Chandni bar is a 2001 hindi film directed by madhur bhandarkar. it depicts the gritty life of the mumbai underworld, including prostitution, dance bars and gun crime. the film stars tabu and atul kulkarni in lead roles. it also stars ananya khare, rajpal yadav, minakshi sahani and vishal thakkar. the film was a critically acclaimed hit and it won four national film awards. tabu came into the limelight with this movie, along with rajpal yadav.