After achieving milestones in acting world, our favourite Bollywood actor/actresses have made their way to the directorial arena. They either directed their own films or played parts in directing some other production houses films. Have a look at the list of stars who made the leap to the other side of the camera.
After achieving a massive hit in his acting career, Mr. Perfectionist, stepped in to the directorial arena in 2007 with his directorial debut film, Taare Zameen Par. Indeed, that film is just a masterpiece of perfection from Aamir Khan diaries.
Arbaaz Khan went from being a skilled actor to an emergence in director’s flock. While he started his career with 1996 film, Daraar and marked huge success with films like Maa Tujhhe Salaam , Fashion , Hello Brother and many more, he went on exploring the other side of himself with camera. He came up with his first directorial venture in 2012 with film Dabangg 2 .
It seems like Salman Khan’s brothers are nailing the directorial feature and after Arbaaz, Sohail Khan also embarked as a director in films like Freaky Ali , Jai Ho , Maine Dil Tujhko Diya , Hello Brother , Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya and Auzaar.
Dream girl of Bollywood, Hema Malini has ruled the acting world of Bollywood with her grace and charm. Hema Malini made her directorial debut with film, Dil Aashna Hai in the year 1992.
Farhan Akhtar is an all rounder of Bollywood. Right from acting to directing films, he has achieved success in every sphere. He debuted as a director with Dil Chahta hai in 2001 and the film scored a massive hit among the audiences. Don, Positive (Short), Don 2 and Lakshya are the films where Farhan Akhtar donned the Director’s hat.
Anupam Kher is a Padma Shri award-winning actor and has garnered critical and commercial success in over 100 plays and almost 450 films. After receiving success in his acting career, he thought to explore the other side of the camera and debuted as a director with Om Jai Jagadish in the year 2002.
Following the steps of actors donning directors cap, Sunny Deol also went on striving to be a director and made his directorial debut in the year 1999 with Dillagi. Lately, his film Ghayal Once Again, was also from his directorial bag.
Rishi Kapoor is surely a social media sensation for his super humorous, out of the box thinking and sometimes dark and cold tweets. But do you know, he has even donned a director’s cap in Bollywood! Well, Rishi Kapoor debuted in direction cabinet with the film Aa Ab Laut Chalen in 1999.
Ajay Devgn is amongst the talent bag of Bollywood, who has been always applauded for his versatile acting skills. But he didn’t believe in living up to one sphere and went on to explore some new facets. In 2008, he joined the director’s league debuting with film U, Me Aur Hum. Recently, Shivaay’s success also got added to his directorial kitty.