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7 Bollywood Actors Who Turned Scriptwriters For Their Own Projects

Movies | News18 | June 20, 2019, 2:06 pm
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 <em>Farhan Akhtar</em>: One of the prominent actors and writer in Bollywood donning multiple feathers to his hat is Farhan Akhtar. Coming from a family of writers Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, Farhan inherited the writing skills by default. With the film, 'Dil Chahata Hai' released in 2001 he debuts as director, producer and writer. Though he didn't act in the film, it was just the beginning. Since then Farhan produced, acted, directed and written many Bollywood hit films back to back. Films such as <em>Don, Don 2, Rock On, Rock On 2, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara, Talaash, Dil Dhadakne Do</em> are some of the super hit films that have been written by him. (Image: Instagram)

Farhan Akhtar: One of the prominent actors and writer in Bollywood donning multiple feathers to his hat is Farhan Akhtar. Coming from a family of writers Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, Farhan inherited the writing skills by default. With the film, 'Dil Chahata Hai' released in 2001 he debuts as director, producer and writer. Though he didn't act in the film, it was just the beginning. Since then Farhan produced, acted, directed and written many Bollywood hit films back to back. Films such as Don, Don 2, Rock On, Rock On 2, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara, Talaash, Dil Dhadakne Do are some of the super hit films that have been written by him. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Kalki Koechlin</em>: The very talented Kalki Koechlin has written the only film The Girl in Yellow Boots where she acted in the film showcasing her talent the best possible way. The film was critically acclaimed that was directed by Anurag Kashyap. Unfortunately, Kalki has sworn never to mix acting with her writing skills as she gets confused between an actor and writer. (Image: Instagram)

Kalki Koechlin: The very talented Kalki Koechlin has written the only film The Girl in Yellow Boots where she acted in the film showcasing her talent the best possible way. The film was critically acclaimed that was directed by Anurag Kashyap. Unfortunately, Kalki has sworn never to mix acting with her writing skills as she gets confused between an actor and writer. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Sumeet Vyas</em>: The young actor Sumeet Vyas has worked in more than 30 films, the recent one is Veere Di Wedding where he was seen paired opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan. Sumeet comes from writer and authors family background. Sumeet's father B M Vyas had been a writer with NSD whereas his mother Sudha Vyas is a famous author. Sumeet inherited his writing skills from his parents and have written popular web series TVF Tripling Season 1 & 2 where he acted in it and Y-Films Bang Baaja Baarat. Sumeet also has co-written Vicky Kaushal's Love Per Square Feet which was released on popular OTT platform. (Image: Instagram)

Sumeet Vyas: The young actor Sumeet Vyas has worked in more than 30 films, the recent one is Veere Di Wedding where he was seen paired opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan. Sumeet comes from writer and authors family background. Sumeet's father B M Vyas had been a writer with NSD whereas his mother Sudha Vyas is a famous author. Sumeet inherited his writing skills from his parents and have written popular web series TVF Tripling Season 1 & 2 where he acted in it and Y-Films Bang Baaja Baarat. Sumeet also has co-written Vicky Kaushal's Love Per Square Feet which was released on popular OTT platform. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Konkana Sen Sharma</em>: The talented actress Konkana Sen Sharma has given some memorable performances as an actress. She tried her hands in writing with the short film Naamkoron. Taking further her writing skills she has written and directed thriller A Death in the Gunj that won her several accolades. (Image: Instagram)

Konkana Sen Sharma: The talented actress Konkana Sen Sharma has given some memorable performances as an actress. She tried her hands in writing with the short film Naamkoron. Taking further her writing skills she has written and directed thriller A Death in the Gunj that won her several accolades. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Vir Das</em>: The multi-talented actor, writer and stand-up comedian Vir Das has multiple feathers added to his cap. The international acclaimed comedian is the only stand-up artist from India who has his own comedy shows on Netflix twice which is written by Vir Das himself. Now Vir has turned his focus on writing films and web shows in various languages and the very first web show that the audience will get to see is Hasmukh which is a dark comedy starring Vir in central character and is co-written by him along with Nikhil Advani. Vir is in the process of writing 8 scripts that will be produced under his banner <em>Weirdass</em>. (Image: Instagram)

Vir Das: The multi-talented actor, writer and stand-up comedian Vir Das has multiple feathers added to his cap. The international acclaimed comedian is the only stand-up artist from India who has his own comedy shows on Netflix twice which is written by Vir Das himself. Now Vir has turned his focus on writing films and web shows in various languages and the very first web show that the audience will get to see is Hasmukh which is a dark comedy starring Vir in central character and is co-written by him along with Nikhil Advani. Vir is in the process of writing 8 scripts that will be produced under his banner Weirdass. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Ali Fazal</em>: The suave Ali Fazal gained massive popularity internationally after the release of his Hollywood flick Victoria and Abdul where he played the titular character of Abdul. Popularly known as Zafar from the comic caper film Fukrey, Ali also has a knack of writing stories. Ali has Turned director and writer with his untitled short film where he will also seen playing the lead. The short is under post-production and is expected to release by end of this year. (Image: Instagram)

Ali Fazal: The suave Ali Fazal gained massive popularity internationally after the release of his Hollywood flick Victoria and Abdul where he played the titular character of Abdul. Popularly known as Zafar from the comic caper film Fukrey, Ali also has a knack of writing stories. Ali has Turned director and writer with his untitled short film where he will also seen playing the lead. The short is under post-production and is expected to release by end of this year. (Image: Instagram)

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 <em>Vineet Kumar Singh</em>: Actor Vineet Kumar Singh was the surprise package last year with his film Mukkabaaz that starred him in the lead and the script was written by Vineet himself. It took a lot of efforts for Vineet to convince many filmmakers to make a film on his script having him in lead. Anurag Kashyap who worked with him before in Gangs of Wasseypur and Ugly trusted on his writing abilities and made the film on his script that was widely critically acclaimed from every corner. (Image: Instagram)

Vineet Kumar Singh: Actor Vineet Kumar Singh was the surprise package last year with his film Mukkabaaz that starred him in the lead and the script was written by Vineet himself. It took a lot of efforts for Vineet to convince many filmmakers to make a film on his script having him in lead. Anurag Kashyap who worked with him before in Gangs of Wasseypur and Ugly trusted on his writing abilities and made the film on his script that was widely critically acclaimed from every corner. (Image: Instagram)

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