Bollywood Directors Nailed Their Debut Movies:
Bollywood is a pot bubbling with talent. From actors, directors, and producers there is no scarcity of talent in the Indian Film industry. Endowed with directorial skills these Bollywood directors that nailed their debut movies are a force to reckon with.
1. Maine Pyar Kiya
Maine Pyar Kiya released in the year 1989 and became a cult classic almost immediately. A romantic musical that swept the country in its wake also launched the careers of Salman Khan and Bhagyashree along with the director Sooraj Barjatya. The eternal love story of Prem and Suman was immortalized by its melodious music.
Stars: Salman Khan, Bhagyashree, Laxmikant Berde, Alok Nath, Reema Lagoo, Mohnish Bahl
Director: Sooraj Barjatya
Taare Zameen Par was released in 2007 and saw the most creative part of the actor Aamir Khan. The movie was directed and produced by Aamir Khan. Based on an untouched and sensitive topic of dyslexia a learning disability, Aamir Khan showed his prowess as a director by handling the subject in the most sensitive manner.
Stars: Aamir Khan, Darsheel Safary, Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma, Sachet Engineer
Director: Aamir Khan
3. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge released to booked theaters in the year 1995 and the rest as they say is history. Directed under the able guidance of Aditya Chopra, the movie had all the elements of a Yash Chopra film. Beautiful locales, mesmerizing music, and acting skills par excellence of Shahrukh Khan and Kajol and so much more.
Stars: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, Satish Shah, Fareeda Jalal, Parmeet Sethi
Director: Aditya Chopra
4. Dil Chahta Hai
Dil Chahta Hai caught the imagination of the youth in the country and became a cult classic. The movie released in the year 2001 and portrayed the importance of friendship in everyone’s lives. The euphonious musical score by Shankar Ehsaan Loy gave the movie an added edge. Written, produced, and directed by Farhan Akhtar the movie is a must-watch even today.
Stars: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Dimple Kapadia, Sonali Kulkarni
Director: Farhan Akhtar
5. Munna Bhai MBBS
Munna Bhai MBBS is one of the most liked comedy films to have been released. The movie was inspired by the Hollywood blockbuster Patch Adams and is one of the highest grosser of its time. The movie was directed by Rajkumar Hirani who weaved his magic around the actors.
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh, Boman Irani, Sunil Dutt, Jimmy Shergill
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
The Bollywood directors that nailed their debut movies prove that there is no short cut to success.