Bollywood's Successful Debut Directors

Making a comercially & critically successful movie is a dream for every debutant directors. The success of the very first movie will decide the future these directors. Here's a list of director's who got much praise from audience & critics after their very first movie.

1. Karan Johar (Kuch Kuch Hota Hai)

Known As

Producer/Actor/Director

Biography

Karan Johar is an Indian film director, producer and TV celebrity. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and the late Yash Johar. He is one of the most successful ...

2. Sooraj Barjatya (Maine Pyar Kiya)

Known As

Director/Producer

Biography

Sooraj R. Barjatya is an Indian Hindi film director. His films are produced under the Rajshri Productions banner which was first founded in 1947 by his late ...

3. Aditya Chopra (Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge)

Known As

Director/Producer/Story

Biography

Aditya Chopra is an Indian film director, writer and producer. Early Life And Education Aditya Chopra is the eldest son of known filmmaker Yash ...

4. Farhan Akhtar (Dil Chahta Hai)

Known As

Actor/Producer/Director/Singer

Biography

Farhan Akhtar is the son of renowned Indian lyricist/poet Javed Akhtar and screenplay and story writer Honey Irani. He is the brother of Zoya Akhtar, cousin of ...

5. Rajkumar Hirani (Munnabhai MBBS)

Known As

Director/Producer/Actor

Popular Movies

Sanju, Wazir, Shamitabh

Biography

Rajkumar Hirani is a National Award and Filmfare Award winning Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and film producer of Hindi films, best known as the creator of ...

6. Aamir Khan (Taare Zameen Par)

Known As

Actor/Director/Producer/Singer

Biography

Aamir Khan is an Indian film actor, filmmaker, and television talk show host. He was born on March 14, 1965 in Holy Family Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai in ...

7. Prabhu Deva (Wanted)

Known As

Actor/Director/Lyricst/Singer/Producer

Biography

Prabhu Deva Sundaram   is a choreographer, actor and film director in India. He has been called "India's Michael Jackson" for his fast-paced ...

8. Abhinav Kashyap (Dabangg)

Known As

Director/Singer

Biography

Abhinav Kashyap is an Indian film director and screenwriter. Career Before entering the film industry he worked in Indian television serials. In 2000 he was ...

9. Sajid Nadiadwala (Kick)

Known As

Producer/Director/Story

Popular Movies

Bachchan Pandey, Heropanti 2, 83

Biography

Sajid Nadiadwala is an Indian film producer. Personal Life And Education Nadiadwala was born in Mumbai to Suleiman Nadiadwala. Many of his family and ...

 
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