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Top 10 current Directors of Indian cinema wrt Boxoffice,fan following and future projects

Article is written by Cinemababu and if any other directors missed out you can comment on section.This article is written wrt movies released after 2010 and boxoffice collections are gross collections.Telugu collections here you will find very  high because we are giving gross collections not net collections(Telugu film industry always gives net collections and from dookudu gross collections are given,after that some are giving net collections and some are giving gross that’s why so many controversies in TFI .Its better they have to give gross as other Industries are following these)

What is gross ?  Total collections of tickets purchased so these collections will be high

What is share? Share is Gross -Entertainement Tax(will be around 40% gross)

What is Nett ? Gross-Entertainment tax -Theatre rentals/other trivial costs

1.Rajkumar Hiraani – 1050 crores

Rajakumar hirani is a name with no Introduction.He made films like Munnabhai but after 3 idiots his fame and name went to another level .After PK got released with minimum budget and collected highest gross of Indian cinema worldwide.He is planning a biopic on sanjay dutt in future and is fan following huge as he is good with emotional stories, Current social issues and variety kind of screenplay treatment

Boxoffice – 3 idiots 400 + PK 750

2.Rohit Shetty – 980 crores

Rohit Shetty has only one director who is having a 6 films of 100 crore net and after 2010 his 5 films make above 100 cr net.Shetty is famous for his action and comedy scenes.He is criticized for his scripts but still mass audience are repeatedly liking his movies Golmaal series,Singham series and with Chennai Express he gave biggest hit for Sharukh .His future project is Dilwale with Sharukh and Kajol and no need to tell the name and combination itself will make audience go crazy

Boxoffice –  Golmall 3 (135cr )+ Bol bachhan( 125 cr) +Singham  (115 cr) +Singham returns( 205 cr) +chenni express  (400 cr)

3.Shankar – 650 cr

Shankar is the king of south cinema with biggest blockbusters under his belt and right from his career he defined South cinema to a new level with film Bharateeyudu ,oke okkadau .His jeens film dubbed to 17 languages and a record for that time .His association with Rajini kanth Shivaji and Robo take his stardom to a new level.Even though his I film failed still it made good money and Shankar is now trying hard to get back to his previous glory with Robo2 of budget 250 crores

Boxoffice –  Enthiran/Robot ( 270 cr)+namban(150cr) +I (230 cr)

4.Rajamouli – 700 cr

Rajamouli made national headlines with Magadheera and eega won him  critical acclaim in  international circuits as well but it is Baahubali which made 400 crore gross pushed his stardom to a new level and he is competing with Shankar for south Indian crown.Not to mention his Baahubali conclusion will be going to release in 2016 and another 400 cr gross in his kitty

Boxoffice – Eega (101  cr)+magadheera (150  cr)+Maryada ramanna (60 cr) + Baahubali  (390 cr)

5.Kabhir Khan – 590 cr

Kabhir khan is known for his films revolving around political issues between countries like Kabul express newyork.After Ek tha Tiger his fame went to  a new level as actions scenes in that movie are highly appreciated but there is a criticism of his story telling.After bhajrangi Bhaijaan released equations changed and movie is climbing towards 400 crore gross with its simple message .Not to mention his upcoming film Phantom starring Saif ,Katrina is going to be released in September 2015  and movie posters already became a rage on social networking sites .So we can expected a minimum 150 cr gross (around 100 cr net) film

Boxoffice – Ek tha tiger (320 cr)+ Bhajrangi baijaan ( 270 cr)

6.Murugon Dass – 560 cr

Murugon dass made his name with Gajini in telugu tamil and hindi.After 2010 his holiday and katti blocbusters put him in national wide fame.He got a great fan following in masses due to his social elements in his stories and future projects also interesting

Boxoffice –  7am arivu (115 cr) +Thupki (135 cr)+Holiday hindi (175  cr)+Katthi(135 cr)

7.Vijay Acharya – 550 cr

Vijaya Acharya made a name as a writer for his Dhoom series and his debut as Dhoom 3 grossed 550 cr worldwide and he became a stylish director of Bollywood.His future projects are with Yashraj films and a high budgeted Action movie is with Hrithik Roshan

Boxoffice – Dhoom 3  550 cr

8.Rakesh Roshan – 375 crores

Rakesh Roshan is no need for  introduction.From 5  years only one film is released Krishh3 and Rakesh Roshan has a hige fan following for his scientific fiction films and Krishh 4 is also in script stage

Boxoffice –  Krishh 3  375 crores

9.Imtiaz Ali  – 310 cr

Imtiaz ali made a name himself with movies Love ajj kal and Jab we met.After 2010 Rockster,love aj kal,highway released and he got commercial success with critical acclaim .In 2016 tamasha with Ranbir kapoor and deepika will be released and that can be an easy 200cr gross movie

box office – Rockster (110 cr)+Love aajkal ( 150 cr)+Highway(50 cr)

10.Karan Malhotra – 190 cr

Karan malhotra only one film old but he is making different kind of trend in Indian cinema.After a masa masala film Agnipath(Eventhough Agnepath is a mass film it is very emotional and villainism is good) and his current Project is Brothers remake of Warriors with Akshay kumar and Siddarth malhotra.In 2016 Karn johar’s prestigious project Shuddi will be started under his direction .Biggest news is Immortals of Meluha seriers will be directed by him.Watch out this guy as he will be a different director in Indian cinema

boxoffice – Agneepath (190 cr)

Other directors from south will be next ranks as their markets are limited to their own states and hindi directors like  Mohit suri,Anuraag kashyap ,sanjay leela bhansali are the next in the list for  projects.


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  1. Trivikram is missed in the list [with julai , AD and S/O satyamurthy (around 200 cr gross)]

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