Sanjay Bhansali | Sunjay Bunsali
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About teachers: I have learned Odissi; I know what the teacher can do, why we touch his feet. We don't respect our teachers anymore, but to me God is the teacher. He comes into your life once - he can be neurotic, erratic, complex, but he transforms your life and perspective. You must not submit meekly, but question what you're taught. Then the teacher removes your fears about life, the world - ...
He is the only director, besides the legendary Guru Dutt
, who created his films in total isolation from the public. In fact, two of Dutt's films - Kaagaz Ke Phool
(1959) and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam
(1962) - are Bhansali's favourite movies. His wish is to remake either or both of these movies at some point in his career, as well as to make a biopic on Guru Dutt's life.
His films often feature emotional pain and trauma being exprienced by his protagonists.