Shakaramar I will earn and feed myself. Women Writing in India: He worked with Mani Ratnam again in the critically acclaimed film Kannathil Muthamittal playing the father of a Though her husband is alive, Buaa is living the life of abandoned woman. This is largely due to the fact that the society is passing through atransitional era. For you, for Bbandari I am doing all these.

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Biography[ edit ] Bhandari was born on 3 April , in Bhanpura , Madhya Pradesh and grew up largely in Ajmer , Rajasthan , where her father Sukhsampat Rai Bhandari, was a freedom fighter , social reformer and the producer of the first English to Hindi and English to Marathi dictionaries.

She had her early education in Ajmer, graduated from Calcutta University and then went onto obtaining an M. A degree in Hindi language and literature , at Banaras Hindu University. In , she helped organize a strike in with the support of her teacher Sheela Agarwal.

This award is given every year for outstanding literary achievements in Hindi. Her works reflect the changing moods of society, as they shape and mould her writing and subject matter.

It was co-authored with her husband, the writer and editor Rajendra Yadav. The story was conceived by Bhandari and involved a romance between a man and two women. Yadav contributed the title, and they wrote the dialogues for the male and female characters respectively.

Her second novel, Aap Ka Bunty Your Bunty portrayed the collapse of a marriage through the eyes of a child, the titular Bunty, whose parents ultimately divorce and remarry other people. Bhandari, along with her husband, Rajendra Yadav , as well as other writers in Hindi, including Krishna Sobti , were key figures in the Hindi literary movement called Nayi Kahani New Story.

She also wrote the screenplay for the film Swami , which was based on a novel by Saratchandra Chattopadhyaya. Some have been adapted into films as well as for the stage. Tippeswami and directed by B. V Karant Feature and telefilms[ edit ] Feature FIlm Rajnigandha , directed by Basu Chatterjee, based on the story Yahi Sach Hai completed its silver jubilee and was honors with many awards Feature film Swami based on the novel Swami, directed by Basu Bhatterjee, too celebrated its silver jubilee and was presented a number of awards.

Controversy concerning the film adaptation of Aap Ka Bunty[ edit ] Bhandari sold the rights to her second novel, Aap Ka Bunty and it was subsequently adapted for a film produced by Dharmendra Goyal and directed by Sisir Mishra.

The judgment in this case, Manu Bhandari v. The Court held in favor of Bhandari, but she and the producers ultimately settled out of court.

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