The Reluctant Fundamentalist-was realized through a long and arduous journey, full of ups and downs, just like any independent filmmaker in any part of the world would have it. Investors came and disappeared, budgets were slashed and the project fell apart several times.
A journey into the world of the most sought after Independent producer of Mumbai, Guneet Monga
Mumbai Cha Raja director Manjeet Singh takes his next project Chenu to L’ Atelier of the Cinefondation at Cannes film festival. L’Atelier hand picks projects from all over the world and invites the directors and their producers to meet potential partners during the festival. Manjeet Singh talks about his upcoming project: What was the starting [...]
Thierry Frémaux, the Artistic Director of Cannes film festival, in an EXCLUSIVE interview to Nandita Dutta, voices his thoughts on contemporary Indian cinema and the new crop of Indian directors making waves at Cannes: What was the thought behind inviting India as a guest country this year? India is the third country to be invited after [...]
India is the guest country at Cannes in 2013. It is undoubtedly the most eventful year in more than a decade when two films are in the official selection and one each in Critics Week and Directors’ Fortnight. Is 2013 really a special year for India at Cannes?
Ritesh Batra speaks to DearCinema about his film “Dabba” that’s set for a world premiere at Cannes Critics Week
Three Indian films that premiere at Cannes 2013 have Nawazuddin Siddiqui in prominent roles. Nandita Dutta speaks to the actor and his directors to find out what’s special about the man and his craft ix films in two years at the crème de la crème of film festivals is no mean feat to pull for any actor [...]
Amit Kumar’s ten year long journey culminates in a midnight screening at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Amit first pitched Monsoon Shootout to the UK Film Council in 2003 but waited for eight years to start shooting in 2011. In an exclusive interview to DearCinema.com, Amit Kumar talks about his film, working with international co-producers and his decade long struggle to make Monsoon Shootout happen.
Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa’s documentary “Powerless” now set to compete in Tribeca film festival that opens on April 17. The film traces the city of Kanpur, with 15-hour long power cuts and the tussle for electricity. Kakkar and Mustafa talk about their film …
Sanjay Chouhan, writer of “Paan Singh Tomar”, “Saheb Biwi aur Gangster” gives a lowdown on the fate of writers of Hindi films then and now, and some useful tips for aspiring writers wanting to break into the industry: