Imtiaz Ali, one of the successful filmmakers of Bollywood, says Subhash Ghai made a huge contribution to his growth in the field of filmmaking. "I am here to congratulate Subhash Ghai and his entire team of Kaanchi," said Ali, who Thursday attended the trailer launch of Kaanchi. "I don't think there is any director as successful as him. I have seen 'Hero' 25 times. You can see influence of Subhash Ghai's films in my films. Subhash Ghai contributed a lot to my growth and movie-making," added the director of hits like Jab We Met, Love Aaj Kal and Highway.