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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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Coming of Age of the Hindie Film

When I first came across the term Hindie Film, it instantly struck me as smart and appropriate. We’ve had Hindi films, aka masala movies, aka Bollywood big-budget productions, for years now. You know, those movies made in Bombay with lots … Continue reading

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