6. Pankaj Kapur: Mausam
A perfect actor, his most acclaimed films are Raakh, Ekk Doctor Ki Maut, and Abba Ji. He directed Mausam in 2011 with his son Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor in the lead.
7. Raj Kapoor: Mera Naam Joker
Raj Kapoor is and forever will be a legend of the Indian Cinema and his influence and involvement in Bollywood have no par. With his acting and directing combo in movies like Awaara, Mera Naam Joker, Bobby, Sangam and so many more, this actor-director-producer will always be remembered.
8. Hema Malini: Dil Aashna Hai
Bollywood’s ‘Dream Girl’, Hema Malini is a combination of actor-director-politician who rose to fame with Sholay. She directed Dil Aashna Hai in 1992 along with Mohini and Tell Me O Khuda in 2011 and received a lot of appreciation.
9. Aamir Khan: Taare Zameen Par
Aamir Khan is not only an actor, but a producer, director, television talk show host, singer, screenwriter, activist, and philanthropist. One of the most prominent actors in Bollywood, his direction of Taare Zameen Par won him the Filmfare Award and the Zee Cine Award for the best director.
10. Konkona Sen Sharma: A Death in the Gunj
A national award winner, this actress has done some bold and different roles in Page 3, Life In A Metro, Omkara and the most noteworthy controversy—Lipstick Under My Burkha. She made her debut as a director recently with A Death in the Gunj.
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