DOP Venky shooting Station

In Conversation with Cinematographer Venkat Gangadhari: “As a DOP I believe firmly that I should be able to do everything on the spectrum”

Station is an indie Hindi feature film that’s been made by a team of Bangalore based professionals. Releasing on 28th March by PVR Director’s Rare, the film is directed by Saad Khan and produced by Sumit Ghosh. Last week had a conversation with Saad and Sumit (check it out here) & now we bring to…

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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…