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The Stages of Lalit Behl

By |March 30th, 2018|Interviews|

A long, fascinating chat with veteran actor Lalit Behl, who speaks about his sprawling life and career across stage, television and cinema.

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Untying the Ribbon

By |March 7th, 2018|frontslider, Interviews|

Our interview with Rakhee Sandilya, the debutant maker of one of the most underrated and un-seen Hindi films of 2017, RIBBON.

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In Conversation with Pankaj Tripathi

By |February 2nd, 2018|Interviews|

Priya Bhattacharji speaks to the man of the hour, actor Pankaj Tripathi, about his path-breaking 2017, evolving craft and fledging career in Hindi films.

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In Conversation with Naveen Kasturia

By |January 26th, 2018|Interviews|

Abhishek Gautam speaks to web acting sensation Naveen Kasturia, about his journey, young career, roles and the fledging Indian digital space.

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The high of CATNIP

By |January 2nd, 2018|Interviews|

An interview with the very talented Reema Sengupta, the co-founder of CATNIP, one of the most interesting video production houses in the country today.

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In conversation with Vikrant Massey

By |December 17th, 2017|Interviews|

A chat with Vikrant Massey, the young actor responsible for one of the movie performances of 2017 -- as Shutu in Konkana Sen Sharma's A Death In The Gunj.

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Notes from an Ethno-indie Filmmaker

By |December 5th, 2017|Film Festivals, Interviews|

Our chat with the man of the hour, Malayalam director Lijo Jose Pellissery, months after his hyperkinetic indie, 'Angamaly Diaries,' captured the nation's imagination.

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The Stages of Adil Hussain

By |November 15th, 2017|Film Festivals, Interviews|

We pin down the versatile Adil Hussain at this year's Dharamshala Film Festival for a freewheeling, honest conversation about his career and contemporary Hindi cinema.

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Hardik Mehta: Musings of a “Mindie”

By |November 7th, 2017|Interviews|

Our chat with National award-winning film maker, Hardik Mehta, about his inspirational journey and status as a Bombay "outsider".

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A Dharamshala State of Mind

By |October 24th, 2017|Film Festivals, Interviews|

In conversation with the multi-talented Afrah Shafiq, the current manager of the Dharamshala International Film Festival, about the lovely mountain town, her eclectic career, choices and philosophy.

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In Focus: Rahul Jain’s “MACHINES”

By |October 18th, 2017|Film Festivals, Interviews|

A short chat with Rahul Jain, the director of acclaimed Indian documentary, MACHINES, which had its World Premiere at Sundance 2017, winning the Cinematography award.

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In Focus: Shlok Sharma’s ZOO

By |October 18th, 2017|Film Festivals, Interviews|

An interview with Shlok Sharma, whose second feature, ZOO, competing in the INDIA GOLD section of the Mumbai Film Festival, is the first-ever Indian film to be shot completely on an iPhone.

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Mumbai Film Festival 2017: VICTOR’S HISTORY

By |October 9th, 2017|Interviews|

A brief chat with Nicholas Chevaillier, the director of "Victor's History" -- an engaging 78-minute documentary-style film playing as part of Mumbai Film Festival's "Discovering India" section.

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The Cancers of Devashish Makhija’s “AJJI”

By |October 6th, 2017|frontslider, Interviews|

An extensive chat with filmmaker Devashish Makhija about "AJJI," which plays in the India Gold section of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, 2017.

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Black Ticket Films: A Documentary State Of Mind

By |September 26th, 2017|Film Festivals, Interviews|

Our conversation with the Black Ticket Films' founders and dynamic Delhi-based documentary duo, Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh.

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Rajveer Singh: Between Roles and Models

By |September 11th, 2017|Interviews|

Our interview with model-turned-actor Rajveer Singh, the promising lead of the fantastic and bleak Indian indie G KUTTA SE, which released earlier this year.

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Meenakshi Shedde: The Poetics Of Curation

By |August 29th, 2017|Critics Speak, Film Festivals, Interviews|

Priya Bhattacharji picks the brain of renowned Indian film curator and critic, Meenakshi Shedde, about her specialist field, career, changing perspectives and the perception of Indian cinema across the globe.

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The Main Course of Chutney

By |August 6th, 2017|Interviews|

Priya Bhattacharji speaks to the woman of the moment, Jyoti Kapur Das, the director of the award-winning viral short 'Chutney,' about its making, language and the multiple life-hats she dons.