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5 Indian Directors Who Can Be Successful In Hollywood

Zoya Akhtar - If her very long yet short based on movies she has made history is considered, Zoya Akhtar is one of the biggest contenders who would do great in the West. Her calm and raw film making and portrayal of characters on the big screen has shown us how great she understands the art of both writing them and making them come alive with her beautiful direction. And even in the digital world, with 'Made in Heaven' (a series she created for Amazon Prime) she proved to everyone how well she does with every spectre of the industry of film making.

Vishal Bhardwaj - With movies like Maqbool, Omkara, Haider and a few others, Vishal Bhardwaj has always shown us his obsession with Shakespeare and how well he can adapt them onto the big screen. He is no doubt one of the best directors this country has got, and the Hollywood industry would be blessed to have. The way he presents the characters and the way he writes them shows every bit of his knowledge of the movie-making industry. Everyone can only imagine what he will do with the Shakespearean characters if he was given a place in Hollywood.

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Karan Johar - Karan Johar with his Dharma productions has already made one of the biggest films all over India. It is no doubt that given the opportunity, he would do the same in the West. But what makes it a sure shot guess? In his long history in Bollywood, Karan Johar has shown us how films with even a usual script can be converted into a grand masterpiece. With his masala Bollywood film making style, it would be an exciting turn to see KJo helm Hollywood projects.

S. S. Rajamouli - This man was born to make a Marvel or DC or any other Sci-Fi movie. He has proven it time and again with Movies such as both the Bahubali movies and who can forget the iconic movie Eega or better known as Makhi, the film whose protagonist was a 'fly'. With his excellent use of grand sets and incredible CGI and graphics, Rajamouli would be a perfect choice to do a Hollywood movie. While the world waits for another one of his ambitious projects scheduled to release in 2021, S. S. Rajamouli should consider making a call to Disney.

Anurag Kashyap - Anurag Kashyap is all about getting the rawest version of everything and every character he writes and directs. And his love for the crime world is known to everyone. With films like Gangs of Wasseypur one and two, Black Friday, Raman Raghav and whatnot, he has shown us how well he can deal with portraying the crime world onto the screens. With Hollywood, he will (be able) to tap into a much larger and international crime which could only mean more great cinema and more reality for everyone.