Sanjay Leela Bhansali is one of the popular and leading directors of Bollywood film industry. With his marvelous talent and interest towards film world he tried his luck as producer as well and enjoying good success.
He is proven as one of the innovating filmmakers in Hindi Cinema. He is the most sought-for director after having worked with several popular actors. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is one of the richest directors born in India.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali Net Worth 2020
According to various online resources Sanjay Leela Bhansali Net worth is $122 Million. Though his incoming source is mostly from being a successful director yet he is now earning money from many other sources as well like music director, screen writer, producer and many others.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali Biography
|Full Name||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Birth Date||24th February 1963|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, India|
|Current Residence||Mumbai, India|
|Age (as of 2020)||56 Years|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8.5 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Occupation||Film Director, Producer|
Sanjay Leela Bhansali was born on February 24th 1963 in Mumbai to Navin Bhansali and Leela Bhansali. His father was a film producer and Sanjay was influenced with so many actors and directors around and turn his interest towards becoming a director.
After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Commerce from Lala Lajpatrai College in Mumbai he attended the Film and Television Institute of India to purse his passion for Cinema. With his great passion and interest towards the art of “director” he worked so hard and now become a well-known director of Bollywood film Industry.
He started his career as an assistant to director Vidhu Vinod Chopra. He made his first directorial debut with the film Kamoshi in the year 1996. Sanjay is now enjoying his success as a producer, screen writer and music director as well.
However, he gained good name and fame with his second film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam in the year 1999 which is a biggest hit in Bollywood.
Other than Film Direction
Apart from being a director and producer, Sanjay Leela Bhansali also taken out time to make his career more interesting with television and Stage Career. In the year 2006 he started his TV stint, serving as a judge in the first season of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing (Indian version).
He directed a stage opera Padmavati in the year 2008. It received a great positive response where the show was first screen in Paris and later at the Festival dei Due Mondi.
Awards and Rewards
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a multi National Film Award recipient. With his great talent and focus on work he received many awards like:
- IIFA Award for Best Director in the year 2003, 2006, 2016
- Zee Cine Awards for best film, best director.
- National Film Fare Award for Best Direct in the year 2016 for Bajirao Mastani.
- Padma Shri Award in the year 2015
- Star Dust Award for best director of the year 2006 – Black
- IIFA Award for Best Screen Play in the year 2000 for the film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.
Above are just few to mention. Sanjay Leela Bhansali won many more Awards which made him a very proud director of Bollywood Film Industry.