One of the most commercially successful directors across the globe, Christopher Nolan has directed four shorts and several feature films, which have grossed over US $ 4.7 billion globally. Besides being one of the top-grossing directors, Christopher Nolan is also one of the most influential and acclaimed directors of the 21st century. ‘Following’ marked his directorial debut in 1998. Nolan hogged limelight with ‘Memento,’ which was his second film and for which he bagged in an ‘Academy Award’ nomination besides carious others.
His works that generally revolve around exploring human mortality, metaphysical themes, personal identity etc. have garnered him ten ‘Academy Awards’ and thirty-four Oscar nominations. Christopher Nolan’s big-budget thrillers include ‘The Prestige’ and ‘Insomnia.’ Some of his other successful, popular and critically acclaimed movies are ‘Inception,’ ‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Dark Knight Trilogy,’ ‘Batman Begins,’ ‘Dunkirk’ etc.