Sanjay Leela is an ambitious Indian film director, auteur, producer, and screenwriter as well as music director. He was born on 24 February 1963 and born in the family of music director Mr. D.O. Bhansali and Mrs. Leela Bhansali. Originally belongs to Mumbai and he has done his schooling from Mumbai.
He started his career as an assistant to Vidhu Vinod Chopra. He also involved during the making of Parinda and 1942: A Love Story. He did his directorial debut with Khamoshi: The Musical.
The second film was Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, the movie of Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan and Aishwarya Rai.
Devdas, Black, Saawariya, Guzaarish, My Friend Pinto and many more movies were under his direction. Bajirao Mastani was the highly romantic movie produced by him; this was the box office hit movie in 2015. He has produced Hindi Serial SaraswatiChandra featuring Gautam Rode and Jennifer Winget. He had also established a film production house which is called SLB Films in 1999.
He did his Stage show of Padmavati and also judged Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 1 and X factor India Season 1. He also received positive comments from international critics for his work. In 2010, Bhansali had released Guzaarish of Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rain, and made his debut in music direction in this film. His films have achieved tremendous popularity in the Bollywood Industry. His Stage show performance was miraculous in his past days.
Net Worth: Dollar 112 Million (2016) (Estimated in different sites)
Upcoming Movies: Chenab Gandhi, Khalnayak
There are lists of awards which include: 3 National Film Awards, 12 Filmfare Awards, 5 Zee Cine Awards, and 2 Screen Awards for Best Director for Devdas and 8 IIFA Awards for his movies. Best Film Award, Director Award and critics’ award and Best Story Award. In 2005, Star Dust Special Award for Black and Padma Shri Award which is the fourth highest civilian Award.
His Blockbuster movie Black has bagged 11 Film fare awards.
Name: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Date of Birth: February 24, 1963
Age: 53 years
Place of Birth: Mumbai
Education/ Qualification: Film and Television Institute of India
Father: D.O. Bhansali
Mother: Leela Bhansali
Sibling/ Sister: Bela Segal
Marital Status: Single
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Weight: 73 kg.
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Profession: Director, Producer, Screenwriter and Music Director.