(Last Updated on : 27/07/2013)
Contemporary Indian directors
have delivered innumerable smashing super-hits in different regional languages. The film industries of Bollywood
, Tollywood, Kollywood and several other regional industries consist of several meaningful, contemporary movies. Such films portray diverse themes and belong to a wide variety of genres.
Contemporary Bollywood Directors
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
, Farhan Akhtar
, Anurag Kashyap, Rakesh Roshan
and innumerable other contemporary Bollywood movie directors have produced excellent films. Anurag Basu who directed 'Barfi', etc, Sujoy Ghosh who created ripples in the contemporary movie industry though his blockbuster movie 'Kahaani', Shoojit Sircar who made 'Vicky Donor', the legendary film-maker Yash Chopra
who directed numerous superhit Hindi movies like 'Dil to Pagal Hai
', 'Bachna Ae Haseeno', 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan', etc, Ram Gopal Varma
who made films like 'Rangeela', 'Nishabd', 'Sarkar Raj' and others, are among the noted Hindi film directors.
Contemporary Tollywood Directors
In the Bengali movie
industry or Tollywood, some of the contemporary directors are Rituparno Ghosh
, Aparna Sen
, Gautam Ghose
, Kaushik Ganguly, Agnidev Chatterjee, Srijit Mukherjee, Anirudhha Roychowdhury and numerable others. Rituparno Ghosh's 'Unishe April', 'Chokher Bali
', 'Raincoat', etc, Aparna Sen's '36 Chowringhee Lane
', 'Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
', Goutam Ghose's 'Moner Manush' are a few of the reputed films in Bengali which are highly appreciated throughout the country and also globally.
Contemporary Telugu Directors
Contemporary Telugu movie directors include Srinu Vaitla who directed the movie 'Baadshah', Harish Shankar who made 'Gabbar Singh', Puri
Jagannadh who directed 'Business Man' and 'Pokiri' and Vamsi Paidipally who developed the film 'Brindavanam
' are amongst the several famous Telugu films
which are immensely popular in India. Besides these Telugu directors the new crop of filmmakers are equally talented and have contributed hugely to the growth and popularity of the Telugu film industry.
Contemporary Marathi Directors
Mahesh Manjrekar, Amol Palekar
, Atul Kulkarni
, Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni, Ravi Jadhav, Paresh Mokashi and several other contemporary Telugu directors are renowned for their admirable Telugu films. Mahesh Manjrekar's film 'Astitva
' Paresh Mokashi's film Harishchandrachi Factory, Rajeev Patel's movie 'Jogwa', Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni's film 'Valu', Amol Palekar's film 'Samaantar', etc belong to the list of some reputed Telugu films.
These dexterous Indian film directors have added a new dimension to the Indian film industries, with the aide of talented Indian film-stars, scintillating music, beautiful choreography and cinematography. Besides, Bollywood, Telugu films, Kollywood and other film industries continue to experiment with versatile plots, singers and musicians and scriptwriter to develop timeless Indian movies, which impart a contemporary appeal to their creations.