There are filmmakers. There are artists. And then there is Vishal Bhardwaj.

A director, music composer, singer, lyricist and writer, all rolled into one,  Bhardwaj has never failed to amaze us with his many talents. Taking risks and saying the unsaid adds to his audacious charm.  He crafts his movies with dark threads of human nature. Be it Ishqyiya, Maqbool, Omkara or Haider, his critically acclaimed adaptations of literature are a class apart.

Here are 30 quotes from Vishal Bhardwaj’s critically acclaimed movies which will remind you of the journey of complex characters carved expertly carved by the genius: