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Kick, 2 States: 7 Debutant Directors Of 100 Crore Grossing Movies

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Singham Returns which released last Friday has been ruling the Box Office breaking all the records Salman's Kick has set. The movie is soon going to enter the 100 crore club and Rohit Shetty is very ecstatic about the same.

Rohit Shetty has become a Box Office king whose movies are sure to rake in the highest moolah possible but to come to this stage, the director has worked many years. But there are several lucky and talented directors who have achieved the same level of success right with their debut movie. The latest example of this will be Salman Khan's Kick.

Sajid Nadiadwala as a producer has several blockbuster films in his kitty, under the banner of Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, Sajid has produced many 100 crore movies but as a director Kick was his debut film and within a very short time he managed to break many Box Office records set by other films and made Kick the highest overseas grosser and third highest grosser in the domestic market.

Kick was a remake of Telugu movie of the same name, so there was an added pressure for the film to do well and he succeeded in doing much more than that. His other movie, 2 states which was co-produced under his banner and also by Karan Johar had director Abhishek Varman make his debut in direction with a film based on the 2009 novel of the same name written by Chetan Bhagat.

2 States which starred Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor in the lead too managed to cross the 100 crore mark making Abhishek one of those proud debutant diectors whose movies crossed 100 crores.

Here are 7 Bollywood directors whose debut films crossed the 100 crore mark like Kick and 2 States.

Sajid Nadiadwala-Kick

Kick is a 2014 Hindi action thriller film, directed and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under the Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment banner. The film features Salman Khan in the lead role, with Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui appearing in supporting roles.

Dabangg 2-Arbaaz Khan

Dabangg 2 is a 2012 Bollywood action comedy directed and produced by Arbaaz Khan under the banner of Arbaaz Khan Productions. The film features Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha reprising their roles from the previous film, whilst Prakash Raj plays the antagonist.


Bodyguard is a 2011 Indian action film directed by Siddique. It is the third remake of the director's own 2010 Malayalam film of the same name, the second being the 2011 Tamil film Kaavalan starring Vijay and Asin. The film was produced by Atul Agnihotri and featured Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor in the lead roles.

Dabangg-Abhinav Kashyap

Dabangg is a 2010 Indian action film, directed by Abhinav Kashyap and produced by Arbaaz Khan under the Arbaaz Khan Productions. The lead actor is Arbaaz's elder brother Salman Khan. It features Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan, Om Puri, Dimple Kapadia, Vinod Khanna, Anupam Kher, Mahesh Manjrekar and Mahie Gill in supporting roles while Sonu Sood plays the main antagonist.

Agneepath-Karan Malhotra

Agneepath is a 2012 Indian action drama film produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Karan Johar under the banner of Dharma Productions. It is a retelling of the 1990 film of the same name and was directed by Johar's former assistant Karan Malhotra.

Ghajini-A. R. Murugadoss

Ghajini is a 2008 Indian action psychological thriller film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss. It is a remake of Murugadoss's own 2005 Tamil film Ghajini starring Surya Sivakumar in the lead role. It starred Aamir Khan, Asin and Jiah Khan in lead roles while Pradeep Rawat and Riyaz Khan essay supporting roles.

2 States-Abhishek Varman

2 States is a 2014 romantic comedy film directed by Abhishek Varman based on the 2009 novel of the same name written by Chetan Bhagat. It is produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala . The film stars Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in lead roles.

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