Posts Tagged ‘Dil Chahta Hai’

Rajat Kapoor is famous face now in Bollywood. He has started his career as an actor in 1989 with Khayal Gatha. In 1994 he made his debut as director with Tarana. It was a flop, later many of his attempts as director failed.
In 2001 he has acted in Farhan Akhtar’s Dil Chahta Hai, it became a block buster and he was noticed by Bollywood audience and movie makers. Same year he has acted in Mira Nair’s Mosoon Wedding which was also a super hit movie. In Madhur Bhandarkar’s Corporate he has played the character with different shades.


But still he has thirst to become a top director. His previous movies Mithya and Mixed Doubles also failed to achieve success. Anurag Kashyap was the writer for Mixed Doubles.

Now Rajat is coming again to test his luck as director with the movie A Rectangular Love Story.


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Zoya Akhtar is the sister to famous director Farhan Akhtar.Their father JavedAkhtar is a star screenplay writer, who has worked with famous directors like Yash Chopra.


Zoya has started her career as assistant director with Mira Nair’s Kama Sutra: The Tale Of Love. After this movie she has worked as assistant director to FarhanAkhtar for his the movies like Dil Chahta Hai and Don-The Chase Begins.


With Luck By Chance she made her debut as director in Bollywood. She is hoping to become one the notable female director like Mira Nair and Deepa Mehta Present she is busy in script work of Priyanka Chopra and Hrithik Roshan starer Kismat Talkies.

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Mahesh Manjrekar has started his career as director later stepped towards action. With Kaante and Musafir he has bagged stardom, later he has acted in many super hit films. On the other hand he continued direction, but failed to achieve success. Present he is completely concentrated on action. In Oscaar winner Slumdog Millionaire also we have seen him in a key role.


Rajat Kapoor also Mahesh Manjreakar’s foot steps. Farhan Akhatar established Rajat Kapoor as good actor with his first movie Dil Chahta Hai. Mira Nair’s Mansoon Wedding and Madhur Bandarkar‘s Corporate gave him stardom. Present he is one of the lead actor in Bollywood.

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Farhan Akthar is one of the promising Indian directors. He achieved success with his first film only. He is the son of famous writer Javed Akthar. His mother Honey Irani is also a writer. He started his career at the age of 17 as an assistant director. After working as an assistant director for Manmohan Singh and Pankaj Parashar he joined the television media.

dilchahtahaiwallpaperHe made his directorial debut with a super hit movie Dil Chahta Hai. Aamir Khan, Akshay Khanna and Saif Ali Khan starred in this movie. This film was nominated for many award functions and won the National Award in the Best Feature Film category. In 2004 he released Lakshya.


Hrithik Roshan played a key role in this movie. This was an average grosser at the box office.  He joined Shah Rukh Khan for the movie Don – The Chase Begins. This movie did well at the Box Office.
He took a gap as director because he was busy for last two years with the movie Rock On. Now he is working on Don’s sequel Don 2.


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