5 Indian Directors Who Made Hollywood Films

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Mira Nair

She gained international recognition with her film "Salaam Bombay!" and subsequently directed several successful films like "Monsoon Wedding." In Hollywood, she directed the acclaimed drama "Mississippi Masala" and the big-budget adaptation of "Vanity Fair."

Ritesh Batra

Ritesh Batra is an Indian director who made his mark with the film "The Lunchbox," which garnered critical acclaim both in India and internationally. He subsequently directed "Our Souls at Night," a romantic drama starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda.

Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar Kapur is an Indian director, actor, and producer who gained international recognition with the historical drama "Elizabeth." The film, starring Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth I, earned multiple Academy Award nominations.

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Tarsem Singh Dhandwar

Tarsem Singh, commonly known as Tarsem Singh, is an Indian-American director known for his visually stunning and imaginative filmmaking. He has directed Hollywood films like "The Cell," "Immortals," and "Mirror Mirror.

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M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan is an Indian-American filmmaker. His Trilogy Unbreakable, Split, and Glass is widely acclaimed for its psychological depth, and exploration of the superhero genre in a grounded and realistic manner.

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