Top 10 Highest Paid Directors of Bollywood

Top 10 Highest Paid Directors of Bollywood

A good Film always touches our heart. some stories are remembered lifetime and some last for short time. Every director plots a strong story with great music, best performers and amazing graphics to thrill our heart. Many directors become famous and earn a lot of money. Here we have listed the name of talented directors who are highly paid in Bollywood Industry. This listing is based on their critically acclaimed work and popularity.

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1| Rohit Shetty | UpComing Film-Golmaal Again |
|Star Cast – Ajay Devgn, Parineeti Chopra|
| Release Date- 2017 |


Rohit Shetty is one of the best directors of Bollywood. Although he has directed movies like “Golmal” & “Singham” but his biggest and highest grossing movies of all times in India is “Chennai Express”.

2|Farhan Akhtar |UpComing Film- Don-3 |
|Star Cast – Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra|
| Release Date-2017 |

Farhan Akhtar is the truly versatile personality of Bollywood. He is not only a director but a writer, a producer and an actor. Farhan Akhtar is true inspiration for a today’s youth. The Multi-Talented Farhan has directed movies like Dil Chahta Hai, Don 2 and has won many awards for his contribution to Bollywood Films.
3|Kabir Khan |UpComing Film- Tubelight |
|Star Cast – Salman Khan, Zhu Zhu|
| Release Date-2017 |

Kabir Khan is an Indian film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.He started his Bollywood Journey in 2006 with Kabul Express. Kabir Khan has made special space in the heart of Indian Audience, with his commercially successful film Bajrangi Bhaijaan. The film has got a lot of critical acclaim for providing wholesome Entertainment.

4| Karan Johar |  Last Release- Ae Dil Hai Mushkil |
|Star Cast – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor|
| Released  Date-28 oct 2016|

Karan Johar is an Indian Film Director, producer, Screenwriter, costume designer and television personality. Karan Johar made his directorial debut in 1998 with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. The film was a major box-office success and won eight Filmfare awards including Best Film, Best Director and all four Best Actor awards for both leading and supporting roles.
5| Arbaz Khan | UpComing Film- Dabangg 3 |
|Star Cast – Salman Khan|
| Release Date-2017|


Arbaz khan started his career as a director quite late in life but tasted success early. He is just two movies old but is one of the richest directors of Bollywood. He got critical acclaim for movies like Dabangg and Dabangg2. He is coming up with prequel of Dabangg.

6| Mohit Suri| UpComing Film-Half Girlfriend |
|Star Cast – Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor |
| Release Date – 2017 |

Mohit Suri is an Indian film director.He started his career as an assistant director and made his debut as a director with the 2005 film Zeher which was a moderate success. Some of his commercially successful movies are Kalyug, Awarapan, Murder 2, Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villain.
7| Raj Kumar Hirani | UpComing Film- Sanjay Dutt Biopic |
|Star Cast – Amir Khan and Ranbir Kapoor |
| Release Date- 2017|

Rajkumar Hirani is a film director and film editor of Bollywood. He is one of the talented and contemporary directors of Bollywood. Some of his Films include Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Lage Raho Munnabhai, 3 Idiots and PK. He has won 11 Filmfare Awards for his contribution to Bollywood films.

8| Sanjay Leela Bhansali | UpComing Film-Padmavati |
|Star Cast –Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh |
| Release Date-2017|

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, and music director. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India. He is the founder of a production house, Bhansali Productions. Some of his master crafts are Khamoshi, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, Ram Leela and Bajirao Mastani.

9| Vishal Bhardwaj | UpComing Film- Rangoon |
|Star Cast –Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan |
| Release Date-2017|

Vishal Bhardwaj is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, music composer and playback singer.He made his directorial debut with the horror film Makdeethe year 2002.He has tried his hand at multiple genres from a caper thriller and a black comedy to children’s films and political satire. He has won seven National film Awards in different Categories.

10| Rakesh Roshan | UpComing Film- Krrish-4 |
|Star Cast – Hrithik Roshan |
| Release Date-2018|

Rakesh Roshan made his directorial debut with Khudgarz in 1987. His film ” Kaho Na Pyar Hai” won 102 awards in total, was entered in Limca Book of Records in 2003 for winning the most number of awards won by any Bollywood film.