Mr Bhandarkar tweeted:
Start shooting #CalendarGirls from today!High on concept, this youthful film has 5 new faces to be shot in a 40 day start-to-finish schedule-- Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) July 23, 2014
Earlier there were reports that he had approached model-turned-actress Deepika Padukone for the film but the rumours were quashed. (Also read: Always wanted to work with Priyanka Chopra again: Madhur Bhandarkar )
Mr Bhandarkar, who has helmed films like Fashion, Page 3 and Corporate, last directed a project titled Heroine in 2012 featuring Kareena Kapoor.