Bollywood Directors

Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap who made the films like Black Friday, Gangs of Wasseypur, Raman Raghav etc., is famous for pushing the boundaries of Indian Cinema with his controversial subjects and grappling methodologies. This writer/ director is known for his different style of filmmaking and selection of subjects.

Rajkumar Hirani

The most successful director in Bollywood Rajkumar Hirani gave us movies like Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 Idiots, and Pk. The director has a Midas touch and made huge profits for the producers with his movie making style. The director is currently working on the film “Dutt” which is Sanjay Dutt’s biopic.

Imtiaz Ali

This is a director who connects to the hearts of the audience through his films. He gave us films like Jab We Met, Rockstar, Highway, and Tamasha. This director has a knack for making movies that connect with the core of the audience’s mind and take them on a transcendental journey.

Farhan Akhtar

Another successful director who gave us the films like Dil Chahta Hain, Lakshya, Don etc. Born to the screenwriter Javed Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar is an actor, Writer, Director and a musician. Apart from directing he also acted in a number of movies like Rock On, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Dil Dhadakne Do etc.

Vishal Bharadwaj

Known for a different directing style, Vishal Bharadwaj made movies like Omkara, Kaminey, 7 Khoon Maaf, Haider, Talvar, etc. He often adapts short stories and plays (Shakespeare’s) into films. His movies Omkara, Maqbool and Haider are adaptations of Shakespeare’s tragedies. His film Talvar portrays the famous Double murder case in Noida.

Tollywood Directors

SS Rajamouli

This is a name which is echoing the entire length of India and Overseas after his creation of the film Bahubali (The Beginning and Confusion). Rajamouli is the most successful director in Tollywood with a 100% success rate. His other movies are Simhadri, Sye, Chatrapathi, Magadheera, Eega, and the most famous Bahubali series.

Trivikram Srinivas

Trivikram Srinivas is known for his dialogues and fun films like Nuvve Nuvve, Athadu, Jalsa, Khaleja, Julai, Attharintiki Daredi, S/o Satyamurthi etc. The director is known for his comedy punches and highly sentimental movies which connect well with the audience.

Puri Jagannath

This is a director known for his heroic portrayal of protagonists. All the characters in his films have a fearless and reckless attitude in them, which connects well with the audience. Some of the best films in his account are Badri, Idiot, Pokiri, Buddha Hoga Tera Baap, Businessman, Temper etc.


Known for a different style of movies, Sukumar is a director that has made his mark in Tollywood with films like Arya, Arya 2, Nenokkadine, Nannaku Prematho etc. The director made movies in his own style which led him on the ropes of success.


Krish is known for his critically acclaimed films like Gamyam, Vedam, Krishnam Vande Jagadguru, Kanche etc. The director won many awards for his films. He directed a multi-starrer “Vedam”, with Allu Arjun and Manoj Manchu. It was the first multi starrer after many years in Telugu Film Industry.