Bollywood fame veteran director Sanjay Bhansali, is also a producer, screenwriter, and music director. He born on 24th February, 1963 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He has been one of the leading directors though out the Bollywood industry. He has achieved several awards, including five National Film Awards, ten Filmfare Awards and a BAFTA nomination.
Here are some popular movie lists:
1. KHAMOSHI: THE MUSICAL (1996)
Khamoshi was Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s first ever movie and also one of the best creations. The film adheres Annie (Manisha Koirala), the daughter of a deaf couple. She is a musicaholic but gives it up when her family is propelled with tragedy. When Annie falls for Raj (Salman Khan), her father denies as he is Hindu and isn’t from Goa.
2. HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM (1999)
This was the second directed movie of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and surprisingly, it went on to become a great commercial success. The story of this successful movie is about Nandini (Aishwarya Rai), the daughter of a rich singer who falls head over heels in love with her father’s student Sameer (Salman Khan). Nandini’s family rejects their love and ties her knot with Vanraj (Ajay Devgn). When Vanraj finds out his wife is in love with someone else, he decides to reconcile this two love birds.
3. GOLIYON KI RAASLEELA RAM-LEELA (2013)
This movie is one of the best ever described as Bhansali’s version of Romeo and Juliet. When Ram (Ranveer Singh) and Leela (Deepika Padukone) become enamored of each other, they have to overcome the opposition of their families who have been at discord with each other for last 500 years.
4. DEVDAS (2002)
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s another super duper hit movie story was adapted by West Bengal’s best known stories, Devdas. This movie story tells about Devdas (Shahrukh Khan) who returns to India from London and intends to marry his childhood friend Paro (Aishwarya Rai). However, his family rejects the idea as they consider Paro’s family to be lower class. When Paro is married off to another guy, a grief-stricken Devdas condescends into alcoholism. Exact combination of soulful music and Bhansali’s signature opulent sets, Devdas is one of Bollywood’s most award winning films. Devdas was also added in Time magazine’s top 10 movies of the millennium.
5. BAJIRAO MASTANI (2015)
Here is another great story of Sanjay Bhansali is Bajirao Mastani; it follows the heroic Maratha Peshwa Bajirao (Ranveer Singh) who starts loving Mastani (Deepika Padukone), an expert warrior and dancer even though he is already wedded. Bajirao Mastani absolutely sketches the real life story and gives audience a spectacular film about the triumph of love against all kinds of opposition.
6. BLACK (2005)
Adapted by the real life story of American author Hellen Keller, Black follows Debraj Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan) an eccentric teacher who takes on the dare to educate the deaf and blind Michelle McNally (Rani Mukerji) and spread a ray of hope into her dark life by helping her graduate. Black is an emotional and heart-melting story ever in Bollywood and is tied with Devdas at second position for the most Filmfare Awards received by a single film.
7. GUZAARISH (2010)
Guzaarish is the movie that boldly takes on the subject of mercy killing. Once the world’s greatest magician, Ethan (Hrithik Roshan) is currently paralyzed after he gets injured himself during a performance. Ethan remains alive because of the unconditional efforts of his nurse Sofia (Aishwarya Rai). After that his health starts to deteriorate soon, that time Ethan registers a petition in court asking for euthanasia. Meanwhile, a guy called Omar (Aditya Roy Kapur) persuades Ethan to teach him magic so he could carry on Ethan’s legacy.
8. PADMAAVAT (2018)
The most controversial movie of Bhansali’s journey is Padmavat. Loosely based on Malik Muhammad Jayasi’s poem of the same name, Padmaavat reflects the narratives of Sultan Alauddin Khalji’s (Ranveer Singh) wish to capture the beautiful Queen Padmavati (Deepika Padukone) and her husband Ratan Singh’s (Shahid Kapoor) fight against Khalji to stop him. This is a Bhansali masterpiece creation that can not be ignored anyway.
One of the best productions…. With the incredible Deepika, Shahid and Ranveer…. Watch it on Prime Video 👏🏻👏🏻 @deepikapadukone @RanveerOfficial @shahidkapoor @PrimeVideo #Padmaavat pic.twitter.com/qknz9TL53e
— Wesley (@wesleyxxbds) September 21, 2021