Kabir Khan is presently one of the most sought after Bollywood directors. His beat of cinema is very different from the rest of his league. He comes from documentary style of film making. He is known for his brilliant cinematographic skills.
He made his directorial debut with a famous documentary film “The Forgotten Army” in the year 1999. This documentary was based on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s role in the Indian Freedom Struggle and his Azad Hind Fauj, also popularly known as the Indian National Army. In 2001, Kabir Khan came up with his brilliant work in films like “Taliban years and Beyond” and “The Titanic Sinks in Kabul”.
His work and interest on the Taliban and Afghanistan was the cue why he made a film like “Kabul Express” for mainstream Bollywood
cinema in the year 2006.
In 2009, he worked on the movie “New York” which dealt with a topic as sensitive as Islam and Terrorism. Set in the backdrop of 9/11, this movie goes on to talk about the other side of the 9/11 story when Americans retaliated to the attack rather ridiculously.
In 2012, he came up with the blockbuster hit of the year so far, “Ek Tha Tiger”. The movie stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif.