The Bollywood industry is growing and actors are not just actors these days. Actors are evolving into producers, directors, and even writers.
There are many instances when actors turned into directors and started making films such as Hema Malini, Ajay Devgn, and Sunny Deol.
Similarly, many actors have recorded their songs and unplugged versions as well.
Keeping these growing talents in mind, here we created a list of Bollywood actors who turned scriptwriter and wrote good movies.
While some actors have made good suggestions in the movies as a scriptwriter while some actors were advised to do only acting.
Sumeet Vyas is a famous Digital actor and known for his roles like Mikesh in Permanent Roommates, Tripling, and many more.
Sumeet is also a good scriptwriter and wrote the web series Tripling season 1 and 2.
He has written Y-Films Bang Baaja Baaraat, and the movie Love Per Square Feet.
His father B M Vyas had been a writer with NSD and his movie Sudha Vyas is a famous writer too.
Konkana Sen Sharma
Konkana Sen Sharma is an established actor with good films like Wake Up Sid, Aaja Nachle, and Lipstick Under My Burkha.
She has written a few short films and also a feature film. Her short film Naamkoron is critically acclaimed. She has also written a movie ‘A Death In The Gunj’.
Vir Das is a comedian actor and he is very famous for his standup shows. Before making his Bollywood debut, he worked as a writer and wrote many awards shows scripts.
He has written his first script 31st October and he announced it saying “My Company Weirdass Comedy will produce the film and I’m going to act in the same.”
Kalki Koechlin emerged as one of the best actresses working in this industry this time. However, nobody has ever thought that she would also be a great scriptwriter.
Little you know that she wrote the script of ‘The Girl In Yellow Boots’.
In an interview, she confessed the problem of acting in her own script, “I won’t ever write and act in the same film because I get so confused with the writer in you saying ‘No, it’s not correct’ and the actor saying something else. It’s not good.”
She has sworn that she would never act on a script written by herself.
Ghayal was one of the biggest hits in the 90s. Sunny Deol has already tried his hand in directing movies.
He also became a writer with the sequel of Ghayal in 2016. Moreover, he has also directed the movie himself.
The movie failed to impress the audience.
Salman Khan has worked as an actor, producer, and writer too for few films.
He took credit for writing the movie Veer, Baaghi: A Rebel For Love, and recently released Dabangg 3.
Vineet Kumar Singh
Vineet Kumar Singh has been doing character roles in Bollywood movies. Just like Sylvester Stallone, he also wrote a script on boxing and asked to play the lead role in the movie.
Anurag Kashyap agreed for it but asked him to learn boxing. The dedication of the actor resulted in him in a movie with a lead actor.
The movie was critically acclaimed and Vineet also got many movie projects after that.
Ali Fazal is getting fame after his hit web series Mirzapur. The actor has been part of some Hollywood flick as well such as Furious 7 and Victoria and Abdul.
Ali already announced the short film he was making which was written by him.
Farhan Akhtar is a multi-talented celebrity and it is expected as he came from the family of writers Honey Irani and Javed Akhtar.
He made his Bollywood debut as a producer, director, and writer with the groundbreaking movie Dil Chahta Hai.
He acted in films like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Shaadi Ke Side Effects.
As a writer, he has written some best movies such as Don Series, Rock On series, Talaash, Dil Dhadakne Do, and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.
Kader Khan is famous for writing amazing dialogues and doing character roles.
Kader Khan has written many scripts that were the biggest hits in Bollywood and became cult.
His notable works include Coolie, Satte Pe Satta, Agneepath, Indrajeet, Lawaaris, Yaarana, and many others.