List of The Best Directors in Bollywood

by awadalamoudi99 | created - 04 Jul 2017 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

1. Rajkumar Hirani

Writer | PK

Rajkumar Hirani is an Indian film director and editor. Hirani has directed five Hindi films, including Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Lage Raho Munnabhai, 3 Idiots, PK and Sanju, and all of which have been commercial and critical successes. Most of which have won several awards, including the national awards...

Top Rated Movies

1)3 Idiots (2009) 8.4/10 2)Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) 8.1/10 3)PK (2014) 8.1/10 4)Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) 8/10 5)Sanju (2018) 7.6/10

My Rating

1-PK (2014) 9/10 2-3 Idiots (2009) 9/10 3-Sanju (2018) 8.5/10 4-Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) 8/10

Next Movies: Dunki (2023)

2. Neeraj Pandey

Director | 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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)A Wednesday (2008) 8.1/10 2)Special Chabbis (2013) 8/10 3)Baby (2015) 7.9/10 4)M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) 7.9/10

My Rating

1-Special Chabbis (2013) 9/10 2-Baby (2015) 8.5/10 3-M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) 8.5/10 4-A Wednesday (2008) 8/10

Next Movie:

1)Chanakya ??

3. Shoojit Sircar

Director | Piku

Cinema entered the ordinary life of a young, sports and soccer enthusiast Shoojit Sircar, studying in Delhi, India, quite by chance when during the XIIth grade a friend suggested accompanying him for the viewing of a film. Unbeknownst to Sircar, this film would mark for him the beginning of a whole...

Top Rated Movies

1)Sardar Udham (2021) 8.5/10 2)Vicky Donor (2012) 7.8/10 3)Madras Cafe (2013) 7.6/10 4)Piku (2015) 7.6/10 5)October (2018) 7.5/10 6)...Yahaan (2005) 7.5/10

My Rating

1-Sardar Udham (2021) 9/10 2-Vicky Donor (2012) 9/10 3-October (2018) 8.5/10 4-Madras Cafe (2013) 8/10 5-Piku (2015) 7.5/10 6-Gulabo Sitabo (2020) 7/10

4. 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 '...

Top Rated Movies

1)Black (2005) 8.2/10 2)Devdas (2002) 7.6/10 3)Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) 7.6/10 4)Khamoshi: The Musical (1996) 7.6/10 5)Guzaarish (2010) 7.5/10 6)Bajirao Mastani (2015) 7.2/10 7)Padmaavat (2018) 7/10

My Rating

1-Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) 8.5/10 2-Devdas (2002) 8.5/10 3-Guzaarish (2010) 8/10 4-Bajirao Mastani (2015) 7.5/10 5-Padmaavat (2018) 7.5/10 6-Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela (2013) 7/10

Next Movies:

1)Baiju Bawra ???

5. 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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Deewaar (1975) 8.1/10 2)Veer-Zaara (2004) 7.9/10 3)Darr (1993) 7.9/10 4)Kaala Patthar (1979) 7.8/10 5)Trishul (1978)7.8/10 6)Waqt (1965) 7.8/10 7)Kabhie Kabhie (1976) 7.5/10 8)Lamhe (1991) 7.4/10 9)Silsila (1981) 7.4/10 10)Ittefaq (1969) 7.4/10

My Rating

1-Veer-Zaara (2004) 9/10 2-Darr (1993) 8.5/10 3-Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) 7/10 4-Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012) 6.5/10

6. Anurag Kashyap

Producer | Gangs of Wasseypur

Anurag Singh Kashyap (born 10 September 1972) is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Kashyap made his directorial debut with as yet unreleased Paanch, with Kay Kay Menon as the lead. As a filmmaker, he is known for Black Friday (2004), a controversial and award-winning Hindi film ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Black Friday (2004) 8.5/10 2)Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) 8.2/10 3)Dev.D (2009) 8.1/10 4)Ugly (2013) 8.1/10 5)Gulaal (2009) 8.1/10 6)Mukkabaaz (2017) 8/10 7)Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016) 7.2/10 8)No Smoking (2007) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Ugly (2013) 9/10 2-Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) 8/10 3-Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016) 8/10 4-Manmarziyaan (2018) 7/10 5-Bombay Velvet (2015) 6/10

Next Movies: Dobaaraa (2022)

7. Vishal Bhardwaj

Composer | Haider

Vishal Bhardwaj is an Indian film director, writer, composer, singer and producer. He has directed ten feature films, produced five and composed music for more than forty. His directorial work includes Makdee, The Blue Umbrella, Kaminey, 7 Khoon Maaf, Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola, Rangoon, Pataakha as...

Top Rated Movies

1)Haider (2014) 8.2/10 2)Maqbool (2003) 8.2/10 3)Omkara (2006) 8/1/10 4)Kaminey (2009) 7.4/10 5)Pataakha (2018) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Kaminey (2009) 8.5/10 2-Haider (2014) 8/10 3-Rangoon (2017) 6/10

Next Movies: Khufiya (2022)

8. Nagesh Kukunoor

Director | Dhanak

Nagesh Kukunoor is a director and writer, known for Rainbow (2015), Iqbal (2005) and 3 Deewarein (2003).

Top Rated Movies:

1)Iqbal (2005) 8.1/10 2)Dor (2006) 8/10 3)Dhanak (2015) 8/10 4)Lakshmi (2014) 8/10 5)Three Walls (2003) 7.9/10 6)Rockford (1999) 7.4/10 7)Hyderabad Blues (1998) 7.2/10 8)Aashayein (2010) 7.1/10

My Rating

1-Iqbal (2005) 8/10 2-8 x 10 Tasveer (2009) 5/10

Next Movies:

1)Good Luck Sakhi (2021)

9. Sriram Raghavan

Writer | Andhadhun

Sriram Raghavan is a writer and director, known for Andhadhun (2018), Badlapur (2015) and Johnny Gaddaar (2007).

Top Rated Movies

1)Andhadhun (2018) 8.3/10 2)Johnny Gaddaar (2007) 7.9/10 3)Ek Hasina Thi (2004) 7.6/10 4)Badlapur (2015) 7.5/10

My Rating

1-Andhadhun (2018) 9/10 2-Badlapur (2015) 8/10

Next Movies: Merry Christmas (2022)

10. 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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Rang De Basanti (2006) 8.2/10 2)Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) 8.2/10

My Rating

1-Rang De Basanti (2006) 9/10 2-Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) 8.5/10 3-Toofan (2021) 6/10

11. 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...

Top Rated Movies

1)Swades: We, the People (2004) 8.3/10 2)Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001) 8.1/10 3)Jodhaa Akbar (2008) 7.6/10

My Rating

1-Jodhaa Akbar (2008) 8/10 4-Mohenjo Daro (2016) 5/10 5-Panipat (2019) 4/10

12. Nitesh Tiwari

Writer | Dangal

Nitesh Tiwari (born 3 November, 1973) is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and lyricist. he was born and raised in tiwari family at itarasi (city of madhy pradesh) .He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 1996 with a bachelor's degree in Metallurgy and Material Science ...

Top Rated Movies:

1)Dangal (2016) 8.4/10 2)Chhichhore (2019) 8.2/10 3)Chillar Party (2011) 7.4/10

My Rating

1-Dangal (2016) 9/10 2-Chhichhore (2019) 8/10

Next Movies: Bawaal (2023)

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 ...

Top Rated Movies:

1)Queen (2013) 8.2/10 2)Super 30 (2019) 7.9/10 3)Chillar Party (2011) 7.4/10

My Rating

1-Queen (2013) 9/10 2-Super 30 (2019) 8.5/10 3-Shaandaar (2015) 5.5/10

Next Movies: Ganapath (2022)

14. Dibakar Banerjee

Director | Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

Dibakar Banerjee was born on June 21, 1969 in New Delhi, India. He is a director and writer, known for Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008), Shanghai (2012) and LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010).

Top Rated Movies 1)Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006) 8.3/10 2)Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008) 7.8/10 3)Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015) 7.610 4)Shanghai (2012) 7.3/10 5)LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010) 7.1/10

Next Movies: LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha 2???

15. Imtiaz Ali

Writer | Jab We Met

Imtiaz Ali is an Indian film director, actor and writer. In 2005, he made his directorial debut with the film Socha Na Tha. However, it was his second film Jab We Met (2007) that brought him success and fame. His 2009 film Love Aaj Kal gained much critical success, and was declared a super hit at ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Jab We Met (2007) 8/10 2)Rockstar (2011) 7.6/10 3)Highway (2014) 7.6/10 4)Socha Na Tha (2005) 7.6/10 5)Tamasha (2015) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Jab We Met (2007) 9/10 2-Highway (2014) 9/10 3-Tamasha (2015) 8.5/10 4-Rockstar (2011) 8.5/10 5-Love Aaj Kal (2009) 8/10 6-Jab Harry Met Sejal (2017) 4/10

16. Zoya Akhtar

Writer | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zoya Akhtar hails from one of the most talented film families in the country. After completing a diploma in filmmaking from NYU, she assisted directors like Mira Nair, Tony Gerber, and Dev Benegal, before turning Writer-Director in her own right.

She has directed movies like the critically acclaimed ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) 8.1/10 2)Gully Boy (2019) 8/10 3)Luck by Chance (2009) 7.1/10 4)Dil Dhadakne Do (2015) 6.8/10

My Rating

1-Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) 9/10 2-Dil Dhadakne Do (2015) 8/10 3-Gully Boy (2019) 8/10

17. Meghna Gulzar

Writer | Raazi

Meghna Gulzar is a writer and director, known for Raazi (2018), Talvar (2015) and Chhapaak (2020).

Top Rated Movies:

1)Talvar (2015) 8.2/10 2)Raazi (2018) 7.8/10

My Rating

1-Talvar (2015) 9/10 2-Raazi (2018) 8.5/10 2-Chhapaak (2020) 7/10

Next Movies:

1)Manekshaw (2023)

18. Karan Johar

Writer | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)My Name Is Khan (2010) 8/10 2)Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) 7.7/10 3)Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) 7.5/10

My Rating

1-My Name Is Khan (2010) 8.5/10 2-Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016) 8/10 3-Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) 8/10 4-Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) 7.5/10 5-Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) 6/10 6-Student of the Year (2012) 6/10

Next Movies:

1)Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani (2023)

19. 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, ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) 8.1/10 2)Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) 7.2/10 3)Mohabbatein (2000) 7.1/10

My Rating

1-Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) 9/10 2-Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) 8/10 3-Mohabbatein (2000) 7/10 4-Befikre (2016) 5/10

20. Nishikant Kamat

Actor | Dombivli Fast

Nishikant Kamat was born on June 17, 1970 in Dadar, Maharashtra, India. He was an actor and director, known for Dombivali Fast (2005), Drishyam (2015) and Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008). He died on August 17, 2020 in Hyderabad, India.

Top Rated Movies

1)Drishyam (2015) 8.3/10 2)Dombivli Fast (2005) 8.1/10 3)Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008) 7.8/10 4)Madaari (2016) 7.6/10

My Rating

1-Drishyam (2015) 9/10 2-Force (2011) 8/10 3-Rocky Handsome (2016) 7.5/10 4-Madaari (2016) 7.5/10

21. Vikramaditya Motwane

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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Udaan (2010) 8.2/10 2)Trapped (2016) 7.6/10 3)Bhavesh Joshi Superhero (2018) 7.6/10 4)Lootera (2013) 7.3/10

My Rating

1-Udaan (2010) 9/10 2-Trapped (2016) 8.5/10 3-Bhavesh Joshi Superhero (2018) 8/10 4-AK vs AK (2020) 7/10

22. Abhishek Chaubey

Writer | Udta Punjab

Abhishek, a renowned Indian filmmaker who co-wrote and directed the critically acclaimed dacoit action film, Sonchiriya, an RSVP production. He began his career as an associate director and co-writer to Vishal Bhardwaj for his debut Makdee (2002) & went on to assist him in his subsequent films, and...

Top Rated Movies

1)Udta Punjab (2016) 7.8/10 2)Sonchiraiya (2019) 7.5/10 3)Ishqiya (2010) 7.3/10 4)Dedh Ishqiya (2014) 7.1/10

My Rating

1-Udta Punjab (2016) 8.5/10 2-Sonchiraiya (2019) 8/10

23. Hansal Mehta

Director | Shahid

Hansal Mehta is a film director best known for Shahid (2013), Citylights (2014), Aligarh (2016), Omertà (2018) and Scam 1992 (2020). 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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Shahid (2012) 8.3/10 2)Aligarh (2015) 7.8/10 3)City Lights (2014) 7.3/10 4)Omerta (2017) 7/10

My Rating

1-Shahid (2012) 8.5/10 2-Chhalaang (2020) 6.5/10 2-Simran (2017) 6/10

Next Movies: Faraaz???

24. 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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Dil Chahta Hai (2001) 8.2/10 2)Lakshya (2004) 7.9/10 3)Don (2006) 7.2/10 4)Don 2 (2011) 7.1/10

My Rating

1-Don 2 (2011) 7.5/10 2-Don (2006) 7.5/10

Next Movies: Jee Le Zaraa???

25. 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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Barfi! (2012) 8.1/10 2-Ludo (2020) 7.6/10 3)Life in a Metro (2007) 7.4/10 4)Gangster (2006) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Barfi! (2012) 9/10 2-Ludo (2020) 7.5/10 3-Kites (2010) 6.5/10 4-Jagga Jasoos (2017) 6.5/10

26. Anubhav Sinha

Director | Anek

Anubhav Sinha was born on June 22, 1965 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is a director and writer, known for Anek (2022), Thappad (2020) and Article 15 (2019).

Top Rated Movies:

1)Article 15 (2019) 8.2/10 2)Mulk (2018) 7.6/10 2)Tum Bin...: Love Will Find a Way (2001) 7.5/10 3)Thappad (2020) 7.3/10

My Rating

1-Article 15 (2019) 9/10 2-Mulk (2018) 8/10 3-Thappad (2020) 8/10 4-Ra.One (2011) 5/10

Next Movies: Anek (2022)

27. Priyadarshan

Director | Oppam

Priyadarshan is a director and writer, known for Oppam (2016), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) and Kanchivaram (2008). He is married to Lizy. They have two children.

Top Rated Movies

1)Chithram (1988) 8.7/10 2)Kilukkam (1991) 8.6/10 3)Kala Pani (1996) 8.4/10 4)Hera Pheri (2000) 8.2/10 5)Thenmavin Kombath (1994) 8.1/10 6)Oppam (2016) 7.6/10 7)Hungama (2003) 7.5/10 8)Virasat (1997) 7.5/10 9)Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) 7.3/10

My Rating

1-Hera Pheri (2000) 9/10 9/10 2-Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) 8/10 3-Garam Masala (2005) 8/10 4-Hungama (2003) 8/10 5-Dhol (2007) 7/10 6-Khatta Meetha (2010) 6/10 7-De Dana Dan (2009) 5/10

Next Movies:

1)Hungama 2 (2021) 2)Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea (2021)

28. 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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Andaz Apna Apna (1994) 8.2/10 2)The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002) 8.1/10 3)Damini (1993) 7.8/10 4)Ghayal (1990) 7.7/10 5)Khakee (2004) 7.5/10 6)Ghatak: Lethal (1996) 7.4/10

My Rating

1-Khakee (2004) 7.5/10 2-Pukar (2000) 7/10 3-Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009) 6.5/10

Next Movies:

1)BadBoy (2021)

29. Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Director | Bareilly Ki Barfi

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is an Indian filmmaker, writer, author, artist, an upcoming producer and learner for life. She is a warm, amiable and an intellectual personality. An avid bibliophile by nature, Ashwiny has a huge collection of books. She holds a keen interest in the overall art of movie making ...

Top Rated Movies:

1)Nil Battey Sannata (2015) 8.4/10 2)Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) 7.5/10 3)Panga (2020) 7/10

My Rating

1-Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) 8/10

30. Gauri Shinde

Director | English Vinglish

Gauri Shinde is a director and writer, known for English Vinglish (2012), Dear Zindagi (2016) and Oh Man! (2001).

Top Rated Movies

1)English Vinglish (2012) 7.9/10 2)Dear Zindagi (2016) 7.7/10

My Rating 1-English Vinglish (2012) 9/10 2-Dear Zindagi (2016) 8/10

Top Rated Movies

1)Chak De! India (2007) 8.2/10 2)Ab Tak Chhappan (2004) 7.9/10 3)Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009) 7.5/10

My Rating

1-Chak De! India (2007) 9/10

32. Raj Kumar Gupta

Director | No One Killed Jessica

Raj Kumar Gupta made his debut as a writer & director with the critically acclaimed and commercially successful 'Aamir' (2008). Shot with a shoestring budget, guerilla style on the streets of Mumbai, this edgy thriller established Raj Kumar as a filmmaker to look out for and garnered several award ...

Top Rated Movies:

1)Aamir (2008) 7.7/10 2)Raid (2018) 7.4/10 3)No One Killed Jessica (2011) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Raid (2018) 7.5

33. Navdeep Singh

Director | NH10

Navdeep Singh made his debut in Bollywood with the feature film Manorama Six Feet Under, a murder mystery that was critically acclaimed and regarded as one of the best Indian noir films made. His thriller film NH10 about honor killing and patriarchal society, with Anushka Sharma in the lead, was ...

Top Rated Movies:

1)Manorama Six Feet Under (2007) 7.6/10 2)Laal Kaptaan (2019) 7.3/10 3)NH10 (2015) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-NH10 (2015) 8/10 2-Laal Kaptaan (2019) 7/10

34. Homi Adajania

Director | Being Cyrus

Homi Adajania is a director and writer, known for Being Cyrus (2005), Cocktail (2012) and Finding Fanny (2014).

Top Rated Movies

1)Angrezi Medium (2020) 7.3/10 2)Being Cyrus (2005) 7.2/10 3)Cocktail (2012) 6.3/10

My Rating

1-Angrezi Medium (2020) 8/10 2-Cocktail (2012) 7/10

35. Sujoy Ghosh

Writer | Kahaani

Born on 21st May 1966 in Kolkata, Sujoy Ghosh is an Indian film writer, director, actor and producer who is well known for his critically acclaimed movies like Jhankar Beats, Kahaani, Ahalya and Badla.

The film maker started the trend of multiplex movies in Bollywood with his directorial debut ...

Top Rated Movies:

1)Kahaani (2012) 8.1/10 2)Badla (2019) 7.8/10

My Rating:

1)Kahaani (2012) 8.5/10 2)Badla (2019) 8/10

36. Aanand L. Rai

Producer | Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Aanand L. Rai is a Hindi film director and producer known for romantic-comedy movies Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Raanjhanaa (2013), Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2015) and Zero (2018). Rai started assisting his elder brother television director Ravi Rai in television series. Eventually he made his ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015) 7.6/10 2)Raanjhanaa (2013) 7.6/10

My Rating

1-Raanjhanaa (2013) 9/10 2-Atrangi Re (2021) 7/10 3-Zero (2018) 5/10

Next Movies:

1)Raksha Bandhan (2022)

37. Ayan Mukherjee

Director | Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Ayan Mukherjee is a director and writer, known for Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Wake Up Sid (2009) and Swades (2004).

Top Rated Movies

1)Wake Up Sid (2009) 7.6/10 2)Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) 7.1/10

My Rating

1-Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) 8/10 2-Wake Up Sid (2009) 8/10

Next Movies: Brahmastra (2021)

38. Shakun Batra

Director | Kapoor & Sons

He is a national scholar in Accounts and went to St.Xavier's High School in New Delhi and did his graduation from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University. Post graduation he was due to do his MBA and join his father's business. However, he had other plans. In an industry known for nepotism, he took...

Top Rated Movies

1)Kapoor & Sons (2016) 7.7/10 2)Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012) 5.7/10

My Rating

1-Kapoor & Sons (2016) 8.5/10 2-Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012) 7.5/10 3-Gehraiyaan (2022) 7/10

39. Abhishek Kapoor

Director | Kai po che!

Writer-Director of the successful Bollywood feature films Kai Po Che, Rock On!! and Kedarnath. He is the founder of production company Guy in the Sky Pictures (India). His latest movie Kedarnath released on 7th December 2018. Abhishek lives and works in Mumbai, India where he is preparing for his ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Rock On!! (2008) 7.7/10 2)Kai po che! (2013) 7.7/10

My Rating

1-Kai po che! (2013) 8.5/10 3-Kedarnath (2018) 7/10 4)Fitoor (2016) 5.5/10

Next Movie:

1)Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui (2021)

40. R. Balki

Director | Paa

R. Balki is a director and writer, known for Paa (2009), English Vinglish (2012) and Pad Man (2018).

Top Rated Movies

1)Padman (2018) 7.9/10 2)Paa (2009) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Padman (2018) 9/10 2-Shamitabh (2015) 7/10 3-Ki & Ka (2016) 7/10

Next Movies: Chup (2022)

41. Nikkhil Advani

Director | Kal Ho Naa Ho

Nikkhil Advani was born on April 28, 1971 in Mumbai, Maharahstra, India. He is a writer and producer, known for Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), P.O.W. Bandi Yuddh Ke (2016) and D-Day (2013).

Top Rated Movies

1)Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) 7.9/10 2)Batla House (2019) 7.2/10 3)D Day (2013) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) 8/10 2-D-Day (2013) 8/10 3-Batla House (2019) 7/10 4-Salaam-E-Ishq (2007) 6/10 5-Patiala House (2011) 5/10 6-Chandni Chowk to China (2009) 4/10

Next Movies:

1)1911 ???

42. 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. ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) 8/10 2)Kabul Express (2006) 6.8/10 3)New York (2009) 6.8/10

My Rating

1-Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) 9/10 2-New York (2009) 8/10 3-Phantom (2015) 7/10 4-Kabul Express (2006) 7/10 5-Ek Tha Tiger (2012) 6/10 6-Tubelight (2017) 5/10

Next Movies: '83 (2021)

43. Prakash Jha

Director | Gangaajal

Prakash Jha was born on February 27, 1952 in Patna, Bihar, India. He is a director and producer, known for Gangaajal (2003), Rajneeti (2010) and Apaharan (2005).

Top Rated Movies

1)Pareeksha (2020) 8.1/10 2)Gangaajal (2003) 7.8/10 3)Apaharan (2005) 7.4/10 4)Raajneeti (2010) 7.1/10

My Rating

1-Rajneeti (2010) 7.5/10

44. Milan Luthria

Director | Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai

Milan Luthria is a director and assistant director, known for Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), The Dirty Picture (2011) and Tadap (2021).

Top Rated Movies

1)Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010) 7.4/10 2)Taxi No. 9 2 11: Nau Do Gyarah (2006) 7.2/10 3)The Dirty Picture (2011) 6.6/10

My Rating

1-Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010) 7.5/10 2-Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013) 6/10 3-The Dirty Picture (2011) 6/10 4-Baadshaho (2017) 5.5/10 5-Tadap (2021) 5.5/10

45. Madhur Bhandarkar

Director | Chandni Bar

Madhur Bhandarkar was born on August 26, 1966 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is a director and writer, known for Chandni Bar (2001), Page 3 (2005) and Traffic Signal (2007). He has been married to Renu Namboodiri since December 15, 2003. They have one child.

Top Rated Movies

1)Chandni Bar (2001) 7.7/10 2)Page 3 (2005) 7.4/10 3)Fashion (2008) 7/10

My Rating

1-Fashion (2008) 8/10 2-Heroine (2012) 6/10

Next Movies: India Lockdown (2021)

46. Bejoy Nambiar

Producer | Solo

Was once married to actress Juhi Babbar. Now married to model, actress Sheetal Menon.

Top Rated Movies:

1)Taish (2020) 7.4/10 2)Shaitan (2011) 7.2/10 3)Wazir (2016) 7.1/10 4)Solo (2017) 7.1/10

My Rating

1-Taish (2020) 8/10 2-Wazir (2016) 7.5/10

Next Movies:

1)Navarasa (2021)

47. Subhash Kapoor

Writer | Jolly LLB

Subhash Kapoor is a writer and assistant director, known for Jolly LLB (2013), Jolly LLB 2 (2017) and Say Salaam India: 'Let's Bring the Cup Home' (2007).

Top Rated Movies

1)Phas Gaye Re Obama (2010) 7.5/10 2)Jolly LLB (2013) 7.5/10 3)Jolly LLB 2 (2017) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Jolly LLB (2013) 8/10 2-Jolly LLB 2 (2017) 8/10 3-Guddu Rangeela (2015) 7/10

Next Movies: Madam Chief Minister (2021)

48. Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla

Director | Baazigar

Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla is a director and producer, known for Baazigar (1993), Race 2 (2013) and Soldier (1998).

Top Rated Movies

1)Baazigar (1993) 7.8/10 2)Khiladi (1992) 7.4/10 3)Baadshah (1999) 6.9/10 4)Aitraaz (2004) 6.8/10 5)Race (2008) 6.6./10 6)Ajnabee (2001) 6.6./10

My Rating

1-Baazigar (1993) 8.5/10 2-Khiladi (1992) 8/10 3-Race (2008) 7.5/10 4-Baadshah (1999) 7/10 5-Ajnabee (2001) 7/10 6-Aitraaz (2004) 7/10 7-36 China Town (2006) 6/10 8-Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001) 6/10 9-Race 2 (2013) 5/10 10-Taarzan: The Wonder Car (2004) 5/10 11-Players (2012) 3/10

49. Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla

Director | Baazigar

Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla is a director and producer, known for Baazigar (1993), Race 2 (2013) and Soldier (1998).

Top Rated Movies

1)Baazigar (1993) 7.8/10 2)Khiladi (1992) 7.4/10 3)Baadshah (1999) 6.9/10 4)Aitraaz (2004) 6.8/10 5)Race (2008) 6.6./10 6)Ajnabee (2001) 6.6./10

My Rating

1-Baazigar (1993) 8.5/10 2-Khiladi (1992) 8/10 3-Race (2008) 7.5/10 4-Baadshah (1999) 7/10 5-Ajnabee (2001) 7/10 6-Aitraaz (2004) 7/10 7-36 China Town (2006) 6/10 8-Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001) 6/10 9-Race 2 (2013) 5/10 10-Taarzan: The Wonder Car (2004) 5/10 11-Players (2012) 3/10

50. Umesh Shukla

Writer | OMG: Oh My God!

Umesh Shukla is a writer and director, known for OMG: Oh My God! (2012), Dhoondte Reh Jaoge (2009) and All Is Well (2015).

Top Rated Movies:

1)OMG: Oh My God! (2012) 8.1/10 2)102 Not Out (2018) 7.4/10

My Rating

1-OMG: Oh My God! (2012) 9/10 2-102 Not Out (2018) 7.5/10

Next Movies:

1)Aankh Micholi (2021)

51. Amar Kaushik

Director | Stree

Amar Kaushik is an assistant director and director, known for Stree (2018), Aaba (2017) and Bala (2019).

Top Rated Movies:

1)Stree (2018) 7.6/10 2)Bala (2019) 7.3/10

My Rating:

1)Stree (2018) 8/10 2)Bala (2019) 7.5/10

Next Movies: Bhediya (2022)

52. Abhinay Deo

Director | Delhi Belly

Abhinay Deo is a director and producer, known for Delhi Belly (2011), Game (2011) and Blackmail (2018).

Top Rated Movies:

1)Delhi Belly (2011) 7.6/10 2)Blackmail (2018) 7/10

My Rating

1-Delhi Belly (2011) 7.5/10 2-Force 2 (2016) 7/10

Next Movies:

1)Doosra (2021)

53. 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 Sui Dhaaga (2018). He has been married to Anusha Bose since December 1, 2006.

Top Rated Movies:

1)Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015) 7.5/10 2)Sui Dhaaga: Made in India (2018) 6.8/10

My Rating:

1)Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015) 8/10 2)Sui Dhaaga: Made in India (2018) 7/10

54. Ritesh Batra

Director | The Lunchbox

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 ...

Top Rated Movies:

1)The Lunchbox (2013) 7.8/10 2)Photograph 6.9/10

My Rating

1-The Lunchbox (2013) 8/10

Next Movies:

1)Little Bee ???

55. Reema Kagti

Writer | Talaash

Reema Kagti is a writer and producer, known for Talaash (2012), Gully Boy (2019) and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011).

Top Rated Movies

1)Gold (2018) 7.3/10 2)Talaash (2012) 7.2/10

My Rating

1-Gold (2018) 8/10 2-Talaash (2012) 7.5/10

56. Maneesh Sharma

Director | Band Baaja Baaraat

Maneesh Sharma is a director and assistant director, known for Band Baaja Baaraat (2010), Fan (2016) and Fanaa (2006).

Top Rated Movies

1)Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) 7.2/10 2)Fan (2016) 7/10

My Rating

1-Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) 8/10 2-Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) 7/10 3-Fan (2016) 7/10 4-Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl (2011) 5/10

57. Ali Abbas Zafar

Director | Sultan

Ali Abbas Zafar was born 17 January, 1982 in Dehradun, India. He is an Indian screenwriter-director, known for his acclaimed, blockbuster films Sultan (2016) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017).

After majoring in Chemistry at Delhi University, he assisted various directors in Mumbai before making his ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Sultan (2016) 7/10

My Rating

1-Sultan (2016) 8/10 2-Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011) 7/10 3-Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) 6.5/10 4-Bharat (2019) 5/10 5-Gunday (2014) 4/10

Next Movies: Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (2023)

58. Rakesh Roshan

Producer | Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai

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

Top Rated Movies 1)Koi... Mil Gaya (2003) 7.1/10 2)Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) 6.9/10 3)Karan Arjun (1995) 6.8/10

My Rating

1-Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) 8/10 2-Krrish (2006) 7/10 3-Koi... Mil Gaya (2003) 6/10 4-Krrish 3 (2013) 5/10

Next Movies: Krrish 4 ???

59. 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), When Love Calls (1989) and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015).

Top Rated Movies

1)Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994) 7.5/10 2)Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) 7.3/10 3)Vivah (2006) 6.6/10

My Rating

1-Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994) 8/10 2-Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999) 6/10 3-Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015) 5/10 4-Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003) 5/10

60. Vipul Amrutlal Shah

Producer | Holiday

Vipul Amrutlal Shah is a producer and director, known for Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty (2014), Aankhen (2002) and Namastey London (2007). He is married to Shefali Shah. They have two children.

Top Rated Movies

1)Aankhen (2002) 7.4/10 2)Namastey London (2007) 7.1/10 3)Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005) 6.8/10

My Rating

1-Namastey London (2007) 8/10 2-Aankhen (2002) 7.5/10 3-Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005) 7/10

61. Mohit Suri

Director | Aashiqui 2

Mohit Suri (born 11th of April 1981, India) is a film director, as well as an assistant director and member of the Bhatt family. His uncle is director Mahesh Bhatt and his cousin is actor Emraan Hashmi who has starred in three of his films. His sister Smilie Suri has also appeared in his film ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Awarapan (2007) 7.3/10 2)Aashiqui 2 (2013) 7/10 3)Hamari Adhuri Kahani (2015) 6.7/10 4)Ek Villain (2014) 6.5/10

My Rating

1-Aashiqui 2 (2013) 8.5/10 2-Hamari Adhuri Kahani (2015) 7/10 3-Ek Villain (2014) 6/10 4-Malang - Unleash the Madness (2020) 6/10

Next Movies:

1)Ek Villain 2 (2022)

62. David Dhawan

Director | Aankhen

David Dhawan is a director and editor, known for Aankhen (1993), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) and Biwi No. 1 (1999). He is married to Karuna Chopra Dhawan. They have two children.

Top Rated Movies

1)Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) 6.7/10 2)Aankhen (1993) 6.7/10 4)Deewana Mastana (1997) 6.7/10

My Rating

1-Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) 8/10 2-Partner (2007) 7/10 3-Chashme Baddoor (2013) 7/10 4-Bol Radha Bol (1992) 6/10 5-Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge (2000) 6/10 6-Main Tera Hero (2014) 6/10 7-Judwaa 2 (2017) 5/10 8-Coolie No. 1 (2020) 4/10

63. Anees Bazmee

Writer | Thank You

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 ...

Top Rated Movies

1)Welcome (2007) 6.9/10 2)Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) 6.7/10 3)No Entry (2005) 6.6/10 4)Deewangee (2002) 6.6/10

My Rating

1-Singh Is Kinng (2008) 7.5/10 2-Welcome (2007) 7/10 3-Mubarakan (2017) 6/10 4-Ready (2011) 5/10 5-Welcome Back (2015) 5/10 6-Thank You (2011) 4/10 7-No Problem (2010) 4/10

Next Movies:

1)Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022)

64. Indra Kumar

Director | Raja

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

Top Rated Movies

1)Dhamaal (2007) 7.3/10 2)Ishq (1997) 6.9/10 3)Dil (1990) 6.7/10

My Rating

1-Ishq (1997) 8/10 2-Dhamaal (2007) 8/10 3-Total Dhamaal (2019) 6/10 4-Grand Masti (2013) 4/10 5-Double Dhamaal (2011) 4/10

Next Movies:

1)Thank God (2022)

65. Rohit Shetty

Director | Chennai Express

Rohit Shetty was born on March 14, 1974 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is a director and producer, known for Chennai Express (2013), Sooryavanshi (2021) and Golmaal Again (2017). He has been married to Maya Rohit Shetty since May 27, 2005.

Top Rated Movies

1)Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006) 7.4/10 2)Singham (2011) 6.7/10 4)All the Best: Fun Begins (2009) 6.1/10 5)Chennai Express (2013) 6/10

My Rating

1-Chennai Express (2013) 7/10 2-All the Best: Fun Begins (2009) 7/10 3-Singham (2011) 6/10 4-Simmba (2018) 6/10 5-Sooryavanshi (2021) 6/10 6-Bol Bachchan (2012) 6/10 7-Sunday (2008) 6/10 8-Golmaal Again (2017) 6/10 9-Golmaal Returns (2008)6/10 10-Golmaal 3 (2010) 5/10 11-Singham Returns (2014) 5/10 12-Dilwale (2015) 5/10

Next Movies:

1)Cirkus (2022) 2)Golmaal 5 ???



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