Madhur Bhandarkar: News

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.


26 Aug 2023

Happy Birthday

On Madhur Bhandarkar's birthday, looking at his selected female-driven films

Director, writer, and producer Madhur Bhandarkar is celebrating his 55th birthday on Saturday.

24 Mar 2023

Marathi Cinema

Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Circuitt' trailer is out

Madhur Bhandarkar is one of the most acclaimed filmmakers in India and the director has entered the Marathi film industry as a producer. His upcoming venture titled Circuitt is releasing in theaters on April 7.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.