Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar turns 49 today. He is known for his films dealing with the real-life topics of different genres of life. Be it actor, fashion industry or politics, he has covered such wide variety of topics through his direction.
He puts in an extensive research in his projects and today, on his 49th birthday, we bring you a list of his films that prove he is the bravest director of Bollywood.
1. Page 3: He made a film on the life of the journalist starring Konkona Sen Sharma in the lead in 2005. The journalist who covers the story for Page 3 is all into the gossips. High society parties, glamour and dual lives of celebrities was the main concern of the film. The film also starred Boman Irani, Tara Sharma and Atul Kulkarni.
2. Fashion: He was never afraid to cover real topics. After Page 3, he made Fashion which depicted the hidden life of the fashion industry. The film featured Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, and Mugdha Gods and earned a huge success at the box office.
3. Heroine: To explore the life of a Bollywood actress and declining career graph, Madhur cast Kareena Kapoor Khan in the lead. The battle between the personal and professional failures of an actress was shown in the film. The film didn’t earn well and on which he said, “I have no regret about making ‘Heroine’; rather, I am happy I made it. I never shun my films; I stick to it.”
4. Corporate: The game between two leading industrialists was the main concept of this film. Released in 2004, Corporate was a huge hit among audience and critics. Bipasha Basu played the lead in the film and she even received a number of nominations and awards for essaying this role.
5. Indu Sarkar: Another, outspoken and real topic he picked was politics. Indu Sarkar is all about politics and manipulations. The movie faced various struggles from political parties because it has the similarity of the characters to Rajiv and Indira Gandhi.
We wish you the great year ahead. Happy birthday Madhur Bhandarkar!
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