Calendar Girls is an Indian 2015 drama film directed and written by Madhur Bhandarkar and produced by Sangeeta Ahir and Bhandarkar Entertainment. Movie stars and also features five new faces which are Akanksha Puri as Nandita Menon who is from Hyderabad, Avani Modi as Nazneen Malik who is from Lahore, Kyra Dutt as Sharon Pinto who is from Goa, Ruhi Singh as Mayuri Chauhan from Rohtak, Satarupa Pyne as Paroma Ghosh from Kolkata, Suhel Seth as Vijay Mallya and Rohit Roy. Film is in Hindi language and Cinematography work done by Harri Vendaantam. Movie is released on 25 September 2015 by Hi-5 Entertainments LLP. Movie budget was near about Rs. 10 Crores.
Movie is full of glamour and the film is like revealing a dark side that is unknown to others. Madhur Bhandarkar shows that films are nothing but a reel representation of the real life. The film starts with the intro of girl named Akanksha Puri as Nandita Menon from Hyderabad, Sharon Pinto from Goa, Paromita Ghosh from Kolkata, Nazneen Malik from Lahore and Mayuri Chauhan from Rohtak. These 5 girls are choosen for Suhel Seth’s project “passion” of the annual “calendar girls”. So due to that girls got media attention too. This is like all dreams coming true because the next day for them comes with a new life full of opportunities. Then movie shows one of the girl involved in the match fixing with cricketers for the cash rich cricket league matches. Pakistani girl loses her contract due to anti – pakistani movements. So the movie shows how difficulities also comes into their lifes and how they suffers due to all this.
All the five girls in the film performed their respective roles to the best of their abilities. Movie focuses that life is all about the choices that how a single decision and choice can make or break once life.
BOX OFFICE REPORT
Due to bold scenes and glamour movie collected Rs 3 Crores which is low as compared to kis kisko pyaar karoon. With them bhaag johnny also fails to collects alot and stands at same position with Calendar Girls. All we can say that just a hope in future to gain some collections while right now audience is enjoying kis kisko pyaar karoon very much due to debutent Kapil Sharma also an stand up comedian.