September 14, 2009 4:10:10 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
Three times National Award winner Film Director Madhur Bhandarkar will be adding more feathers to his cap as he will be honored in a grand style amidst high fanfare by SOVEX PORT FILM, Ministry of Culture of Russia, in Moscow. Madhur will be awarded as the best Film Director for his outstanding contribution to Indian Cinema. The retrospective include Madhur's critically acclaimed and commercially successful films FASHION, PAGE 3 & TRAFFIC SIGNAL in Russian sub-titles. Once again Madhur Bhandarkar will make India proud with this achievement and taking Indian cinema to the all new heights.
After having being conferred three National awards for his films CHANDNI BAR, PAGE 3 & TRAFFIC SIGNAL respectively here in India, now this will be an International honor for filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, achieving the rare distinction of being felicitated in Moscow. This is no ordinary feat and it can be expected from one of a kind film director Madhur Bhandarkar, who makes critically acclaimed- commercial hits as well National Award winning & thought-provoking films.
Commenting on this honor and proud that Madhur has made to the nation, Madhur Says- 'I am extremely honored with this award to my name and I am glad that I am getting a chance to represent my nation once again. Already I have been honored here with the screening of my film FASHION at recently concluded Moscow International Film Festival where my film was given a standing ovation. Also my film CHANDNI BAR was given accolades in the same festivals years back. I feel really lucky enough and blessed that I am getting another chance to represent my nation at such an honor and this has really lured my heart. I thank all the audience there in India, all my supporters, the team of all my films that I have been awarded for and of course the Ministry of Culture of Russia.'