The director of a film is the one in charge of the whole creative process that goes into making a movie. He is at its helm and sometimes, the captain likes to take the same route more than once. There are some directors in Bollywood that stick to a particular style of direction, and these have now come to be recognized at their signature leitmotifs.
Rohit Shetty is probably the biggest customer of Mahindra as almost all of his movies make sure at least 3-4 Scorpios are flying around and getting destroyed. Rohit Shetty loves making the leads of his movies engage in long action sequences and most of his efforts go towards making sure the action in his movies is up to his mark and the jokes pack more punch than even Ajay Devgn.
Anurag Kashyap, known for portraying realism in his movies through scripts that are deemed “impactful” by himself, is famous for penning and directing movies that are far from PG-13 and casting actors that are most relatable to the persona of characters they’re supposed to play. He could be compared to Quentin Tarantino but with many more movies under his belt.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali has recently found himself a new formula for success - tragic love stories, larger-than-life set pieces, designer attires that can even put the Maharanis of the past to shame and until recently, casting Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in lead roles. This clearly seems to have worked for SLB considering the kind of money Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela (2013), Bajirao Mastani (2015), and Padmaavat (2018) have minted.
Imtiaz Ali loves bringing two lost souls together in his movies. Though the stars and plots keep changing, the essence of his movies remains the same. Some other recurring themes in his movies are modern-day relationships and travel. Some notable examples of this - Jab Harry Met Sejal (2017), Love Aaj Kal (2009), Rockstar (2011), Highway (2014).
KJo loves love triangles! Out of the eight movies he’s directed, at least 5 of them have love triangles woven into the plots somehow or is entirely based on it. This makes us wonder what is so fascinating about love triangles that compel Karan to make movies around this theme?