Biographies

Lessons that young film makers can learn from Basu Chatterjee

Basu Chatterjee left us for heavenly abode on 4th June 2020 after a long and fulfilling life. For many young people, this name might not be very familiar but for those who followed Hindi cinema in the 70s and 80s, or those who are movie buffs, this would be a big loss. Alongside Hrishikesh Mukharjee and Basu Bhattacharya, ...

swara bhaskar biography

Swara Bhaskar – Strength to Strength, Reel to Real – Heroes of Today

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.Helen Keller The night of the JNU attacks in Delhi, we witnessed something different. Almost every film personality put forth their views (except the so-called ...

Nagesh Kukunoor: Spectrum of Cinema

I call Nagesh the spectrum of cinema because he goes beyond the visible range, sometimes into unknown measures, which can only be felt and not seen.  When I just heard about a Nagesh Kukunoor’s film not being able to find producer, I was shocked, and felt sad for Bollywood. That man should’ve been the face of new ...