FILMMAKERS – HINDI CINEMA: 2
Katntilal Rathod was a well-known painter, animator, and filmmaker known for films like Kanku (1969), Parinay (1974), and Ramnagari (1982).
Ketan Mehta is an Indian film director, who has also directed documentaries and television serials. He is known for films like Mirch Masala, Maya Memsaab, and Rang Rasiya.
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, or K. A. Abbas, was an Indian film director, screenwriter, and novelist famous for writing films like Awara (1951), and directing Saat Hindustani (1969).
Kiran Rao is an Indian film producer, screenwriter, and director known for making Dhobi Ghat (2010). She has also produced many well-known films like Dangal (2016).
Kishore Sahu was an actor, film director, screenwriter, and producer who made around 20 films between 1942 and 1974. Known for films like Kunwara Baap (1943).
Kumar Shahani is a noted Indian Film director, born in Larkana, Sindh, on 7 December 1940. Known for films like Maya Darpan (1972) and Char Adhyay (1997).
Kundan Shah was an Indian film director and writer known for his cult classic comedy Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983), and the iconic TV Series Nukkad (1985-86).
M S Sathyu
M.S. Sathyu is a film director and art director. He made films in Hindi, Kannada and Urdu. He is best known for his 1973 film Garm Hava.
Mahesh Bhatt is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter known for films like Arth (1982), Saaransh (1984) and Daddy (1989).
Mani Kaul was a Hindi filmmaker famed for his cinematic conception, fiction, and ‘visually seductive’ documentary films like Uski Roti (1969) and Duvidha (1973).
Manish Jha is an Indian film writer and director, known for making films like Matrubhoomi (2003) and Anwar (2007).
Mrinal Sen is considered among the most towering figures of Bengali Cinema along with Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, and a pioneer of the New Wave cinema.
Nagesh Kukunoor is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and actor known for making films like Hyderabad Blues, Rockford, Iqbal, Dor, Aashayein, Lakshmi, and Dhanak.
Nandita Das is an Indian actor and director famous for films like Fire, Earth, Bawandar, Kannathil Muthamittal, Azhagi, Kamli, and Before The Rains.
Onir is an Indian film and TV director, editor, screenwriter, and producer, best known for films like My Brother Nikhil (2005) and I Am (2010).