of five-times female World Boxing Champion and Olympic bronze medalist Mary Kom. Biographical films are quiet a task to justify, but Omung did it brilliantly.
#3. Rohit Shetty
Termed as Bollywood’s ‘Blockbuster’ director; Rohit Shetty’s Singham Returns starring Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor was a hit. His first directorial film Zameen was a big flop. The actor, who came into the movie making business at the age of 17 as an assistant director to various directors, rose to fame with a comedy film Golmaal. After a bumpy ride for couple of years in the industry, his Golmaal series and Singham got him on the list of favorite directors of many. Having directed the king of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan in Chennai Express that broke and established many records; the director is set to make another film with the actor. Golmaal series, Singham series and Chennai Express garnered crores at the box office.
#2. Vishal Bharadwaj
Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider gave a new lease of life in Bollywood to Shahid Kapoor. The director has a unique sense of storytelling, and each of his film is a cinematic treat.
#1. Rajkumar Hirani
Rajkumar Hirani is a director who has an out of the box vision towards a story, surprises his audience with each and every film. He knows the art of telling a serious subject with intellectual fun. The director after treating audiences with movies like Munna Bhai MBBS, Lage Raho Munnabhai, 3 Idiots is now all set to enthrall the audience with PK.