Born: August 1968
Madhur Bhandarkar is a famous Hindi film director and writer whose films have went on to win National Awards. Before making films, he worked in a small Video Library. This is where he had access to a large number of films across various genres. After being a former assistant to Ram Gopal Varma, he went on to make his directorial debut with Trishakti in 1999. The film was low-budget and failed to create much hype as expected. Two years later, Madhur came out with Chandni Bar starring Tabu. The film was critically acclaimed and won Madhur his first National Award. After this came Satta, Page 3 and Coroporate. Each of these movies dealt with the dark side of various sections of our society - politics, socialites and businessworld. In 2007 came Traffic Signal which as the name signifies was about the beggars and make shift stalls at traffic lights in India. His latest film was the 2008 Priyanka Chopra starrer Fashion. Madhur is a lifetime member of Asian Academy of Film & Technology. It is a noted fact that all his films have had a female protagonist. However, the next film coming out of Madhur Bhandarkar's platter is Jail in which the protagonist will be played by Neil Nitin Mukesh.
2008 l V/UA l 157 Mins l Rating:
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Fashion is a 2008 Indian film co-produced, co-written, and directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. Set against the glittering backdrop of the glamorous but ruthless world of haute couture fashion, this is the story of a small town girl with big dreams. Meghna always knew she was meant to be famous, but she was about to find out the hard way that success came at a price. Fashion is the tale of what happens ... read more
2011 l A l 137 Mins l Rating:
Role Played: Director, Producer, Screenplay, Writer
Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji is a 2011 Hindi romantic comedy film, directed by Madhur Bhandarkar and starring Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Omi Vaidya, Shazahn Padamsee, Shruti Haasan and Shraddha Das in the lead roles. The film is produced by Madhur Bhandarkar and Kumar Mangat under the banner of Bhandarkar Entertainment and Wide Frame Films. The film was released on January 28, 2011 and received positive ... read more