The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has nominated National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar as a society member of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI).

SRFTI, which is in Kolkata, sent an official letter to Mr Bhandarkar in this regard. “I hope to take forward the legacy of the institute with whatever contribution that I can make as a member,” Bhandarkar said in a statement.

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar

On career front, Madhur is gearing up for his next movie Indu Sarkar. On Monday, the filmmaker made an announcement on social media about the commencement of the movie’s shooting. “Here is the one teaser poster of ‘Indu Sarkar’. Shooting begins today. Always need your support and blessings,” Bhandarkar tweeted.