Yes foreigners can be directors in an Indian company provided that at least one of the directors is a national of India
However, there are some points that need to be watched out for: Can NRI foreign nationals director Private Limited Company
1. As per 266A of the Companies Act, every individual, who wants to be appointed as director of a company should apply for a Director Identification Number (DIN) to the Registrar of Companies (ROC) in the prescribed DIN Form [DIN-I form]. If such a director happens to be a foreign national, details of a valid passport should be provided in form DIN-1 and a certified copy of the passport should be attached with DIN application. All supporting documents including photograph should be certified by the Indian Embassy or a notary in the home country of the applicant. It may also be certified by the Managing Director / CEO / Company Secretary of the company registered in India, in which the foreigner is a director. In case the foreign director has a valid multiple-entry Indian visa or PIO card or OCI card, then he could also get it attested by Public Notary / Gazetted Officer in India or practicing Chartered accountant or company secretary in practice.