Category Archives: Filmmaker Profiles

A filmmaker’s journey of self-discovery

Vinod Pande is a name that many Indian filmgoers will recognise. As an auteur whose body of work has spanned three decades and includes films such as Ek Baar Phir, Yeh Nazdeekiyan and Sins, this filmmaker has never shied from … Continue reading

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An Interview with Screenwriter Sooni Taraporevala

Sooni Taraporevala is one of the most accomplished screenwriters of Indian cinema. She made her debut as a screenwriter with the 1988 Mira Nair-directed Salaam Bombay! She has since written several features including Mississippi Masala (1991), Such a Long Journey … Continue reading

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Making movies about movies

Movies about movies have been done in Hollywood over and over again, the most recent being Tropic Thunder. But surprisingly enough, Bollywood hasn’t had too many of these. Guru Dutt’s epic Kagaaz Ke Phool was one of the early films … Continue reading

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Bombay via Dar-es-Salaam – A Filmmaker’s Journey

Runjiv J. Kapur is a filmmaker based in Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania. His body of work encompasses more than 150 ad films, documentaries, shorts, infomercials and public service advertising and films. He has produced and directed current affairs shows, fashion and … Continue reading

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