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In our new Artist Podcast, IIF contributor Shashi Mukherjee has a long and curious chat with casting director Yash Nagarkoti (whose credits include Chintu Ka Birthday and the upcoming Vidya Balan starrer Shakuntala Devi) about his young career and the new-age ecosystem of casting in Indian cinema.

Casting is now a full-fledged industry – and a crucial art form – that is fast defining the discovery of digital and movie talents as well as pushing the merit-based, non-hero system in a big way. It’s no more a star-dominated arena. Those like Yash are coming to the forefront of this much-needed revolution, and Indian filmmaking is all the richer for that.

Sit back, relax, and tune in here: