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Top 10 Most Popular Directors in Bollywood

It is true that the world of entertainment is full with numerous talented and highly skilled individuals. If on one hand we appreciate on-screen celebrities, then on the other hand the behind-screen individuals like director, producer, cameraman, music director, story-writer and others are equally important. There are various successful and leading directors in Bollywood but the following top 10 most popular directors in Bollywood are really admirable due to their endless efforts and dedication for this industry.

10. Rohit Shetty:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Rohit Shetty is a talented and well versed Bollywood director who has given us various interesting movies like Chennai Express, Singham and Golmal. He was the man of 2013 and the expectations during 2014 with Rohit are very high.

9. Priyadarshan:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Pryandarshan is known as the king director of funny Bollywood movies. He works really hard to give touching and amazing looks to his movies and make their stories successful. Priyadarshan is given is movies like Khatta Meetha, Tezz and Rangrezz and Hungama.

8. Farhan Akhtar:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Farhan is not only a famous director but also an actor and model. He is too young and appealing that we cannot even imagine that Farhan is behind various successful Bollywood movies especially Don 2 with Shah Rukh. Farhan is a dedicated and truly a finest director of India.

7. Kabir Khan:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Kabir Khan makes huge amounts from the movies he directs and always gives us super-hits and well entertaining movies. Kabir has some God gifted skills which urge him perform well in the direction of the movies. He has given us movies like Ek Tha Tiger, New York etc.

6. Arbaz Khan:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Arbaz Khan is the younger brother of famous Indian actor Salman Khan. It is not since a long when Arbaz started his direction career. He was himself an actor previously but now has become a well versed director and have given us movies like Dabbang 1, and Dabbang 2.

5. Yash Chopra:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Yash Chopra is a romantic movie maker of India and one of the most admirable senior directors of Bollywood. The graph of Yash’s success is very high. He has given us famous movies like Veer Zara, Dil to Pagal hai and various others.

4. Karan Johar:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Karan did a lot of movies as a child actor but when he grew up, he was urged to do something creative and make his own name. Karan Johar is also a friend of Shah Rukh Khan and has given is movies like Student of the Year and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewaani etc.

3. Mohit Suri:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

The amazing and well known movie which got released in 2013 was Ashiqi 2. This was an updated version of the old Ashiqi. This movie broke all the records in India during the last year and the expectations with Mohit are now even higher.

2. Rakesh Roshan:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Rakesh Roshan is the mastermind behind various animated and suspense movies of India. He was an actor in his younger age and now become a successful director. Rakesh is the father of Hritik Roshan and has given us movies like Krrish 3 and Raj Kapoor.

1. Rajkumar Hirani:

Popular Directors in Bollywood

Rajkumar Hirani is a thrilling movie maker of Bollywood. He always comes up with distinctive stories and surprising packet of entertainment. Every movie of Rajkumar has its own story presented in an effective manner. His famous movies include Three Idiots, Munna Bhai and various others.


  1. were is Mani Ratnam !

  2. My favorite Director is Anurag Kashyap for Gangs of Wasseypur and Black Friday. I also like Rajkumar hirani movies. Munnabhai and 3 idiots.