What does it take to be a film director? How does one learn the ropes to get into filmmaking? Does one need to get into a film school?
When we were in school in Calcutta back in the ’70s, we were delighted to learn that an English film featuring Phantom had just got released at a theater.
Recently a 30-minute Bengali short film Bhalobashar Sohor (City of Love) garnered a lot of attention and went viral within a couple of days of its release on YouTube.
It’s strange how a film from way back in the ’50s reflects on contemporary times.
During the Emergency period in 1975-76 the All India Radio, under the diktats of the I&B Ministry, banned Kishore Kumar songs from the radio.
The recent controversy surrounding nepotism in the Hindi film industry vis-à-vis Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan, Varun Dhawan and Karan Johar has thrown up a very old debate concerning the indust
PM Modi’s recent visit to Israel is being hailed as a major landmark in the annals of Indian diplomatic history.