Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar announced his next directorial venture, Down India Lockdown, inspired by true events from the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the world, which led to a lockout in the country.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared updates about Bhandarkar’s new directorial venture on social media. He wrote, ‘MADHUR BHANDARKAR ANNOUNCES NEXT FILM … IT OFFICIAL … #MadhurBhandarkar Announces His Next Directional Venture … Title #IndiaLockdown … Inspired by True Events … Casting Understanding … Bhandarkar Entertainment Created by … PJ Motion Pictures … Starting January 2021. ‘
The film will be produced by Bhandarkar Entertainment and PJ Motion Pictures. The film is expected to go on floors from January 2021. The casting of the film is still on.
Bhandarkar received the National Film Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Director for Page 3 and Traffic Signal respectively. Drama Film Fashion earned her many accolades including National Film Award, Filmfare Award nomination for Best Director and Best Screenplay. Madhur was invited as a distinguished guest for the first International Yoga Day celebrations at the United Nations in New York on 21 June.
Madhur Bhandarkar made his directorial debut in 1999 with Trishakti. His last directorial was a political film called ‘Indu Sarkar’, which was based on the period between 1975 and 1977, when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency across the country. The film starred Neil Nitin Mukesh, Kirti Kulhari, Anupam Kher and Parrot Roy Choudhary, Nitanshigoyal and Supriya Vinod.
Madhur Bhandarkar is known for his hard work and realistic films.