They may be directors by profession but you cannot help it when the acting ka keeda in you wants to shine brightly. In fact these days there seems to be a new trend in movies. Many directors have been seen appearing in their own films by playing cameo roles. In case you are wondering some of them were in really famous Bollywood movies. Here are a few Bollywood’s ace directors who did cameos in their movies.
1. Farah Khan
When it comes to cameos Farah Khan seems to be the pro the extremely talented choreographer turned director has made a smashing cameo in end credits of her movie ‘Om Shanti Om’.
2. Karan Johar
Karan Johar may be known for the gift of the gab but I bet you didn’t know that he appeared in the climax sequence of his movie ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’ as a passenger on the train Shah Rukh Khan is catching.
3. Subhash Ghai
Subash Ghai, in fact, was one of the first directors to start the trend of cameos. The man has done MANY cameos in his own films. In fact, you know when you are watching a Subhash Ghai when you see him in it!
4. Ayan Mukerji
In what is one of the cutest on-screen cameos, Yash Johar and Yash Chopra took the screens with their respective spouses Hiroo Johar and Pamela Chopra in Dil To Pagal Hai. In the specially designed song sequence, Ek duje ke vaaste, which makes for the opening credits of the film, the two veteran directors were seen with their wives in playful moments. Awww!
6. Madhur Bhandarkar
In case you have seen the movie ‘Fashion’ you would remember the scene where Madhur Bhandarar is seen in a cameo role playing himself. He is seen backstage at a fashion show and the model’s joke about the fact that he is researching for his next movie on the world of fashion.
7. Remo D’Souza
Ace choreographer turned director Remo surprised many fans with both his movies. But I bet you didn’t know that Remo did cameo roles in both ‘ABCD: Any Body Can Dance; and ‘ABCD 2’.