Sanjay Leela Bhansali

#IstandbySLB: B-town comes out in support of Sanjay Leela Bhansali

#IstandbySLB: B-town comes out in support of Sanjay Leela Bhansali

New Delhi [India], Jan. 28 : B-town is appalled by the 'shameful' attack on ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the sets of 'Padmavati' by members of Rajput Karni Sena.

The behaviour of the activists did not go well with anyone in the Bollywood fraternity as celebs took to Twitter to condemn the incident and lend their support to Bhansali by creating #IstandbySLB.

Here is what they tweeted:

Kabir Khan: 1st they stop release of they r trying to stop films from being made. Attack on #SanjayLeelaBhansali is SHAMEFUL #IstandbySLB

Aamir Khan: Deeply Saddened & Depressed about the attack on #SanjayLeelaBhansali so watched Guzaarish 3 times back to back to feel better. #IstandbySLB

'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela' earns Rs 93.58 crores in opening weekend

Ram-LeelaNew Delhi, Nov 19 : Sanjay Leela Bhansali-helmed film ' Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela' has earned a total of Rs 93.58 crores worldwide in it's opening weekend, according to Eros International Media Ltd.

The movie, which was released worldwide in over 3,500 screens, grossed Rs. 68.58 crores in India and Rs. 25 crores in the overseas markets, Pinkvilla. com reported.

The Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh starrer film has also become the highest gross ing first weekend film overseas, and currently stands on the ninth spot on the charts in the UK. (ANI)

It's great when hard work pays off: Bhansali

Sanjay-Leela-BhansaliMumbai, Nov 16 : Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is heartened by the opening day response to his latest release "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela", which has reportedly drawn audiences in big numbers to theatres.

Relieved and exuberant, Bhansali said: "I haven't received so many congratulations in a while. Everybody is saying this is the kind of cinema they like to see me make. It's a great feeling when your hard work pays off."

UP activist moves court for ban on 'Ram Leela'

ram-leela-movieLucknow, Sep 24 : A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench Wednesday for a ban on Bollywood film "Ram Leela", releasing Nov 15, if its makers did not change its name.

In her petition, social activist Nutan Thakur said that Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film has been given the name "Ram Leela" while it has nothing to do with this pious Hindu religious event.

Bhardwaj, Bhansali to make films from same book?

Sanjay-Leela-Bhansal-Vishal-BhardwajMumbai, July 23 : Vishal Bhardwaj and Sanjay Leela Bhansali are reportedly set to direct films on two different female gangsters based on the same source material.

Years ago Bhardwaj had gone to Bhansali with a script about reincarnation, which he wanted the latter to direct. That film never happened. But now both the distinguished filmmakers' destinies are joined in a strange way.

Both the filmmakers have secured filmmaking rights from chapters out of S. Hussain Zaidi's bestseller "Mafia Queens Of Mumbai", about female gangsters.

Bhansali's big hopes - 2000 episodes of 'Saraswatichandra'

Saraswatichandra-TV-showMumbai, Feb 26 : Sanjay Leela Bhansali's debut TV show "Saraswatichandra" is finally on air and the director-producer hopes that it completes 2,000 episodes.

An adaptation of Govardhanram Madhavaram Tripathi's novel, the show went live Monday on Star Plus. Gautam Rode and Jennifer Winget are seen as the lead actors in it.

"I just have one wish that we make a good serial, actors do a good job and it runs for 2000 episodes and may it become the biggest and most memorable serial," the 50-year-old said here in an interview.

Bhansali, Shabinaa team up to co-produce Akshay-starrer 'Rowdy Rathore'

Sanjay Leela BhansaliNew Delhi, April 29 : Acclaimed filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has teamed up with designer Shabinaa Khan to co-produce the interestingly titled movie "Rowdy Rathore", which is his first film with Bollwood star Akshay Kumar.

For the first time Bhansali is indulging in an out-and-out actioner that will also star Sonakshi Sinha.

Salman Khan- The star With The Golden Heart Made Sanjay Leela Bhansali Go Weak In The Knees

Salman Khan- The star With The Golden Heart Made Sanjay Leela Bhansali Go Weak In The KneesSalman Khan the hunk with a Golden heart has gone against the wind due to his comment on the Sanjay Leela Bhansali flick Guzaarish. Recently, Salman Khan had said that not even a mosquito had gone to see the flick. Now something like this coming from a man of Salman's stature was quite a shock for everyone connected with the flick, to say the least.

Early Release Of 'Guzaarish' In Pakistan Annoys Indian Distributors

Early Release Of 'Guzaarish' In Pakistan Annoys Indian DistributorsGuzaarish, the Sanjay Leela Bhansali flick with Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles got involved in some controversy or the other ever since its promos went on air and it was gearing up for a release.

There was a controversy regarding the puffing scene and some tussle had to be faced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali on other counts as well and now a fresh problem have come up.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali Films Are Whimsical And Unrealistic Says Aamir Khan

Sanjay Leela Bhansali Films Are Whimsical And Unrealistic Says Aamir KhanBollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has struck the right chords yet again. With Guzaarish being declared a hit, the director claims that the people who had avoided him after the failure of Saawariya have returned back to his life and it is this fact that gives him immense pleasure presently. Not only has Sanjay Leela Bhansali won back the love of his own people, but also that of the audience.

My films are a process of self-annihilation: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

My films are a process of self-annihilation: Sanjay Leela BhansaliMumbai, Nov 24 - Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, often accused of making overtly flamboyant and whimsical movies, says his films create the world he lives in and are about crossing the boundaries of mainstream cinema. "Guzaarish", his latest offering, is about the pain and isolation he faced after "Saawariya", he says.

Guzaarish - A Portrayal Of Human Sufferings

Guzaarish - A Portrayal Of Human SufferingsDirector Sanjay Leela Bhansali's latest offering Guzaarish may have run against controversies of being plagiarized, but that does not mean that the director will stop talking about his film which is being touted as one of the biggest releases of this year. In a statement to the media, Sanjay Leela Bhansali says that there have to be people in the society who will look after the interests of the mentally and physically challenged and he would like to play that role.

Bhansali Worried Over Ash-Hrithik Steamy Scene In Guzaarish

Bhansali Worried Over Ash-Hrithik Steamy Scene In GuzaarishAishwarya Rai Bachchan has been worried over a particularly steamy scene in her upcoming film, Guzaarish . She has been trying to influence director Sanjay Leela Bhansali into removing that scene from the movie. The director may just get to oblige her if he feels that the scene in question is not quite relevant to the storyline.

Aishwarya has apparently had a debate with Bhansali over retaining the scene and the director does not wish his film to be dragged into unnecessary controversies.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Aishwarya Has A Beautiful And Sharp Mind

Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Aishwarya Has A Beautiful And Sharp MindBeauty queen turned actress Aishwarya Rai had got a big boost in her career when she played the role of beautiful and bubbly ‘Nandini’ in filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Now, she is doing her third film with the filmmaker and has been able to impress him once again.

Aishwarya not only beautiful but very sharp: Sanjay Bhansali, Oct 27: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who has made a third film with his muse Aishwarya Rai, says she is not just beautiful but has a very sharp mind too. He also believes that the kind of humiliation he has gone through in life is important for an artist.

Bhansali's musical debut with 'Guzaarish' is soul-stirring

GUZAARISHFilm: "Guzaarish"; Music Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali; Lyricists: A. M. Turaz and Vibhu Puri; Singers: KK, Shail Hada, Kunal Ganjawala, Rakesh Pandit, Francois, Vibhavari Joshi, Sunidhi Chauhan, Harshdeep Kaur and Shankar Mahadevan; Rating: ***

Even though "Guzaarish" is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's debut foray into music direction, the filmmaker-turned-composer has done an astounding job, aptly capturing the mood and feel of the film that stars Hrithik Roshan as a paraplegic and Aishwarya Rai as his nurse.

The soundtrack boasts of 10 original tracks and no remixes.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali impressed by debutant singer

Sanjay Leela BhansaliTo impress Sanjay Leela Bhansali is no cakewalk, considering the fact that he is not at all a peoples’ man and is also, very out-spoken when it comes to calling a spade a spade. And to top it all, everyone is well acquainted and petrified of this. No wonder the debutant singer Jhanvi Shimnakar was quite nervous when Bhansali singled her out to sing for him.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali seek blessings for Guzaarish in Ajmer

Sanjay Leela BhansaliSanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming next, Guzaarish starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai begins shooting on Thursday July 30th in Filmcity, Mumbai. But before the first shot of his new biggie is canned, Bhansali has headed off to Rajasthan for seeking blessings at the Ajmer dargah.

Bhansali Finally Meets His Idol…. “Guzaarish Is A Homage To Lataji”: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Lata Mangeshkar So far you’ve been reading very strange reports linking Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s latest film Guzaarish to all sorts of Hollywood films.

But here’s the truth. Bhansali’s Hrithik Roshan-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Guzaarish which will be shot at a stretch in Goa in July and August to capture the monsoonal melody and romance of the place, is actually a tribute to the voice of Lata Mangeshkar.

Ismail Darbar misses out on working with Bhansali again?

Sanjay Leela BhansaliSanjay Leela Bhansali has now officially turned composer with Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer 'Guzaarish'. However, till a few days back, there were feelers that Ismail Darbar may make a re-entry into the Sanjay Leela Bhansali camp. The question making the rounds was - 'Is Ismail Darbar going to compose music for 'Chenab Gandhi' and/or 'Guzaarish'?'

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