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I see a little of Basundhara in me: Rituparna Sengupta on her understated character in Ahaa Re
In an exclusive interview, celebrated Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta and filmmaker Ranjan Ghosh talk about their Ahaa Re journey.
Richter Scale 7.6 review: Exploring the environmental impact on the human psyche
Jeeva KJ's debut film features a crucial concern that is largely overlooked, but its execution doesn't quite work.
People are still very naïve when it comes to falling in love: Fenil Seta on his short film Bawraa
On day 5 of the 14th Habitat Film Festival in New Delhi, journalist and filmmaker Fenil Seta spoke about his film which was screened at the festival.
Mookajjiya Kanasugalu review: Cinematic tribute to a celebrated literary work
National award-winning filmmaker P Sheshadri’s latest film brings Shivarama Karanth’s celebrated novel Mookajjiya Kanasugalu to the big screen.
Unmadiyude Maranam is a totally political film, a propaganda film even: Sanal Kumar Sasidharan
Controversial independent filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan speaks about his latest work, the issues it engages with, why he is never satisfied with any of his films and why it is important to look within.
Yours Truly review: Sanjoy Nag’s film a poignant exploration of loneliness, love and desire
Featuring Soni Razdan in her first lead role, the film traces the emotional life of a woman in her late fifties as she contemplates her situation and engagement with the world.
Bioscopewalli: Innovative pre-cinema experience at the IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival
A live installation takes audiences to a pre-cinema experience while encouraging them to engage with contemporary gender issues and ways of seeing.
I think Manushi is meant to do great things: Filmmaker Surbhi Dewan on Daughter of Nepal
Dewan's film Daughter of Nepal tracks the journey of Manushi as she embraces the path that she was meant to take in serving her homeland.
How will the country improve, asks filmmaker Manoj Tiwari in his upcoming film P se Pyaar, F se Faraar
P se Pyaar, F se Faraar explores hate crimes and the toll that caste-based violence takes on the victims as well as their families.
Uda Aida review: It's Punjabi vs English in director Ksshitij Chaudhary's comic caper
Uda Aida explores in part the ramifications of giving up one's mother tongue.
We wanted to create an experience: Ridham Janve on his debut feature The Gold-Laden Sheep & The Sacred Mountain
Ridham Janve, whose debut feature has been doing the rounds of festivals, explains why nature is not used as a mere backdrop in the film but is a character.
Diorama: You need the patience of a tree and the perseverance of grass in the film industry, says Pavan Malhotra
The veteran actor talks about his film choices and why he takes it as a compliment when people tell him they did not recognize him in a role.
Diorama 2019: Exciting time to be a scriptwriter if you can think originally, says Vipul Rawal
At a chat session at the first Diorama International Film Festival, screenwriter Rawal spoke about his journey in cinema, offering insights into what makes a good script.
Diorama: For me, acting is all about improvisation, says Divya Dutta
Divya Dutta talks about today's exciting times when the variety in content gives artistes wider avenues for exploration.
We are greedy people, we want good content: Vivek Rangachari on the process of greenlighting films
During a chat session at the Diorama International Film Festival, the co-founder of DAR Motion Pictures, Rangachari spoke about the process of selecting scripts and the lack of good writers in the country.
Diorama 2019: As actors we all look for stuff that gets noticed, says Arjan Bajwa
During a chat session at the Diorama film festival, artistes Divya Dutta and Arjan Bajwa spoke about the elements of a script that excite them and propel them to accept projects.
Raj Kapoor was a great teacher: Rahul Rawail on learning the ropes from master filmmaker
At the Diorama International Film Festival, Randhir Kapoor pointed out that the legacy in discussion was actually that of Prithviraj Kapoor, the acting powerhouse who was the first member of the Kapoor family to become a professional actor.
In getting this footage, I’ve got a part of history: Filmmaker Kabir Singh Chowdhry on Mehsampur
In his unconventional film Mehsampur, Chowdhry breaks the barriers of conventional documentary filmmaking in order to access the layered personal history of one of the most popular singers of Punjab — Amar Singh Chamkila.
Landscapes are characters in my films, they play their own role: Praveen Morchhale on Widow Of Silence
Award-winning filmmaker Praveen Morchhale speaks about the importance of aesthetics for him while making a film and why he cannot wait to tell the stories he wants to tell.
Widow Of Silence review: Riveting exploration of ruined lives in a mesmerizing landscape
Filmmaker Praveen Morchhale's fascinating film takes a searing look at the lives of the so-called half-widows in Kashmir and the people left behind in a conflict zone.