Filmmaking, unlike most art forms, allows one to dabble with several disciplines. There have been a number of polymathic geniuses in the history of the craft who have mastered the various different facets of filmmaking. India’s own Satyajit Ray wasn’t just a prolific filmmaker but was also a music composer, novelist, and art director who conceived many intricate set designs for his projects. In the same vein, many actors too have taken up newer roles during their course and have laid new foundations for themselves with regards to longevity and experimentation. The Kannada Film Industry is no alien to this concept as a number of actors have donned the director’s hat over the years and as a result, presented a newer version of themselves. So, let’s take a look at some of the most popular artists in the industry who have successfully turned directors.
P.S.: We have only considered actors who have directed at least two films to compose this list
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