Vishal Bharadwaj

Vishal Bharadwaj 's Profile

Full Name :

Vishal Bharadwaj

Other Name's :

Vishal Bharadwaj



Date of Birth :

4th August 1965



Height :

1.75 m

Born Place :

Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India


Filmmaker, director, writer and music composer.

Personal Details

  • Mother's : Satya Bhardwaj
  • Father's : Ram Bhardwaj
  • Sibling's : -
  • Education : Hindu College, University of Delhi
  • Residence : -
  • Spouse : Rekha Bhardwaj
  • Children's : -


Year Movie Role
2014 Breaking Dreamz Director
Haider Composer, Director, producer
Writer (Dialogue & Screenplay)
Dedh Ishqiya Producer, Composer & Writer
2013 Ek Thi Daayan Producer Composer & Writer
Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola Director, composer, Writer & Producer
2011 7 Khoon Maaf Director, producer, composer,
Writer (Dialogue & Screenplay)
2010 Ishqiya Composer, writer, producer
2009 Kaminey Composer, Director,
Writer (Dialogue & Screenplay)
2008 Haal–e–dil Composer
U Me Aur Hum Composer
2007 No Smoking Composer, producer
Nishabd Composer
Dus Kahaniyaan Writer (Dialogue & Screenplay)
Blood Brothers Director, Writer (Dialogue)
Migration Writer (Dialogue)
2006 Omkara Composer, director, Writer (Dialogue & Screenplay)
2005 The Blue Umbrella a.k.a. Chhatri Chor Composer, director, producer
Ramji Londonwale Composer
Bhagmati Composer
2003 Maqbool Composer, director, producer, Writer (dialogue & screenplay)
Paanch Composer
Chupke Se Composer
Danav Composer
Kagaar: Life on the Edge Composer
2002 Makdee Composer, director, producer, Writer (Story & Dialogue)
Mulaqat Composer
2001 Love ke liye kuch bhi karega Composer
Choo Lenge Akash Composer
2000 Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar!! Composer
1999 Hu Tu Tu Composer
Godmother Composer
Jahan Tum Le Chalo Composer
1998 Daya Composer
Chachi 420 Composer
Satya Composer
Sham Ghansham Composer
1997 Betaabi Composer
Tunnu Ki Tina Composer
1996 Maachis Composer
Sanshodhan Composer
1995 Fauji Composer
1995 Abhay Composer

As a Music direction for non-film music

  • Barse Barse (2011)
  • Ishqa Ishqa (2002)
  • Boodhe Pahadon Par
  • Sunset Point (2000)
  • Jungle Book

As a Playback singer

  • "Jhelum" – Haider (2014)
  • "Khamkhaa" – Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013)
  • "Bekaraan" - 7 Khoon Maaf (2011)
  • "Aur Phir Yun Hua" - Striker (2010)
  • "Kaminey" - Kaminey (2009)
  • "U Me Aur Hum" - U Me Aur Hum (2008)
  • "Kash Lagaa" - No Smoking (2007)
  • "O Saathi Re" - Omkara (2006)

Awards and Nominations

Year Movie Awards and Nominations
2014 Haider Winner the People's Choice Award at the 9th Rome Film Festival in the Mondo Genere section
2010 Ishqiya Winner, National Film Award for Best Music Direction
Nominated, Filmfare Best Music Director Award
2009 Kaminey Nominated, Filmfare Best Director Award
Nominated, Filmfare Best Music Director Award
2006 Omkara Winner, National Film Award – Special Jury Award
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director
Winner, Cairo International Film Festival, Best Artistic Contribution in Cinema of a Director
Winner, Kara Film Festival, Best Music Director
Nominated, International Indian Film Academy's Popular Award for Best Dialogue, Best Director, Best Music Director, Best Screenplay (shared) & Best Story
2005 The Blue Umbrella a.k.a. Chhatri Chor Winner, National Film Award for Best Children's Film, shared with Ronnie Screwvala
2003 Maqbool Winner, International Indian Film Academy's Technical excellence award for Best Dialogue & Best Screenplay (shared with Abbas Tyrewala)
Nominated, Golden Kinnaree Award for Best Film at Bangkok International Film Festival
Winner, Zee Cine technical Award for Best Dialogue and Best Screenplay
Nominated, Zee Cine Award for Best Director & Best Story
2002 Makdee Winner at 2nd Place, the Adults Jury Award, at the Chicago Children's Film Festival in the 'Live-Action Feature Film or Video' category
1999 Godmother Winner, National Film Award for Best Music Direction
1996 Maachis Winner, Filmfare – R.D. Burman Award for New Music Talent