100 Years of Indian Cinema: Film Makers

Let us have a look on the list of the paramount film makers of Indian cinema who have surpassed in Bollywood.These are remarkably artistic film makers.
Created On: Oct 17, 2013 16:25 IST

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Film Makers



Indian cinema has observed some of the supreme Film makers in its magnificent 100 years. They have illustrated an unsullied path to Bollywood with each novel conception of theirs. Some remarkably artistic film makers articulated their imaginative viewpoint to world all the way through films. Here is a list of the paramount film makers of Indian cinema who have surpassed in Bollywood.


List of Great Film Makers

Raj Kapoor

Fitting in to the 1st family of the Hindi silver screen, Raj Kapoor was famous for his performance and direction. This legendary filmmaker was tenderly named as the Showman of Bollywood for his colossal enthusiasm and love en route for cinema. He has attained Padma Bhushan in the year 1971 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the 1987 for his involvement to Indian cinema.


He has directed and produced many blockbuster movies under the R.K banner. Some of them are Awaara, Barsaat, Anari, Jis Desh Men Ganga and many more. His efforts have been so praiseworthy that people still persist to be enthused by him not just in India but also abroad.


Hrishikesh Mukherjee

His technique of directing is still praised by many directors at present. His well-liked films like Chupke Chupke, Satyakam, Anand, Anupama, Guddi, Abhimaan, Aashirwad, Gol Maal, Namak Haraam and Bawarchi enthralled the masses. Generally acknowledged by the name Hrishi da, his career in movies straddling over 4 decades made him the leading person of 'middle cinema' of India. As a film maker he "imprinted a middle pathway between the profligacy of conventional cinema and the bleak practicality of art movies".


Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy has been one of the most applauded film makers of all time in Bollywood. He has chiefly concerted on depiction of sensible and socialistic subjects in movies. Films like Parineeta, Do Bigha Zamin, Madhumati, Biraj Bahu, Bandini and Sujata caught people’s concentration and made Bimal Roy the most significant film maker of Bollywood. He had the capability to entice spectators with his fervor for cinema. The legendary personality has provided to movies in ways that no other film makers have done in his time.


Manmohan Desai

Manmohan Desai was better recognized for his family centered, song, dance and action movies which coordinated the tang of Indian spectators. His films defined an innovative type called masala movies. His finest works comprises of super hit films like Dharam Veer and Amar Akbar Anthony. The director shaped an extraordinary association with Amitabh Bachchan who toiled for most of his movies. Manmohan Desai has also been a beloved of other actors like Shashi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha and Jeetendra. He persists to settle above other directors as his genus of movies has become an encouragement for many which are still seen in Bollywood.


Guru Dutt

This Indian director, producer and actor is often accredited with piloting the golden era of Indian cinema. Guru Dutt is a well notorious director who has fashioned classics like Pyaasa, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Chaudhvin Ka Chand and Kaagaz Ke Phool. His movies are well thought-out as the premium works of art that cinema has seen. He is most famed for making artistic and lyrical movies within the milieu of admired Hindi cinema of 1950s.


Yash Chopra

Indian cinema's most iconic and victorious film maker, Yash Chopra has had a vivacious expedition of directing films for Bollywood. His movies discovered the profundity of human associations that gave the Indian cinema numerous classic love stories. He was truly coined as ‘the king of romance’ as he directed numerous legendary stories. From movies like Silsila, Chandni, Daag, Deewar, Jab Tak Hain Jaan and Veer Zaara, Yash Chopra’s fidelity for making love stories never spruced down.


Shyam Benegal

Artistic film maker Shyam Benegal has gone further than all odds to haze the line between parallel and commercial cinema. He was triumphant in producing a novel type in Hindi cinema which is known as ‘middle cinema’ in India. His well-known movies like Nishant, Ankur, Bhumika, Dev and Manthan have circuitously depicted Benegal’s opinions that have been very audacious with subjects that confront conventional shapes. His movies have mostly rotated around modern hard facts.


Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Spectacled with movies like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Khamoshi, Black and Devdas, Sanjay Leela Bhansali demonstrates to be one of the best film makers of Bollywood. His skill of story telling has finely tuned the poignant aspect in his movies in Hindi cinema. The perfectionist considers in producing something that can tap the hearts of numerous people through his films.




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