Bollywood is never short of good movies, which are often the team work of many people. One of the important elements of the team is the direction who plays the good role in making the movie. He or she is the one who plays the right role in producing movies with creative edge. Bollywood has given some of the best directors who are being recognized for their awesome jobs. These people are known to have great passion in this job, which is considered to be one of the toughest job in film making. Let’s check the top 10 directors enlisted below:
1). Rajkumar Hirani: One of the creative directors in Bollywood is Rajkumar Hirani who has been even awarded as the national award for the category of best director. He also won the award for screenwriter and editor for a couple of films including Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) and 3 Idiots (2009). These days he is directing the movie Pee Kay with Amir Khan and Anushka Sharma as the leading actors.
2). Sanjay Leela Bhansali: The other name belongs to Sanjay Leela Bhansali who is known to give some of the film in the industry. He has learnt the art of film making from Film and Television Institute of India and has been an ace director of many hit movies including Khamoshi, Devdas, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Black and Ram Leela.
3). Shyam Benegal: Shyam is among the known Indian screenwriter and director of the well known movies including Ankur (1973), Nishant (1975), Manthan (1976), and Bhumika (1977) are some of the best movies, which was widely appreciated.
4). Gopal Rantam Subramaniam Mani Ratnam : He is one of the greatest directors and known as among the known Indian film director, producer and screenwriter who have basically worked in Tamil based movies. Some of the movies include Roja, Dil se, Bombay and Guru are the known movie directed by Mani Ratnam. He directed a number of Hindi and South Indian movies.
5). Yash Raj Chopra: This list would incomplete without having this name. Yash Raj was known as one of the leading film director, producer and script writer who has worked in a number of Hindi movies. Yash started his career as an assistant director with his elder brother BR Chopra. He then came up with his own production house in the year 1973 and then produced and directed some of the best movies Darr, Dil to Pagal Hai, Veer Zara, Jab Hai Jaan, Parampara, etc.
6). Guru Dutt: Another worthy man to be included in this list belongs to Guru Dutt, who apart from being a director was also a good actor and producer. Some of his best movies include Pyaasa, Sahib Bibi Aur Gulam, Chaudhvin Ka Chand and Kagaz Ke Phool. He was included in the top list of ever shining actor of CNN.
7). Manmohan Desai: this man is the son of popular film producer Kikubhai Desai who also owned Paramount Studios. He learnt the skill of film making from his father and then directed some of the best movies, which included Dharam Veer, Cooli, Suhaag, Amar Akbar Anthony and Mard.
8). Bimal Roy: He is known to be among the most versatile directors of Bollywood. Some of his best movies include Parineeta, Zamin, Madhumati, Biraj Bahu, Bandini and Sujata.
9). Hrishikesh Mukherjee: Another name in this list is of Hrishikesh, who is better known for his movies Satyakam, Anupama, Chupke Chupke, Abhimaan, Anand, Gol Maal, Guddi, Bawarchi, Aashirwad, Namak Haraam. One of this suspense based film include Buddha Mil Gaya.
10). Raj Kapoor: This list would be incomplete without this name. He is popularly called as The Show Man, who has produced and directed some of the best movies. He also won nine Film Fare awards and two National awards for making incredible movies. Needless to enlist his movies as any fan of Indian Cinema would often remember them all.
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar to make a film on Taimur Ali Khan
Taimur Ali Khan was born around two years ago, and his name has been in the debate with many fringe groups calling it to be an anti-Indian name. In fact, the Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Son Taimur has always made headlines in the media. So, whenever the kid goes, the media simply follows. And his popularity showcases no boundary. He is the youngest star kid to enjoy huge media attention. In fact, the kiddo even understands that paparazzi thing and responds the way that makes pleased. In terms of rate card of the star kid list, Taimur ranks on the top. His mother and others informed about the same.
At Karan Johar’s show called Koffee With Karan, Kareena and his father along with Saif Ali Khan shared the rate card of the kid stating that the photo of the kiddo was sold at INR 1500. It talks a lot about it. So, with loads of buzz around, the popular filmmaker called Madhur Bhandarkar had an idea about making a film on Taimur Ali Khan. After getting the clearance from Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan, he has now registered the name as Taimur. So, one can imagine the intention of the filmmaker as he seems to have the plan to make a movie on a kid.
We know Bhandarkar as a realistic filmmaker who finds out real-time issues to make a film. Taimur Ali Khan seemed a potential star kid and can entertain the audience in a big way. Well, he has his birthday on 20th December when he is turning second this year. On his Big Day, her parents have planned a birthday in South Africa. And we know Taimur Ali Khan’s parents have thrown a pre-birthday party for his family and friends in Mumbai. It was attended by all his relatives and close friends and their photos in the social media have gone viral. Stay tuned to know more about the film and others.
Raj Kapoor’s 94th Birthday- 5 interesting facts to check on this Big Day
Needless to say that the history of B Town cannot be complete without mentioning the yesteryear director Raj Kapoor. He was born on this day way back in 1994 and was the eldest son of the Kapoor’s family. His father Prithviraj Kapoor was the pioneer of Indian Cinema and Theatres. Raj Kapoor was born and brought up in this environment that led acting in his blood. He carried forward the legacy of forward taking his career in the film industry to new heights. This eventually gave the industry something new and interesting that anyone in the Hindi Cinema could just wish for. His films with a simple story with a socialist touch having soothing songs and dance move all across the world giving him a fanbase all over the globe. He is certainly among the biggest showman of B Town. Thanks to his knack of creating robust visual sense and quality par excellent. At his big day, when his fans celebrate his 94th Birthday, it would be interesting to unleash some of his interesting facts, have a look:
1). Global Recognition – When it comes to global recognition, the director Satyajit Ray is not the lone maker. In fact, Raj Kapoor has been nominated for the prestigious award platforms of the world in Europe for his movies like Awaara and Boot Polish way back in the early fifties.
2). One man many titles – The actor, director Raj Kapoor was the man with several titles. One key title given to him was “the Clark Gable of the Hindi Cinema”. This was only as he remained the top performers at the box office in the history of Bollywood.
3). Greatest Performance spotted by Time magazine – The world reputed and a known magazine called Time has rated RK’s performance in his film Awaara among the top 10 greatest performances in the world of all time.
4). Brought out new talents – He gave Hindi Cinema new talents thus bringing out the music directors Shankar-Jaikishan along with the known lyricists Hasrat Jaipuri along with Shailendra into Bollywood.
5). Started Young – He entered into the B Town long back in 1935 working as a child artist in the movie Inquilab when he was barely 10 years old.
A Big Salute to the greatest directors of Indian Cinema. We wish his family a very happy and prosperous day.
Ayushmann Khurrana & Bhumi Pednekar unite in Amar Kaushik’s next movie Bala
For Ayushmann Khurrana, films in Bollywood come in different taste and style. He has given movies with unique and interesting issues, which are even counted among the taboo topics. Interestingly, he has done a few movies of this sort with Bhumi Pednekar as well. These include movies like Dum Laga Ke Haisha and the previous year film called Shubh Mangal Savdhan. The former dealt with a love, hate and love kind of movie amidst the rural setup of Haridwar, while the latter had the issue of Erectile Dysfunction, which is a tough topic to deal in Indian films.
But for Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar, it helped them to get success and recognition as well to handle issues like to prove their worth over the silver screen. Once again we hear the reports suggesting that the actors have come together to share the screen with the film directed by the Stree fame director called Amar Kaushik. This will be their first time to work with Amar, while for the two it is their third venture together. Amar Kaushik has confirmed this news in a statement given to the media stating the name of the film, which is titled as Bala. His statement read that this film will be a fun to watch with content again dealing with some real-time issues.
The film deals with a story of a man who is bald played by Ayushmann Khurrana while the women in it would be played by the lady who is of dark complextion and is seen often combating with the situation. The film will be produced by Dinesh Vijan under the banner Maddock Films. The film will give Khurrana to play the prosthetic role as well. We know Dinesh had worked with Amar with the Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor starrer movie called Stree. The film will hit the floors next march and would be hitting the screens this September. Khurrana has given two films one after the other called Andhadhun and Badhaai Ho. He is also doing the other film Dream Girl with Nushrat Bharucha. And Bhumi is doing a film called Sonchiriya with Sushant Singh Rajput.