HT Most Stylish 2017 nominees: Here are the most debonair filmmakers and directors

Here’s a look at some of the most debonair film-makers and directors for this year’s Hindustan Times Most Stylish Awards.

MostStylishAwards Updated: Mar 23, 2017 15:42 IST
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Imtiaz Ali is one of the film-makers who made it to our list of the most stylish personalities in Bollywood.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)


Imtiaz Ali

The director, who is known for his contemporary, relatable and seamless narratives, has an easy-going sense of style. Often dressed in casual shirts, T-shirts, and jeans, Imtiaz exhibits a relaxed and fuss-free look. He is certainly one of the most likeable film-makers of the current time, given his popularity among the youth.

Gauri Shinde

Film-maker Gauri Shinde (left) with Dear Zindagi stars Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt. (IANS)

Gauri has carved a niche for herself in the industry in a short span of time. With her two successful directorial ventures, she has managed to strike the right balance between commercial and parallel cinema. Her movies have not only been entertaining, they have also carried strong and thought-provoking messages. Gauri has an innate sense of style, and is usually seen sporting white or solid-coloured tunics, tops and kurtas, skirts and long maxis, along with minimal accessories or statement jewellery.

Ayan Mukerji

(From left) Ranbir Kapoor, Ayan Mukerji and Deepika Padukone. (HT Photo)

Ayan has directed two films so far, and both have been quite successful at the box office. The director has a successful track record, and is one of the favourites among younger audiences. Just like his choice of films, Ayan prefers keeping his style quotient casual, young and fresh. The director, popular for his boy-next-door look, is now working on his next project, which is a superhero film.

Kabir Khan

Director Kabir Khan on Karan Johar’s talk show. (HT Photo)

Kabir Khan has managed to garner appreciation from audiences from across the country for most of his projects. In a decade-long career, Kabir has been able to prove his mettle as a film-maker. In the style department too, the director is famous for his understated yet dapper sense of style. He never disappoints with his red-carpet looks and is always impeccably turned up.

Zoya Akhtar

Zoya Akhtar in a polka-dotted halter top. (HT Photo)

Zoya has left an impact on cinemagoers with her distinctive style of film-making. As for her fashion sensibilities, the director pulls off all her looks with panache. She is often spotted in a variety of outfits such as skirts and tops, denim ensembles and dresses. Zoya also has a penchant for bold lip colours, and she carries her look off with grace and style.

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First Published: Mar 21, 2017 18:00 IST