Top 10 Bollywood Directors Who Turned Actors

Top 10 Bollywood Directors Who Turned Actors Hindi Article

It is not just the known faces of Bollywood making a mark for them. The directors are no less in setting the trends. Below here are ten Bollywood directors who made a momentous appearance as actors.

1. Prakash Jha Prakash Jha, a director, film producer and screenw >> Read More... Prakash Jha


Who hasn’t felt awe at the most striking films such as Gangaajal, Apaharan, Satyagraha and many others? Prakash Jha has the credit for these movies under his sleeve. With his upcoming project, Jai Gangaajal Click to look into! >> Read More... Jai Gangaajal , Prakash is expected to take a step further. He intends to rub shoulders with Priyanka Chopra Born on 18 July 1982, Priyanka Chopra is an establ >> Read More... Priyanka Chopra in the forthcoming cop film. He received immense praise for his acting skills following the teaser of the film.

2. Kunal Kohli One of the prominent faces in the industry of Boll >> Read More... Kunal Kohli


The director who is celebrated for his films like Hum Tum Click to look into! >> Read More... Hum Tum and Fanaa is soon to be seen on the other side of the camera. Kunal is soon making a debut in acting with the movie, Phir Se Click to look into! >> Read More... Phir Se . His acting is highly acknowledged by film critics after the release of the movie trailer.

3. Farah Khan Farah Khan is an Indian film actress, producer, di >> Read More... Farah Khan


She is the woman who knows it all. The choreographer turned director turned actor is credited with blockbusters like Main Hoon Na Click to look into! >> Read More... Main Hoon Na and Om Shanti Om Click to look into! >> Read More... Om Shanti Om . She has had many cameo roles over the course of time but she finally made her appearance prominent on-screen in the movie Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi.

4. Tigmanshu Dhulia Tigmanshu Dhulia is a super talented and multi-fac >> Read More... Tigmanshu Dhulia


He is still remembered for his excellent direction in movies like Paan Singh Tomar Click to look into! >> Read More... Paan Singh Tomar and Haasil. He is also accredited for his seemingly effortless performance in Gangs of Wasseypur and prominent presence in Shahid and Manjhi – The Mountain Man. Tigmanshu really knows his art well, both as a director and an actor.


5. Karan Johar Karan Johar is one among the top ten celebrities i >> Read More... Karan Johar


He is known for his charmingly cute cameo role in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge which was his debut film. Karan Johar has marked a remarkable journey since then and has directed notable movies like My Name Is Khan, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kal Ho Naa Ho etc. He gave a full-fledged performance as an actor in Bombay Velvet Click to look into! >> Read More... Bombay Velvet . Though the film did not pull off well, his acting was much appreciated.

6. Mahesh Manjrekar Mahesh Manjrekar is a renowned actor, director and >> Read More... Mahesh Manjrekar


He is a known face in Hindi and Marathi film industry. The actor turned director has won National Award for his film Astitva in 2000. His films such as Vaastav: The Reality and Viruddh…Family Comes First received critical appreciation. He has made a significant presence in films such as Kaante, Musafir, Slumdog Millionaire Click to look into! >> Read More... Slumdog Millionaire and Bajirao Mastani Click to look into! >> Read More... Bajirao Mastani .

7. Farhan Akhtar One of the most recognized young director of India >> Read More... Farhan Akhtar

He is the ideal figure for directors who turned actors. He set out his directorial career in Bollywood with his trendsetter movie, Dil Chahta Hai Click to look into! >> Read More... Dil Chahta Hai . He has also contributed tremendously towards other remarkable films such as Lakshya and Don. He made a debut in acting with a Bollywood blockbuster Rock On. His other notable roles include Yeh Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Click to look into! >> Read More... Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Wazir. He is a leading light as much as his directed films are.

8. Amole Gupte Amol Gupte was born in 1962 in Mumbai, Maharashtra >> Read More... Amole Gupte

The most critically acclaimed film Stanley Ka Dabba Click to look into! >> Read More... Stanley Ka Dabba is credited to the directorial of Amole Gupte. He has also contributed significantly as the creative director and screenwriter of Taare Zameen Par Click to look into! >> Read More... Taare Zameen Par . Amole has to his praise notable performances as an actor in films like Stanley Ka Dabba and Kaminey.

9. Anurag Kashyap Born on 10th September 1972, Anurag Kashyap has es >> Read More... Anurag Kashyap

The director who is known for his film Gangs of Wasseypur made an acting debut with the film Shagird under the directorial of Tigmanshu Dhulia. He continued to make his presence felt as an actor in movies like Bhoothnath Returns Click to look into! >> Read More... Bhoothnath Returns , I Am and Happy New Year Click to look into! >> Read More... Happy New Year .

10. Nagesh Kukunoor Nagesh Kukunoor was born in Hyderabad to Kusuma Su >> Read More... Nagesh Kukunoor

He has won National Awards for films he acted in, most of them being as part of his own directorial. He has directed films like Iqbal, Rockford, Dor and Lakshmi. He appeared as an actor in his very own debut film as a director Hyderabad Blues.