Horizontal Slider (1)

The Making of ‘Gutthi': Part-II

I still remember the night of 24th  February, 2012, when we held a private screening of ‘Gutthi’ at Prasad Labs in Hyderabad. Apart from friends and short film enthusiasts, a few Telugu film industry artistes had also come to the event. Watching your film on big screen with a theater full of audience is perhaps…

Gutthi Making

The Making of ‘Gutthi': Part -I

EXT. “IN FRONT OF SOMEBODY’S HOUSE” 3 AM     Me ” Lights. Camera….” D.O.P. “Rolling….” Sound of police jeep siren intervenes. All (In unison) “Arey band karo yaaron. Mama logaan aa gaye“ For next 20 minutes the entire crew lies low. Not even a sound of breath. I impatiently look towards the sky. There…

gracy-singh-looked-sizzling-transparent-blue-saree-zee-cine-awards-2013-ceremony

Ladies we Loved & Lost

‘Lost’ is a hyperbole. None of them have passed away. But we certainly lost them to a plethora of options available around us – options that are merely entertaining but are passed off as talent. While the story holds true many deserving people in the Hindi film industry – actors and technicians alike – I just…

What is Non Linear Cinema?

I heard a lot of people complain that they did not understand the plot; found it too complex. Well, to them I recommend Nolan’s debut feature The Following which had as many as three timelines running parallel. And in this movie he did not keep them distinct through choice of colors. The entire movie was black &…