It is common for us to talk about the successful actor-director jodis of Bollywood. It is a very obvious thing that people talk about. However, now the trend has changed and actresses are getting an equal share of success for the film just as the actor does. At present, there are numerous actress-director duos that are going great guns at the box office by breaking the ultimate records set by top actors.
There are few actress-director duos that are gaining popularity with their wonderful association of work. The much talked about duo are Deepika Padukone-Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Kareena Kapoor Khan-Rohit Shetty, Katrina Kaif-Ali Abbas Zafar etc. These actress-director duos have garnered the attention of the audience widely and are being appreciated for their art of work time and again through their collaboration. Below are top actress-director combinations that won big at the box office so far.
Deepika Padukone-Sanjay Leela Bhansali
The most successful actor-director duo is definitely of super talented actress Deepika Padukone and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The duo worked together on blockbuster hits like Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat. The interesting thing about the collaboration is that Ranveer Singh, the much-rumoured boyfriend of Deepika is the male lead in all of the three flicks.
Katrina Kaif-Ali Abbas Zafar
The Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif took the road to success easily with her collaboration with director Ali Abbas Zafar. The duo recently delivered a blockbuster Tiger Zinda Hai, which turned out to be Katrina's highest grosser of all time. Katrina also played a lead role in Ali’s debut directorial venture Mere Brother Ki Dulhan which was super successful at the box office. Now the duo is again working together for a movie titled Bharat starting Salman Khan in the lead role.
Kareena Kapoor Khan-Rohit Shetty
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Rohit Shetty have collaborated for Golmaal Returns, Golmaal 3 and Singham Returns, and all three turned out to be huge blockbusters.
Sonakshi Sinha and director Prabhudeva gave wonderful commercial hits like Rowdy Rathore, R… Rajkumar and Action Jackson. Their pairing as actress-director is definitely a money spinner' for the producers.
Alia Bhatt-Shashank Khaitan
The two young actress and director duo won the hearts with their collaboration so far. They worked together on films like Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, which are huge hits at the box office.
Well, do you have any other duo to add to the list?