Our review of the indie, RAKKHOSH, featuring Namit Das and Sanjay Mishra, also known as "India's first POV feature film".
By Pankaj Sachdeva In Noblemen, debutante director Vandana Kataria reimagines Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by setting it in a boarding school in India. Her film tells the story of Shay (Ali Haji) who is selected to play the part of Bassanio from the aforementioned play in the annual function at his school. He is bullied by his senior Baaadal (Shaan Grover) as he wants to play the part of Bassanio as well. In connivance with the school captain Arjun (Mohommad Ali Mir), Baaadal tries to force Shay to withdraw from the play using violence and torture. The only support system Shay has [...]
Film critic Rahul Desai writes an essay associating his late grandfather with the moments of Pushan Kripalani's little-known indie, "The Threshold" (2015), which stars Neena Gupta and Rajit Kapur.
Our interview with a prolific new-age cinematographer in Indian cinema, Pooja Gupte, who has - while breaking glass ceilings - shot some of the more interesting work in recent years.
Indie filmmaker and ex-engineer AB Chakravorty writes about the fascinating journey of his "math fiction" short film, 90 To Win. [Cricket nerds, this is for you]