Indian female filmmakers who redefined storytelling and norms in Indian Cinema !

The Indian film industry has been dominated by males for ages, and female filmmakers in India come as a breath of fresh air. In the action-oriented Industry, the Indian audience deserves sensible movies by female filmmakers. Indian female filmmakers who redefined storytelling and norms in Indian Cinema.

We picked some of the top favorites—women directors who have managed to strike the perfect chord with the audience with their endearing movies.

1. Sudha Kongaru

Sudha Kongaru is a director and screenwriter who predominantly works in Tamil and Telugu cinema. Her recent film Soorarai Pottru was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the 78th Golden Globes Awards and won multiple national awards. She received critical acclaim for her work in Soorarai Pottru and Irudhi Suttru.

2. Meghna Gulzar

The critically acclaimed director Meghna Gulzar has already made her mark in the Hindi film industry with her films like Raazi, Talvar, Chhapaak, and Sam Bahadur. All her films were critically and commercially successful.

3. Reema Kagti

Reema Kagti is a Hindi filmmaker who directed the suspense thriller series Dahaad. The series received critical appraisals from critics and the audience.

4. Konkana Sen Sharma

The National Award-winning actress turned filmmaker has directed Death in the Gunj, which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director. She recently directed one episode of the Netflix series Lust Stories 2.

5. Gauri Shinde

Gauri Shinde made a heartwarming film in English and Vinglish that addressed the struggles of homemakers. The film was critically acclaimed and won all the awards. She followed it up with another film, Dear Zindagi, which addressed the issue faced by career-oriented urban women.

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