Neeraj Ghaywan

In Conversation with Neeraj Ghaywan: On the Making of ‘Masaan’ and More

Neeraj Ghaywan, an engineer and an MBA, moved on from his corporate career in 2010 to pursue filmmaking. He has assisted renowned filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on the two-part film, Gangs of Wasseypur and was the second unit director for Ugly. He has also made two short films The Epiphany and Shor, the winner of the Grand Jury Awards at three international film festivals in New…

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In Conversation with Costume Designer Shruti Kapoor: On Traffic, Masaan and More

Does Facebook help in getting you a dream job? Does Instagram help in research? Well in an interesting conversation with Shruti Kapoor, fashion designer by qualification and now a full fledged costume designer with films like Traffic and Masaan, we get to know all this and more. It’s a fascinating journey that started off with a…

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Neeraj Ghaywan’s Masaan: Trailer

Neeraj Ghaywan’s Cannes Award winning directorial debut Masaan had its trailer launch at a suburban multiplex amid much fanfare with its cast and crew in Mumbai. Talking about the journey of the first Indian film to win two awards (FIPRESCI Award and the Most Promising Future Prize in the Un Certain Regard section) at the prestigious…

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Bombay Velvet: A Quick Review

If you give Anurag Kashyap Rs. 20 Cr and 100 characters he makes a critically acclaimed film. And if you give him Rs. 100 Cr and 20 characters he makes a critically maligned film. But that doesn’t mean that he makes a bad film. Its just that the standards set by him are so high,…

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Bombay Velvet Movie Review: Ellipses and Environment

Delightful, completely irrelevant, note about circumstance: I went into this movie completely uninitiated; all I knew that there was a new Anurag Kashyap movie coming out some time around now, and that it had Karan Johar. The plan was concocted over drinks at Irish House in Kala Ghoda, and we went to Regal because it…

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Bombay Velvet: Worth To Be A Big-Shot?

“Apan ko jo bhi mangta hai, sab log bolte hai apan ke aukat ke bahar hai. Apan ko apan ka aukat badalne ka hai.” This was what Anurag Kashyap might have been going through inside his head, before making this multi-starrer blockbuster. And oh well, was it able to gain that aukat? Set in a…