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Top 9 richest film directors in India 2023.

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The creative leaders of the film industry are directors and producers. We see their vision on the large silver displays. The directors are paid much because they are involved from pre-production to the final edit.

List of India’s wealthiest directors, together with their estimated net worth in 2023

1. Karan Johar (Net Worth: Rs 1500 Crores)

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The director is responsible for some of the best family romantic drama films in Hindi cinema, including Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, and Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, which was his debut film. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Director for his social drama My Name is Khan. Some of the biggest box office successes in the nation have been created by his production business, Dharma Productions. In addition to producing films, the director-producer hosts the Hotstar-streamed conversation programme Koffee with Karan. The release date of his subsequent movie, Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani, is set for July 28.

2. Rajkumar Hirani (Net Worth: Rs 1300 crores)

One of the most innovative filmmakers of our generation is Hirani. His brilliance is evident in both the box office success of his films as well as in the critical acclaim they have received. His flicks 3 Idiots and Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. were well received all over the world. The director is about to begin filming for Dunki, his upcoming project, which would be his first to team up with superstar Shah Rukh Khan.


Indian Bollywood film producer and director, Rajkumar Hirani attends the ‘Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival’ in Mumbai on October 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

3. Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Net Worth: Rs 940 crores)

Simply put, Bhansali’s films are a visual delight. The director is renowned for creating lavish and impressive sets for his films. He has received recognition for films like Devdas, Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, Ram-Leela, and others that are renowned for their visual appeal and stellar acting.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

4. Anurag Kashyap (Net Worth: Rs 850 crores)

Anurag Kashyap’s films are essential when discussing Indian alternative or parallel cinema. With the success of his 2012 film Gangs of Wasseypur, Kashyap cemented his reputation as one of Indian cinema’s best directors. The movie was the only one from India to appear on The Guardian’s selection of the top 100 films of the twenty-first century.

Anurag Kashyap

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 14: Anurag Kashyap at ‘Madly’ Premiere – 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at Chelsea Bow Tie Cinemas on April 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Epsilon/Getty Images)

5. Meghna Gulzar (Net Worth: Rs 830 crores)

The play Filhaal, which the director made her directorial debut with, failed to find any commercial success. With Talvar, she made a name for herself as a director, and she hasn’t looked back since. Films based on true events are how Gulzar has carved out a niche for herself in the business. Raazi, which she directed, became one of the highest-grossing Indian films.

Meghna Gulzar

TORONTO, ON – SEPTEMBER 14: Director Meghna Gulzar attends the “Guilty” photo call during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at Ryerson Theatre on September 14, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Ernesto Distefano/Getty Images)

6. Kabir Khan (Net Worth: Rs 400 crores)

After beginning his career as a documentary filmmaker, Kabir went on to direct the critically acclaimed films Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Actor Salman Khan was involved in both projects, which helped him get attention. His most recent movie, 83, which was based on India’s historic victory at the 1983 Cricket World Cup, was well-received by critics.

Kabir Khan

7. Anurag Basu (Net Worth: Rs 330 crores)

Typically, Basu’s stories are constructed from everyday events. His work can be seen in the films Barfi and Life in a Mero. Anurag Basu has made significant contributions to the Indian cinema industry with fewer than ten films to his credit.

Anurag Basu

8. Rohit Shetty (Net Worth: Rs 290 crores)

As spicy as Indian commercial cinema can get is in Rohit’s films. His philosophy is firmly rooted in the dramatic action pictures he watched as a child. After directing the comedy Golmaal, the director became well-known. The director has already secured four films for his own Cop Universe. The majority of his films are in the Rs 100 crore club.

Rohit Shetty

Indian Bollywood director Rohit shetty attends a special screening of the Hindi film “Bol Bachchan” in Mumbai on July 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/GettyImages)

9. S.S. Rajamouli (Net Worth: Rs 110 crores)

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Director of RRR SS Rajamouli in West Hollywood, CA. / Bethany Mollenkof for ESPN

The genius of Rajamouli has elevated Telugu film to new heights. His films RRR, Baahubali: The Beginning, and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion have won praise on a global scale. Naatu Naatu won the Academy Award for Best Original Song as well.

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Do Patti Teaser: Kajol and Kriti Sanon Clash in Riveting Crime Thriller – Watch Now!

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Do Patti Teaser: Kajol and Kriti Sanon Clash in Riveting Crime Thriller – Watch Now!

Shashanka Chaturvedi’s next thriller, Do Patti, stars Kriti Sanon and Kajol in a matchup that promises to be exciting. The movie’s teaser, which gives us a glimpse of the frantic cat-and-mouse battle, was released by Netflix India on Thursday.

What’s in the teaser?

Kajol is seen riding a bike in the hills at the beginning of the teaser. The teaser implies that she is a police officer on her next mission, which involves treachery, truth, evidence, and heart. Although hardly much is revealed in the teaser, Kriti Sanon appears for the first time in a dramatic avatar. While Kajol has experience in suspense films like Dushman and Gupt, Kriti is making her debut in this genre with Do Patti. Not only is this Kajol’s first time as a cop, but it’s also her first time. Although the teaser doesn’t reveal the whole story, it does imply that Kajol’s police officer would be siding with Kriti’s suspect.

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About Do Patti

Director Shashanka Chaturvedi, often known as BOB, is behind the camera for this intriguing mystery thriller, which takes place in the northern Indian hills. Do Patti is the first film under the recently established umbrellas of Blue Butterfly Films and Kathha Pictures, which are respectively owned by Sanon and writer Kanika Dhillon? After Rohit Shetty’s 2015 film Dilwale, this is Kajol and Sanon’s second collaboration. Before the movie, Kajol expressed her opinions about it, saying, “I couldn’t be more thrilled to team up with Netflix once again after Tribhanga and Lust Stories 2, this time for an exhilarating ride that does Patti.”

“Being able to showcase compelling stories to people worldwide and explore uncharted territory has been an incredibly exciting opportunity for us as a streaming platform. Does Patti boast an exceptional storyline that offers a special fusion of mystery and action? In addition to having its roots in India, the plot promises excitement that moviegoers anywhere may appreciate, Kajol continued. The streamer hasn’t yet disclosed Do Patti’s premiere date.

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh Expecting First Child, Due September 2024

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh Expecting First Child, Due September 2024

Fans were mesmerized by Bollywood power couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh today when they revealed on Instagram that they were expecting their first child. The stars shared an endearing post, uncovering the entry of their bundle of bliss in September 2024. After six years of marriage, the couple declared their pregnancy. Singh and Padukone commenced their sentimental travel after co-starring in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s sentimental show Ram-Leela, stamping their collaboration on November 15, 2013. The on-screen characters traded promises in double wedding ceremonies on November 14 and 15, 2018, at Lake Como, Italy.

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh announce their pregnancy

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh both published a cute Instagram post announcing their pregnancies. Emojis were used in the post’s caption.

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Deepika Padukone on the work front

In the recently released film Fighter, which is her most memorable joint endeavor with Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone had an amazing appearance. Siddharth Anand’s energetic magnum opus caught crowds’ attention with its charming story when it appeared in performance theaters on January 25. Close by Prabhas and Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika will before long be found in the science picture Kalki 2898 Promotion. In the much-anticipated Singham Again, she is about to add to her already outstanding resume by playing Shakti Shetty in Rohit Shetty’s iconic police universe. Among the incredible ensemble of this star-studded film, which promises an exhilarating cinematic experience, are Ajay Devgn, Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, Arjun Kapoor, and Kareena Kapoor Khan.

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Ranveer Singh on the work front

The news that Ranveer Singh would take Shah Rukh Khan’s place in the Don series caused quite a commotion, particularly with the upcoming release of Don 3. The performer is not going to stop there. He is also participating in Singham Again with Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, and other celebrities. As per a recent update published by Mid-Day, director Farhan Akhtar is guiding Ranveer and Kiara Advani as they prepare for their first joint project, Don 3. Starting in late March, the two will begin their physical training, which will include agility training. Thai martial arts specialists have been called in to help them through the intense training regimen to make sure they’re ready for the challenging sequences. As the performers prepare for their action-packed parts in this much-awaited movie, the enthusiasm is evident.

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Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s Debut Appearance in Jamnagar Sparks Viral Sensation

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Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s Debut Appearance in Jamnagar Sparks Viral Sensation

On Wednesday, Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant made their first public appearance together in Jamnagar in advance of their pre-wedding festivities. Serving traditional Gujarati dinner as part of “Anna Seva,” a communal food service, to residents of Jogwad hamlet next to the Reliance development, the couple looked stunning in red. In the villages near Jamnagar, the Anna Seva will continue over the next few days. Along with providing food and soliciting blessings from the local villagers, Viren and Shaila Merchant, the parents of Radhika and Mukesh Ambani, also did so. On the internet, there is a video that shows Anant and Radhika participating in the Anna Seva and engaging with photographers. Anant looked amazing in an ethnic costume, while Radhika looked classy in a salwar suit.

The largest figures in business, sports, and entertainment will be present at the pre-wedding celebrations of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant in Jamnagar from March 1–3. The Ambani family has organized Anna Seva to ask for the blessings of the local community. Following dinner, the guests were treated to traditional folk music. The audience was captivated by the performance of Kirtidan Gadhvi, a very popular vocalist from Gujarat. March 1–3 is the pre-wedding event. Day 1 is called An Evening in Everland. Dress code is “elegant cocktail.” A Walk on the Wildside is scheduled for Day 2, and “jungle fever” is the recommended attire. The last day will also have two events. The first, Tusker Trails, suggests “casual chic” clothes since it expects guests to explore deeper into Jamnagar’s lush environment. The last celebration, Hastakshar, requires a formal evening in traditional Indian garb.

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CEO of Adnoc Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of EL Rothschild Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, CEO of Disney Bob Iger, CEO of BlackRock Larry Fink, and CEO of Meta Mark Zuckerberg are among those anticipated at the event, according to sources. Several more high-profile guests, including Indian tycoons and entertainment industry figures, are scheduled to arrive. At the pre-wedding celebrations, well-known worldwide performers, including magician David Blaine and pop sensation Rihanna, are scheduled to perform. Prominent Indian artists Diljit Dosanjh, Ajay-Atul, and Arijit Singh will play.

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