March 31, 2023

Madhur Bhandarkar Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 3, 2021

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Short Biography

Madhur Bhandarkar is a famous Indian Film Director, Screenwriter, and Producer. He was born on 26-08-1968 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He has directed many successful movies and has seen commercial success as well as critical acclaim for his work.

Madhur Bhandarkar Complete Bio & Career

Madhur Bhandarkar made his directorial debut with the film Trishakti (1999). Two years later, he directed his one of the most successful movies Chandni Bar (2001) and won a national award for Best Film on Social Issues. His other much praised and successful movies include Page-3 (2005), Traffic Signal (2007) and Fashion (2008) which also won him several National Awards. His latest film ‘Heroine’ starring Kareena Kapoor was very well appreciated and critically acclaimed however did not do well at the box office collection.
He played a small role in the movie ‘Rangeela’ with Amir Khan and Jackie Shroff and considered this as his first step to Bollywood. He went on to receive the Padma Shri Award by the Government of India in 2016 and hence became the youngest Indian Filmmaker to receive his award. The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) has decided to preserve all his films. He is famous for making women-oriented movies and hence actresses consider themselves privileged to work with him as he brings about the best out of them in all roles.
In 2015, he made the film named "Calendar Girls" and his film Indu Sarkar which was released in 2017, won numerous awards.
He belongs to a Marathi middle-class family and took up many small jobs before becoming a Director.


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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2016 Arts

In 2016, he was awarded Padma Shri award for his excellence in hindi film industry by the administration of India. Along with this, the director won man ofy other awards like Sophia, National Film Fare and Creative Spirit and Visionary Director's Award etcetera.

Madhur Bhandarkar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He married Renu Namboodiri on 15-12-2003  & has a daughter named Siddhi Bhandarkar. His mother name is Shanta Bhandarkar.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 36
Biceps Size 16.2
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School NA
College NA
Qualification School Dropout
Hobbies Reading, Traveling, Listen to Music
Marital Status Married
Debut Trishakti (1999)
Best Movies Chandni Bar (2001), Traffic Signal (2007)
Salary NA
Net Worth NA
Official Website


Favorite Color Black, Grey, Blue
Favorite Brand Adidas, Gucci, Prada, Lacoste
Favorite Player Kapil Dev , Sourav Ganguly
Favorite Sport Cricket, Badminiton
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Rekha , Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Movie All genre of movies
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Song calm Music
Favorite Place Europe, America
Favorite Dress Casual Outfits
Favorite Food Veg- Non Veg

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Madhur Bhandarkar

  • Madhur Bhandarkar is a famous Indian scriptwriter, director, and producer in the Hindi film industry. He began his directing career in 1999 with the renowned movie "Trishakti".
  • He won National Filmfare Award for his film "Chandni Bar" (2001) which was based on social issues and he was praised to build these types of movies.
  • Recently, Madhur appeared as a special guest of honour in the First International Yoga Day celebrations in America.
  • He loves traveling, shopping, Reading, and Listen to music.
  • Mr. Bhandarkar has run their own official website named

Madhur Bhandarkar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

54 years, 7months, 5 days old age Madhur Bhandarkar will turn 55 on 26 August, 2023. Only 4 months, 25 days, 18 hours,30 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Madhur Bhandarkar has celebrated the total number of 55 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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