The Top 5 Most Promising Directors of Bollywood

The Bollywood industry has given ample of opportunities to the debutants who came into the world of films with a hope to make it high. Young directors whose youthful thinking has given a new face to the Indian cinema and people not only from the industry but from outside the industry as well had liked and appreciated their work always.

1) Punit Malhotra:
Punit Malhotra
















The young director before directing the movie ‘I Hate Luv Stories’ has been an assistant director in movies like ‘Dostana’, ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, ‘Paheli’ and ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’ etc. However his first movie could not make an impact on the audience in spite of having good actors like Imran Khan and Sonam Kapoor.

2) Vikramaditya Motwane
Vikramaditya Motwane







Vikramaditya Motwane, this young director directed the movie ‘Udaan’ which starred ‘Ronit Roy’, ‘Ram Kapoor’ and ‘Rajat Barmecha’ which was critically acclaimed and everyone’s performance in the movie was highly appreciated. Vikram’s direction in the movie won a lot of awards in the filmfare, stardust, iifa awards etc. His movie was even appreciated overseas in the recently held 63rd Cannes Film Festival in France.

3) Abhishek Sharma
Abhishek Sharma

Abhishek Sharma directed the movie ‘Tere Bin Laden’ which made the audience laugh like anything. The movie had a global impact on the audience. The director even won in the recently held Apsara and Zee Cine Awards. Abhishek Sharma’s work was highly noticed by the people in the Bollywood industry.

4) Abhinav Kashyap
Abhinav Kashyap

Abhinav Kashyap directed the most spectacular movie of last year ‘Dabangg’ which starred ‘Salman Khan’, ‘Sonakshi Sinha’, ‘Arbaaz Khan’, ‘Mahie Gill’, ‘Vinod Khanna’, ‘Dimple Kapadia’ and ‘Sonu Sood’. The movie was highly appreciated not only nationwide but overseas as well. Abhinav Kashyap’s direction made him win a lot of awards in various award functions and is considered to be the most successful young director amongst the lot.

5) Kiran Rao
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Wife of the perfectionist of Bollywood, Kiran Rao made the movie Dhobhi Ghat which was critically acclaimed by the top movie critics in the Bollywood industry. It even got a good readership rating from people all around India. Before getting into hard core direction she assisted Amir in the movie Lagaan.

Young guns of Bollywood as directors have made a great impact with their kind of cinema which has appealed to the audience be it from the kids to the elders. More work of this sort is expected from them.