India, Feb. 23 -- His ability to create visual grandeur and ace it in his films is what makes Sanjay Leela Bhansali stand out in the crowd in Bollywood. The National award winning director has established himself as a someone whose ambitious projects - mostly larger than life - transports the audiences into another universe altogether.

His films and storytelling technique are not only aided by dialogues or characters, but also the grand settings and the use of colours in each of his films to take the stories forward. On the 58th birthday of Bhansali, who is making his next Gangubai Kathiawadi with Alia Bhatt, we take a look at his most noted works over the years.

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)

A cinematic gem, the love story stars Aishw...