Sanjay Leela Bhansali

1963 - Today

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Gujarati: [ˈsəndʒeː ˈlilɑː ˈbʱəɳsɑliː]; born 24 February 1963) is an Indian director, producer, screenwriter, and music director. One of the most acclaimed filmmakers in Hindi cinema, Bhansali is the recipient of several awards, including five National Film Awards, eleven Filmfare Awards and a BAFTA nomination. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sanjay Leela Bhansali has received more than 3,826,566 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,183rd most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Sanjay Leela Bhansali ranks 1,182 out of 1,305Before him are Ava DuVernay, Jessica Hausner, Subhash Ghai, Claudia Llosa, Stéphane Brizé, and Rob Minkoff. After him are Ted Demme, Farah Khan, Nikolaj Arcel, Jeff Nathanson, Aditya Chopra, and Caroline Link.

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Among people born in 1963, Sanjay Leela Bhansali ranks 455Before him are Gail O'Grady, Éric Di Meco, Lisa Nowak, Alexandra Silk, Luis Carlos Perea, and Aaron Burckhard. After him are Ted Demme, Big Boss Man, José Basualdo, Stephen Elop, Dany Verlinden, and Vijay Singh.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sanjay Leela Bhansali ranks 593 out of 848Before him are Mammootty (1951), Homai Vyarawalla (1913), Paresh Rawal (1955), P. Chidambaram (1945), Adolf Lu Hitler Marak (1958), and Charles Correa (1930). After him are Rohinton Mistry (1952), Sushmita Sen (1975), Farah Khan (1965), Aditya Chopra (1971), Aasif Mandvi (1966), and Mary Kom (1983).


Among film directors born in India, Sanjay Leela Bhansali ranks 18Before him are Shyam Benegal (1934), Adoor Gopalakrishnan (1941), Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922), Mahesh Bhatt (1948), Deepa Mehta (1950), and Aparna Sen (1945). After him are Farah Khan (1965), Aditya Chopra (1971), Karan Johar (1972), Mani Ratnam (1956), Rajkumar Hirani (1962), and Kiran Rao (1973).

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