The star cast of the recently released film Fukrey Returns, along with producer, Ritesh Sidhwani, speaks to Guardian 20 about the joy of recreating their iconic characters from its prequel.
Tanuja Chandra is one of the most noted scriptwriters and filmmakers of the Hindi film industry. Highly regarded for her screenplay in Yash Chopra’s Dil to Pagal Hai (1997) and direction in movies like Sur (2002), Zindaggi Rocks (2006) and others, Chandra speaks to Guardian 20 about her recent directorial project, Qarib Qarib Singlle. She also talks to us about the need to feature more realistic stories on Television.
Actor Yashpal Sharma, known most notably for his role in Lagaan, speaks to Guardian 20 about his career in mainstream Bollywood and regional cinema.
In just a span of four years, pretty Delhi girl Rakul Preet Singh has become the undisputable queen of the Telugu film industry. But Rakul also has a foothold in both the Hindi and Tamil film industries, and she believes language is no barrier for her. She’s eagerly looking forward to the release of her film Aiyaary with director Neeraj Pandey. But as of now, she is basking in her success in the South film industry.
15 years after making his Bollywood debut with a small role in Annarth (2002), Gautam Rode is all set to make a promising comeback on the silver screen as the lead in Aksar 2. The 40-year-old actor, who shot to fame with several successful stints in leading TV shows, speaks to Guardian 20 about his journey from the small screen to the big, and his plans ahead.
Actor Ranvir Shorey, known for his critically acclaimed work in films like Khosla Ka Ghosla and Bheja Fry, now features in India’s only full-length movie on the issue of climate change, Kadvi Hawa, which releases next week. He speaks to Bulbul Sharma about finding a balance between alternative and mainstream cinema.
While there are numerous factors that may not be common to every Indian, the love for cinema unites all of us unequivocally. And crossing regional and linguistic barriers, there’s a new movie trend that is slowly emerging in India.
Vishal Malhotra, who was recently seen in the movie Tu Hai Mera Sunday (a light-hearted tale of five friends searching for a place to play soccer in Mumbai), in conversation with Guardian 20 talks about why he took a long break from the movies, and his struggles against being typecast.