Producers Guild Film Award for Best Director

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Producers Guild Film Award for Best Director
Awarded for Best Direction by a Director
Country India
Presented by Film & Television Producers Guild
First awarded 2004 (for films released around 2003)
Currently held by Sanjay Leela Bhansali,
Bajirao Mastani (2016)
Website Producers Guild Film Awards

The Producers Guild Film Award for Best Director (previously known as the Apsara Award for Best Director) is given by the producers of the film and television guild as part of its annual award ceremony for Hindi films, to recognise the work of a film director. Following its inception in 2004, no one was awarded in 2005 and 2007.

Superlatives[edit]

Superlative Best Director
Director with most awards Sanjay Leela Bhansali 2 --
Director with most nominations Vishal Bhardwaj
Imtiaz Ali
Prakash Jha
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
2
Director with most nominations
(without ever winning)
Vishal Bhardwaj
Imtiaz Ali
Prakash Jha
2

Winners[edit]

Year Director Film
2004 Rakesh Roshan Koi Mil Gaya
2006 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Black
2008 Shimit Amin Chak De India!
2009 Aamir Khan Taare Zameen Par
2010 A. R. Murugadoss Ghajini
2011 Karan Johar My Name Is Khan
2012 Zoya Akhtar Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2013 Anurag Basu (tied with) Sujoy Ghosh Barfi! (tied with) Kahaani
2014 Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
2015 Rajkumar Hirani PK
2016 Sanjay Leela Bhansali Bajirao Mastani

See also[edit]