Madhur Bhandarkar's Calendar Girls has been drawing a lot of attention from when the official trailer released. The director has shown the dark side of the glamourous world and people are quite impressed!
When the director was questioned about his source of inspiration
for the movie, the answer was quite simple, Vijay Mallya, he said,
"I have got the idea of making the movie from Vijay Mallya. He
knows I am making the movie. He asked me about it. The last that I
spoke to him was 20 days back. And I shall show him the movie as
soon as I get my print. His contribution is a lot in the
When quizzed about, how much portion of his movie is real, he
said, ""75% is real and 25%is fictional. Reality is harsh and to
show that we have to take care of. I have to keep my relations also
safe hence I cannot show certain things. It is inspired by few
calendar girls, photographers. I have researched much on them.
People were reluctant to talk initially. But what I have shown is
the tip of the iceberg."
Finally talking about the real life calendar girls in Bollywood,
he said, "Not just Deepika there are many other actresses who have
made it big in the industry despite being calendar girls. You need
to watch the movie to know what all I have included."
Check out Madhur's best movies...
Fashion won him a lot of accolades, with Priyanka Chopra winning
a national award for it.
Heroine was earlier to be made with Aishwarya but Kareena did a
fabulous job as well.
Madhur and Neil collaborated for Jail movie which was also loved
by critics and viewers.
Corporate movie saw Bipasha Basu give her career best
Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Ji
This was the only movie of Madhur in the recent years which
flopped big time.
Calendar Girls will probably be a hit, considering the success
of the trailer.