Film’s success depends upon how well the director executes the plot of the movie. Bollywood has many acclaimed directors who made many blockbusters films which loved by critics as well as viewers. It’s on the part of film-maker to make the movie to achieve commercial success by directing the film to look great. When the film does well at the box-office and applauded by critics, then they receive many awards and accolades for their work. Every Bollywood director fantasizes of getting a Filmfare trophy as it is regarded as prized- possession for the film-maker.
So let’s look onto the list of top 10 Directors who received maximum Filmfare Awards-
1. Bimal Roy-
National Award Winner and Supreme Director Bimal Roy have directed some incredible films in his lifetime. He was the best director in 1950’s and 1960’s, and every actor wanted to work with him. Bimal Roy has bagged seven Filmfare trophies as a director, and the number is highest for any filmmaker to achieve this milestone. His filmography includes Do Bigha Zamin, Parakh, Biraj Bahu, Parineeta, Madhumati, Sujata, and Bandini.
2. Yash Chopra-
Legendary Director Yash Chopra has contributed outstanding towards Indian Cinema with his superhit films. In his film career as a director, Yash Chopra has nominated 12 times for Filmfare Award in the best director category, and he bagged four trophies in his name. His successful movies include Waqt, Ittefaq, Daag, Deewar, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Lamhe, Darr, and Chandini.
3. Raj Kapoor-
Raj Kapoor is regarded as the greatest showman of Hindi film industry. He was an incredible actor as well as director. Raj Kapoor has bestowed with many awards and accolades for his excellence contribution towards Indian cinema. Raj Kapoor was honored with many prestigious awards like DadaSaheb Phalke, Padma Bhusan and National Award for his legacy in Bollywood. The films for which he received Filmfare awards are Sangam, Mera Naam Joker, Prem Rog and Ram Teri Ganga Maili.
Renowned Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has directed magnum opus films in his Bollywood stint. His finest work includes Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, Black, Bajirao Mastani and Ram Leela. Sanjay Leela Bhansali bagged Filmfare awards 4 times in his career. Indeed he is one of the finest and famous directors Bollywood have. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is working on the movie Padmavati for which he is facing criticism and attacks.
5. Rakesh Roshan-
Popular Director Rakesh Roshan earned fame by directing few blockbuster movies like Krissh, Krissh 2, Khoon Bhaari Maang and Karan Arjun in Bollywood. He has been nominated five times in the category of best director for Filmfare award. For which he gained two Filmfare trophies for the films Kaho Na Pyar Hai and Koi Mil Gaya.
6. Rajkumar Santhoshi-
Another Famous director who have given many super hit films like Andaz Apna Apna, Ghatak, Khakee and more in his career. His best work is for the films Damini and Ghayal, and these movies made him won Filmfare awards in the category of Best Director.
7. Karan Johar-
Most favorite director of Bollywood is Karan Johar. He derived the new meaning of romance and love into his films. His blockbuster films include Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, and Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna. He bagged Filmfare awards for films Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and My Name Is Khan. Karan Johar is one of the famous director and producers in Bollywood. Karan Johar has been giving a break to fresh faces in his films.
Ashutosh Gowariker is known for making historical drama and epic movies. His filmography includes Swades, Mohenjodaro, Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Se, Lagaan and Jodha Akbar. He gained momentum for the film Lagaan and for this movie he received Filmfare trophy. Ashutosh made historical epic film Jodha Akbar for which he won awards and accolades. This flick made him won Filmfare Award.
Acclaimed director Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s filmography includes Rang De Basanti, Delhi-6, Mirzya, Aks and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. He earned appreciation for making the superhit film Rang De Basanti, and for this movie he gained his first Filmfare award. In 2013 he made a biopic film called as Bhaag Milkha Bhaag on sports star Milkha Singh. The film gained momentum for its gripping story and performances. He again bagged Filmfare trophy for this biopic.
10. Rajkumar Hirani-
Raj Kumar Hirani is one of the best film-maker Bollywood have. He made many blockbuster movies like Munnabhai MBBS, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, PK and Three idiots. He won Filmfare Award for the super hit film 3 idiots. His movies provide wholesome entertainment quotient. He even won National Award for best debut director for the film Munnabhai MBBS.
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