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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.