Subhash Ghai is known as a showman who indulges in epic films with a big cast. His Mukta Arts is a well respected production house.
As a director most of films have been box office hits - Kalicharan, Karz, Hero, Ram Lakhan, Khalnayak, Taal.
Ghai has introduced many new heroines to the industry - Meenakshi Seshadri, Manisha Koirala and Mahima Chaudhry.
Once a prolific director, Ghai took a break from direction after Kisna in 2005, and returned with Black and White in 2008.
He has also set up his own film training institute called Whistling Woods Institute.