‘Calendar Girls’ teaser: Bhandarkar captures life behind fame and money


National award winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarka released the teaser of his upcoming film ‘Calendar Girls’ on Twitter. The story is about five models who become popular by featuring in famous calendars. The film features five newcomers in the lead.

Kyra Dutt, Akansha Puri, Avani Modi, Satarupa Pyne, and Ruhi Singh will debut with the film as the five calendar models.

Bhandarkar launched the teaser today and tweeted, “Best wishes to my 5 leading ladies as we launch teaser today! #CalendarGirls @Avanimodi @puri_akanksha @pyne_satarupa @KyraDutt @ruhisingh11”

Through the film, Bhandarkar attempts to bring out the hidden life of the calendar models who appear happy and content from outside.

The 46-year-old director has always worked with esTabulished actors and for the first time he has launched newcomers his film.

His last outing was ‘Heroine’, starring Kareena Kapoor in 2012 which did not do well at the box office.

The filmmaker who debuted as a director with the small-budget ‘Trishakti’ made the critically acclaimed ‘Chandni Bar’ in 2001 starring Tabu and Atul Kulkarni which took him to the top league of filmmakers in Bollywood. The film won the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues.

His film ‘Page 3’ won the National Award for Best Feature Film while he received the same for Best Director for his film ‘Traffic signal’. His other ventures include, ‘Fashion’, ‘Corporate’, ‘Jail’, ‘Aan: Men at Work’ and ‘Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji’.

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