Articles about Madhur Bhandarkar

Madhur Bhandarkar is an Indian film director, writer, and producer born on August 26, 1968. He made his directorial debut in 1999 with the film 'Trishakti' starring Arshad Warsi. The 2001 crime film 'Chandni Bar' earned him the National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues. Bhandarkar is also the recipient of the National Film Awards for the Best Feature Film and Best Director for the 2005 film 'Page 3' and the 2007 movie 'Traffic Signal', respectively. The 2008 drama film 'Fashion' got him the Filmfare Award nominations for Best Director and Best Screenplay. Notably, in the majority of Bhandarkar's films, protagonists are females. He also emphasized gay representation in his movies such as 'Page 3', 'Traffic Signal', and 'Fashion'. He also received Padma Shri in 2016 from the Government of India. Bhandarkar was also nominated by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting as a society member of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute. He was also honored with the Bharat Gaurav Award at the United Nations (UN) hall in New York.

17 Nov 2022

OTT releases
'India Lockdown': Everything to know about Prateik Babbar-led drama

The makers of the upcoming film India Lockdown dropped its trailer on Thursday.

18 Jul 2022

Priyanka Chopra
Happy birthday Priyanka Chopra: Looking at her top 5 performances

It wouldn't be wrong to call global icon Priyanka Chopra the quintessential glass ceiling breaker.

10 Mar 2022

Tamannaah Bhatia
Madhur Bhandarkar, Tamannaah Bhatia wrap first schedule of 'Babli Bouncer'

Acclaimed filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is right now busy with his 15th directorial, Babli Bouncer.

07 Oct 2021

Madhur Bhandarkar extending Satyajit Ray's 'Apu Trilogy', bringing us 'Avijatrik'

Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is all set to present his debut upcoming Bengali movie Avijatrik.

01 Dec 2020

Yogi Adityanath
UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet filmmakers during Mumbai visit

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who is set to build India's "biggest film city" in Gautam Buddh Nagar, has reportedly set up a meeting with Bollywood producers to discuss his plan.

27 Nov 2020

Karan Johar
Karan Johar apologizes to Madhur Bhandarkar over 'misuse' of title

Filmmaker Karan Johar has finally responded to the allegations leveled by director Madhur Bhandarkar that he misused his project's title for the upcoming show Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives.

26 Nov 2020

Karan Johar
No response from Dharma, alleges Madhur over 'misuse' of title

After requesting Karan Johar to change the title of his upcoming show Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has shared all the official notices sent to Karan's Dharma Productions over the matter.

20 Nov 2020

Karan Johar
Madhur Bhandarkar slams Karan Johar for using his project's title

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has slammed Karan Johar, allegedly for using his idea of a title - "Bollywood Wives" - for his upcoming web series The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives.

03 Jul 2020

Akshay Kumar
RIP Saroj Khan: Bollywood mourns demise of its beloved "Masterji"

Saroj Khan, who brought unforgettable grandeur and grace to some of the best-known Bollywood dance sequences, passed away on Friday at the age of 71, bringing an end to an era.

06 Jan 2020

Akshay Kumar
Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

05 Jan 2020

To amplify support for CAA, Centre reaches out to Bollywood

In its ongoing scheme to amplify support for the newly-implemented Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government has now reached out to members of Mumbai's glitzy entertainment industry.

04 Oct 2019

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

An FIR has been registered against celebrities, including filmmakers Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, and historian Ramachandra Guha, who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching.

10 Aug 2019

Prakash Jha
Priyanka-produced 'Paani' bags National Award, Nick is "proud" of her

The winners of 66th National Film Awards were announced yesterday, in which Priyanka Chopra's home production Paani also secured a place among the big wins.

05 Aug 2019

Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?

In a historic move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government scrapped Article 370 of Indian Constitution today, thereby repealing the special status given to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

26 Jul 2019

62 celebrities, including Kangana, slam open letter to PM

Days after 49 personalities wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to do something about lynching incidents, 62 celebrities shot back slamming their "selective outrage".

25 May 2019

Narendra Modi
Vivek Oberoi's tweet on Aishwarya Rai leaves Abhishek Bachchan fuming

Almost a week ago, when Vivek Oberoi had posted a tasteless meme concerning his ex-girlfriend Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, social media got furious.

26 Feb 2019

Pakistan News
#IndiaStrikesBack: Akshay, Ajay, Rajamouli salute IAF's attack on JeM's camp

Today, the nation woke up to the big news of Indian Air Force carrying out an aerial strike on terror camps in Pakistan.

26 Aug 2018

Fashion Tips
Always hoped I'll make it to runway as showstopper: Kangana

Kangana Ranaut's rise in the movies as one of the best female actors of this generation and her sartorial fashion choices has also made her a ramp favorite.

Casting couch at play? Producer Karim Morani arrested for rape

Karim Morani, the producer of several Shah Rukh Khan films like 'Chennai Express' and 'Dilwale', was arrested in Hyderabad on Friday for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman.

11 Aug 2017

Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as CBFC Chief, Prasoon Joshi replaces him

Pahlaj Nihalani has been sacked from his post as the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification.

18 Jul 2017

Mumbai: Salman Khan rents out property for Rs. 80 lakh/month

Actor Salman Khan leased out a commercial building for a whopping rent of Rs. 80 lakh/month for first five years to Future Group, Big Bazaar owner.

08 Jun 2017

Maharashtra's Konkan route to get 21 new railway stations

With the purpose of expansion and modernization, 21 new railways stations will be added on the Konkan route in Maharashtra.

08 Jun 2017

Raabta vs Magadheera: Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer cleared for release

The courts have ruled in favor of 'Raabta' in a plagiarism case by the makers of 'Magadheera', thus clearing the way for its release on June 9.

23 May 2017

Madhur Bhandarkar case- Model Preeti Jain's bail extended

The Bombay HC has admitted the appeal of model-actor Preeti Jain, who was convicted for plotting the murder of film director Madhur Bhandarkar.

28 Apr 2017

Model Preeti Jain sentenced to 3-years over Madhur Bhandarkar murder-plot

On 28th April, Indian model Preeti Jain was sentenced to 3 years in prison for plotting the murder of film-maker Madhur Bhandarkar.

02 Mar 2017

Only unmarried women allowed in Telangana's social welfare colleges

Only unmarried women are allowed in Telangana's social welfare women's colleges, which provides students everything for free.

28 Feb 2017

"Women wearing jeans, 'men's clothes' should be drowned in sea"

A video featuring a Kerala pastor has gone viral, where he says "sinner" women who wear jeans and "men's clothing" should be drowned in the sea with rocks tied to their bodies.