The film’s creative leaders are the directors. It is their vision that generates the cinematic masterpiece that we get to see on the screen, from pre-production through the final edit. And they get paid well for it. The wealthiest directors in India are listed below, along with their net worth.
1. Karan Johar’s Net Worth
Along with his infamous TV show Koffee with Karan, Karan Johar has brought us films such as DDLJ, Kal Ho Naa Ho, My Name Is Khan and more. With a net worth of Rs 1500 crores, he is India’s richest director.
2. Rajkumar Hirani’s Net Worth
Rajkumar Hirani is the filmmaker of films such as PK, 3 Idiots, and Sanju, among others. He is worth above Rs. 1300 crores.
3. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Net Worth
Sanjay Leela Bhansali has created a number of film masterpieces. His films are very pleasing. He has directed films such as Devdas, Bajirao Mastani, and Padmaavat. With a net worth of 940 crores, he is one of India’s wealthiest directors.
4. Anurag Kashyap’s Net Worth
Anurag Kashyap directed the two-part film Gangs of Wasseypur, which was a critical and commercial triumph and has become a cult favourite. Anurag Kashyap has an estimated net worth of 850 crores.
5. Meghna Gulzar’s Net Worth
Meghna Gulzar is a prominent filmmaker who has directed critically acclaimed films such as Raazi and Chhapaak. She has an estimated net worth of Rs. 830 crores.
6. Kabir Khan’s Net Worth
New York, Ek Tha Tiger, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and 83 are among the films directed by Kabir Khan. His net worth is $400 million.
7. Anurag Basu’s Net Worth
Life in a… Metro, Barfi!, Jagga Jasoos, and other films directed by Anurag Basu. He is worth around 330 crores.
8. Rohit Shetty’s Net Worth
Golmaal, Singham, and Sooryavanshi are among the films directed by Rohit Shetty. Cirkus, his forthcoming film with Ranveer Singh, is set to be released in July of this year. His net worth is estimated to be over 290 crores.
9. S.S. rajamouli’s Net Worth
The Baahubali trilogy by S. S. Rajamouli and the new film RRR both broke box office records. The successful director is worth a whopping 110 crores.