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

Hansal Mehta presents : Reach For The Stars – Rohith Vemula’s Last Words

  Rohith Vemula’s last words. An important document of our times. The first in a series of monologues. We are currently in a time where showcasing myself as a filmmaker is irrelevant. The freedoms and rights guaranteed by our constitution are being taken away from us by polarising forces. Rohith’s letters express the anguish of a nation at the threshold of revolt against these forces. … Continue reading Hansal Mehta presents : Reach For The Stars – Rohith Vemula’s Last Words

Aligarh Film: Muslim outfit headed by Modi supporter protests against the title of movie on AMU gay professor

By Mahtab Alam While acclaimed director of Shahid and City Lights, Hansal Mehta’s latest film Aligarh is scheduled to release today (26 Feb ‘16 ) for public viewing, the heading of a news item in Times of India (24 Feb ‘16) reads, “Muslim outfit protests title of movie on AMU gay professor” . The headline of another news item on the same issue reads: “Aligarh … Continue reading Aligarh Film: Muslim outfit headed by Modi supporter protests against the title of movie on AMU gay professor