Vishal Bhardwaj

Active - 1997 - 2017  |   Born - Aug 4, 1965 in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India  |   Genres - Drama

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  • Met his wife Rekha Bhardwaj whilst studying at Delhi University.
  • Worked exclusively as composer in his early career, starting with Abhay (1995), before becoming a director and producer.
  • Won the National Film Award for Best Music Direction for Godmother (1999), a feat he repeated with Ishquiya (2010).
  • His directorial debut Makdee (2003) was screened at the Cannes Film Festival and earned him international recognition.
  • Received the National Film Award - Special Jury Award for Omkara (2006).