Madhur Bhandarkar Pays Tribute To Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

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Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar remembers the Sahitay Samrat Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, a great Indian poet, and novelist, who penned the Indian National Song.
Madhur Bhandarkar took to his social media profile and shared a message along with a small video. He wrote, “Tribute to the great novelist & poet Shri Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay who penned India National song ‘#VandeMataram on his birth anniversary”
Today is the 180th birth anniversary of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, the Bengali literary giant who is today best remembered for penning the words of ‘Vande Mataram’, the National Song.
Political leaders from across the spectrum have posted to their social media accounts to commemorate the birth anniversary of the man who is arguably considered among the key figures of the renaissance of Bangla literature.
Madhur Bhandarkar is a celebrates filmmaker, most popular for the drama film Chandni Bar (2001), which won him the National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues.
Bhandarkar received the National Film Awards for the Best Feature Film and Best Director for Page 3 (2005) and Traffic Signal (2007) respectively. The drama film Fashion (2008) garnered him several accolades including Filmfare Awards nominations for Best Director and Best Screenplay.