The Big Daddies of Bollywood
It’s a common fact, we cherish and adore the stars we watch on silver screen. However, there are bigger stars or Big Daddies behind the known faces, the ones who make the actors who they are today. The ones who discover their talent and serve it in our platter of entertainment.
Let’s take a look at some ace directors of the industry, who presented us some of the biggest talented actors in Bollywood, at their best:
1. Tigmanshu Dhulia: The Jack of all trades – actor, director, writer, screen writer, producer and casting director who has hugely contributed to Indian Cinema and television is he one who gave not just India but the world one of the cult actors ever whom we profoundly know as Irrfan Khan. Though Irrfan did theatre, television and some mediocre roles, his talent was not presented in the most polished way, it was when Irrfan did Haasil his acting received the much deserved recognition.
2. Anurag Kashyap: Director Anurag Kashyap is one of the most unconventional directors who has made a niche for himself with his own type of Cinema. And from off beat films have managed to become one of the mainstream directors still making his own type of films. He is the one who launched Nawazuddin Siddiqui as a potential lead actor in Gangs of Wasseypur until then Nawaz showcased his talent in the small roles he received.
3. Ram Gopal Verma: Though his name now reminds us of the debacle of his horror films, there was a time when he was well known and applauded for the Cinema he created. His much renowned and applauded film Satya changed the career graph for actor Manoj Bajpayee. Manoj’s acting in the film was highly appreciated and his character Bhiku Mhatre, we recollect very well.
4. Hansal Mehta: Hansal Mehta is one of the eminent directors, we have in the country. He is the one who revamped the career of actor Rajkumar Rao, with the critically acclaimed film Shahid which won National Awards for Best Actor and Best Director. It gave Rajkumar Rao a great reputation in the industry as an actor.
5. Aditya Chopra: The honcho of one of the biggest and grandest production house YRF films, Aditya Chopra is the person who has given us, one of the most undeniable talents of recent times, Ranvir Singh, the powerhouse of energy is the discovery of Mr. Chopra. The lad through his breakthrough debut made it obvious that he is here to stay.
6. Mahesh Bhatt: Mahesh Bhatt is well known for his deep thoughts and discoveries of talented actors. The director has not just contributed unconventional great films to Bollywood but also actors who went on to achieve stardom in the industry. One of his biggest discovery is Emraan Hashmi, the actor who was launched by Bhatts is one of the biggest stars in the industry with a huge amount of fan following.
These men behind the faces the audience value most, are the ones, who made these actors prominent.