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In 2012, Bhansali produced Rowdy Rathore, a remake of the Telugu film Vikramarkudu, starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha and directed by Prabhu Deva.
The film received mixed reviews from critics and became a major commercial success, Box Office India labelled it as a blockbuster film.
The film earned the Critics Award for Best film at Filmfare.
He rose to prominence in Indian cinema with a triangular love story, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, starring Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan, and Ajay Devgan, which established his individualistic stamp for visual splendour and creating auras of celebration and festivity.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas and Black earned him multiple Best Director and Best Film Awards at Filmfare, the latter also received additional Critics Award for Best Film.
In 2006, Bhansali participated as a judge on reality TV show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa alongside Farah Khan and Shilpa Shetty.
It was a great commercial and critical success, and won numerous awards including four National Awards and nine Filmfare Awards.
It received a nomination for the Best Foreign Film at the British Academy of Film & Television Awards (BAFTA).
His next film, Black, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukerji, broke his own all-time record of Devdas by garnering eleven awards, the highest number of awards ever given to a single film at Filmfare.
In 2011, he became a judge on the Indian music talent show X Factor India Season 1.
The same year, he also produced the musical comedy film My Friend Pinto, which also received mixed reviews and tanked at the box office.
However, they had a falling-out when Bhansali refused to direct Kareeb.