Our Hindi Cinema is filled with talented and successful directors who are now trying their hands at acting too. These directors who have always been behind the camera have now made a mark facing the camera with glory too. Director turned actor Karan Johar will be seen as an antagonist in Ranbir Kapoor starrer upcoming film Bombay Velvet, since this is not the first time a director will act, we have compiled a list of directors turned actors in Bollywood.
Here is the list of Directors who turned actors in Bollywood:
His negative character in Stanley Ka Dabba and Singham Returns and his standout performance in Phas Gaye Re Obama have always taken his acting skills at par.
Murder filmmaker portrayed a Bengali doctor in Onir’s I am.
Though being an acclaimed director, he has done some cameos in movies like Soundtrack, Shagird and I am.
The choreographer-cum-director has given some massive hits like Main Hoon Na and Om Shanti Om, was seen in Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi with Boman Irani which went well with the audience and the critics, too.
The multi talented personality has directed the hit movie Dil Chahta Hai. Movies like Rock On!! Luck By Chance, Zindagi Milegi Nahi Dobara, etc. has proved his credentials as an actor.
We are fervent to watch the K3G director in Bombay Velvet which is all set to release on May 15, 2015.
The director of Hum Tum will make his debut in Phir Se with Jennifer Winget which is slated to release on May, 2015.
The versatile actor has directed his successful movie Vaastav. His acting prowess was seen in movies like Kaante and Bodyguard
The National Film Award winner has acted in most of his directed movies and he was the lead in Hyderabad Blues and Hyderabad Blues 2.
The filmmaker of Mumbai Meri Jaan who has also essayed a small role in the movie, was in Hawa Aney De.
Talented director of Ankhon Dekhi was accolade with many awards. Rajat Kapoor’s acting has always been appraised.
The director of Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi played a bad guy in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Traffic Signal which he did with great conviction.
The Indian filmmaker was seen onscreen in few movies. His acting skill was well known in Gangs of Wasseypur.