Madhur Bhandarkar directorial Fashion was released in 2008, starring an incredible ensemble of Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, Mugdha Godse, Arjan Bajwa, and Arbaaz Khan.
The film made box-office and critical history with its stellar performances and impressive narrative. The film clocks 11 Years today and the filmmaker is nothing but grateful.
Madhur Bhandarkar just took to his social media profile and wrote, “#11yearsOfFashion Always humbled by the love showered on the film. Thanks to @priyankachopra #kanganaranaut @ronniescrewvala, @mugdhagodse267 & the entire technical team for their immense contribution. #FashionkaJalwa #Fashion”
The film features Priyanka Chopra in the lead role as Meghna Mathur, an aspiring fashion model; it follows her transformation from small-town girl to supermodel, the Indian fashion industry and the careers of several other models. Fashion also explores feminism and female power in Indian fashion.
Actress Mugdha Godse also wrote, “#11yearsoffashion and the #Jalwa goes on…”
The film opened with positive reviews. Critics praised its screenplay, cinematography, music, direction, and performances. It collected a whopping 600 million at the box office and was commercially successful.
Fashion received several awards and nominations at ceremonies across India. At the 54th Filmfare Awards, the film received seven nominations including Best Director and won two awards; Best Actress award for Chopra and Best Supporting Actress award for Ranaut. It also won Best Actress award for Chopra and Best Supporting Actress award for Ranaut at the 56th National Film Awards. Several publications listed Fashion as one of the “best women-centric films in Bollywood”.