Top 10 Best Casting Directors In India

Casting Direction is one of the most important factors for a film to be a super hit. For the film to make it at the top rating at Box Office the film must have the cast which best fits the role. Here is a list of Top 10 popular, Famous, Best Casting Directors in India.

Bollywood Industry is a popular and a top industry that has huge talented actors, cast and crew members in India. Here is a list of a few of the Top Bollywood Casting Directors in the Bollywood industry.

Shanoo Sharma

Shanoo Sharma is a popular casting director in the Bollywood industry. She has been the best of her time and has been the casting director of most of the popular films of Bollywood.

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A few to name popular films under casting direction are Ek Tha Tiger which is a Salman Khan film came in the year 2012, Gunday a popular film which has the duo Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor in it that came in the year 2014, Fan a super hit film of Badshah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan that came in the year 2016, etc.

Mukesh Chhabra

Mukesh Chhabra is another casting director of the Bollywood industry who has a popularity for his work. He has cast many of the actors for popular films like Chillar Party, Gangs of Wasseypur, Kai Po Che, D-Day, etc.

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His debut film as a director is releasing soon. The name of the film is ‘Dil Bechara’. Yes, you heard it right!! It is the last film of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Shruti Mahajan

Shruti Mahajan is one of the popular casting directors in the Bollywood industry. Her journey in the field of casting directors started with Yashraj production.

A few of the films where she has been the casting directors are Chakravyuh, Ram Leela, Mary Kom, Bajirao Mastani, etc.

Nandini Shriket

Nandini Shriket is also one of the popular casting directors in the Bollywood industry. She has been the casting director of a few of the most popular films in the Bollywood industry.

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Her first ever film as the casting director is Lakshya. A few to name her films as a casting director are rock On!!, Life of Pi, Student of the Year, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, etc.

Jogi Mallang

Jogi Mallang is well wide known for his work in many projects that includes national and international projects both. Not only this he has also been a writer and a poet.

A few to name his popular films as the casting director are Piku, Vicky Donor, Madras Cafe, etc. He is the one who cast Ayushmann Khurrana.

Vicky Sidana

Vicky Sidana has been a casting director to many of the films inbthe Bollywood industry. He has been the director to many of the popular films like Pyaar Ka Punchnama, Special 26, Bodyguard, Baby, and many more.

Honey Trehan

Honey Trehan was a stage director in New Delhi. The start of his career was as an assistant director in Makdee. However, his interest grew up as getting actors for many of the films of Bhardwaj.

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A few to name films under his casting direction are Maqbool, Omkara, Kaminey, Delhi Belly, and many more.

Dinesh Sudarshan Soi

Dinesh Sudarshan Soi is another actor who has given a wonderful chance for upcoming talents in the Industry. He has been a casting director to many of the hit and popular films in Bollywood.

He is one of the casting directors whose name is in India Book of Records for maximum castings. Not only this he has won many awards for his work in the industry and also he is awarded with Dada Saheb Phalke Icon Awards Films in the year 2019 in the category of Best Casting Director.

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A few to name his popular films as casting directors are Jatt Airways, Yaara o Dildaara, Main Krishna Hoon, Vodka Diaries, Veerey Ki Wedding, Nawabzaade, and many more.

Not only this he has also been the casting directors to television shows like Best of Luck Nikki, Mann Kee Awaz Pratigya.

Atul Mongia

Atul Mongia is another name who is a popular casting director in the Bollywood industry. He has also been the trainer to a few of the top actors of the industry today like Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh, Saif Ali Khan, Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra, Varun Dhawan, Bhumi Pednekar, and many more.

A few to name the films as a casting director in the industry are Lootera, Title, Queen, Shanghai,

Abhishek Banerjee

Abhishek Banerjee is one more popular name in the Bollywood industry as a casting director. His first Bollywood film as a casting director is Knock Out that came in the year 2010.

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His films as a casting director are Kalank, Ok Jaanu, Rock On 2, The Dirty Picture, Gabbar Is Back, No One Killed Jessica and many more.

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