Playing Subhash Chandra Bose Today: An interview with Kenny Basumatary

Q1. You are playing Netaji in Raag Desh. How did you prepare for the part other than listening to Mr Dhulia? I didn’t really have to listen to Mr Dhulia except during the last few moments before the shot and sometimes after the first take. After he cast me, I started my homework by reading His Majesty’s Opponent by Sugata Bose, and listening to and … Continue reading Playing Subhash Chandra Bose Today: An interview with Kenny Basumatary

होके मजबूर मुझे उसने भुलाया होगा – Amitaabh Srivastava

देव आनंद ने गाइड के निर्देशन के लिए पहले चेतन आनंद को ही चुना था लेकिन जब दो भाषाओँ में फिल्म बनना शुरू हुई तो तालमेल की कमी दिखने लगी . चेतन आनंद अलग हो गए और गोल्डी यानी विजय आनंद को निर्देशन की कमान मिली. चेतन ने उसी दरम्यान बनायी हक़ीक़त , जो गाइड की ही तरह हिंदी सिनेमा में मील का एक पत्थर … Continue reading होके मजबूर मुझे उसने भुलाया होगा – Amitaabh Srivastava

Shahid’s writer Sameer Gautam calls Apurva Asrani bad news

This is personal rant so please do not get irked by the heavy usage of “I” in the story. It is based on a true story just like the film Shahid. So, where do I start? Let me start by saying that I am the writer of Shahid that no one in the industry knows about except my team and my Director. You all know … Continue reading Shahid’s writer Sameer Gautam calls Apurva Asrani bad news

Apurva, writer of Simran speaks up against Kangana’s title snatching moves

Apoorva Asrani is a respected writer and video editor in Mumbai film circles and he epitomizes Local is International. He is known for writing on subjects close to his heart. His film ALIGARH had won him love and support of the LGBT  community and the progressives around the world. A gender sensitive man Apoorva had so far always supported Kangana Ranaut ( the Indian actress … Continue reading Apurva, writer of Simran speaks up against Kangana’s title snatching moves

Kangana know your place-Deepak Venkatesha

Kangana & Anurag are a lesson for all of us. We are the “Outsiders”. We need to keep our head low, hang low and not really be seen. The ‘perks of being a wallflower’ is what we need to learn. Rangoon & Bombay Velvet were not bad films. They have been classified as the worst because Icarus (Read Outsiders) tried to get too close to … Continue reading Kangana know your place-Deepak Venkatesha