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Chotoder Chobi by Kaushik Ganguli
“I am not handicapped,” says Khoka, the protagonist of Kaushik Ganguly’s Chotoder Chobi, when he is offered a seat reserved for the physically challenged on public transport. ...
Amit V Masurkar, writer-director, Sulemani Keeda
In Bollywood screenplays are narrated, not read and I was in one such story pitching session at a studio when I spied on a list of names on the white board. The names ...
Deborah Benattar
Remake rights instead of original scripts are in high demand in the Hindi film industry and the trend is only going to go up with time. But can an industry depend ...
Intersteller
If technology has had one effect on cinema it is to make the logic of technological fiction completely inaccessible to the spectator. This is not confined to the Si-Fi ...
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Gone are the days when writers had to knock at producers’ and directors’ doors to ask if they are looking for scripts. Now producers and directors are turning to ...
Shahid Kapoor in haider
Apart from the issues about the veracity of representation of the Kashmir politics in question, Haider remains a major film in the Indian context for being cinematically ...
Ashim Ahluwalia at DearCinema IndieTalk session in Mumbai
The maverick director of John and Jane and Miss Lovely shared his insight on filmmaking with DearCinema readers at IndieTalk recently. He advised first time ...
Vasan Bala. Image courtesy: Facebook
Writer-director Vasan Bala shares his notes from Sundance Screenwriters' Lab. His project "Side Hero" was one of the thirteen projects selected for the lab this year. ...
Pirated DVDs
Unknowingly and unassumingly, Rajan was a crusader for cinema in his own way. A true messiah who brought to cinephiles pirated yet original films - uncut. A man who ...
NFDC Screenwriters Lab 2014
In its eighth edition, the first stage of the NFDC Screenwriters’ Lab was recently held at the Sarajevo Film Festival (15 – 23 August 2014) and the second ...