Sukhpreet

Sukhpreet
Head of Research

Sukhpreet Kahlon believes there is a treasure trove of films waiting to be discovered and brought to the fore in India. She gave up her love for teaching English literature to pursue film research. She has worked with prominent film festivals and likes to keep her finger on the pulse of the growing independent cinema movement. At Cinestaan.com, she writes on cinema and various film personalities. She also makes sure she never misses a Diljit Dosanjh film.
Editorial Team

Articles by Sukhpreet

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If we do not provide good content we will get wiped out: Avinash Das

In an exclusive chat with Cinestaan.com, the director of the widely acclaimed Anaarkali of Aarah emphasizes on the need for good content and his desire to experiment with new technology.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Today, every hero wants to play a great character: Chunky Pandey birthday special

In an exclusive chat with Cinestaan.com, the actor looks back at his career beginnings and discusses the lure of playing a villain.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Investment in content will reap millions: Actor Ashwath Bhatt on the need to change attitudes

The actor emphasised on the need to invest in good content while advocating the creation of repertories that foster talent.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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There’s drama, romance and it’s filmy: Amardeep Singh Khichi on his tie-up with LIFFT India

At the LIFFT India festival, he along with his team members were seen organizing the seamless screening of films in accordance with the schedule.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Wanted to build something unique for the community: Bibhu Datta Rout on LIFFT India collaboration

The co-founder of StoryMirror talks about the natural alliance between his company and LIFFT India festival, while describing the ways in which StoryMirror encourages young writers.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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One has to make a decent film that is useful: Kamal Swaroop on Atul Dodiya documentary

In an exclusive conversation with Cinestaan.com, Kamal Swaroop speaks about his film on the painter and his thought process while making films.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Marathi

There is no 'accidental art': Mangesh Joshi on his film Lathe Joshi

In a fascinating conversation with Cinestaan.com during LIFFT India, director Mangesh Joshi spoke about the fast changing world of technology, its effect on an impatient cinema audience, and the struggle of delivering 'slow, visually compelling' films. 

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon,Shriram Iyengar

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LIFFT India: You can carve your own path, says actor Omkar Kapoor on typecasting in films

Kapoor came into the Hindi film industry as a child actor and has worked in films like Hero No. 1 (1997), Judwaa (1997), and Judaai (1997).

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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People of Lonavala come together to support LIFFT India 

While doctors of Shraddha Hospital were on call for the festival in case of any medical emergency, Rashna Irani of Cooper's donated boxes of their mouth-watering chocolate walnut fudge for all winners and delegates.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Revisiting Kareeb, one of Bobby Deol's finest performances

In a run-up to the release of Poster Boys, we revisit Deol's performance in Kareeb (1998).

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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Rakesh Roshan entered Hindi film industry with a bold experiment: Birthday special

Roshan's debut film Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani makes a comment not only on parenting, but also speaks about the focus on books rather than education.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: No one can help you get work in film industry, says actor Major Mohommed Ali Shah

A consummate actor and a Major in the Indian army, actor Mohommed Ali Shah shares his unusual journey as an actor in an exclusive chat with Cinestaan.com.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: Casting couch is a big racket, must be exposed, says Sohan Thakur

In a conversation with LIFFT India founder and festival director Riju Bajaj, the casting director spoke about what he looks for in an artiste and also the prejudices in the film industry.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: Do not be afraid of breaking the mould, says Pia Benegal on costume designing

Costume designer Pia Benegal talked about her career in the industry and her craft in an interactive session with Riju Bajaj.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: Hope people get to watch Om Puri's lesser known films, says Nandita Puri

Nandita Puri reminisces about her late husband and his legacy and explains why she set up the Om Puri Foundation.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: Couldn’t understand why they wanted to typecast me, says Taranjit Kaur

In an exclusive interview with Cinestaan.com, the actress talks about the problem of being typecast as an actor and her journey so far.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: We used to hide our sex appeal, says Kunickaa Lal Sadanand

On the sidelines of the LIFFT India Awards & Filmotsav, the yesteryear actress spoke about the changes in the film industry and her new avatar as associate producer in Priyanka Chopra 's Purple Pebbles Pictures Pvt Ltd.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

Stars usually averse to online film release, not directors: Vista India's Rajiv Raghunathan

Riju Bajaj, founder and director of LIFFT India, moderated a conversation in which he discussed the ways in which online platforms are changing traditional modes of film distribution in India and around the world.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

Article Hindi

We have no business to delete parts of someone’s creative work: Vani Tripathi on CBFC

Cinestaan.com caught up with Vani Tripathi Tikoo at the ongoing LIFFT India Awards and Filmotsav 2017 in Lonavala.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon

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LIFFT India: You have to create the universe within a scene, says Vipin Sharma on acting

In a masterclass on acting, Vipin Sharma speaks of learning new techniques, his roles, and struggling actors in Hindi cinema.

over 2 years ago — Sukhpreet Kahlon