Vishal Bhardwaj is an Indian filmmaker, writer, screenwriter and music composer. He is considered to be one of India's leading film makers. His works have been regarded as path breaking in Indian cinema. Bhardwaj came to Mumbai to become a music composer, he took to directing movies only to create the opportunity to compose music. His first directorial debut was children's film Makdee which was critically acclaimed. He then made the first of his Shakespearean adaptation, Maqbool, based on Macbeth. This was followed up by another children's film, The Blue Umbrella based on Ruskin Bond's story of the same name. This film also met with critical acclaim throughout. Omkara marked the second of Bhardwaj's Shakespearan endeavours, this time an adaptation of Othello. Omkara was a great success internationally and a musical hit,
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