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Guneet Monga To Zoya Akhtar: 5 Power-Packed Female Directors & Producers Who Have Captivated Our Hearts With Their Fine Work

From Guneet Monga to Zoya Akhtar, here is a list of 5 female directors who have captivated our hearts with their fine work.

Guneet Monga, Zoya Akhtar

Who rules the world, it's the women. It is a treat to our eyes to see women directors on a rise and making our nation proud. Their beautiful portrayal of complex stories and making the characters feel alive on the screen.

Here is a list of 5 female directors who have captivated our hearts with their fine work.

Guneet Monga

A powerhouse producer-turned-director, Guneet Monga has made waves with her directorial debut 'Pagglait', which has been hailed for its unique perspective and fresh take on grief. Monga is a dynamic and innovative filmmaker who brings a unique voice to the table. She has produced several critically acclaimed and commercially successful films like 'Gangs of Wasseypur' and 'Lunchbox'. She has been honoured with several awards for her work.

Zoya Akhtar

A veteran in the industry, Zoya Akhtar has established herself as one of the most celebrated filmmakers of our time. With films like 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' and 'Gully Boy', she has proven her ability to tell engaging and thought-provoking stories that resonate with audiences across the globe.

Nandita Das

A director who is known for her sensitive and nuanced storytelling, Nandita Das has garnered critical acclaim for her films like 'Firaaq' and 'Manto'. Das is a master at portraying complex characters and tackling difficult subjects with finesse and grace. Her recent work 'Zwigato' starring Kapil Sharma and Shahana Goswami has done wonders at the box office and stolen hearts on the big screen. 

Supriya Sobti Gupta

With her emotionally stirring and socially relevant documentaries such as 'A Widow's Penance' and 'Pehlwani', Supriya Sobti Gupta is a promising producer turned director on the rise. Her works are rooted in the craft of non-fiction and include hard-hitting investigative work alongside stylistically shot celebratory chefs from across the country. Recently Sobti has been recognised for her work on award-winning and notable productions such as 'Chef’s Table' and 'Bad Boy Billionaires', 'Mumbai Mafia: Police Vs The Underworld' and her directorial debut film 'Caught Out', streaming now on Netflix.

Reema Kagti

A director with a unique vision and style, Reema Kagti has helmed films such as 'Talaash' and 'Gold'. Kagti's works are known for their blend of genres, stunning visuals, and gripping narratives that keep audiences hooked till the very end. She is a director who is not afraid to take risks and push boundaries.