Madhur Bhandarkar (born 26 August 1968) is an Indian film director, script writer, and producer. He made his directorial debut with Trishakti and went on to direct several critically and commercially successful films. The drama film Chandni Bar (2001), won him the National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues. Bhandarkar received the National Film Awards for the Best Feature Film and Best Director for Page 3 (2005) and Traffic Signal (2007) respectively. The drama film Fashion (2008) garnered him several accolades including Filmfare Awards nominations for Best Director and Best Screenplay. Madhur was recently invited as the special Guest of Honour for the First International Yoga Day celebrations at the United Nations in New York on June 21. In 2016, Bhandarkar was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, by the Government of India. Madhur Bhandarkar has been nominated as society member of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.He also received the Bharat Gaurav award at the UN hall in New York. In April 2017, Madhur Bhandarkar was invited to represent India at BRICS Film Festival. Recently, in 2019, Madhur received an award from Filmfare Middle East, Muscat, for his path breaking direction in Indian cinema.
Mumbai, March 9 (SocialNews.XYZ) Actress Aahana Kumra wrapped up Madhur Bhandarkar's "India Lockdown" on Tuesday, and she says she had a very different idea of how he was as a person till before working with him.
Mumbai, March 8 (SocialNews.XYZ) National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has wrapped up shoot of his upcoming film "India Lockdown" in a start-to-finish schedule. The film has been shot in various parts of Mumbai and Pune.
Based on pandemic induced lockdown, Madhur Bhandarkar’s next India Lockdown, has gone on floors. The filmmaker shared the picture of Mahurat shot with ensemble cast. The film is inspired by true events, 'India Lockdown' Prateik Babbar, Saie Tamhankar, and Aahana Kumra in the lead roles. The film will revolve around the emotional, mental, and financial repercussions of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has wreaked havoc worldwide.
Mumbai, Jan 23 (SocialNews.XYZ) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar goes on floor with his new film India Lockdown next week, and he says he wishes to travel with the film to various festivals and share the narrative on how our side of the world suffered, thrived and lived with hope amid last years lockdown.
Director and producer Madhur Bhandarkar is all set to explore the uncharted territory of Covid induced lockdown through his next movie, title Indian Lockdown. The Fashion director is all set to start work on his next project titled Indian Lockdown. The film is going to be inspired by real events and they will begin work on it from January 2021.