Articles about Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Known for his grand and lavish film set-ups, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is a film and music director, producer, and screenwriter in Hindi cinema. He started his career as an assistant to Vindu Vinod Chopra, with whom he had a falling out. In 1996, Bhansali made his debut as a director with the film 'Khamoshi'. Even though the movie did not do well at the box office, it earned the Best Film Critics Award at Filmfare. He made his name in the industry with 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam', which premiered at the International Film Festival of India (1999), and won many awards, including four National and nine Filmfare Awards. In the following years, 'Devdas' (2002) got him international recognition, and 'Black' (2005) earned eleven awards at Filmfare. 'Ramleela', 'Mary Kom', 'Bajirao Mastani' and 'Padmaavat' became some of his hit movies. Bhansali is known for making and breaking his records at Filmfare. In 2015, he was awarded Padma Shri Award by the Government of India.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi' lands on Netflix in exactly six days!

20 Apr 2022

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi' lands on Netflix in exactly six days!

After winning hearts of theater-goers, Gangubai Kathiawadi is finally hitting the digital screen.

Has 'Gangubai Kathiawadi's Netflix release been delayed by a month?

08 Mar 2022

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Has 'Gangubai Kathiawadi's Netflix release been delayed by a month?

Alia Bhatt-led Gangubai Kathiawadi, which was released on February 25, is going from strength to strength, showing no intention to slow down at the box office.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi' review: Alia is mesmerizing but story lacks plenitude

25 Feb 2022

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi' review: Alia is mesmerizing but story lacks plenitude

Alia Bhatt's first gamble with the biopic genre in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi hit theaters on Friday (February 25).

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': The time when real Gangubai 'schooled' Jawaharlal Nehru

23 Feb 2022

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': The time when real Gangubai 'schooled' Jawaharlal Nehru

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next, Gangubai Kathiawadi is headed for its release this Friday.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Who was Gangubai Kathiawadi in real life?

22 Feb 2022

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Who was Gangubai Kathiawadi in real life?

Alia Bhatt will soon star in the first biopic of her career in Gangubai Kathiawadi.

Child reenacts Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' scene, sparks online debate

14 Feb 2022

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Child reenacts Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' scene, sparks online debate

Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt is gearing up for her next, Gangubai Kathiawadi, which releases on February 25, but one promotional effort is already inviting flak for the actor and the movie.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': 5 reasons why you should listen to 'Dholida'

10 Feb 2022

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': 5 reasons why you should listen to 'Dholida'

The makers of Gangubai Kathiawadi released its first song on Thursday.

Not Alia, these 5 actors would've suited 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' better

07 Feb 2022

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Not Alia, these 5 actors would've suited 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' better

Sanjay Leela Bhansali dropped the trailer for his much-anticipated biographical crime drama Gangubai Kathiawadi recently.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi' trailer: Alia Bhatt leads the way all along

04 Feb 2022

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi' trailer: Alia Bhatt leads the way all along

Following a long wait, the trailer for Alia Bhatt's Gangubai Kathiawadi was released earlier on Friday and, the wait was worth it.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Alia Bhatt starrer gets a new release date

28 Jan 2022

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Alia Bhatt starrer gets a new release date

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming biographical drama Gangubai Kathiawadi now has a new release date.

Bollywood, DO NOT dare to remake these 5 classic songs

11 Jan 2022

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Bollywood, DO NOT dare to remake these 5 classic songs

Bollywood has produced many musical gems that need to be preserved.

'Rowdy Rathore 2' getting made after all, in scripting stage

22 Dec 2021

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'Rowdy Rathore 2' getting made after all, in scripting stage

We soon may be able to see our favorite Shiva with his wife Paro and their adoptive daughter, Chinki.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi' only Indian film to premiere at Berlin Film-Festival

16 Dec 2021

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi' only Indian film to premiere at Berlin Film-Festival

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming venture Gangubai Kathiawadi starring Alia Bhatt will be premiered at the 72nd Berlin Film Festival.

Pen Studios keeps promise, 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' gets January 6 release

30 Sep 2021

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Pen Studios keeps promise, 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' gets January 6 release

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 10th directorial Gangubai Kathiawadi finally got a release date.

Juhi Chawla to be part of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Heeramandi'?

30 Aug 2021

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Juhi Chawla to be part of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Heeramandi'?

The scale of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's dream project Heeramandi seems to be expanding, as a new report suggests the director has roped in actress Juhi Chawla for an "important" role.

'Heeramandi': What we know so far about SLB's Netflix series?

15 Aug 2021

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'Heeramandi': What we know so far about SLB's Netflix series?

Netflix announced its collaboration with Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the day when the latter completed 25 years in the Hindi film industry.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's silver-jubilee in showbiz: Rating his best six

09 Aug 2021

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali's silver-jubilee in showbiz: Rating his best six

Ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has completed 25 years in Bollywood.

Not Ranbir or Kartik, Ranveer Singh is SLB's Baiju Bawra?

04 Aug 2021

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Not Ranbir or Kartik, Ranveer Singh is SLB's Baiju Bawra?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali has finally found the male lead for his ambitious musical production Baiju Bawra.

'Devdas' team celebrates 19th anniversary, pays tribute to Dilip Kumar

12 Jul 2021

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'Devdas' team celebrates 19th anniversary, pays tribute to Dilip Kumar

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's production house and actor Madhuri Dixit-Nene on Monday marked 19 years of their magnum opus Devdas and paid tributes to screen icon Dilip Kumar who had starred in the 1955 classic of the same name.

Ranveer Singh birthday-special: Roles that weren't offered to him first

06 Jul 2021

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Ranveer Singh birthday-special: Roles that weren't offered to him first

Ranveer Singh is one of the most popular actors in India right now.

Alia becomes emotional as 'Gangubai' shoot concludes after two years

27 Jun 2021

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Alia becomes emotional as 'Gangubai' shoot concludes after two years

A long journey has come to an end for actress Alia Bhatt as the Raazi star completed the shoot for her upcoming ambitious project Gangubai Kathiawadi on Sunday.

Deepika Padukone to play dacoit queen in Bhansali's 'Baiju Bawra'?

25 May 2021

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Deepika Padukone to play dacoit queen in Bhansali's 'Baiju Bawra'?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali has reportedly approached his favorite go-to person, Deepika Padukone, to play the dacoit queen Roopmati in his next venture, Baiju Bawra.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali signs 3-project deal with Saregama, 'Gangubai' included

21 Apr 2021

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali signs 3-project deal with Saregama, 'Gangubai' included

Saregama will be collaborating with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on three upcoming projects, which include the highly-anticipated Gangubai Kathiawadi.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': How coronavirus became the movie's biggest villain

09 Apr 2021

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': How coronavirus became the movie's biggest villain

The second wave of coronavirus has become the biggest villain for the upcoming movie Gangubai Kathiawadi, since it affected both the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the lead actress Alia Bhatt.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali summoned by court

25 Mar 2021

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali summoned by court

Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi has run into trouble once again. The actress, along with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, have been issued summons to present themselves in court on May 21.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali contracts coronavirus, 'Gangubai Kathiawadi's shooting stopped

09 Mar 2021

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali contracts coronavirus, 'Gangubai Kathiawadi's shooting stopped

Since Bollywood resumed production in full swing, many celebrities have been affected by the highly contagious COVID-19.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Maharashtra Congress MLA wants movie's title changed

09 Mar 2021

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Maharashtra Congress MLA wants movie's title changed

One of the most ambitious movies of this year, Gangubai Kathiawadi, is headed for another problem, this time over its title.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Alia Bhatt to lend voice for Bhansali's composition

27 Feb 2021

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Alia Bhatt to lend voice for Bhansali's composition

Alia Bhatt is all set to lend her voice for a song in the upcoming movie Gangubai Kathiawadi.

Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' will release on July 30

24 Feb 2021

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Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' will release on July 30

Alia Bhatt's Gangubai Kathiawadi, one of the most anticipated Bollywood movies, will be releasing on July 30 this year. On Wednesday, the makers and Bhatt shared a poster confirming the same.

16 years of 'Black': Here are some lesser-known facts

04 Feb 2021

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16 years of 'Black': Here are some lesser-known facts

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2005 movie Black was a path-breaking Bollywood hit, that made way for unconventional storytelling.

'Atithi Bhooto Bhava': Shoot begins for Pratik Gandhi-starrer in Mathura

22 Jan 2021

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'Atithi Bhooto Bhava': Shoot begins for Pratik Gandhi-starrer in Mathura

After a smashing breakthrough with Hansal Mehta's Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, actor Pratik Gandhi is all set to star in a romantic-comedy film titled Atithi Bhooto Bhava.

Ranbir and Alia are not getting engaged today: Randhir Kapoor

30 Dec 2020

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Ranbir and Alia are not getting engaged today: Randhir Kapoor

As Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt jet off together to Ranthambore with their families to celebrate the New Year, rumors of their engagement started doing the rounds online.

'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie lands in legal trouble

28 Dec 2020

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'Gangubai Kathiawadi': Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie lands in legal trouble

Alia Bhatt's upcoming movie, Gangubai Kathiawadi has landed in legal trouble, as a case against the actor, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Bhansali Productions, has been filed by Gangubai's son, Babuji Rawji Shah.

Would be married to Alia if not for pandemic: Ranbir

24 Dec 2020

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Would be married to Alia if not for pandemic: Ranbir

Actor Ranbir Kapoor has finally opened up about his wedding plans with his girlfriend and fellow actor Alia Bhatt.

Deepika and Alia to join Ranbir in Bhansali's 'Baiju Bawra'?

18 Oct 2020

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Deepika and Alia to join Ranbir in Bhansali's 'Baiju Bawra'?

Sanjay Leela Bhansali might just have managed to bring together perhaps the most enviable trio of actors for his upcoming movie.

Sushant searched 'painless death,' Disha link upset him: Mumbai Police

03 Aug 2020

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Sushant searched 'painless death,' Disha link upset him: Mumbai Police

Late Sushant Singh Rajput searched terms like "painless death" and "bipolar disorder" on the Internet, shortly before his death by alleged suicide on June 14, the Mumbai Police has revealed.

SSR case: Patna cop, leading probe, 'forcibly quarantined' in Mumbai

03 Aug 2020

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SSR case: Patna cop, leading probe, 'forcibly quarantined' in Mumbai

The speculated rift between Mumbai Police and Bihar Police over the ongoing investigations into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death became wide open after an IPS officer from Patna was "forcibly" quarantined upon arriving in the city.

Ankita Lokhande on why she did not attend Sushant's funeral

02 Aug 2020

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Ankita Lokhande on why she did not attend Sushant's funeral

Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's former girlfriend, actor Ankita Lokhande, has opened up about why she did not attend his funeral.

Sushant was scared after former manager's death, claims friend

01 Aug 2020

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Sushant was scared after former manager's death, claims friend

In an important development in the Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, the late actor's friend Smita has claimed that he had been doing fine until the death of his former manager, Disha Salian. However, he turned anxious and got scared for his own life, after that incident.

Expecting justice: Sushant's sister Shweta appeals to PM Modi

01 Aug 2020

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Expecting justice: Sushant's sister Shweta appeals to PM Modi

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order an independent and thorough probe in his death case.

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