BEST INDIAN DIRECTORS WRITERS OR PRODUCERSby panerai | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
DIRECTORS , WRITERS OR PRODUCERS
Writer | PK
PK (2014) 3 Idiots (2009) Sanju (2018)
Chak De! India (2007) Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009) Ab Tak Chhappan (2004)
3. Anurag Basu
Director | Barfi!
Anurag Basu, a Bollywood director and writer explores relationships and adversity on reel. He had his share of tough times when he was diagnosed with leukemia.
Basu directed television serials among which is Tara (1993), which became one of the first soap operas on Indian television. He also ...
Barfi! (2012) Life in a Metro (2007) Gangster (2006)
Writer | A Wednesday
Neeraj Pandey (born 17 December 1973) is an acclaimed Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. In his first movie A Wednesday, his work was largely praised by audiences as well as the critics. A Wednesday also won many awards in different categories. His second film Special 26 (2013) was ...
Special Chabbis (2013) A Wednesday (2008) Baby (2015)
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 '...
Black (2005) Guzaarish (2010) Padmaavat (2018)
6. Reema Kagti
Writer | Talaash
Talaash (2012) Gully Boy (2019) Gold (2018) Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
Actor | Sairat
Sairat (2016) Fandry (2013)
Director | Masaan
A National Award winning director of the critically acclaimed Indo-French drama Masaan. He has previously assisted filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on films like Gangs of Wasseypur 1 & 2. Masaan received wide acclaim from critics, mainstream media, and audiences alike, and won the FIPRESCI prize in the Un ...
Masaan (2015) Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) Sacred Games (2018- ) Juice (2017)
Director | Talvar
Raazi (2018) Talvar (2015) Drishyam (2015)
11. R. Balki
Writer | Paa
Padman (2018) Paa Writer (2009) English Vinglish Producer (2012) Dear Zindagi Producer (2016)
12. Shoojit Sircar
Director | Piku
Shoojit Sircar is one of the acclaimed directors in Bollywood film industry. His latest movie 'Piku' got rave reviews and huge love by audience which got him in wider map in the industry. His previous movies Madras Cafe and Vicky Donor are also critically acclaimed. He generally tried to choose ...
Piku (2015) Pink (2016) Madras Cafe (2013)
13. Vikas Bahl
Writer | Queen
Vikas Bahl is an Indian film producer, screenwriter, and director, know for his works predominantly in Hindi Cinema. He produces films under Phantom Films, and was the former head of UTV Spot Boy. One of the most respected Media Executives India has seen, headed the Marketing for Radio Mirchi and ...
Super 30 (2019)
14. Sharat Katariya
Writer | Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Sharat Katariya was born on June 15, 1978 in New Delhi, India. He is a writer and director, known for Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015), Fan (2016) and Made in India (2018). He has been married to Anusha Bose since December 1, 2006.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015) Fan (2016)
15. Omung Kumar
Director | Mary Kom
Sarbjit (2016) Mary Kom (2014)
Director | Udaan
Vikramaditya Motwane is a writer, director and producer (unfortunately not always in that order) and a partner in Phantom Films with Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl and Madhu Mantena. His directorial debut Udaan (2010) was selected to compete in the 'Un Certain Regard' category at the 2010 Cannes Film ...
Udaan (2010) Trapped (2016) Bhavesh Joshi Superhero (2018)
17. Aamir Khan
Aamir is no doubt one of the most dedicated actors in this world. With his recent success in India and China markets combined he has got the title of World's Biggest Superstar. He went through rapid transformations in his body structure for his films to bring out the reality factor in his ...
Taare Zameen Par (2007)
18. Hansal Mehta
Director | Shahid
Hansal Mehta is a film director best known for Shahid (2013), Citylights (2014), Aligarh (2016) and Omertà (2018). He is known for films that depict social and political realities in deeply polarised and troubled times. His films are remarkable for their understanding of characters and their worlds...
20. Shonali Bose
Writer | Margarita with a Straw
Shonali Bose is an internationally acclaimed filmmaker who grew up in Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi and has spent her adult life in the US. Both her feature narrative films - Amu and Margarita, With a Straw played in over 150 film festivals including TIFF and Berlin and won numerous prestigious ...
Margarita with a Straw (2014)
21. Tigmanshu Dhulia
Actor | Gangs of Wasseypur
Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
22. Simerjit Singh
Director | Angrej
Most popular Director and Writer of Punjabi films Simerjit Singh was born and brought up in Moga district of Punjab on 6th of December 1973. He is best known for directing the hugely successful Punjabi films Angrej (2015) starring Amrinder Gill, Aditi Sharma, Sargun Mehta, Ammy Virk and Binnu ...
23. Kabir Khan
Producer | Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Kabir Khan is presently one of the most sought after Bollywood directors. His beat of cinema is very different from the rest of his league. He comes from documentary style of film making. He is known for his brilliant cinematographic skills. He graduated from Delhi University's Kirori Mal College. ...
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
25. Ayan Mukherjee
Actor | Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Wake Up Sid (2009) Swades: We, the People (2004) Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
26. Nishikant Kamat
Director | Dombivli Fast
Madaari (2016) Drishyam (2015)
27. Anubhav Sinha
Director | Article 15
Article 15 (2019)
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 ...
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
30. Nalan Kumarasamy
Writer | Soodhu Kavvum
Soodhu Kavvum (2013)
31. Ketan Mehta
Director | Mirch Masala
Ketan Mehta is one of the most internationally acknowledged filmmakers from India. He has a received many National and International awards for his well-known films like 'The Rising - Ballad of Mangal Pandey', 'Mirch Masala', 'Maya Memsaab', 'Sardar', 'Holi' and 'Bhavni Bhavai'. Received Best Film ...
Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015)
32. A.R. Murugadoss
Writer | Ghajini
Murugadoss Arunasalam, commonly known by his stage name AR Murugadoss, is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter who predominantly works in the Tamil Film Industry. He is best known for his action Tamil films and Telugu films and for remaking them in Hindi cinema. Murugadoss won the ...
Ghajini (2008) Soodhu Kavvum (2013)
33. Gauri Shinde
Director | English Vinglish
Dear Zindagi (2016) English Vinglish (2012)
34. Amit Masurkar
Writer | Newton
35. Ritesh Batra
Director | Dabba
Ritesh Batra created a world sensation in 2013 with his wonderful The Lunchbox (2013), a bittersweet romantic comedy as well as a sensitive portrait of the city of Mumbai, torn between tradition and progress. Loved by all and everywhere on the planet, "Dabba" is strikingly the young director's ...
Dabba (2013) Photograph (2019)
36. Aditya Dhar
Writer | Uri: The Surgical Strike
Born in Delhi Aditya is a writer, director and lyricist. His directorial debut feature film Uri: The Surgical Strike, starring Vicky Kaushal produced by RSVP Films, was a smashing success making over Rs. 200 Cr in box office collections. The critically acclaimed film was widely appreciated by the ...
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)