Vishal Bhardwaj

Music Director ● Director ● Screenplay Writer


Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, music composer and playback singer Vishal Bhardwaj hails from Chandpur village, near Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, is known for his work in the Hindi cinema and is a recipient of a Filmfare Award and seven National Film Awards in four categories. Initially considering himself as a music composer as much as a director, Vishal made his debut as a music composer with the children's film Abhay in the year 1995, and received wider recognition with his compositions in Gulzar's 1996 blcokbuster Maachis. He had garnered the National Film Award for Best Music Direction for his compositions in the movie 'Godmother'. Vishal made his directorial debut with the children's film Makdee in the year 2002, He is known for creating brilliant Indian adaptations of the three tragedies by William Shakespeare - Maqbool from Macbeth, Omkara from Othello, and Haider from Hamlet. He owns his own production company called VB Pictures and co-writes as well as produce films such as Ishqiya, its 2014 sequel Dedh Ishqiya, and the semi-biographical thriller Talvar among more projects. Bhardwaj met his playback singer wife Rekha Bhardwaj when he had moved to Delhi to pursue his graduation at the Hindu College, University of Delhi.

Born on: 4 August, 1965

Born in: Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India

Hindi TBA
Music Director
Hindi 2017
Playback Singer
Hindi 2017
Music Director, Playback Singer
Urdu 2016
Music Director
Hindi 2016
Music Director
Hindi 2016
Music Director
Hindi 2016
Playback Singer
Hindi 2015
Music Director
Hindi 2015
Music Director
Hindi 2015
Music Director
Hindi 2014
Music Director, Playback Singer
Hindi 2014
Music Director
Hindi 2013
Playback Singer, Music Director
Hindi 2013
Music Director
Hindi 2011
Playback Singer, Music Director
Hindi 2010
Music Director, Playback Singer
Hindi 2010
Music Director
Hindi 2009
Playback Singer, Music Director
Hindi 2008
Music Director
Hindi 2008
Playback Singer, Music Director
Hindi 2007
Music Director
Hindi 2007
Music Director
Hindi 2007
Music Director
Hindi 2006
Playback Singer, Music Director
Hindi 2005
Music Director
Hindi 2005
Music Director
Hindi 2004
Music Director
Hindi 2003
Music Director
Hindi 2003
Music Director
Hindi 2003
Music Director
Hindi 2003
Music Director
Hindi 2002
Music Director
Hindi 2002
Music Director
Hindi 2001
Music Director
Hindi 2001
Music Director
Hindi 2000
Music Director
Hindi 1999
Music Director
Hindi 1999
Music Director
Hindi 1999
Music Director
Hindi 1998
Music Director
Malayalam 1998
Music Director
Hindi 1998
Music Director
Hindi 1997
Music Director
Hindi 1997
Music Director
Hindi 1997
Music Director
Hindi 1996
Music Director
Hindi 1996
Music Director
Hindi 1995
Music Director, Lyricist
Hindi 1995
Music Director
Hindi 1987
Music Director
Hindi TBA
Dialogue Writer
Hindi TBA
Story Writer
Hindi 2017
Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2015
Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Hindi 2014
Dialogue Writer, Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2014
Screenplay Writer, Dialogue Writer
Hindi 2013
Dialogue Writer, Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2013
Dialogue Writer, Screenplay Writer, Story Writer
Hindi 2011
Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2010
Dialogue Writer, Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2009
Screenplay Writer, Dialogue Writer
Hindi 2007
Dialogue Writer, Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2007
Dialogue Writer
Hindi 2007
Dialogue Writer, Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2006
Dialogue Writer, Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2004
Dialogue Writer, Screenplay Writer
Hindi 2002
Story Writer, Screenplay Writer
Hindi TBA
Director
Hindi TBA
Director
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Director
Hindi TBA
Director
Hindi 2017
Director
Hindi 2014
Director
Hindi 2013
Director
Hindi 2011
Director
Hindi 2009
Director
Hindi 2007
Director
Hindi 2007
Director
Hindi 2006
Director
Hindi 2004
Director
Hindi 2002
Director
Hindi 2017
Producer
Hindi 2015
Producer
Hindi 2014
Producer
Hindi 2014
Producer
Hindi 2013
Producer
Hindi 2013
Producer
Hindi 2011
Producer
Hindi 2010
Producer
Hindi 2007
Producer
Hindi 2007
Co-Producer
Hindi 2004
Co-Producer
Hindi 2002
Producer
English 2011
Actor
Hindi 1997
Special Appearance
Hindi 2017
Casting Director
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Vishal had won the National Film Award for Best Music Direction for Godmother and won his second National Film Award for Best Music Direction in his production venture Ishqiya.

At the 62nd National Film Awards, Bhardwaj won the Best Music Director and Best Screenplay award for Haider.