My films are not judgemental, says Bhandarkar

By Hindustan Times

Madhur Bhandarkar has invited the wrath of the industries, whose underbelly he tried to unravel through films like Chandni Bar, Page 3 and Fashion, but he is unfazed.

"After Chandni Bar released, bar owners were against me. People would meet me at traffic signals and say that what I showed about them (in Traffic Signal) was too much. Corporate world wanted to crucify me, and same goes with the fashion and Page 3 world. My films are not judgemental; in fact they are mirror to the society," Madhur told an Oye 104.8 FM radio host.

The filmmaker won National Awards for Chandni Bar (2001), Page 3 (2005) and Traffic Signal. His latest film Heroine, starring Kareena Kapoor, uncovers the ups and downs in the life of a Hindi film actress.

The movie, which has reportedly minted Rs.50 cro