Madhur Bhandarkar bags 16th Kalakaar Award

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar will receive the 16th Kalakaar Award for Best Director for the film Corporate, at a function to be held in Kolkata on 14 January.

Actor Bipasha Basu has already received the Anandlok and GIFA awards for best actress for Madhur Bhandarkar’s Corporate. “This is the beginning. Just wait and watch how many awards my film will take home. I will be flying to Kolkata to receive the award,” says an ecstatic Bhandarkar.

The filmmaker’s Chandni Bar won three National Awards, one IIFA Award, one Star Screen Award and one Zee Cine Award. His next venture, Page 3, received three National Film Awards and one Zee Cine Award.