Harman Baweja

Submitted by on Oct 21, 2015

Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Eng. Sanjay Leela Bhansali . Hindi संजय लीला भंसाली. b. February 24, 1963, Mumbai, India) – the famous Indian film director, producer, writer and composer. A graduate of Film and Television Institute of India, a disciple of the world-famous film director, actor and critic Raj Kapoor. Bhansali took the middle name “Lila”, as a tribute to his mother Leela Bhansali. In 2015 he was awarded the fourth highest civilian award in India – Padma Shri.


Bhansali started his career as an assistant director and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra and participated in the making of films «Parinda», «1942: A Love Story» and «Kareeb». However, both failed when Bhansali refused to work on «Kareeb» and instead made his directorial debut in the film “The World of Music» («Khamoshi: The Musical»), a commercially unsuccessful but critically acclaimed story about a girl, barely trying to communicate with their deaf parents.

In 1999, he founded SLB Films for the production of Indian films based in Mumbai.

His next film was the story of a love triangle, “Forever yours”, this picture has become the hallmark of an individual manner Bhansali to demonstrate excellence and creating the aura of festivities and celebrations. The film was a great success and won numerous awards. The next film “Devdas” was an ode to Bhansali on the well-known novel by the same name. Launched in India’s film version became the most highly profitable film. This picture also won all the major awards of Bollywood and India was an official request for an Oscar. At the premiere in Cannes film music received a significant reception.

This was followed by the film “The Last Hope» («Black»), which the magazine «Time» (Europe) has chosen the fifth of ten best films of 2005 the world. «Black» set a record at Filmfare Awards ceremony in 2006, winning 11 awards.

Once received four successes Bhansali experienced its first major failure with the film “Beloved,” which was met with sharp criticism and at the same time small box office.

His current project is called «Chenab Gandhi», directs Vibhu Puri scenario Bhavani Iyer, who also wrote the screenplay for «Black». Departing from the romance, the song created a film around three characters played by Amitabh Bachchan, Harman Baweja and Vidya Balan, a central figure, an Indian freedom fighter Abdul Ghaffar Khan, also known as Frontier Gandhi.

In the next film “A Cry» («Guzarish») with Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles, released in rent in 2010, Bhansali made director, writer and composer of some songs.

The next directorial work Bhansali titled as «Ram Leela» with Deepika Padukone in the lead role. The film is based on the classic Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” The film will be released on November 29, 2013.

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