Socha Na Tha
Socha Na Tha marked Imtiaz's directorial debut. The film also marked Abhay Deol's screen debut; Ayesha Takia had previously worked in a couple of films.
Jab We Met
Imtiaz Ali's crowning achievement was Jab We Met, starring Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor. Pritam's music was chart-topping, and the romantic musical became a cult classic.
Love Aaj Kal
Imtiaz went on to deliver a solid superhit in Love Aaj Kal with Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, and Rishi Kapoor. It did more than double the business of Jab We Met.
Imtiaz attempted to marry art and commerce with Ranbir Kapoor in an ambitious career detour with Rockstar. With A R Rahman on board this time, the music was even bigger.
Designed on a smaller scale starring Alia Bhatt showed off a different avatar after Student of the Year, while Randeep Hooda proved that he had what it took to truly deliver when challenged.
With Tamasha, Imtiaz reunited with his Rockstar hero Ranbir Kapoor and his Love Aaj Kal heroine Deepika Padukone in this film.
Jab Harry Met Sejal
Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer was one of the film audience waited with bated breath to watch this film Unfortunately, this is Imtiaz's weakest film till date.
Love Aaj Kal (Remake)
Imtiaz decided to remake and rename his previous success, Love Aaj Kal. The basic concept remained the same, but a younger cast was assembled, including Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan.