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NAGESH KUKUNOOR – THE ORIGNIAL RETURNS WITH LAKSHMI

NAGESH KUKUNOOR – THE ORIGNIAL RETURNS WITH LAKSHMI

Nagesh Kukunoor may not always get the credit for it, but he, of all before and after, represents the true Independent Filmmaking spirit in India. His first film, Hyderabad Blues, was made at a shoe string budget in true Indie spirit. I mean when you spend Rs 2-3 crores that is not really Indie filmmaking, but what we saw in HB was Indie at its best. Not only did HB did super business in the box office,... 

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MRIGHDEEP SINGH LAMBA – THE BRAINS BEHIND FUKREY

MRIGHDEEP SINGH LAMBA – THE BRAINS BEHIND FUKREY

The first thing that strikes about Mrigh, is how well he can handle both his success and his not so success. There is no defensiveness that one generally sees in Showbiz and Sports.  This maturity is evident even in his films. To make classic comedies, requires a lot of serious thought! This is evident when we speak to this bundle of talent, who mark our words, is going to be a force in filmmaking,... 

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Kitu Ghosh – On His Upcoming Film Sooper Se Ooper

Kitu Ghosh – On His Upcoming Film Sooper Se Ooper

After having made close to 800 Ad films, Kitu Ghosh gets ready to present to us, a side of Rajasthan, as never seen before. His film promises to be one of humor backed with some solid performers such as Deepak Dobriyal, Vir Daas, Gulshan Grover, etc. Here we catch a moment with this bundle of positive energy, that is Kitu and chat with him: What makes an Ad filmmaker transition to a feature film director? See... 

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GYAN CORREA - ON HIS FILM MAKING IT TO THE OSCAR FROM INDIA

GYAN CORREA – ON HIS FILM MAKING IT TO THE OSCAR FROM INDIA

As the saying goes you can’t keep a good man down and you certainly cannot ignore a good movie. The Good Road, is India’s selection for the Oscar this year. The man behind The Good Road, is Gyan Correa. His absolute dedication and honestly in his effort is unquestionable as is his quite and unassuming determination. Here we catch up with Gyan: Describe the feeling- Your film is going all the way... 

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SANDIE DE FREITAS ON THE COMMFFEST GLOBAL COMMUNITY FILM FESTIVAL – TORONTO

SANDIE DE FREITAS ON THE COMMFFEST GLOBAL COMMUNITY FILM FESTIVAL – TORONTO

What many know and are aware of is the Toronto International Film Festival, however, at the same time as TIFF, is another, more grounded, more rooted and more community oriented festival, happening, in a very historical part of a Toronto (the St Lawrence Market). Here we talk to the brains and the energy, behind Commffest, Sandie De Freitas, who passionately combines her day job as a Producer, with... 

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RICHARD SOWADA – ON THE REVELATION FILM FESTIVAL IN AUSTRALIA

RICHARD SOWADA – ON THE REVELATION FILM FESTIVAL IN AUSTRALIA

The Revelation Film Festival, is one of the gems, for the true independent filmmaker. Here we talk to the “passion and the energy” behind the festival, Richard Sowada: A little about yourself, from a film perspective? I’ve always been a huge film fan, spending many, many hours in the dark in flea-pit independent theatres in the late 70s or watching late-night TV. As with many young film enthusiasts,... 

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SHOOJIT SIRCAR – INDIA’S FINEST TALKS ABOUT HIS NEXT FILM, MADRAS CAFÉ

SHOOJIT SIRCAR – INDIA’S FINEST TALKS ABOUT HIS NEXT FILM, MADRAS CAFÉ

He makes some of the most memorable films in India. Be it the first true authentic film, YAHAAN, or one of the biggest commercial success of 2012, VICKY DONOR, this Advertisement Film maker, lends a level of authenticity to his projects, that few have done before him. His films are in the perfect space of excellent content and wholesome entertainment. There is nothing senseless in his films and now... 

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DIRECTORS TALK – GO GOA GONE

DIRECTORS TALK – GO GOA GONE

Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru have given us different films in different genre’s. All have the combined hallmark of being a mix of entertainment and “different from the run of the mill.” Flavors, 99, SHOR, each one existing in a space of its own. It is no different this time around. GO GOA GONE, is their next one, out in May. Here we corner the director duo on GO GOA GONE (“GGG”). What is GGG... 

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PROSENJIT GUY KUNDU - MR STREET DANCE INDIA, TALKS ABOUT HIS JOURNEY

PROSENJIT GUY KUNDU – MR STREET DANCE INDIA, TALKS ABOUT HIS JOURNEY

The decision to leave New York City and a good commercial career, at the age of 30, and pursue what you believe is a path of inner satisfaction, is felt by many, but done by a few. But the France born and US based Prosenjit decided that he had been wandering all along, so why not now. What has now become a movement in India, the Street Dance growth, can be attributed to that one decision of Prosenjit... 

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FARHAN ARSHAD – THE DESI IN SONY PICTURES

FARHAN ARSHAD – THE DESI IN SONY PICTURES

Catching up with LA based Farhan Arshad, who is in development in Comedy Central and is now developing his own web series, The Brownies: How did you get into the space of filmmaking/creative development? I was studying Law at Emory University and during my final year ended up taking a screenwriting class just so I could get some easy grades to enhance my total grade, or so I thought. That one class... 

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