Sanjay Leela Bhansali


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Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an Indian film director. He is an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India. Bhansali has adopted the middle name "Leela" as a tribute to his mother, Leela Bhansali. He founded, SLB Films, a film production house in 1999.

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There’s tremendous excitement in the air for Sanjay Leela Bhansali these days. And  this time, it encompasses everything — his return after two-and-a-half years to direction; his movie, Ram-Leela, is mired in one controversy after another; and of course there’s the anxiety to present it to the audiences.
Starting Diwali, all eyes are on the month of November which is pretty much set as the season of biggies that would be unveiled. Call it a mere coincidence but three of the biggest films of the month are all directed by veteran filmmakers who have perpetually maintained a stranglehold over Indian emotions.
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali today agreed to the demands of Kshatriya community by changing certain "provocative" words in his film Golion Ki Rasleela: Ram-Leela, which hits theatre.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who recently received the Padma Shri award, tells us that he was in the midst of his upcoming film's shoot with Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra when he received the news.
Those who have worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali are aware of his eccentricities. Reports of the film-maker's fits of anger on his sets are common. But with some actors, with whom he feels a connection, he rarely raises his voice.
Buzz is that filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has approached filmmaker Subhash Ghai Ghai for a joint remake of the latter's 1993 hit, Khalnayak.
Fifteen years ago, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali first dreamt of making a movie based on the famous love story of Bajirao and Mastani.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali fans won't like this one bit. The director, known for his royal sets and grand love sagas, has announced he's working on a sequel to the Akshay Kumar-starrer masala entertainer, Rowdy Rathore.
They have worked together to create successful soundtracks for hit films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) and Devdas (2002) in the past. But sometime after the release of the latter, film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and music director Ismail Darbar apparently had a fallout.
Film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has worked with some of the best actors in Bollywood. From Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan to Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rani Mukerji, Bhansali has won accolades for his films starring these actors - both as director and producer.