Filmmaker Bauddhayan Mukherji speaks to Srija Naskar about the Bangla film industry and about his short feature The Violin Player, which was shot on a tight budget over a course of just ten days.
Anushka Sharma is one of the leading actresses in the Indian film industry some of whose films, in recent years, have broken box-office records besides earning great critical acclaim for her measured and carefully thought through performances. She speaks to Preeti Singh about her acting career and production ventures.
Filmmaker Pankaj Johar speaks to Preeti Singh about his recent documentary Cecilia, which follows the legal travails of a housemaid from Bengal who has lost her daughter to human trafficking.
While the genre of short films remains underappreciated the world over, serious filmmakers are beginning to explore the possibilities of working with this compressed and highly effective format. Srija Naskar writes about how independent directors in India are discovering new creative routes by giving short shrift to the long form.
The crime genre has always held great over cinema-goers across the world, and within it heist movies have proved to have been particularly successful. Guardian 20 looks at some of the most-watched heist films to have ever come out of Hollywood.
Peepal Jhoomey Morey Aangna is based on Eugene O’Neill’s play called Desire Under The Elms.
Actor Ajay Devgn speaks to Guardian 20 about his latest release Shivaay, an high-powered action flick which opened in theatres last week.
The 2016 Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) will be underway next week (from 2-6 November). In its fifth edition this year, DIFF was started by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam, who continue to be directors.