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Filmfare Best Director Award

Filmfare Best Director Award

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The Filmfare Best Director Award is one of the main awards presented given by the annual Filmfare Awards
Filmfare Awards
The Filmfare Awards are presented annually by The Times Group to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film industry of India. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events given for Hindi films in India. The awards were...

 to recognise directors
Film director
A film director is a person who directs the actors and film crew in filmmaking. They control a film's artistic and dramatic nathan roach, while guiding the technical crew and actors.-Responsibilities:...

 working in the Hindi film Industry
Bollywood
Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai , Maharashtra, India. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; it is only a part of the total Indian film industry, which includes other production centers producing...

. It was first presented in 1954 in the inaugural year.

Superlatives

Category Name Superlative Year(s) Notes
Most Awards Bimal Roy
Bimal Roy
Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

7 awards 1954-1964 Awards resulted from 7 nominations
Most Nominations Yash Chopra
Yash Chopra
Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

12 nominations 1966-2005 Nominations resulted in 4 awards
Most Nominations without a Win Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

6 nominations 1984-1994 -


Bimal Roy
Bimal Roy
Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

 leads the winners with seven Best Director Filmfare awards, followed by Raj Kapoor
Raj Kapoor
Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

 and Yash Chopra
Yash Chopra
Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

, with four apiece. Chopra has the most nominations, 12, followed by Roy with 7, and Raj Kapoor
Raj Kapoor
Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

, Gulzar, Subhash Ghai
Subhash Ghai
Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. His most notable films include Kalicharan ,Karz , Hero , Meri Jung , Karma ,Ram Lakhan ,Saudagar , Khalnayak , Pardes and Taal...

 and Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

 with 6 nominations each.

Bimal Roy
Bimal Roy
Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

 also has the distinction of winning the award thrice in a row, on two separate occasions (1954-1956 and 1959-1961). Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

 is the only other director to have been nominated thrice in a row (1984-1986). Also, no director has ever won if one has been nominated twice in the same year - Gulzar in 1974, Basu Chatterjee
Basu Chatterjee
Basu Chatterjee is an Indian film director. His films are very similar to those of Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Like Mukherjee, he built his plots on middle-class lives.He was born in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India....

 in 1977 and Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Hrishikesh Mukherjee ) was a famous Indian film director known for a number of films, including Satyakam, Chupke Chupke, Anupama, Anand, Abhimaan, Guddi, Gol Maal, Aashirwad, Bawarchi, and Namak Haraam.Popularly known as Hrishi-da, he directed 42 films during his career spanning over four decades,...

 in 1980.

Sai Paranjpye
Sai Paranjpye
Sai Parānjpye is a movie director and a screenwriter in India. She is the director of award-winning movies, Sparsh, Katha, Chasme Buddoor, and Disha....

 is the only woman to have ever won the Best Director award. She won it for Sparsh
Sparsh (film)
Sparsh is a 1980 Bollywood feature film directed by Sai Paranjpye. It stars Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi playing the characters of a visually impaired principal and a "sighted" teacher in a School of the Blind, where both the characters fall in love with each other though soon their complexes...

in 1985. Paranjpye had earlier been nominated for Chashme Buddoor in 1982. Other women directors to have been nominated are Mira Nair
Mira Nair
Mira Nair is an Indian film director and producer based in New York. Her production company is Mirabai Films.She was educated at Delhi University and Harvard University. Her debut feature film, Salaam Bombay! , won the Golden Camera award at the Cannes Film Festival and also earned the nomination...

 for Salaam Bombay!
Salaam Bombay!
Salaam Bombay! is a 1988 Hindi film directed by Mira Nair, and screenwritten by her longtime creative collaborator, Sooni Taraporevala. The film chronicles the day-to-day life of children living on the streets of Bombay...

in 1990 and Farah Khan
Farah Khan
Farah Khan is an Indian film director and choreographer. She is best known for her choreographical work in numerous Bollywood films. Khan has choreographed dance routines for more than a hundred songs in over 80 Hindi films. Khan has since become a noted Hindi film director as well...

 for Main Hoon Na
Main Hoon Na
Main Hoon Na is a Bollywood masala film written and directed by Farah Khan. It was the first film of Khan production company Red Chillies Entertainment. It was released on 30 April 2004 and went on to become a box-office success...

in 2005 and for Om Shanti Om in 2008.

Multiple nominations


The following 47 directors have received multiple Best Director nominations. The list is sorted by the number of total awards (with the number of total nominations listed in parentheses).
  • 7 : Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

     (7)
  • 4 : Yash Chopra
    Yash Chopra
    Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

     (12)
  • 4 : Raj Kapoor
    Raj Kapoor
    Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

     (6)
  • 3 : Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian film director. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India...

     (4)
  • 2 : Rakesh Roshan
    Rakesh Roshan
    Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan (Hindi: राकेश रोशन (born Rakesh Roshan Lal Nagrath on 6 September 1949 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is a producer, director and former actor in Bollywood films who was born in a Punjabi Hindu Kayastha family...

     (5)
  • 2 : Rajkumar Santoshi
    Rajkumar Santoshi
    Rajkumar Santoshi is a Filmfare award-winning Indian film director and producer of Hindi films. He is the son of producer-director P.L. Santoshi.-Career:...

     (5)
  • 2 : Karan Johar
    Karan Johar
    Karan Johar is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and Television host. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and Yash Johar. He is one of the most successful filmmakers in Bollywood. He is most known for directing and producing some of Bollywood's highest grossing films in India and the...

     (4)
  • 2 : Ashutosh Gowariker
    Ashutosh Gowariker
    Ashutosh Gowariker is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is known for directing the films Lagaan , Swades , Jodhaa Akbar , What's Your Raashee and Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey...

     (3)
  • 2 : Manoj Kumar
    Manoj Kumar
    Manoj Kumar is an award-winning Indian actor and director in the Bollywood film industry. He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes, and has been given the nickname "Mr Bharat"...

     (3)
  • 2 : Govind Nihalani
    Govind Nihalani
    Govind Nihalani is an Indian director, cinematographer, and also a screenwriter and film producer. He has been directing Hindi films since the late seventies, and worked in the television medium.- Biography :...

     (2)
  • 1 : Subhash Ghai
    Subhash Ghai
    Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. His most notable films include Kalicharan ,Karz , Hero , Meri Jung , Karma ,Ram Lakhan ,Saudagar , Khalnayak , Pardes and Taal...

     (6)
  • 1 : Gulzar (6)
  • 1 : B. R. Chopra
    Baldev Raj Chopra
    Baldev Raj Chopra was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials...

     (5)
  • 1 : Mansoor Khan
    Mansoor Khan
    Mansoor Khan, son of film maker Nasir Hussain, made his directorial debut with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which launched the career of his cousin Aamir Khan. The film, a soft Romeo-Juliet inspired romantic drama, was a huge success...

     (4)
  • 1 : Shyam Benegal
    Shyam Benegal
    Shyam Benegal is a prolific Indian director and screenwriter. With his first four feature films Ankur , Nishant Manthan and Bhumika he created a new genre, which has now come to be called the "middle cinema" in India although he himself has expressed dislike in the term preferring his work to...

     (3)
  • 1 : Basu Chatterjee
    Basu Chatterjee
    Basu Chatterjee is an Indian film director. His films are very similar to those of Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Like Mukherjee, he built his plots on middle-class lives.He was born in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India....

     (3)
  • 1 : Aditya Chopra
    Aditya Chopra
    Aditya Chopra is an Indian film producer, screenwriter and director. He is most known for directing his only three films Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge , Mohabbatein , and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi...

     (3)

  • 1 : Vidhu Vinod Chopra
    Vidhu Vinod Chopra
    Vidhu Vinod Chopra is an Indian director and producer. Chopra is the head of his own company, Vinod Chopra Productions, and is particularly known for producing the Munna Bhai films and 3 Idiots.-Early life:Born in a Punjabi family of Kashmir,...

     (3)
  • 1 : Rajkumar Hirani
    Rajkumar Hirani
    Rajkumar Hirani is a National Award and Filmfare Award winning Indian director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS , Lage Raho Munnabhai and 3 Idiots , considered the highest-grossing Hindi film by distributor-share.-Early life and...

     (3)
  • 1 : Sohanlal Kanwar (3)
  • 1 : Mukul Anand
    Mukul S. Anand
    Mukul S. Anand was an Indian film director and producer. He was the nephew of veteran film scriptwriter Inder Raj Anand and cousin of actor and director Tinnu Anand.-Career:...

     (2)
  • 1 : Sooraj Barjatya
    Sooraj R. Barjatya
    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 grandfather Tarachand Barjatya. As a director he is most known for his early hits, Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun .-Early...

     (2)
  • 1 : J. P. Dutta
    J. P. Dutta
    Jyoti Prakash Dutta is an Indian Bollywood film producer and director. Mr. Dutta produces his films under the banner of JP Films. He is known for directing many patriotic war films and films in the action genre...

     (2)
  • 1 : Shekhar Kapur
    Shekhar Kapur
    Shekhar Kapur is an Indian film director and producer. A critically acclaimed director, he rose to popularity with the movie Bandit Queen...

     (2)
  • 1 : Mehboob Khan (2)
  • 1 : Sai Paranjpye
    Sai Paranjpye
    Sai Parānjpye is a movie director and a screenwriter in India. She is the director of award-winning movies, Sparsh, Katha, Chasme Buddoor, and Disha....

     (2)
  • 1 : Ramanand Sagar
    Ramanand Sagar
    Ramanand Sagar was an Indian film director. He is most famous for making the extremely popular Ramayan television series, a television adaptation of the ancient Indian epic of the same name, starring Arun Govil as Lord Ram and Deepika Chikhalia as Sita.Sagar was born at Asal Guru-Ke near Lahore...

     (2)
  • 1 : Asit Sen (2)
  • 1 : V. Shantaram
    V. Shantaram
    V. Shantaram is a renowned Indian filmmaker, film producer and actor. He is most known for his films like Dr...

     (2)
  • 0 : Mahesh Bhatt
    Mahesh Bhatt
    Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

     (6)
  • 0 : Hrishikesh Mukherjee
    Hrishikesh Mukherjee
    Hrishikesh Mukherjee ) was a famous Indian film director known for a number of films, including Satyakam, Chupke Chupke, Anupama, Anand, Abhimaan, Guddi, Gol Maal, Aashirwad, Bawarchi, and Namak Haraam.Popularly known as Hrishi-da, he directed 42 films during his career spanning over four decades,...

     (5)
  • 0 : Ram Gopal Varma
    Ram Gopal Varma
    Ram Gopal Varma is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer...

     (5)
  • 0 : Shakti Samanta
    Shakti Samanta
    Shakti Samanta was an Indian film director and producer, who founded Shakti Films in 1957, which is most known for films like Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening in Paris, Kati Patang and Amar Prem.He received Filmfare Awards for Best Film for Aradhana, Anuraag and Amanush,...

     (3)
  • 0 : Ramesh Sippy
    Ramesh Sippy
    Ramesh Sippy is an Indian film director, probably best-known for directing the popular and critically acclaimed film Sholay ....

     (3)

  • 0 : Farhan Akhtar
    Farhan Akhtar
    Farhan Akhtar is an Indian filmmaker, script writer, actor, playback singer, lyricist, film producer in Hindi cinema and a television host.His directorial debut Dil Chahta Hai won a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi...

     (2)
  • 0 : Imtiaz Ali
    Imtiaz Ali (director)
    Imtiaz Ali is an Indian film director, actor and writer. His 2007 film Jab We Met was a huge success in India. His 2009 film Love Aaj Kal was a bigger success and was declared a super-hit by Box Office India.His recent movie Rockstar has been declared successful at the box office.- Early life...

     (2)
  • 0 : Vikram Bhatt
    Vikram Bhatt
    Vikram Bhatt is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. He has more than 21 films to his credit. He is also the creative head of a conglomerate called ASA Productions.-Early life:...

     (2)
  • 0 : Vishal Bhardwaj
    Vishal Bhardwaj
    Vishal Bhardwaj is an Indian film director, writer, screenwriter, music composer and playback singer.-Early life:Bhardwaj was born in Bijnor but raised in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh to Satya Bhardwaj, a homemaker, and Ram Bhardwaj, a popular poet and lyricist. His father was a government employee and...

     (2)
  • 0 : Madhur Bhandarkar
    Madhur Bhandarkar
    Madhur Bhandarkar is a National Award-winning Indian film director, script writer, and producer. He is best known for his films such as Chandni Bar , Page 3 , Traffic Signal , and Fashion...

     (2)
  • 0 : Satyen Bose
    Satyen Bose (director)
    Satyen Bose was a film director from India. He has directed both Bengali and Hindi films. Among his most notable films are: Raat Aur Din, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Dosti and Jagriti...

     (2)
  • 0 : Abbas-Mustan
    Abbas-Mustan
    Abbas and Mustan Burmawalla are a Hindi Bollywood director duo. They are known for directing films in the thriller and action genres. They have frequently cast Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Akshaye Khanna in their films...

     (2)
  • 0 : Dharmesh Darshan
    Dharmesh Darshan
    Dharmesh Darshan is an Indian filmmaker, film director and writer who works in Bollywood.-Biography:He made his directional debut with Lootere , for which he also wrote the story. The film was produced by his brother Suneel Darshan, and was a hit at the box office.In 1996, he made his second film...

     (2)
  • 0 : David Dhawan
    David Dhawan
    David Dhawan is an Indian film director. He has studied at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.-Career:Dhawan started off as an editor and then took the plunge into directing...

     (2)
  • 0 : Farah Khan
    Farah Khan
    Farah Khan is an Indian film director and choreographer. She is best known for her choreographical work in numerous Bollywood films. Khan has choreographed dance routines for more than a hundred songs in over 80 Hindi films. Khan has since become a noted Hindi film director as well...

     (2)
  • 0 : Raj Khosla
    Raj Khosla
    Raj Khosla was one of the top directors, producer and screenwriter in Hindi films from the 1950s to the 1980s. He was known for bringing in ‘neo-noir’ and style in Indian cinema since black & white times, and also as a "women's director" because he showcased actresses at their best. He is often...

     (2)
  • 0 : Indra Kumar (2)
  • 0 : Prakash Mehra
    Prakash Mehra
    -Career:Born on 13 July 1939 at Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India, Mehra started in the late 1950s as a production controller. In 1968, he directed Shashi Kapoor who played a double role in Haseena Maan Jayegi. This was followed by the 1971 hit Mela starring the Khan brothers together. In 1973, he...

     (2)
  • 0 : L. V. Prasad
    L. V. Prasad
    Akkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasada Rao , more popularly known as L. V. Prasad was an Indian film producer and actor. He was a recipient of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for lifetime contribution to cinema from the Government of India for the year 1982...

     (2)
  • 0 : Rajiv Rai
    Rajiv Rai
    Rajiv Rai is an Indian film writer, editor and director. He is the son of the late producer Gulshan Rai. He has directed all this films under his father's production company Trimurti Films...

     (2)
  • 0 : Rahul Rawail (2)

Winner and Nominees


In the list below, the winner of the award for each year is shown first, followed by the other nominees. The films are listed by the years when the award was presented. The announcing of nominations became regular after 1959.

1950s

  • 1954 Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

     - Do Bigha Zamin

  • 1955 Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

     -
    Parineeta
    Parineeta (1953 film)
    Parineeta is a 1953 film based upon the 1914 novel by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay. The film was directed by Bimal Roy. This version of the film is considered by many to be the most faithful adaptation of the novella, particularly due to Meena Kumari's interpretation of the role of...


  • 1956 Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

     - Biraj Bahu
    Biraj Bahu
    Biraj Bahu is a 1955 Hindi film produced by Hiten Choudhury and directed by Bimal Roy, and based on a novel by Saratchandra Chatterjee. The film stars Kamini Kaushal, Abhi Bhattacharya and Pran. The films music is by Salil Choudhury-Plot:...

    • Satyen Bose
      Satyen Bose (director)
      Satyen Bose was a film director from India. He has directed both Bengali and Hindi films. Among his most notable films are: Raat Aur Din, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Dosti and Jagriti...

       -
      Jagriti
      Jagriti
      Jagriti is a 1954 Hindi film that won the Filmfare Best Movie Award in 1956, and the lead, Abhi Bhattacharya, won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.-Plot:...

    • Sohrab Modi
      Sohrab Modi
      Sohrab Modi was an Indian Parsi stage and film actor, director and producer. His films include Khoon Ka Khoon , a version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Sikandar, Pukar, Prithvi Vallabh, Jhansi ki Rani, Mirza Ghalib, and Nausherwan-e-dil . His films always carried a message of strong commitment to...

       -
      Kundan
      Kundan
      Kundan keshri is a traditional South Asian gemstone jewellery, a method of gem setting in a jewellery piece, consisting of inserting gold foil between the stones and its mount, usually used to create elaborate necklaces believed to have originated in the royal courts of Rajasthan and Gujarat...


  • 1957 V. Shantaram
    V. Shantaram
    V. Shantaram is a renowned Indian filmmaker, film producer and actor. He is most known for his films like Dr...

     -
    Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje

  • 1958 Mehboob Khan - Mother India
    Mother India
    Mother India is a 1957 Hindi film epic, written and directed by Mehboob Khan and starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar and Raaj Kumar. The film, a melodrama, is a remake of Mehboob Khan's earlier film, Aurat...


  • 1959 Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

     -
    Madhumati
    Madhumati
    Madhumati is a 1958 Hindi film produced and directed by Bimal Roy, and written by Ritwik Ghatak and Rajinder Singh Bedi. The music was composed by Salil Choudhury with the lyrics by Shailendra. The film stars Dilip Kumar, Vyjayantimala, Pran, and Johnny Walker. It was one of the earliest films to...

    • B. R. Chopra
      Baldev Raj Chopra
      Baldev Raj Chopra was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials...

       - Sadhna
      Sadhna
      Sadhna is a 1958 Hindi film produced and directed by B. R. Chopra. The film stars Sunil Dutt, Vyjayanthimala and Leela Chitnis.-Awards:* 1958 Filmfare Best Story Award: Mukhram sharma* 1958: Filmfare Best Actress Award : Vyjayanthimala...

    • Mahesh Kaul - Talaaq

1960s

  • 1960 Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

     - Sujata
    Sujata (1959 film)
    Sujata is a 1959 Hindi language Bimal Roy film. The film starred Sunil Dutt and Nutan supported by Lalita Pawar and Shashikala. Based on a Bengali short story by the same name by writer, Subodh Ghosh , , the film explored the situation of caste in India. The music is by S. D. Burman and the lyrics...

    • L. V. Prasad
      L. V. Prasad
      Akkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasada Rao , more popularly known as L. V. Prasad was an Indian film producer and actor. He was a recipient of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for lifetime contribution to cinema from the Government of India for the year 1982...

       -
      Chhoti Bahen
      Chhoti Bahen
      Chhoti Bahen is a 1959 Hindi film that stars Nanda in the title role, and Balraj Sahni, Shyama, and Rehman....

    • V. Shantaram
      V. Shantaram
      V. Shantaram is a renowned Indian filmmaker, film producer and actor. He is most known for his films like Dr...

       -
      Navrang

  • 1961 Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

     -
    Parakh
    Parakh (1960 film)
    Parakh is a 1960 Hindi film that seems to portray Bimal Roy's lighter side but is in fact a satirical look at Indian democracy in its early years. Roy received the Filmfare Best Director Award for the film.-Plot:...

    • K. Asif
      K. Asif
      K. Asif was a film director, film producer and screenwriter who was famous for his work for the Hindi epic motion picture, Mughal-e-Azam .-Early life:...

       - Mughal-e-Azam
      Mughal-e-Azam
      Mughal-E-Azam is a 1960 Indian historical epic film produced under the banner of Sterling Investment Corporation Pvt Ltd, and directed by K. Asif. With its unmatched production, K. Asif's magnum opus took nine years and $3 million to complete this movie. This was when a typical Bollywood film...

    • Kishore Sahu
      Kishore Sahu
      Kishore Sahu was an Indian actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. He appeared in 22 films between 1937 and 1980.-Filmography:Actor:* Vakil Babu .... Justice Rajvansh...

       - Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
      Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
      Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai is a 1960 Hindi movie produced by S. A. Bagar and directed by Kishore Sahu. The film stars Raaj Kumar, Meena Kumari, Nadira, Tun Tun, Helen and Om Prakash. The films music is by Shankar Jaikishan. One of the most famous songs in the film is Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh sung by...


  • 1962 B. R. Chopra
    Baldev Raj Chopra
    Baldev Raj Chopra was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials...

     - Kanoon
    Kanoon
    Kanoon is a 1960 Indian Hindi film directed by B.R. Chopra. The film stars Rajendra Kumar, Nanda, Ashok Kumar, Mehmood , Shashikala, Jeevan and Om Prakash...

    • Nitin Bose
      Nitin Bose
      Nitin Bose was an Indian film director, cinematographer and screenwriter of the nation's film industry. He was born in Calcutta and died in the same city. In the 1930s and early 1940s, he worked with New Theatres, who made bilingual movies: in both Bengali and Hindi...

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      Gunga Jumna
    • Radhu Karmakar - Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai
      Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai
      Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai is a 1960 Hindi film directed by Radhu Karmakar...


  • 1963 Abrar Alvi
    Abrar Alvi
    Abrar Alvi was an Indian film writer, director and actor. Most of his notable works are from the 1950s, 1960s done with Guru Dutt. He wrote some of the most respected works of Indian cinema, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Kaagaz Ke Phool, and Pyaasa which have an avid following world over...

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    Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam
    Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam
    Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is a 1962 Indian Hindi film produced by Guru Dutt and directed by Abrar Alvi. It is based on a Bengali novel, Shaheb Bibi Golam by Bimal Mitra, and is a look into the tragic fall of the haveli-dom and feudalism in Bengal during the British Raj...

    • Biren Nag
      Biren Nag
      Biren Nag was an Indian film director. He is best known for directing Bees Saal Baad which garnered him a Filmfare Best Director Award nomination in 1963. Most of his work in Indian cinema has been as an art director.-External links:...

       - Bees Saal Baad
    • Mehboob Khan - Son of India
      Son of India (1962 film)
      Son of India is a 1962 Bollywood film written and directed by Mehboob Khan. The film stars Kamaljith, Simi Garewal, Jayant and Kumkum in the lead roles...


  • 1964 Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy
    Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films like Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini, making him an important director of Hindi cinema...

     - Bandini
    • B. R. Chopra
      Baldev Raj Chopra
      Baldev Raj Chopra was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials...

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      Gumrah
    • C. V. Sridhar
      C. V. Sridhar
      C Sridhar was a South Indian screenwriter and film director. Sridhar hailed from Chitthamur, a village near Madurantakam, Tamil Nadu. He studied at St. Joseph's Higher Secondary School , where he began writing and staging plays while he was in Grade 7. He entered films as a dialogue writer when...

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      Dil Ek Mandir
      Dil Ek Mandir
      Dil Ek Mandir is a 1963 Hindi movie directed by C. V. Sridhar. The film stars Rajendra Kumar, Meena Kumari, Raaj Kumar and Mehmood. The film's music is by Shankar Jaikishan. Almost all the songs of the film were big hits and so was the film too. The film was a remake of Tamil film, Nenjil Ore...


  • 1965 Raj Kapoor
    Raj Kapoor
    Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

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    Sangam
    Sangam (film)
    Sangam is a 1964 Hindi movie produced by R. K. Films and directed by Raj Kapoor. Music for the film was composed by Shankar-Jaikishan, with song lyrics by Shailendra and Hasrat Jaipuri. Sangam was producer Raj Kapoor's first color film, distinguished by its technicolor and epic length...

    • Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
      Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
      Khwaja Ahmad Abbas , popularly known as K. A. Abbas, was an Indian film director, novelist, screenwriter, and a journalist in the Urdu, Hindi and English languages...

       - Shehar Aur Sapna
      Shehar Aur Sapna
      Shehar Aur Sapna is 1963 Hindi film directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas.It was based on Abbas's own story, 'One Thousand Nights on a Bed of Stones', which describes the struggle in the life of pavement dwellers in the backdrop of rapid industrialisation.-Awards:* 1964 National Film Award for Best Film*...

    • Satyen Bose
      Satyen Bose (director)
      Satyen Bose was a film director from India. He has directed both Bengali and Hindi films. Among his most notable films are: Raat Aur Din, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Dosti and Jagriti...

       - Dosti
      Dosti
      Dosti is a 1964 Indian Hindi film directed by Satyen Bose and produced by Tarachand Barjatya . The music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The film was Sanjay Khan's debut film and also had Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Leela Mishra and Leela Chitnis...


  • 1966 Yash Chopra
    Yash Chopra
    Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

     - Waqt
    Waqt (1965 film)
    Waqt is a 1965 Indian film directed by Yash Chopra. It made it onto the BFI's long list of films in consideration for their top ten of Indian films award. It was produced by B.R...

    • Chetan Anand - Haqeeqat
      Haqeeqat
      Haqeeqat is a 1964 Hindi war-film directed by Chetan Anand. It was supported by the Government of India.The movie stars Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, Rajender Kumar, Priya Rajvansh, Sanjay Khan and Vijay Anand. the music is by Madan Mohan and the lyrics by Kaifi Azmi. The movie was based on the 1962...

    • Ramanand Sagar
      Ramanand Sagar
      Ramanand Sagar was an Indian film director. He is most famous for making the extremely popular Ramayan television series, a television adaptation of the ancient Indian epic of the same name, starring Arun Govil as Lord Ram and Deepika Chikhalia as Sita.Sagar was born at Asal Guru-Ke near Lahore...

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      Arzoo
      Arzoo (1965 film)
      Arzoo is a 1965 Bollywood film directed by Ramanand Sagar. It stars Sadhana, Rajendra Kumar, and Feroz Khan in the lead roles. It was a success at the box office. Arzoo is the story of a love that triumphed over life and fate.- Synopsis :Gopal is a skiing champion...


  • 1967 Vijay Anand - Guide
    Guide (film)
    Guide is a 1965 Hindi film starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman. It was directed by Vijay Anand, who also contributed to the screenplay. The film is based on the critically acclaimed novel, The Guide, by R. K. Narayan, and is widely considered to be one of the masterpieces of the Indian film...

    • Asit Sen - Mamta
      Mamta (1966 film)
      Mamta is a Hindi film, directed by Asit Sen, with music by Roshan. The movie starred Suchitra Sen, Ashok Kumar and Dharmendra. The film performed "above average" at the box office.-Plot:...

    • Hrishikesh Mukherjee
      Hrishikesh Mukherjee
      Hrishikesh Mukherjee ) was a famous Indian film director known for a number of films, including Satyakam, Chupke Chupke, Anupama, Anand, Abhimaan, Guddi, Gol Maal, Aashirwad, Bawarchi, and Namak Haraam.Popularly known as Hrishi-da, he directed 42 films during his career spanning over four decades,...

       - Anupama

  • 1968 Manoj Kumar
    Manoj Kumar
    Manoj Kumar is an award-winning Indian actor and director in the Bollywood film industry. He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes, and has been given the nickname "Mr Bharat"...

     - Upkar
    Upkar
    Upkar is a 1967 Indian Hindi film directed by Manoj Kumar. Manoj Kumar started his Mr Bharat persona and his brand of patriotism & fearless courage with this film.-Plot:...

    • A. Bhimsingh
      A. Bhimsingh
      A. Bhimsingh or Bhim Singh was a film maker, producer, editor and writer . He was born on October 15, 1924. His film career started as an assistant editor with the film making duo Krishnan-Panju, in the late 1940s. His directorial debut was with Ammaiyappan , he directed several movies thereafter....

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      Mehrbaan
    • A. Subba Rao
      Adurthi Subba Rao
      Adurthi Subba Rao is a prominent old-time director of Telugu & Hindi Films. He also produced few films.-Early life:...

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      Milan
      Milan (1967 film)
      Milan is a 1967 Hindi film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. It was a remake of his hit Telugu film Mooga Manasulu and was produced by L. V. Prasad. The film stars Sunil Dutt, Nutan, Jamuna , Pran and Deven Varma. The award-winning and very popular music was given by Laxmikant Pyarelal...


  • 1969 Ramanand Sagar
    Ramanand Sagar
    Ramanand Sagar was an Indian film director. He is most famous for making the extremely popular Ramayan television series, a television adaptation of the ancient Indian epic of the same name, starring Arun Govil as Lord Ram and Deepika Chikhalia as Sita.Sagar was born at Asal Guru-Ke near Lahore...

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    Ankhen
    Aankhen (1968 film)
    Ankhen is a 1968 film produced and directed by Ramanand Sagar. After the surprise big hit of Farz as a spy thriller, Mr Sagar came out with a bigger budget film in the same genre, filmed in many international locations. The film stars Mala Sinha, Dharmendra, Mehmood, Lalita Pawar, Jeevan and Madan...

    • Bhappi Soni - Brahmachari
    • Ram Maheshwari - Neel Kamal
      Neel Kamal (1968 film)
      Neel Kamal is a 1968 Hindi film directed by Ram Maheshwari starring Waheeda Rehman in the title role.- Synopsis :Sita and her friends go for a trip, at night Sita sleepwalks and when she is about to be killed by a train walking on the railway track, Ram saves her and her father decides her...


1970s

  • 1970 Yash Chopra
    Yash Chopra
    Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

     - Ittefaq
    Ittefaq (film)
    Ittefaq is a 1969 Hindi movie produced by B. R. Chopra and directed by his brother Yash Chopra. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Nanda, Bindu, Madan Puri, Iftekhar and has music by Salil Choudhury. The film became a "semi-hit" at the box office...

    • L. V. Prasad
      L. V. Prasad
      Akkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasada Rao , more popularly known as L. V. Prasad was an Indian film producer and actor. He was a recipient of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for lifetime contribution to cinema from the Government of India for the year 1982...

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      Jeene Ki Raah
      Jeene Ki Raah
      Jeene Ki Raah is a 1969 Hindi movie produced directed and written by L. V. Prasad. The film stars Jeetendra, Tanuja, Jagdeep and Sanjeev Kumar. The films music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal with lyrics by Anand Bakshi...

    • Shakti Samanta
      Shakti Samanta
      Shakti Samanta was an Indian film director and producer, who founded Shakti Films in 1957, which is most known for films like Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening in Paris, Kati Patang and Amar Prem.He received Filmfare Awards for Best Film for Aradhana, Anuraag and Amanush,...

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      Aradhana

  • 1971 Asit Sen - Safar
    Safar (film)
    Safar is a 1970 Indian Hindi film directed by Asit Sen. The film stars Ashok Kumar, Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore and Feroz Khan in lead roles. The film became the tenth top-grossing production of the year...

    • Raj Khosla
      Raj Khosla
      Raj Khosla was one of the top directors, producer and screenwriter in Hindi films from the 1950s to the 1980s. He was known for bringing in ‘neo-noir’ and style in Indian cinema since black & white times, and also as a "women's director" because he showcased actresses at their best. He is often...

       - Do Raaste
      Do Raaste
      Do Raaste is a 1969 Indian Hindi film directed by Raj Khosla. It stars Rajesh Khanna as the dutiful son, Mumtaz as his love interest. Balraj Sahni and Kamini Kaushal play the elder brother and his wife. Prem Chopra plays the wayward son with Bindu as his dispute causing wife.The story was based on...

    • Sohanlal Kanwar - Pehchaan
      Pehchan (1970 film)
      Pehchan is a 1970 Filmfare Award winning Bollywood romance film produced & directed by Sohanlal Kanwar, & the story is by Sachin Bhowmick. The film stars Manoj Kumar, Babita, and Balraj Sahni. Music is by Shankar Jaikishan. The movie has very nice songs, catchy and melodious - Woh pari kahaan se...


  • 1972 Raj Kapoor
    Raj Kapoor
    Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

     - Mera Naam Joker
    Mera Naam Joker
    Mera Naam Joker is a 1970 Hindi film directed by Raj Kapoor. The screenplay was written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas. This film was the debut of Rishi Kapoor. Mera Naam Joker is a film about a clown who must make his audience laugh at the cost of his own sorrows. The film is reportedly inspired by Raj...

    • Hrishikesh Mukherjee
      Hrishikesh Mukherjee
      Hrishikesh Mukherjee ) was a famous Indian film director known for a number of films, including Satyakam, Chupke Chupke, Anupama, Anand, Abhimaan, Guddi, Gol Maal, Aashirwad, Bawarchi, and Namak Haraam.Popularly known as Hrishi-da, he directed 42 films during his career spanning over four decades,...

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      Anand
    • Shakti Samanta
      Shakti Samanta
      Shakti Samanta was an Indian film director and producer, who founded Shakti Films in 1957, which is most known for films like Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening in Paris, Kati Patang and Amar Prem.He received Filmfare Awards for Best Film for Aradhana, Anuraag and Amanush,...

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      Kati Patang
      Kati Patang
      Kati Patang is a 1970 Indian Hindi movie produced and directed by Shakti Samanta. It became a box office success. It stars Asha Parekh as a woman pretending to be a widow, and her ensuing trials and tribulations...


  • 1973 Sohanlal Kanwar - Be-Imaan
    Be-Imaan
    Be-Imaan is a 1972 film directed by Sohanlal Kanwar. The film stars Manoj Kumar, Rakhee, Premnath, Pran, Prem Chopra and Tun Tun...

    • Kamal Amrohi
      Kamal Amrohi
      Syed Amir Haider Kamal Naqvi popularly known as Kamal Amrohi or Amrohvi in Urdu was an Indian film director, screenwriter, and dialogue writer. He was a Shi'a Muslim and an Urdu and Hindi poet. He is most known for his Hindi films such as Mahal , Pakeezah and Razia Sultan...

       - Pakeezah
      Pakeezah
      Pakeezah is a 1972 Indian film. It was directed by Kamal Amrohi who was known for his perfectionism. The music is by Ghulam Mohammed and Naushad...

    • Manoj Kumar
      Manoj Kumar
      Manoj Kumar is an award-winning Indian actor and director in the Bollywood film industry. He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes, and has been given the nickname "Mr Bharat"...

       - Shor
      Shor (film)
      Shor is a 1972 Indian Hindi movie written, produced and directed by Manoj Kumar, who also plays the lead role in the film.-Plot:Manoj Kumar loses his first wife in an accident and his son sees the event and is traumatised and loses his speech. How Manoj gets his son to recover is the focus of the...


  • 1974 Yash Chopra
    Yash Chopra
    Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

     - Daag
    Daag: A Poem of Love
    Daag: A Poem of Love is a 1973 Bollywood film produced and directed by Yash Chopra in his debut as a producer, which laid the foundation of Yash Raj Films. It is an adaptation of the novel The Mayor of Casterbridge....

    • Gulzar - Achanak
      Achanak (1973 film)
      Achanak is a 1973 Hindi film made by Gulzar. Vinod Khanna is in the lead role. It was a bold experiment by Gulzar, which earned him a Filmfare nomination as Best Director. The film has no songs, which is very unusual for a film in Bollywood, as it is the songs that generally contribute to the...

    • Gulzar - Koshish
      Koshish
      Koshish is a 1972 Hindi movie directed by Gulzar.Koshish is considered a landmark movie in the history of Indian cinema. It stars Sanjeev Kumar and Jaya Bhaduri, directed by Gulzar. The movie depicts a deaf and mute couple and their conflicts, pain and struggle to carve out a niche for themselves...

    • Raj Kapoor
      Raj Kapoor
      Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

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      Bobby
      Bobby (1973 film)
      Bobby is a 1973 Bollywood film directed by Raj Kapoor. The film was widely popular, and widely imitated. It also represented the film début for Dimple Kapadia and the first leading role for Raj Kapoor's son, Rishi Kapoor....

    • Rajendra Bhatia - Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar
      Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar
      Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar is a 1973 Bollywood comedy film directed by Rajendra Bhatia.-Cast:...


  • 1975 Manoj Kumar
    Manoj Kumar
    Manoj Kumar is an award-winning Indian actor and director in the Bollywood film industry. He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes, and has been given the nickname "Mr Bharat"...

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    Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
    Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
    Roti Kapda Aur Makaan is a 1974 Indian Bollywood Hindi-language film. It was written, produced, directed by and stars Manoj Kumar, alongside Shashi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman, Amitabh Bachchan, Moushmi Chatterjee, Prem Nath and Madan Puri in pivotal roles...

    • Anil Ganguly - Kora Kagaz
      Kora Kagaz
      Kora Kagaz is a 1974 Hindi film produced by Sanath Kothari and directed by Anil Ganguly. The film stars Vijay Anand, Jaya Bhaduri, A.K. Hangal, Achala Sachdev and Deven Verma. The films music is by Kalyanji Anandji...

    • Basu Bhattacharya
      Basu Bhattacharya
      Basu Bhattacharya was a Hindi film director , most famous for his 1966 film Teesri Kasam, starring Raj Kapoor and Waheeda Rehman , which won the National Film Award for Best Film in 1967; he also produced Sparsh in 1985 starring Shabana Azmi and Naseeruddin Shah, which won the Filmfare Best Movie...

       - Avishkaar
      Avishkaar
      Avishkaar is a 1974 Hindi movie. Produced and directed by Basu Bhattacharya the film stars Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore.The movie was critically acclaimed with critics giving it five out of five stars in the Bollywood guide Collections and was a box office hit.-Synopsis:Amar and Mansi are in...

    • M. S. Sathyu
      M. S. Sathyu
      Mysore Shrinivas Sathyu is a leading film director, stage designer and art director from India. His film Garam Hawa is a film on the partition of India. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri in 1975.-Early life:Sathyu conducted his schooling and higher education at Mysore and Bangalore...

       - Garm Hava
    • Shyam Benegal
      Shyam Benegal
      Shyam Benegal is a prolific Indian director and screenwriter. With his first four feature films Ankur , Nishant Manthan and Bhumika he created a new genre, which has now come to be called the "middle cinema" in India although he himself has expressed dislike in the term preferring his work to...

       - Ankur
      Ankur (film)
      Ankur is an Indian colour film of 1974. It was the first feature film directed by Shyam Benegal and the debut of Indian actors Shabana Azmi and Anant Nag...


  • 1976 Yash Chopra
    Yash Chopra
    Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

     - Deewar
    • Gulzar - Aandhi
      Aandhi
      Aandhi is a 1975 Indian movie supposedly based on then-prime minister Indira Gandhi's life, but in reality, it was inspired by Tarkeshwari Sinha, apart from Indira Gandhi. It was directed by Gulzar...

    • Ramesh Sippy
      Ramesh Sippy
      Ramesh Sippy is an Indian film director, probably best-known for directing the popular and critically acclaimed film Sholay ....

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      Sholay
      Sholay
      Sholay is a 1975 Indian action-adventure film produced by G.P. Sippy and directed by his son Ramesh Sippy. It is considered among the greatest films in the history of Indian cinema. Released on 15 August 1975, it stars Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri and...

    • Shakti Samanta
      Shakti Samanta
      Shakti Samanta was an Indian film director and producer, who founded Shakti Films in 1957, which is most known for films like Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening in Paris, Kati Patang and Amar Prem.He received Filmfare Awards for Best Film for Aradhana, Anuraag and Amanush,...

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      Amanush
      Amanush
      Amanush is a 1975 Indian film made in both Hindi and Bengali produced and directed by Shakti Samanta. The film stars Sharmila Tagore, Uttam Kumar, Utpal Dutta and Asit Sen....

    • Sohanlal Kanwar - Sanyasi
      Sanyasi (1975 film)
      Sanyasi is a 1975 Hindi film directed by Sohanlal Kanwar, and starring Manoj Kumar and Hema Malini as leads.- Synopsis :Ram : In a gorgeous place stays a sanyasi - a religious minded young man who runs away from the wedding nupitals....


  • 1977 Gulzar - Mausam
    • Basu Chatterjee
      Basu Chatterjee
      Basu Chatterjee is an Indian film director. His films are very similar to those of Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Like Mukherjee, he built his plots on middle-class lives.He was born in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India....

       - Chhoti Si Baat
      Chhoti Si Baat
      Chhoti Si Baat is a 1975 Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film's title means "Small Talk" in Hindi. Considered one of the best Hindi comedy films of the 1970s, it is a nostalgic favourite for its quirky take on pre-hypercongestion Bombay...

    • Basu Chatterjee - Chitchor
      Chitchor
      Chitchor is a Hindi romantic musical film. The film's title means "Heart Stealer" in Hindi. The film is a Rajshri Productions film produced by Tarachand Barjatya. It was based on a Bengali story, Chittachakor by Subodh Ghosh. -Performance:The film became a box office hit and received several...

    • Rajkumar Kohli
      Rajkumar Kohli
      Rajkumar Kohli is an Indian film director. He was famous for directing several popular Bollywood films in the 1970s and 1980s with ensemble casts such as Nagin , Jaani Dushman , Naukar Biwi Ka and Raaj Tilak...

       - Nagin
      Nagin (1976 film)
      Nagin is a 1976 Hindi horror fantasy thriller film produced and directed by Rajkumar Kohli. It features a huge ensemble cast including Sunil Dutt, Reena Roy, Jeetendra, Feroz Khan, Sanjay Khan, Vinod Mehra, Kabir Bedi, Rekha, Yogeeta Bali and Mumtaz...

    • Yash Chopra
      Yash Chopra
      Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

       - Kabhi Kabhie

  • 1978 Basu Chatterjee
    Basu Chatterjee
    Basu Chatterjee is an Indian film director. His films are very similar to those of Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Like Mukherjee, he built his plots on middle-class lives.He was born in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India....

     - Swami
    Swami (1977 film)
    Swami is a 1977 Hindi film directed by Basu Chatterjee and produced by Jaya Chakravarty .The film stars Shabana Azmi, Vikram, Girish Karnad, Utpal Dutt. Hema Malini and Dharmendra make a guest appearance together in the film...

    • Asrani - Chala Murari Hero Banne
      Chala Murari Hero Banne
      Chala Murari Hero Banne is a 1977 Bollywood comedy film directed by and starring G. Asrani.-Cast:*G. Asrani ... Murari*Bindiya Goswami*Ashok Kumar*Prem Nath*Bindu*Paintal*Jagdeep*Keshto Mukherjee*Satyendra Kapoor-Plot:...

    • Bhimsain - Gharaonda
    • Gulzar - Kinara
      Kinara (1977 film)
      Kinara is a 1977 Hindi film by Gulzar. A major portion of the film was shot in Mandu, an ancient fort city in Madhya Pradesh.-Synopsis:Inder is a well-off person working along with his uncle as an architect. His uncle is a fan of famous dancer Aarti Sanyal...

    • Manmohan Desai
      Manmohan Desai
      Manmohan Desai was a producer and director of Indian movies.- Background :His father, Kikubhai Desai, was an Indian film producer and owner of Paramount Studios from 1931 to 1941. His productions, mainly stunt films, included Circus Queen, Golden Gang, and Sheikh Challi...

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      Amar Akbar Anthony
      Amar Akbar Anthony
      Amar Akbar Anthony is a 1977 Bollywood film about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions...


  • 1979 Satyajit Ray
    Satyajit Ray
    Satyajit Ray was an Indian Bengali filmmaker. He is regarded as one of the greatest auteurs of 20th century cinema. Ray was born in the city of Kolkata into a Bengali family prominent in the world of arts and literature...

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    Shatranj Ke Khiladi
    • Prakash Mehra
      Prakash Mehra
      -Career:Born on 13 July 1939 at Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India, Mehra started in the late 1950s as a production controller. In 1968, he directed Shashi Kapoor who played a double role in Haseena Maan Jayegi. This was followed by the 1971 hit Mela starring the Khan brothers together. In 1973, he...

       - Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
    • Raj Khosla
      Raj Khosla
      Raj Khosla was one of the top directors, producer and screenwriter in Hindi films from the 1950s to the 1980s. He was known for bringing in ‘neo-noir’ and style in Indian cinema since black & white times, and also as a "women's director" because he showcased actresses at their best. He is often...

       - Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki
      Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki
      Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki is a 1978 Indian film directed by Raj Khosla and Sudesh Issar. Based on a Marathi novel titled Ashi Tujhi Preet by famous Marathi storywriter Chandrakant Kakodkar .-Plot :...

    • Raj Kapoor
      Raj Kapoor
      Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

       - Satyam Shivam Sundaram
      Satyam Shivam Sundaram
      Satyam Shivam Sundaram is an Indian film. Satyam means Truth, Shivam can refer to either Lord Shiva or Eternal and Sundaram means Beautiful.-Plot:...

    • Yash Chopra
      Yash Chopra
      Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

       - Trishul
      Trishul (film)
      Trishul is an Indian Hindi film directed by Yash Chopra and produced by Gulshan Rai in 1978. It is written by Salim-Javed, with music by Khayyam and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi. The movie was a "blockbuster" Hit at the box-office and one of the top grossers of 1978, along with Muqaddar Ka Sikander...


1980s

  • 1980 Shyam Benegal
    Shyam Benegal
    Shyam Benegal is a prolific Indian director and screenwriter. With his first four feature films Ankur , Nishant Manthan and Bhumika he created a new genre, which has now come to be called the "middle cinema" in India although he himself has expressed dislike in the term preferring his work to...

     - Junoon
    Junoon (1978 film)
    The soundtrack features 4 songs, composed by Vanraj Bhatia, with original lyrics from Yogesh Praveen and other lyrics by Amir Khusro, Jigar Moradabadi and Sant Kabir.#"Khusro rain piya ki jaagi pee ke sang" – Jamil Ahmad...

    • Hrishikesh Mukherjee
      Hrishikesh Mukherjee
      Hrishikesh Mukherjee ) was a famous Indian film director known for a number of films, including Satyakam, Chupke Chupke, Anupama, Anand, Abhimaan, Guddi, Gol Maal, Aashirwad, Bawarchi, and Namak Haraam.Popularly known as Hrishi-da, he directed 42 films during his career spanning over four decades,...

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      Jurmana
      Jurmana
      Jurmana is a 1979 Hindi film. It was produced by Debesh Gosh and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee, Vinod Mehra, Shreeram Lagoo, A. K. Hangal, Asrani, Farida Jalal, Keshto Mukherjee and Asit Sen. The lyrics were written by Anand Bakshi and the music was...

    • Hrishikesh Mukherjee - Gol Maal
      Gol Maal
      Gol Maal is a 1979 Bollywood comedy movie directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film was produced by Mukherjee and N.C.Sippy with music by Rahul Dev Burman...

    • Manmohan Krishna - Noorie
      Noorie
      Noorie is a 1979 Hindi movie produced by Yash Chopra, and directed by Manmohan Krishna. The film stars Farooq Shaikh, Poonam Dhillon, Madan Puri, Iftekhar . The films music is by Khayyam and the lyrics by Jan Nisar Akhtar...

    • Yash Chopra
      Yash Chopra
      Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

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      Kaala Patthar
      Kaala Patthar
      Kaala Patthar is a 1979 Indian Bollywood action/drama film. It was produced and directed by Yash Chopra. The story was written by Salim-Javed. This film is the fourth collaboration between Amitabh Bachchan and director Yash Chopra after the hugely successful Deewaar , Kabhie Kabhie and Trishul...


  • 1981 Govind Nihalani
    Govind Nihalani
    Govind Nihalani is an Indian director, cinematographer, and also a screenwriter and film producer. He has been directing Hindi films since the late seventies, and worked in the television medium.- Biography :...

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    Aakrosh
    Aakrosh (1980 film)
    Aakrosh is a 1980 Hindi arthouse film directed by auteur Govind Nihalani and written by renowned Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar.The film starred Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri and Amrish Puri in lead roles and went to win 1980 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi and several Filmfare...

    • B. R. Chopra
      Baldev Raj Chopra
      Baldev Raj Chopra was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials...

       - Insaaf Ka Tarazu
      Insaaf Ka Tarazu
      Insaaf Ka Tarazu is a 1980 Hindi film produced and directed by B. R. Chopra. The film stars Raj Babbar, Deepak Parashar, Zeenat Aman, Padmini Kohlapure, Iftekhar, Simi Garewal, Shreeram Lagoo and Dharmendra in a guest appearance. The music of the film was composed by Ravindra Jain. The film was...

    • Esmayeel Shroff
      Esmayeel Shroff
      Esmayeel Shroff is an Indian film director and writer. Shroff is also noted for his work in the Bollywood industry. His hit film Thodisi Bewafaii was famous among the crowd of 80's. The movie was written by his brother, Moin Ud Din Shroff.Though he made his directorial debut on television,...

       - Thodisi Bewafaii
      Thodisi Bewafaii
      Thodisi Bewafaii is a 1980 Hindi movie written and directed by Esmayeel Shroff. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Shabana Azmi and Padmini Kohlapure. The music is by Khayyam.-Plot:...

    • Hrishikesh Mukherjee
      Hrishikesh Mukherjee
      Hrishikesh Mukherjee ) was a famous Indian film director known for a number of films, including Satyakam, Chupke Chupke, Anupama, Anand, Abhimaan, Guddi, Gol Maal, Aashirwad, Bawarchi, and Namak Haraam.Popularly known as Hrishi-da, he directed 42 films during his career spanning over four decades,...

       - Khubsoorat
      Khubsoorat
      Khubsoorat is a 1980 Indian Hindi film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, whose direction together with dialogues by Gulzar created a comedy classic. Rekha shined in a first all-out comic role, with her brilliant comic timing....

    • J. Om Prakash
      J. Om Prakash
      J. Om Prakash is a famous Indian film producer. His daughter is married to Rakesh Roshan, making him Hrithik Roshan's maternal grandfather.-Director:*Afsana Dilwalon Ka *Aadmi Khilona Hai *Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh...

       - Aasha
      Aasha
      Aasha is a 1980 Hindi movie produced and directed by J. Om Prakash. The film stars Jeetendra, Reena Roy, Rameshwari, Girish Karnad, Bhagwan and Shakti Kapoor. The films music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The film became a "blockbuster" at the box office....


  • 1982 Muzaffar Ali
    Muzaffar Ali
    Rajah Muzaffar Ali is an Indian film-maker, a fashion designer, a poet, an artist, a music-lover, a revivalist, and a social worker.He belongs to a Royal Muslim Rajput family of Kotwara. He is not to be confused with the famous 16th century Persian artist of the Persian miniature.Muzaffar Ali was...

     - Umrao Jaan
    Umrao Jaan
    Umrao Jaan is a 1981 Bollywood film, directed by Muzaffar Ali. It is based on the Urdu novel Umrao Jaan Ada , written by Mirza Hadi Ruswa based on the famous Lucknow courtesan...

    • K. Balachander
      K. Balachander
      K. Balachander is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer. Balachander is known for his distinct film-making style. His films analyse unusual or complicated interpersonal relationships and social themes. He has directed nearly 80 films and has worked in 100 films either as director or...

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      Ek Duuje Ke Liye
      Ek Duuje Ke Liye
      Ek Duuje Ke Liye is a 1981 Hindi movie directed by K. Balachander, starring Kamal Haasan and Rati Agnihotri. It was a remake of the director's own Telugu movie Maro Charithra. The film was labeled a "blockbuster" at the box office in 1981, earning a total of in receipts....

    • Rabindra Dharamraj - Chakra
      Chakra (film)
      Chakra is a 1981 Hindi movie directed by Rabindra Dharmaraj. The film stars Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.- Plot :The story would be horrific if it were not routine - even today, 30 years later...

    • Ramesh Talwar
      Ramesh Talwar
      Ramesh Talwar is an Indian Film, Theatre, Television Director , Producer, Actor. He is the nephew of the famous Film writer, Short Story writer and Playwright Sagar Sarhadi who played an immense role in shaping his personality...

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      Baseraa
      Baseraa
      Baseraa is a 1981 Indian Bollywood film. The film was produced by Ramesh Behl, and directed by Ramesh Talwar. The film stars Shashi Kapoor, Rakhee, Rekha, Poonam Dhillon, Raj Kiran, A.K. Hangal and Iftekar. The music of the film is by R.D. Burman.-Plot:...

    • Sai Paranjpye
      Sai Paranjpye
      Sai Parānjpye is a movie director and a screenwriter in India. She is the director of award-winning movies, Sparsh, Katha, Chasme Buddoor, and Disha....

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      Chashme Buddoor
    • Shyam Benegal
      Shyam Benegal
      Shyam Benegal is a prolific Indian director and screenwriter. With his first four feature films Ankur , Nishant Manthan and Bhumika he created a new genre, which has now come to be called the "middle cinema" in India although he himself has expressed dislike in the term preferring his work to...

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      Kalyug

  • 1983 Raj Kapoor
    Raj Kapoor
    Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

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    Prem Rog
    Prem Rog
    Prem Rog is 1982 romantic Bollywood film directed by Raj Kapoor. Prem Rog literally means "love sick". The film tells the story of a man's love towards a woman who is a widow and of a higher status.-Plot summary:...

    • B. R. Chopra
      Baldev Raj Chopra
      Baldev Raj Chopra was an Indian director and producer of Bollywood movies and television serials...

       - Nikaah
      Nikaah
      Nikaah is a 1982 Hindi film produced and directed by B. R. Chopra. The film stars Raj Babbar, Deepak Parashar and Salma Agha in her Hindi movie debut role. The film also had Asrani, Iftekhar and Gufi Paintal in support roles. The films music is by Ravi. The original name of the movie was Talaq...

    • Ramesh Sippy
      Ramesh Sippy
      Ramesh Sippy is an Indian film director, probably best-known for directing the popular and critically acclaimed film Sholay ....

       - Shakti
      Shakti (1982 film)
      Shakti is a 1982 Bollywood film directed by Ramesh Sippy and starring Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee, Smita Patil and Amrish Puri. It was written by the writing duo Salim-Javed...

    • Sagar Sarhadi - Bazaar
      Bazaar (1982 film)
      Bazaar is a 1982 Indian film directed by Sagar Sarhadi and starring Naseeruddin Shah, Farooq Shaikh, Smita Patil and Supriya Pathak.The film highlights the tragedy of young girls being sold by needy parents to affluent Indians in the Gulf...

    • Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. His most notable films include Kalicharan ,Karz , Hero , Meri Jung , Karma ,Ram Lakhan ,Saudagar , Khalnayak , Pardes and Taal...

       - Vidhaata
      Vidhaata
      Vidhaata is a 1982 Bollywood movie directed by Subhash Ghai and produced by Gulshan Rai's company Trimurti Films. It stars Dilip Kumar, Sanjay Dutt and Padmini Kolhapure in lead roles, and, Shammi Kapoor, Sanjeev Kumar, Amrish Puri, Madan Puri, Suresh Oberoi and Sarika in supporting...


  • 1984 Govind Nihalani
    Govind Nihalani
    Govind Nihalani is an Indian director, cinematographer, and also a screenwriter and film producer. He has been directing Hindi films since the late seventies, and worked in the television medium.- Biography :...

     - Ardh Satya
    Ardh Satya
    Ardh Satya is a 1983 film directed by Govind Nihalani, his second offering after another angst-ridden movie Aakrosh . The screenplay of both movies was by Vijay Tendulkar, the noted Marathi playwright; this one was based on the short story, 'Surya', by D.A...

    • Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

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      Arth
      Arth (film)
      Arth is a 1982 film directed by Mahesh Bhatt, starring Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Smita Patil, Raj Kiran and Rohini Hattangadi. It features a memorable soundtrack by Ghazal duo, Jagjit Singh and Chitra Singh....

    • Mohan Kumar
      Mohan Kumar
      Mohan Kumar is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter, who worked in the Bollywood film industry of India born in undivided India who after Partition moved to India and settled down in Bombay....

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      Avtaar
      Avtaar
      Avtaar is a 1983 movie starring Rajesh Khanna and Shabana Azmi. It was directed by Mohan Kumar, and the music was by Laxmikant Pyarelal.Rajesh Khanna did achieve success from Amardeep and Prem Bandhan onwards but this was Rajesh Khanna's biggest hit film in terms of box office collections after...

    • Rahul Rawail - Betaab
      Betaab (1983 film)
      Betaab is an Indian Hindi movie released on 5 August 1983, directed by Rahul Rawail and produced by Bikram Sing Dahal. The film stars Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh in their debut roles. The film went on to be one of the biggest hits of the year.-Synopsis:...

    • Shekhar Kapur
      Shekhar Kapur
      Shekhar Kapur is an Indian film director and producer. A critically acclaimed director, he rose to popularity with the movie Bandit Queen...

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      Masoom

  • 1985 Sai Paranjpye
    Sai Paranjpye
    Sai Parānjpye is a movie director and a screenwriter in India. She is the director of award-winning movies, Sparsh, Katha, Chasme Buddoor, and Disha....

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    Sparsh
    Sparsh (film)
    Sparsh is a 1980 Bollywood feature film directed by Sai Paranjpye. It stars Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi playing the characters of a visually impaired principal and a "sighted" teacher in a School of the Blind, where both the characters fall in love with each other though soon their complexes...

    • Kundan Shah
      Kundan Shah
      Kundan Shah is an Indian film director and writer.He is most known for his comedy classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and his 1985-1986, TV series Nukkad with Saeed Akhtar Mirza.-Biography:...

       - Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
      Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
      This article is about the 1983 film. For the 2007 film with a similar title, see Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a 1983 Hindi film directed by Kundan Shah and produced by NFDC...

    • Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

       - Saaransh
      Saaransh
      Saaransh is a 1984 Bollywood film starring Anupam Kher, Rohini Hattangadi and Soni Razdan. The film marked the screen debut of Anupam Kher. It was nominated for India's official entry for the 1985 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film...

    • Prakash Mehra
      Prakash Mehra
      -Career:Born on 13 July 1939 at Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India, Mehra started in the late 1950s as a production controller. In 1968, he directed Shashi Kapoor who played a double role in Haseena Maan Jayegi. This was followed by the 1971 hit Mela starring the Khan brothers together. In 1973, he...

       - Sharaabi
      Sharaabi
      Sharaabi is a 1984 Indian Hindi movie produced and directed by Prakash Mehra. This was Prakash Mehra's last hit and sixth in a row with Amitabh, the other five being Zanjeer, Hera Pheri, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Laawaris and Namak Halaal...

    • Ravi Chopra
      Ravi Chopra
      Ravi Chopra is an Indian movie producer and director.Ravi has directed thus far the movies, Zameer , The Burning Train , Mazdoor , Dehleez , Baghban , and Baabul...

       - Aaj Ki Awaaz
      Aaj Ki Awaaz
      Aaj Ki Awaaz is a 1984 Bollywood film produced by B. R. Chopra and directed by Ravi Chopra. The film stars Raj Babbar, Smita Patil, Nana Patekar and Vijay Arora. The film's music is by Ravi.-Cast:...


  • 1986 Raj Kapoor
    Raj Kapoor
    Known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor Rāj Kapūr, 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988), also known as The Show-Man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi cinema. He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara and Boot Polish were nominated for the Palme d'Or at the...

     - Ram Teri Ganga Maili
    Ram Teri Ganga Maili
    Ram Teri Ganga Maili was a hit 1985 Bollywood movie directed by the legend, Raj Kapoor. This movie stars Mandakini and Rajiv Kapoor, son of the director-producer Raj Kapoor. It was Raj Kapoor's last film. The songs of the films were of high meolody...

    • Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

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      Janam
      Janam
      Janam is a 1985 Hindi film directed and written by Mahesh Bhatt. It is one of the autobiographical films Bhatt created in the early part of his career.-Overview:...

    • Rahul Rawail - Arjun
      Arjun (1985 film)
      Arjun is a 1985 Indian movie directed by Rahul Rawail and starring Sunny Deol.-Cast:*Sunny Deol .... Arjun Malvankar*Dimple Kapadia ... Geeta Sahani*Satyajeet ... Mohan*Raj Kiran ... Insp. Ravi Rane*Anupam Kher ... Shivkumar Chowgule...

    • Ramesh Sippy
      Ramesh Sippy
      Ramesh Sippy is an Indian film director, probably best-known for directing the popular and critically acclaimed film Sholay ....

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      Saagar
      Saagar
      Saagar is a 1985 Bollywood film directed by Ramesh Sippy. The film stars Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia along with Kamal Hassan.Saagar was a comeback film for Kapadia, and contained a fleeting topless shot of her...


  • 1987 No Award

  • 1988 No Award

  • 1989 Mansoor Khan
    Mansoor Khan
    Mansoor Khan, son of film maker Nasir Hussain, made his directorial debut with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which launched the career of his cousin Aamir Khan. The film, a soft Romeo-Juliet inspired romantic drama, was a huge success...

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    Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
    Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
    Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak or QSQT is a 1988 Indian Bollywood film written by Nasir Hussain and directed by his son Mansoor Khan. The film starred Hussain's nephew, Aamir Khan, along with Juhi Chawla in their first major roles. Upon release, the film became a box office hit and shot its leading stars...

    • N. Chandra
      N. Chandra
      N. Chandra , born Chandrashekhar Narvekar, is an Indian producer, writer and director, known for his dark and loud films such as Ankush, Pratighaat, Tezaab and Narasimha, made as a film editor in the beginning of his career...

       - Tezaab
      Tezaab
      Tezaab , released on 11 November 1988, is an Indian Hindi movie. This was the movie that gave actress Madhuri Dixit her first big break and reaffirmed Anil Kapoor's status, after a successful Mr India .The film was directed by N. Chandra. The music is by Laxmikant-Pyarelal...

    • Rakesh Roshan
      Rakesh Roshan
      Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan (Hindi: राकेश रोशन (born Rakesh Roshan Lal Nagrath on 6 September 1949 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is a producer, director and former actor in Bollywood films who was born in a Punjabi Hindu Kayastha family...

       - Khoon Bhari Maang
      Khoon Bhari Maang
      Khoon Bhari Maang is an Indian Bollywood movie released on 12 August 1988, directed and produced by Rakesh Roshan. It is a remake of the Australian mini-series Return to Eden , and is about a wealthy widow who is almost killed by her lover and sets out for revenge.-Synopsis:Aarti Verma is a widow...


1990s

  • 1990 Vidhu Vinod Chopra
    Vidhu Vinod Chopra
    Vidhu Vinod Chopra is an Indian director and producer. Chopra is the head of his own company, Vinod Chopra Productions, and is particularly known for producing the Munna Bhai films and 3 Idiots.-Early life:Born in a Punjabi family of Kashmir,...

     - Parinda
    Parinda
    Parinda is an award-winning 1989 Indian film directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Parinda is considered by many to be the turning point in reality in Hindi cinema, as the theme of the film discusses the real life of Indian underworld gangsters and the general life of residents in the city...

    • Mira Nair
      Mira Nair
      Mira Nair is an Indian film director and producer based in New York. Her production company is Mirabai Films.She was educated at Delhi University and Harvard University. Her debut feature film, Salaam Bombay! , won the Golden Camera award at the Cannes Film Festival and also earned the nomination...

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      Salaam Bombay!
      Salaam Bombay!
      Salaam Bombay! is a 1988 Hindi film directed by Mira Nair, and screenwritten by her longtime creative collaborator, Sooni Taraporevala. The film chronicles the day-to-day life of children living on the streets of Bombay...

    • Sooraj Barjatya
      Sooraj R. Barjatya
      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 grandfather Tarachand Barjatya. As a director he is most known for his early hits, Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun .-Early...

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      Maine Pyar Kiya
      Maine Pyar Kiya
      Maine Pyar Kiya , English: I Fell in Love) is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya, starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree...

    • Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. His most notable films include Kalicharan ,Karz , Hero , Meri Jung , Karma ,Ram Lakhan ,Saudagar , Khalnayak , Pardes and Taal...

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      Ram Lakhan
      Ram Lakhan
      Ram Lakhan is a Bollywood movie released in 1989. It was produced and directed by Subhash Ghai and had an ensemble cast, including Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Dimple Kapadia and Raakhee Gulzar.- Plot :...

    • Yash Chopra
      Yash Chopra
      Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

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      Chandni
      Chandni
      Chandni is a Hindi film released in 1989. The film stars Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor and Vinod Khanna, and was directed by Yash Chopra....


  • 1991 Rajkumar Santoshi
    Rajkumar Santoshi
    Rajkumar Santoshi is a Filmfare award-winning Indian film director and producer of Hindi films. He is the son of producer-director P.L. Santoshi.-Career:...

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    Ghayal
    Ghayal (1990 film)
    Ghayal is a 1990 Indian Hindi film starring Sunny Deol. The film was produced by Dharmendra and directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The film won seven Filmfare Awards, including the Best Movie award...

    • Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

       - Aashiqui
      Aashiqui
      Aashiqui is a 1990 Bollywood romance film, particularly noted for its music. The film made the careers of Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal and Nadeem-Shravan. It was released on 23 July 1990.-Plot:...

    • Mukul Anand
      Mukul S. Anand
      Mukul S. Anand was an Indian film director and producer. He was the nephew of veteran film scriptwriter Inder Raj Anand and cousin of actor and director Tinnu Anand.-Career:...

       - Agneepath
      Agneepath
      Agneepath is a 1990 Bollywood film directed by Mukul Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, and Rohini Hattangadi, with Danny Dengzongpa as the villain. It was produced by Yash Johar...

    • Ravi Raja - Pratibandh

  • 1992 Subhash Ghai
    Subhash Ghai
    Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. His most notable films include Kalicharan ,Karz , Hero , Meri Jung , Karma ,Ram Lakhan ,Saudagar , Khalnayak , Pardes and Taal...

     - Saudagar
    • Lawrence D'Souza
      Lawrence D'Souza
      Lawrence D'Souza is an Indian film director known for his Hindi films of the 1990s. He directed such films as Sapne Sajan Ke, Sangram, Saajan and Dil Tera Aashiq.-External links:...

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      Saajan
      Saajan
      Saajan is a 1991 Hindi film directed by Lawrence D'Souza and starring Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, and Salman Khan. It was released on 30 August, 1991....

    • Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

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      Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin
    • Randhir Kapoor
      Randhir Kapoor
      Randhir Kapoor is a Bollywood actor, producer and director. His nickname is Daboo.-Early life:Randhir Kapoor hails from the legendary Kapoor family. He is the eldest son of Raj Kapoor. He is a fourth generation Kapoor and comes from a distinguished Punjabi Hindu family who have been part of the...

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      Henna
      Henna (film)
      For other uses see Henna Heena is the name of a 1991 Bollywood film produced and directed by Randhir Kapoor and starring his brother Rishi Kapoor, Ashwini Bhave and Zeba Bakhtiyar also renowned as Neha Seti...

    • Yash Chopra
      Yash Chopra
      Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

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      Lamhe
      Lamhe
      Lamhe is a 1991 Hindi film directed by Yash Chopra and starring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi. The story was written by Honey Irani. The film was critically acclaimed, had exceptional music, and did brilliant business in UK. Unfortunately, it was not a box-office success in India...


  • 1993 Mukul S. Anand
    Mukul S. Anand
    Mukul S. Anand was an Indian film director and producer. He was the nephew of veteran film scriptwriter Inder Raj Anand and cousin of actor and director Tinnu Anand.-Career:...

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    Khuda Gawah
    Khuda Gawah
    Khuda Gawah is a 1992 Bollywood film directed by Mukul S. Anand and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Sridevi , Shilpa Shirodkar and Danny Denzongpa.Amitabh plays the role of an Afghan , who travels between Afghanistan and India.Khuda Gawah had lavish...

    • Indra Kumar - Beta
      Beta (film)
      Beta is a 1992 Hindi movie directed by Indra Kumar. The film featured the pairing of Madhuri Dixit with Anil Kapoor in lead roles...

    • Mansoor Khan
      Mansoor Khan
      Mansoor Khan, son of film maker Nasir Hussain, made his directorial debut with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which launched the career of his cousin Aamir Khan. The film, a soft Romeo-Juliet inspired romantic drama, was a huge success...

       - Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
      Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
      The music for the movie composed by Jatin Lalit and lyrics were penned by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The soundtrack, their second collaboration together, helped to launch their career...


  • 1994 Rajkumar Santoshi
    Rajkumar Santoshi
    Rajkumar Santoshi is a Filmfare award-winning Indian film director and producer of Hindi films. He is the son of producer-director P.L. Santoshi.-Career:...

     - Damini
    Damini – Lightning
    Damini - Lightning is a 1993 Hindi film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi starring Rishi Kapoor, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Sunny Deol, Amrish Puri, Tinu Anand and Paresh Rawal in lead roles. The story is of how a woman fights against society for justice....

    • David Dhawan
      David Dhawan
      David Dhawan is an Indian film director. He has studied at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.-Career:Dhawan started off as an editor and then took the plunge into directing...

       -
      Aankhen
      Aankhen (1993 film)
      Aankhen is a 1993 Bollywood comedy directed by David Dhawan and starring Govinda in a double role and Chunky Pandey. It is a remake of the hit Kannada movie Kittu Puttu, starring Vishnuvardhan which is copied from hit Hindi movie Do Phool, starring Vinod Mehra and Mehmood, released in 1973...

    • Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt
      Mahesh Bhatt , is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.Bhatt's early directional career consisted of acclaimed films, such as Arth, Saaransh, Janam, Naam and Zakhm....

       -
      Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
    • Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. His most notable films include Kalicharan ,Karz , Hero , Meri Jung , Karma ,Ram Lakhan ,Saudagar , Khalnayak , Pardes and Taal...

       -
      Khalnayak
      Khalnayak
      Khal Nayak is a 1993 Hindi film produced, written and directed by Subhash Ghai. The story centres around the escape and attempted capture of a terrorist criminal, Ballu, by Inspector Ram and his girlfriend Ganga. Box office India declared the film a "super hit" at the box office...

    • Yash Chopra
      Yash Chopra
      Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

       -
      Darr
      Darr
      Darr: A Violent Love Story is a 1993 Bollywood psychological thriller film directed by Yash Chopra. It is the story of an obsessed lover and the lengths he goes to get his girl who is already happily married to Sunil Malhotra . It is the second film in which Shahrukh Khan played the role of a...


  • 1995 Sooraj Barjatya
    Sooraj R. Barjatya
    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 grandfather Tarachand Barjatya. As a director he is most known for his early hits, Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Aapke Hain Kaun .-Early...

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    Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...!
    • Mehul Kumar
      Mehul Kumar
      Mehul Kumar is an Indian filmmaker, film director, producer and writer who works in the Bollywood industry. He primarily works as an independent film director in parallel cinema....

       - Krantiveer
      Krantiveer
      Krantiveer is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Mehul Kumar, released on 22 July 1994. The film stars Nana Patekar, Dimple Kapadia, Atul Agnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni, Danny Denzongpa and Paresh Rawal in lead roles...

    • Rajiv Rai
      Rajiv Rai
      Rajiv Rai is an Indian film writer, editor and director. He is the son of the late producer Gulshan Rai. He has directed all this films under his father's production company Trimurti Films...

       - Mohra
      Mohra
      Mohra is a 1994 Indian movie starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Raveena Tandon, Paresh Rawal and Naseeruddin Shah.The film was one of the major hits of 1994 in India...

    • Rajkumar Santoshi
      Rajkumar Santoshi
      Rajkumar Santoshi is a Filmfare award-winning Indian film director and producer of Hindi films. He is the son of producer-director P.L. Santoshi.-Career:...

       - Andaz Apna Apna
      Andaz apna apna
      Andaz Apna Apna is a 1994 Hindi film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, starring Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor, Paresh Rawal and Shakti Kapoor in the lead roles. Govinda and Juhi Chawla make guest appearances....

    • Vidhu Vinod Chopra
      Vidhu Vinod Chopra
      Vidhu Vinod Chopra is an Indian director and producer. Chopra is the head of his own company, Vinod Chopra Productions, and is particularly known for producing the Munna Bhai films and 3 Idiots.-Early life:Born in a Punjabi family of Kashmir,...

       - 1942: A Love Story
      1942: A Love Story
      1942: A Love Story is a 1994 Bollywood film starring Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, and Pran. The film was the first ever to be given a U/A rating while featuring a scene, previously considered inappropriate for young children, showing the actors kissing...


  • 1996 Aditya Chopra
    Aditya Chopra
    Aditya Chopra is an Indian film producer, screenwriter and director. He is most known for directing his only three films Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge , Mohabbatein , and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi...

     - Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge , also known as DDLJ, is a Hindi language film released on 20 October 1995. A romantic comedy, the film marked the directorial debut of Aditya Chopra, and stars Shahrukh Khan and Kajol...

    • Indra Kumar - Raja
      Raja (1995 film)
      Raja is an Indian Bollywood movie released on 22 June 1995, starring Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Mukesh Khanna and Dalip Tahil. The film was Sanjay Kapoor's second film after his debut Prem with Tabu in Bollywood. Prem was a flop, but this film, though penned by critics to have many...

    • Mansoor Khan
      Mansoor Khan
      Mansoor Khan, son of film maker Nasir Hussain, made his directorial debut with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which launched the career of his cousin Aamir Khan. The film, a soft Romeo-Juliet inspired romantic drama, was a huge success...

       -
      Akele Hum Akele Tum
      Akele Hum Akele Tum
      Akele Hum Akele Tum is a 1995 Hindi musical drama released in 1995. The film starred Aamir Khan, Manisha Koirala and Master Adil, and was directed by Mansoor Khan. The music is by Anu Malik and the lyrics by the production house favorite Majrooh Sultanpuri. The plot of this film is based on 1979...

    • Rakesh Roshan
      Rakesh Roshan
      Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan (Hindi: राकेश रोशन (born Rakesh Roshan Lal Nagrath on 6 September 1949 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is a producer, director and former actor in Bollywood films who was born in a Punjabi Hindu Kayastha family...

       -
      Karan Arjun
      Karan Arjun
      Karan Arjun is an Indian Bollywood film starring- Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Mamta Kulkarni, Raakhee, Amrish Puri, Johnny Lever and Ranjeet. The film was directed by Rakesh Roshan, and written by Ravi Kapoor and Sachin Bhowmick. Karan Arjun is a mix of an upbeat Bollywood musical,...

    • Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer...

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      Rangeela
      Rangeela (film)
      Rangeela is a 1995 Hindi film directed by Ram Gopal Varma, and starring Aamir Khan, Jackie Shroff and Urmila Matondkar.Rangeela was music director A. R. Rahman's debut Hindi film with an original score, as the previous ones were dubbed from his Tamil scores...


  • 1997 Shekhar Kapur
    Shekhar Kapur
    Shekhar Kapur is an Indian film director and producer. A critically acclaimed director, he rose to popularity with the movie Bandit Queen...

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    Bandit Queen
    Bandit Queen
    Bandit Queen is a 1994 Indian film based upon the life of Phoolan Devi. It was directed by Shekhar Kapur and starred Seema Biswas as the title character. It was produced by Bobby Bedi's Kaleidoscope Entertainment.The Music was Composed by Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.- Plot :The film opens in the...

    • Dharmesh Darshan
      Dharmesh Darshan
      Dharmesh Darshan is an Indian filmmaker, film director and writer who works in Bollywood.-Biography:He made his directional debut with Lootere , for which he also wrote the story. The film was produced by his brother Suneel Darshan, and was a hit at the box office.In 1996, he made his second film...

       - Raja Hindustani
      Raja Hindustani
      The soundtrack was composed by Nadeem Shravan. It consisted of tracks like "Kinna Sona Tenu" which was based on a song with the same title by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and "Pardesi Pardesi" .- 1996 Filmfare Awards :Won* Filmfare...

    • Gulzar - Maachis
      Maachis
      Maachis is a 1996 Indian Hindi film directed by Gulzar and produced by R. V. Pandit. The title of the film is used as a metaphor that conveys that the youth of any nation are matchsticks that could get ignited due to the deficiencies in the political and policing systems...

    • Parto Ghosh - Agni Sakshi
    • Rajkumar Santoshi
      Rajkumar Santoshi
      Rajkumar Santoshi is a Filmfare award-winning Indian film director and producer of Hindi films. He is the son of producer-director P.L. Santoshi.-Career:...

       - Ghatak
      Ghatak: Lethal
      Ghatak: Lethal is a 1996 Bollywood action film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The film stars Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri and Danny Denzongpa in pivotal roles. This was Meenakshi Sheshadari's last movie till date.-Plot:...


  • 1998 J. P. Dutta
    J. P. Dutta
    Jyoti Prakash Dutta is an Indian Bollywood film producer and director. Mr. Dutta produces his films under the banner of JP Films. He is known for directing many patriotic war films and films in the action genre...

     - Border
    • Priyadarshan
      Priyadarshan
      Priyadarshan is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter. In a career spanning over two decades, Priyadarshan has directed over 80 films in several Indian languages including Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu...

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      Virasat
      Virasat (1997 film)
      Virasat is a Hindi musical drama film by Priyadarshan that was released in India in 1997. It starred Anil Kapoor, Tabu, Amrish Puri, Pooja Batra, Milind Gunaji and Govind Namdeo. The story was by Kamal Hassan and Anu Malik was the music composer...

    • Rajiv Rai
      Rajiv Rai
      Rajiv Rai is an Indian film writer, editor and director. He is the son of the late producer Gulshan Rai. He has directed all this films under his father's production company Trimurti Films...

       -
      Gupt
      Gupt: The Hidden Truth
      Gupt: The Hidden Truth is a Bollywood suspense thriller movie released in 1997, directed by Rajiv Rai. The film starred Bobby Deol, Manisha Koirala, Kajol, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri and Raj Babbar. It was one of the biggest successes of 1997....

    • Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. His most notable films include Kalicharan ,Karz , Hero , Meri Jung , Karma ,Ram Lakhan ,Saudagar , Khalnayak , Pardes and Taal...

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      Pardes
    • Yash Chopra
      Yash Chopra
      Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

       -
      Dil To Pagal Hai
      Dil To Pagal Hai
      Dil To Pagal Hai is a Bollywood comedy/drama, released October 31, 1997, depicting the love lives of dancers in a musical dance troupe. The tag line is "Someone somewhere is made for you..." It was directed by Yash Chopra. It stars Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Karisma Kapoor, with an extended...


  • 1999 Karan Johar
    Karan Johar
    Karan Johar is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and Television host. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and Yash Johar. He is one of the most successful filmmakers in Bollywood. He is most known for directing and producing some of Bollywood's highest grossing films in India and the...

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    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
    Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is a Hindi romantic comedy film, released in India and the United Kingdom on 16 October 1998. The film was written and directed by the debuting Karan Johar and stars the popular on-screen pair of Shahrukh Khan and Kajol in their fourth movie together...

    • Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla
      Abbas-Mustan
      Abbas and Mustan Burmawalla are a Hindi Bollywood director duo. They are known for directing films in the thriller and action genres. They have frequently cast Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Akshaye Khanna in their films...

       and Mustan Alibhai Burmawalla
      Abbas-Mustan
      Abbas and Mustan Burmawalla are a Hindi Bollywood director duo. They are known for directing films in the thriller and action genres. They have frequently cast Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Akshaye Khanna in their films...

       - Soldier
    • Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer...

       - Satya
      Satya (film)
      Satya is a 1998 Hindi crime film directed by Ram Gopal Varma with a screenplay by Anurag Kashyap and Saurabh Shukla. It stars J. D. Chakravarthy, Manoj Bajpai, Urmila Matondkar and Shefali Shah...

    • Sohail Khan
      Sohail Khan
      Sohail Khan is an Indian director, writer, producer and actor working in the Hindi cinema. He is the younger brother of actors Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan...

       - Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya
      Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998 film)
      Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya is a 1998 Indian Bollywood romantic comedy film. Written and directed by Sohail Khan, the film stars his real-life brothers Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan alongside Kajol and Dharmendra in pivotal roles.-Synopsis:...

    • Vikram Bhatt
      Vikram Bhatt
      Vikram Bhatt is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. He has more than 21 films to his credit. He is also the creative head of a conglomerate called ASA Productions.-Early life:...

       - Ghulam
      Ghulam
      Ghulam is a 1998 Hindi film directed by Vikram Bhatt and starring Aamir Khan. The film was inspired by Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront . It is the second remake of On the Waterfront after Kabzaa starring Sanjay Dutt...


2000s

  • 2000 Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian film director. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India...

     - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
    Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
    The music was composed by Ismail Darbar with lyrics by Mehboob. It received nine Filmfare Awards nominations in the music and singing categories and produced some winners as well.-Track listing:-2000 National Awards:* Best Music Direction - Ismail Darbar...

    • David Dhawan
      David Dhawan
      David Dhawan is an Indian film director. He has studied at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.-Career:Dhawan started off as an editor and then took the plunge into directing...

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      Biwi No.1
      Biwi No.1
      Biwi No.1 is a 1999 Bollywood comedy film directed by David Dhawan. The film stars Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Sushmita Sen, Anil Kapoor and Tabu. Saif Ali Khan has a special appearance in the film. It is remake of the 1995 Tamil film Sathi Leelavathi...

    • John Matthew Matthan
      John Matthew Matthan
      - Early life :John started his career as an assistant director on the epic movie Gandhi, directed by Sir Richard Attenborough. Govind Nihlani was also working on the same film. John went on to assist Govind Nihlani on several of his films before starting out on his own as an ad-film maker...

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      Sarfarosh
      Sarfarosh
      Sarfarosh was a critically and commercially successful action film, released in 1999. It was directed by John Matthew Matthan and starred Aamir Khan, Sonali Bendre and Naseeruddin Shah. John started working on Sarfarosh in 1992...

    • Mahesh Manjrekar
      Mahesh Manjrekar
      Mahesh Manjrekar is an Indian director, actor, writer and producer. He is credited with directing the critically acclaimed films Vaastav: The Reality , Astitva and Viruddh... Family Comes First . He has won a National Film Award and two Star Screen Awards...

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      Vaastav
      Vaastav: The Reality
      Vaastav is a 1999 Hindi crime drama written and directed by Mahesh Manjrekar and starring Sanjay Dutt and Namrata Shirodkar. It also features Sanjay Narvekar, Mohnish Behl, Paresh Rawal, Reema Lagoo and Shivaji Satam in supporting roles....

    • Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai
      Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. His most notable films include Kalicharan ,Karz , Hero , Meri Jung , Karma ,Ram Lakhan ,Saudagar , Khalnayak , Pardes and Taal...

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      Taal
      Taal (film)
      Taal is a 1999 Hindi film directed by Subhash Ghai. Taal was an official selection by Roger Ebert for his 2005 Overlooked Film Festival. The film stars Anil Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Aishwarya Rai, Amrish Puri and Alok Nath. It was also dubbed in Tamil as Thaalam...


  • 2001 Rakesh Roshan
    Rakesh Roshan
    Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan (Hindi: राकेश रोशन (born Rakesh Roshan Lal Nagrath on 6 September 1949 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is a producer, director and former actor in Bollywood films who was born in a Punjabi Hindu Kayastha family...

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    Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
    Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
    Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai is a 2000 Bollywood film directed by Rakesh Roshan. The film marks the debut of his son Hrithik Roshan and also the debut of Ameesha Patel. Hrithik played a double role in the film, and became an overnight superstar in India.Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai won many awards, including...

    • Aditya Chopra
      Aditya Chopra
      Aditya Chopra is an Indian film producer, screenwriter and director. He is most known for directing his only three films Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge , Mohabbatein , and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi...

       - Mohabbatein
      Mohabbatein
      Mohabbatein , is a 2000 Indian Bollywood film directed by Aditya Chopra. The movie stars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan in pivotal roles, along with six young debutantes. Aishwarya Rai appeared in flashbacks as Khan's lover. The movie was filmed at Oxford, England and Longleat...

    • Dharmesh Darshan
      Dharmesh Darshan
      Dharmesh Darshan is an Indian filmmaker, film director and writer who works in Bollywood.-Biography:He made his directional debut with Lootere , for which he also wrote the story. The film was produced by his brother Suneel Darshan, and was a hit at the box office.In 1996, he made his second film...

       - Dhadkan
      Dhadkan
      Dhadkan is a Bollywood movie which deals with the love triangle of Akshay Kumar, Shilpa Shetty and Sunil Shetty. Sunil Shetty won a Filmfare Best Villain Award for his performance.- Synopsis :...

    • Mansoor Khan
      Mansoor Khan
      Mansoor Khan, son of film maker Nasir Hussain, made his directorial debut with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which launched the career of his cousin Aamir Khan. The film, a soft Romeo-Juliet inspired romantic drama, was a huge success...

       - Josh
    • Vidhu Vinod Chopra
      Vidhu Vinod Chopra
      Vidhu Vinod Chopra is an Indian director and producer. Chopra is the head of his own company, Vinod Chopra Productions, and is particularly known for producing the Munna Bhai films and 3 Idiots.-Early life:Born in a Punjabi family of Kashmir,...

       - Mission Kashmir
      Mission Kashmir
      Mission Kashmir is a 2000 Bollywood film directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and starring Sanjay Dutt, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta and Jackie Shroff as the main characters. Mission Kashmir follows the life and tragedy of a young boy named Altaaf after his entire family gets killed by...


  • 2002 Ashutosh Gowariker
    Ashutosh Gowariker
    Ashutosh Gowariker is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is known for directing the films Lagaan , Swades , Jodhaa Akbar , What's Your Raashee and Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey...

     - Lagaan
    Lagaan
    Lagaan is a 2001 Bollywood sports film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. Aamir Khan, who was also the producer for the film, stars with Gracy Singh in the lead roles; British actors Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne play the supporting roles...

    • Anil Sharma
      Anil Sharma
      -Biography:He made his directional debut with Shradhanjali with Raakhee Gulzar. He had directed several unsuccessful and unnoticed films in the early 1980s before he started also to produce films with Elaan-E-Jung which was also directed by him and became the first production film of his to become...

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      Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
      Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
      The music is composed by Uttam Singh. The song listing is as follows:- Awards :Winner:*Filmfare Best Action Award - Tinnu Verma*Filmfare Special Performance Award - Amisha Patel*Sansui Best Actress Award - Amisha Patel...

    • Farhan Akhtar
      Farhan Akhtar
      Farhan Akhtar is an Indian filmmaker, script writer, actor, playback singer, lyricist, film producer in Hindi cinema and a television host.His directorial debut Dil Chahta Hai won a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi...

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      Dil Chahta Hai
      Dil Chahta Hai
      Dil Chahta Hai is a 2001 Indian film starring Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, and Dimple Kapadia...

    • Karan Johar
      Karan Johar
      Karan Johar is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and Television host. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and Yash Johar. He is one of the most successful filmmakers in Bollywood. He is most known for directing and producing some of Bollywood's highest grossing films in India and the...

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      Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
    • Santosh Sivan
      Santosh Sivan
      Santosh Sivan is an Indian cinematographer, film director, and producer who has worked in Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi cinema....

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      Asoka

  • 2003 Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian film director. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India...

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    Devdas
    Devdas (2002 film)
    Devdas is a 2002 Bollywood film based on the 1917 Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novella Devdas. This is the third Hindi version and the first colour film version of the story in Hindi...

    • Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla
      Abbas-Mustan
      Abbas and Mustan Burmawalla are a Hindi Bollywood director duo. They are known for directing films in the thriller and action genres. They have frequently cast Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Akshaye Khanna in their films...

       and Mustan Alibhai Burmawalla
      Abbas-Mustan
      Abbas and Mustan Burmawalla are a Hindi Bollywood director duo. They are known for directing films in the thriller and action genres. They have frequently cast Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Akshaye Khanna in their films...

       - Humraaz
      Humraaz
      Humraaz is a 2002 Bollywood romantic thriller film directed by duo Abbas-Mustan and produced under Venus Movies banner...

    • Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer...

       - Company
      Company (film)
      Company is a 2002 Indian film directed by Ram Gopal Varma and written by Jaideep Sahni, starring Ajay Devgan, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala, Vivek Oberoi,and Antara Mali. It is a fictional exposé of the Mumbai underworld, loosely based on the Indian mafia organization D-Company, known to be run by...

    • Sanjay Gupta
      Sanjay Gupta (Director)
      Sanjay Gupta is a Bollywood writer-director known for his dark thrillersSanjay Gupta comes from an affluent business family of South Mumbai. He completed his studies at Palm Beach School at Napean Sea Road and Sydenham College at Churchgate in Mumbai. He has frequently worked with Sanjay Dutt. The...

       - Kaante
      Kaante
      Kaante is a 2002 Bollywood action film directed by Sanjay Gupta and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Mahesh Manjrekar, Lucky Ali, Kumar Gaurav, Namrata Singh Gujral, Rati Agnihotri, Malaika Arora and Isha Koppikar in the lead roles. The film's plot is based on Quentin...

    • Vikram Bhatt
      Vikram Bhatt
      Vikram Bhatt is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. He has more than 21 films to his credit. He is also the creative head of a conglomerate called ASA Productions.-Early life:...

       - Raaz
      Raaz (2002 film)
      Raaz , is a 2002 Indian ghost movie directed by Vikram Bhatt starring Dino Morea and Bipasha Basu as a couple who have moved to Ooty to save their failing marriage. However, what they find in their new home is more than they expected when a ghost starts haunting the place...


  • 2004 Rakesh Roshan
    Rakesh Roshan
    Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan (Hindi: राकेश रोशन (born Rakesh Roshan Lal Nagrath on 6 September 1949 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is a producer, director and former actor in Bollywood films who was born in a Punjabi Hindu Kayastha family...

     - Koi... Mil Gaya
    Koi... Mil Gaya
    Koi... Mil Gaya is a 2003 Bollywood science fiction film, directed by Rakesh Roshan , starring Hrithik Roshan, Rekha, and Preity Zinta. It was released on 8 August 2003...

    • J. P. Dutta
      J. P. Dutta
      Jyoti Prakash Dutta is an Indian Bollywood film producer and director. Mr. Dutta produces his films under the banner of JP Films. He is known for directing many patriotic war films and films in the action genre...

       -
      LOC Kargil
      LOC Kargil
      LOC Kargil is a 2003 Bollywood war film based on the Kargil War, directed and written by J. P. Dutta. The film stars a large number of Bollywood stars.- Plot :The film is an attempt to dramatize a synopsis of the 1999 Kargil War ....

    • Nikhil Advani
      Nikhil Advani
      -Early life and background:Advani was born in Mumbai. His father has a Pharmaceutical business and his mother is an advertising professional.He studied at Green Lawns High School, Breach Candy, and later did his Masters in chemistry at St...

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      Kal Ho Naa Ho
      Kal Ho Naa Ho
      Kal Ho Naa Ho is a 2003 Hindi film set in New York City. It stars Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan and Jaya Bachchan. The film was directed by first-timer Nikhil Advani, it was produced by Yash Johar and co-written by Karan Johar, better known as the director of the hit films Kuch Kuch...

    • Rajkumar Hirani
      Rajkumar Hirani
      Rajkumar Hirani is a National Award and Filmfare Award winning Indian director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS , Lage Raho Munnabhai and 3 Idiots , considered the highest-grossing Hindi film by distributor-share.-Early life and...

       -
      Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
      Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
      Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. is a 2003 Indian comedy directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The story involves protagonist Munna Bhai , a goon, going to medical school. He is helped by his sidekick, Circuit . It is the first film in the popular Munna Bhai series...

    • Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer...

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      Bhoot
      Bhoot
      Bhoot is a Bollywood ghost movie released in 2003. It was directed by Ram Gopal Varma and stars Ajay Devgan and Urmila Matondkar. It was perceived to be different from a typical Bollywood movie as it did not contain songs. The film did average business at the box office...

    • Satish Kaushik
      Satish Kaushik
      Satish Kaushik is an Indian film director and actor in Hindi films and theatre.As a film actor his most remembered for his role as 'Calendar' in Mr. India, and as 'Chanu Ahmed' in Sarah Gavron's English film Brick Lane...

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      Tere Naam
      Tere Naam
      Tere Naam is an Indian Hindi film. The film was directed by Satish Kaushik and released on 15 August 2003. The film stars Salman Khan and Bhoomika Chawla in leading roles. It is a remake of the 1999 Tamil film Sethu....


  • 2005 Kunal Kohli
    Kunal Kohli
    Kunal Kohli is an Indian film director, producer and writer- Biography :Born in Mumbai,Kunal Kohli is a true Indian director. He is a "family man" as he claims on a video interview....

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    Hum Tum
    Hum Tum
    Hum Tum is a Bollywood movie, released in India on 28 May 2004, directed by Kunal Kohli and produced by Aditya Chopra and Yash Chopra. The movie stars Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji in the lead roles....

    • Ashutosh Gowariker
      Ashutosh Gowariker
      Ashutosh Gowariker is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is known for directing the films Lagaan , Swades , Jodhaa Akbar , What's Your Raashee and Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey...

       - Swades
      Swades
      Swades: We, the People is a 2004 Indian film written, produced and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The film stars Shahrukh Khan and debutante Gayatri Joshi...

    • Farah Khan
      Farah Khan
      Farah Khan is an Indian film director and choreographer. She is best known for her choreographical work in numerous Bollywood films. Khan has choreographed dance routines for more than a hundred songs in over 80 Hindi films. Khan has since become a noted Hindi film director as well...

       - Main Hoon Na
      Main Hoon Na
      Main Hoon Na is a Bollywood masala film written and directed by Farah Khan. It was the first film of Khan production company Red Chillies Entertainment. It was released on 30 April 2004 and went on to become a box-office success...

    • Farhan Akhtar
      Farhan Akhtar
      Farhan Akhtar is an Indian filmmaker, script writer, actor, playback singer, lyricist, film producer in Hindi cinema and a television host.His directorial debut Dil Chahta Hai won a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi...

       - Lakshya
      Lakshya (film)
      Lakshya is a 2004 Bollywood film directed by Farhan Akhtar, with stars Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri and Boman Irani. Roshan plays the role of Lieutenant Karan Shergill, who leads his team to victory over the Pakistani troops...

    • Rajkumar Santoshi
      Rajkumar Santoshi
      Rajkumar Santoshi is a Filmfare award-winning Indian film director and producer of Hindi films. He is the son of producer-director P.L. Santoshi.-Career:...

       - Khakee
      Khakee
      Khakee is a 2004 Bollywood action film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and written by Santoshi and Shridhar Raghavan about corruption and law and order in India. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Atul Kulkarni, Prakash Raj, Aishwarya Rai, Tusshar Kapoor, Tanuja, and...

    • Yash Chopra
      Yash Chopra
      Yash Raj Chopra is an Indian filmmaker, film director, screenwriter, and a highly successful Bollywood producer. Waqt, Deewar, Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr, Dil To Pagal Hai, and Veer-Zaara are some of his highly popular movies...

       - Veer-Zaara
      Veer-Zaara
      The soundtrack was released on CD and specially on Audio DVD. The music is based on old and untouched compositions by the late Madan Mohan, as revised by his son Sanjeev Kohli....


  • 2006 Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian film director. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India...

     - Black
    • Madhur Bhandarkar
      Madhur Bhandarkar
      Madhur Bhandarkar is a National Award-winning Indian film director, script writer, and producer. He is best known for his films such as Chandni Bar , Page 3 , Traffic Signal , and Fashion...

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      Page 3
      Page 3 (film)
      Page 3 is a 2005 Indian film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar about the Page 3 Culture and media in the city of Mumbai. It stars Konkona Sen Sharma, Atul Kulkarni, Sandhya Mridul, Tara Sharma, Anju Mahendru, and Boman Irani...

    • Nagesh Kukunoor
      Nagesh Kukunoor
      Nagesh Kukunoor is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter. He is known for movies such as Hyderabad Blues , Rockford , 3 Deewarein and Iqbal .-Early life:...

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      Iqbal
    • Pradeep Sarkar
      Pradeep Sarkar
      Pradeep Sakar is a writer and director who works in the Bollywood industry.He began his career with Vinod Chopra Productions, the production company of acclaimed director Vidhu Vinod Chopra....

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      Parineeta
      Parineeta (2005 film)
      Parineeta is a Bollywood musical film adaptation of the 1914 Bengali novella, Parineeta by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Directed by debutant Pradeep Sarkar, the film was based upon a screenplay by the film's producer, Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film featured Vidya Balan, Saif Ali Khan and Sanjay Dutt...

    • Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma
      Ram Gopal Varma is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer...

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      Sarkar
      Sarkar (film)
      Sarkar is a 2005 Indian dramatic thriller film set in the world of politics and crime, directed by Ram Gopal Varma...


  • 2007 Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known for writing and directing Rang De Basanti , for which he won Best Director awards at the 2006 Filmfare Awards and National Film Awards and received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film...

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    Rang De Basanti
    Rang De Basanti
    Rang De Basanti is a 2006 Indian drama film written and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. It features an ensemble cast comprising Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Madhavan, Kunal Kapoor, Siddharth Narayan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni and British actress Alice Patten in the lead roles...

    • Karan Johar
      Karan Johar
      Karan Johar is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and Television host. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and Yash Johar. He is one of the most successful filmmakers in Bollywood. He is most known for directing and producing some of Bollywood's highest grossing films in India and the...

       - Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
      Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
      Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna commonly known as KANK is a 2006 Bollywood film directed by Karan Johar and produced under the Dharma Productions banner...

    • Rakesh Roshan
      Rakesh Roshan
      Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan (Hindi: राकेश रोशन (born Rakesh Roshan Lal Nagrath on 6 September 1949 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is a producer, director and former actor in Bollywood films who was born in a Punjabi Hindu Kayastha family...

       - Krrish
      Krrish
      Krrish is a 2006 Indian superhero science-fiction film The film was directed, produced, and written by Rakesh Roshan, while the screenplay was written by Robin Bhatt, Sachin Bhowmick, Honey Irani, Akarsh Khurana, and Sanjay Masoom. The film is a sequel to Koi.....

    • Rajkumar Hirani
      Rajkumar Hirani
      Rajkumar Hirani is a National Award and Filmfare Award winning Indian director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS , Lage Raho Munnabhai and 3 Idiots , considered the highest-grossing Hindi film by distributor-share.-Early life and...

       - Lage Raho Munna Bhai
      Lage Raho Munna Bhai
      Lage Raho Munna Bhai is a 2006 Indian musical comedy film directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. It is the second film in the popular Munna Bhai series of Bollywood. Sanjay Dutt stars in this film as Munna Bhai, a Mumbai underworld don, who begins to see the spirit of...

    • Sanjay Gadhvi
      Sanjay Gadhvi
      Sanjay Gadhvi 22 November 1965 is an Indian writer and director belongs to Surendranagar in Gujarat.Hise was born to Manubhai Gadhvi, a renowned and much revered speaker, socialite and orator. His father also tried films during his young age, afterwards he quit films and focused on social work.He...

       - Dhoom 2
      Dhoom 2
      Dhoom 2: Back In Action is a 2006 Bollywood action film directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Aditya Chopra and Yash Chopra at an estimated budget of Rs 350 million. It is the second film in the Dhoom series. Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra star in the film as buddy cops Jai Dixit and Ali,...

    • Vishal Bhardwaj
      Vishal Bhardwaj
      Vishal Bhardwaj is an Indian film director, writer, screenwriter, music composer and playback singer.-Early life:Bhardwaj was born in Bijnor but raised in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh to Satya Bhardwaj, a homemaker, and Ram Bhardwaj, a popular poet and lyricist. His father was a government employee and...

       - Omkara
      Omkara (film)
      Omkara is a 2006 Indian film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello, co-written and directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. It starred Ajay Devgan, Saif Ali Khan, and Kareena Kapoor in the lead roles, supported by Vivek Oberoi, Naseeruddin Shah, and Konkona Sen Sharma with a cameo role from Bipasha Basu...


  • 2008 Aamir Khan
    Aamir Khan
    Aamir Hussain Khan is an Indian film actor, director and producer who has established himself as one of the leading actors of Hindi cinema....

     - Taare Zameen Par
    Taare Zameen Par
    Taare Zameen Par is a 2007 Bollywood drama film directed by Aamir Khan, written by Amole Gupte, and produced by Aamir Khan Productions. Gupte initially developed the idea with his wife Deepa Bhatia, who served as the film's editor...

    • Anurag Basu
      Anurag Basu
      Anurag Basu is an Indian film director and writer, known for directing films that tackle the themes of dark passion and adultery like Life in a... Metro, Gangster and Murder. Basu was nominated in the Best Director category at the 53rd Filmfare Awards in 2008 for Life in a... Metro. He has also...

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      Life in a... Metro
      Life in a... Metro
      Life in a... Metro is a 2007 Hindi film directed by Anurag Basu, set in Mumbai, and starring Dharmendra, Nafisa Ali, Shilpa Shetty, Shiney Ahuja, Kay Kay Menon, Kangana Ranaut, Sharman Joshi, Konkona Sen Sharma and Irrfan Khan in pivotal roles. The music is composed by Pritam with lyrics by Sayeed...

    • Farah Khan
      Farah Khan
      Farah Khan is an Indian film director and choreographer. She is best known for her choreographical work in numerous Bollywood films. Khan has choreographed dance routines for more than a hundred songs in over 80 Hindi films. Khan has since become a noted Hindi film director as well...

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      Om Shanti Om
    • Imtiaz Ali
      Imtiaz Ali (director)
      Imtiaz Ali is an Indian film director, actor and writer. His 2007 film Jab We Met was a huge success in India. His 2009 film Love Aaj Kal was a bigger success and was declared a super-hit by Box Office India.His recent movie Rockstar has been declared successful at the box office.- Early life...

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      Jab We Met
      Jab We Met
      Jab We Met is a 2007 Hindi romantic comedy film directed and written by Imtiaz Ali. The film, produced by Dhillin Mehta under Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision Ltd, stars Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in their fourth film together...

    • Mani Ratnam
      Mani Ratnam
      Mani Ratnam is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and producer. He made his directorial debut with the Kannada film Pallavi Anu Pallavi starring Anil Kapoor in 1983...

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      Guru
    • Shimit Amin
      Shimit Amin
      Shimit Amin is an Indian film director and editor. He is best known for the award winning film Chak De! India .Amin was born in Uganda but grew up in Florida, in the United States.He entered the film industry straight out of college, working primarily on independent films in Los Angeles.He is...

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      Chak De! India

  • 2009 Ashutosh Gowariker
    Ashutosh Gowariker
    Ashutosh Gowariker is an Indian film director, actor, writer and producer. He is known for directing the films Lagaan , Swades , Jodhaa Akbar , What's Your Raashee and Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey...

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    Jodhaa Akbar
    • A. R. Murugadoss
      A. R. Murugadoss
      A. R. Murugadoss is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.-Early life:A. R. Murugadoss was born in Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu. He studied B.A. in Bishop Heber College, Trichy. In the College he had the great affinity towards Tamil films and friends...

       - Ghajini
      Ghajini (2008 film)
      Ghajini is a 2008 Indian Hindi action film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss and produced by Tagore Madhu and Madhu Mantena. It is a remake of Murugadoss's own 2005 Tamil film Ghajini starring Surya Sivakumar in the lead role. The film stars Aamir Khan, Asin Thottumkal and Jiah Khan in lead...

    • Abhishek Kapoor
      Abhishek Kapoor
      Abhishek Kapoor is an Indian film actor, writer and director.He started his career as an actor in Uff!Yeh Mohabbat in 1996, opposite Twinkle Khanna, directed by Vipin Handa, and after two more films, he made his directorial début with Aryan in 2006, which despite getting him critical acclaim for...

       - Rock On!!
    • Aditya Chopra
      Aditya Chopra
      Aditya Chopra is an Indian film producer, screenwriter and director. He is most known for directing his only three films Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge , Mohabbatein , and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi...

       - Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
    • Madhur Bhandarkar
      Madhur Bhandarkar
      Madhur Bhandarkar is a National Award-winning Indian film director, script writer, and producer. He is best known for his films such as Chandni Bar , Page 3 , Traffic Signal , and Fashion...

       - Fashion
      Fashion (film)
      Fashion is a 2008 Indian film co-produced, co-written, and directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. The film has a massive star cast which includes Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut and newcomers Mugdha Godse and Arjan Bajwa. Based on the dark side of the world of fashion, the movie depicts it through the...

    • Neeraj Pandey
      Neeraj Pandey
      Neeraj Pandey is an Indian film director best known for his drama-thriller film, A Wednesday , for which he won the Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director. His work on the film was highly praised by audiences as well as critics . He was nominated for "Best Director" category by...

       - A Wednesday!
      A Wednesday!
      A Wednesday! is a 2008 Indian thriller drama film written and directed by Neeraj Pandey. It stars Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah in the lead roles...


2010s

  • 2010 Rajkumar Hirani
    Rajkumar Hirani
    Rajkumar Hirani is a National Award and Filmfare Award winning Indian director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS , Lage Raho Munnabhai and 3 Idiots , considered the highest-grossing Hindi film by distributor-share.-Early life and...

     - 3 Idiots
    • Anurag Kashyap
      Anurag Kashyap (director)
      Anurag Singh Kashyap is an Indian film director and screenwriter. As a director, he is known for Black Friday , a controversial and award-winning Hindi film about the 1993 Bombay bombings, followed by No Smoking , Dev D and Gulaal...

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      Dev.D
    • Ayan Mukerji - Wake Up Sid
      Wake up Sid
      Wake Up Sid is a 2009 Hindi romantic comedy film. It is directed by Ayan Mukerji, produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, distributed by UTV Motion Pictures, and has visual effects by the Prime Focus Group...

    • Imtiaz Ali
      Imtiaz Ali (director)
      Imtiaz Ali is an Indian film director, actor and writer. His 2007 film Jab We Met was a huge success in India. His 2009 film Love Aaj Kal was a bigger success and was declared a super-hit by Box Office India.His recent movie Rockstar has been declared successful at the box office.- Early life...

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      Love Aaj Kal
      Love Aaj Kal
      Love Aaj Kal is a 2009 Bollywood film starring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone in lead roles with Rahul Khanna, Rishi Kapoor and Giselli Monteiro in supporting roles. The film is directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by Saif Ali Khan and Dinesh Vijan...

    • R. Balki
      R. Balki
      R. Balakrishnan, better known as R. Balki, is Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the advertising agency Lowe Lintas , an ad filmmaker and Hindi film director. He is best known for Cheeni Kum and Paa .-Career:...

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      Paa
      Paa (film)
      Paa is a 2009 Indian film directed by R. Balakrishnan starring Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Vidya Balan. The film is based on a rare genetic condition known as progeria and places emphasis on a father-son relationship...

    • Vishal Bhardwaj
      Vishal Bhardwaj
      Vishal Bhardwaj is an Indian film director, writer, screenwriter, music composer and playback singer.-Early life:Bhardwaj was born in Bijnor but raised in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh to Satya Bhardwaj, a homemaker, and Ram Bhardwaj, a popular poet and lyricist. His father was a government employee and...

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      Kaminey
      Kaminey
      Kaminey is a 2009 Bollywood caper thriller film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj featuring Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles, and Amol Gupte in his debut film appearance...


  • 2011 Karan Johar
    Karan Johar
    Karan Johar is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and Television host. He is the son of Hiroo Johar and Yash Johar. He is one of the most successful filmmakers in Bollywood. He is most known for directing and producing some of Bollywood's highest grossing films in India and the...

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    My Name Is Khan
    My Name is Khan
    My Name Is Khan ; commonly referred to as MNIK, is a 2010 Bollywood film directed by Karan Johar, with a screenplay by Shibani Bathija, produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Gauri Khan, and starring Shahrukh Khan and Kajol, who reunite after nine years...

    • Abhinav Kashyap
      Abhinav Kashyap
      Abhinav Singh Kashyap is an Indian film director and screenwriter. His directorial debut film, Dabangg was the biggest hit of 2010 and is currently the second biggest grossing bollywood film in history.-Early life:...

       - Dabangg
      Dabangg
      Dabangg is a 2010 Hindi action film, directed by Abhinav Kashyap in his directorial debut and produced by Arbaaz Khan under the Arbaaz Khan Productions. The lead actors in the film include Arbaaz's elder brother, Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha...

    • Manish Sharma
      Manish Sharma
      Manish Sharma is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Chandigarh Lions in the Indian Cricket League. He is a right-hand middle order batsman....

       - Band Baaja Baaraat
      Band Baaja Baaraat
      Band Baaja Baaraat , also known by the abbreviated form BBB is a 2010 Indian feature film that marks the directing debut of Maneesh Sharma and stars Anushka Sharma and newcomer Ranveer Singh in the lead roles. Produced and distributed by Yash Raj Films, the film is a romantic comedy set in the...

    • Sanjay Leela Bhansali
      Sanjay Leela Bhansali
      Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian film director. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India...

       - Guzaarish
      Guzaarish
      Guzaarish is a 2010 Hindi drama romance film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. The film is produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala under the banner of SLB Films and UTV Motion Pictures.The first look of Guzaarish was...

    • Vikramaditya Motwane
      Vikramaditya Motwane
      Vikramaditya Motwane is an Indian film director, and screenwriter of films like Dev.D and Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal...

       - Udaan
      Udaan (2010 film)
      Udaan is a 2010 Hindi film produced by Sanjay Singh, Anurag Kashyap, and Ronnie Screwvala; and directed by Vikramaditya Motwane. The film was officially selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard category at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.- Plot :17-year-old Rohan is expelled from the reputed...


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