Bollywood Film Directors Who Have Played Major Roles in Movies

Film Directors Played Roles in Movies:

The most beautiful thing about cinema is that it has no boundaries. An artist can explore as much as he wants. He can create a world with his stories, he can decide the fate of his character, and not only that, he can even choose to be in it. That’s how creative this job is. You can explore various other avenues throughout your journey, and that’s just beautiful.

There are well-known directors in the Bollywood industry who have played important roles in the movies, and we are here to tell you about them.

 1. Anurag Kashyap

The exceptional director of Bollywood, Anurag Kashyap, is known for his remarkable movies. His debut movie as an actor was ‘Shagird’ starring Nana Patekar. In 2016, he was seen as a bad police officer in the ‘Akira’. He also played an antagonist in the Tamil movie ‘ Imaikkaa Nodigal’.

 2. Farhan Akhtar

The most versatile person in Bollywood is not only a great director but also a great actor. He made his debut as an actor in the movie ‘Rock On!!’.

 3. Farah Khan

As a director, she has given us movies like ‘Mai Hoon Na’ and ‘Om Shaanti Om’. Her debut film as was ‘Shirin Farhad Ki Nikal Padi’. We loved how cute her character was in the movie.

 4. Subhash Ghai

He is like Stanley from MCU movies. He never forgets to make an appearance in his movies. Whether its Taal or Khalnayak, he always had one minute screen time in them.

 5. Tigmanshu Dhulia

Tigmanshu Dhulia is the man behind the famous dialogue “Tumse naa ho paayega”. This man is brilliant at whatever he does. He has directed brilliant films like Sahib Biwi Gangster and Paan Singh Tomar and has acted in Shahid starring Rajkummar Rao.

 6. Kunal Kohli

Film Directors Played Roles in Movies
Film Directors Played Roles in Movies

He has directed movies like Hum Tum and Fanaa. He made his acting debut with the movie ‘Phir Se..’. It didn’t get a release at Box Office but it got released on Netflix.

 7. Nishikant Kamat

This man is extraordinary. He has given us a movie like Drishyam and Madaari. He, as an actor, made his debut with the movie 404 Not Found in 2004.

 8. Guru Dutt

Film Directors Played Roles in Movies
Film Directors Played Roles in Movies

He was an insanely talented person. His debut as a director in 1951 was Baazi. After two years, we saw his acting on screen in the movie Baaz. He has excelled every character he has played ever since this movie.

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