Madhur Bhandarkar (born August 26, 1968) is a National Award-winning Indian film director, script writer, and producer. He is best known for his films such as Chandni Bar (2001), Page 3 (2005), Traffic Signal (2007), Fashion (2008) and Heroine (2012). He won the National Award for Best Director for Traffic Signal.

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He is a great devotee of the Hindu God Siddhivinayak and has been walking from his house in Khar, Mumbai to the temple for the past 16 years on every Tuesday. According to him, the film Corporate was his most difficult film as people in corporate world would shun him after he bared Page 3 culture in his earlier film. He took inspiration for Corporate from the Coke – Pepsi controversy. He has been invited to deliver lectures on corporate issues to management students after the release of Corporate. (Interview to TV channel IBN Lokmat on 26 November 2008) Bhandarkar married his girlfriend Renu Namboodiri on 15 December 2003 in Mumbai.They have a daughter named Siddhi.

National Acclaims

  • Chandni Bar – 4 National Awards(Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress) conferred by the then President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
  • Page 3 – 3 National Awards(Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Editing) conferred by the then President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
  • Traffic Signal – 2 National Awards(Best Director, Best Make-up) conferred by the then President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil.
  • Gangasharan Singh Award (2009) – Awarded by the HRD Ministry of India, this Presidential Award was given to him for his contribution to Hindi Cinema.

Other Acclaims

  • Mayor of Mumbai – Excellency Award (2006).
  • Kalaranjani Awards – (2005)
  • Pride of Nation Award
  • Kesari Gaurav Sanman.
  • Lions Gold Award (2005–06) (2008–09)
  • IMPPA Awards
  • Asian Film Foundation Award. (2008)
  • Farsa Award (2009)

Born: August 26, 1968 (age 45), Mumbai, India

  • Spouse: Renu Namboodiri (m. 2003)
  • Awards: National Film Award for Best Feature Film

Nominations: Filmfare Award for Best Director.

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