From being brought up in Mumbai Byculla, Nal Bazar in a small house with numerous struggles and challenges to becoming one of the best directors yes we are talking about the great Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Let us know about his life and how he made it to the bigger stage.
Sanja Leela Bhansali did his course at the Film and Television Institute of India. He was born on 24th February 1963 in Mumbai. In his childhood, he was impressed by Raj Kapoor and Guru Dutt’s films.
Kagaz Ke Phool and Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam are a few of the favourite films of Sanja Leela Bhansali. He was very impressed by Raj Kapoor’s direction style. Leela Bhansali is the mother, D. O Bhansali and sister Bella Sehgal are the family members of Sanja Leela Bhansali.
He faced a lot of struggles in his childhood. Sanja Leela Bhansali’s father was an alcohol addict and spent most of the money on drinking. His father was also a film producer but he never made the breakthrough. Despite money problems, Sanjay’s mom raised both of her children at her best. Sanjay had to see money lenders visiting his home consistently for the money his father had borrowed for drinking.
Sanjay wanted to leave the place beaus of the negativity and toxicity he had to face. In every movie, Sanjay shows a glimpse of his childhood. Parinda was the debut film by Sanja Leela Bhansali. He also worked in ‘1942 a Love Story. After parting ways with Vinod Chopra he made his debut film ‘Khamoshi the Musical’ which did not do that well.
After that, he did the film ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam with the cast of Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan which performed well. The next movie is really remembering one ‘Devdas’ which had the cast of SRK, Aishwarya Rai and Rani Mukherjee and he never looked back after this moment.
Let’s unveil the great Indian Bollywood film director, producer, music director and screenwriter the one and only Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He started his career as an assistant to Vinod Chopra.