Want to shock, disturb people with my work: Filmmaker Q

By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, Feb 19 : His films don’t release in a theatre near you, and neither does he think they’re meant to be enjoyed with cola and popcorn. Director Qaushiq Mukherjee, aka Q, dubbed as India’s most dangerous filmmaker by CNN, says he looks at cinema as an information device, and wants […]

Prosenjit’s priority changed from ‘screen time to substance’

By Arundhuti Banerjee Mumbai, Feb 19 : National Award-winning Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee says he is more interested in being a part of content-driven films where his role offers more substance than the length of his screen presence. He won the Best Actor award at the Jio Filmfare Awards (East) 2018 on Saturday for his […]

Judiciary needs more women to ensure justice for women: Top British lawyer

By Vikas Datta New Delhi, Feb 19 : With crimes against women a feature in the developed as well as developing world, there is a pressing need for more female presence in the bench and bar than just a token few faces to ensure proper consideration and justice to the victims, says a prominent British […]

Get over yourself for Indian cinema’s progress: KJo to filmmakers

By Natalia Ningthoujam New Delhi, Feb 18 : Filmmaker Karan Johar is bursting with pride as he is representing Indian cinema at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. He feels that to achieve a global impact and for Indian cinema to progress, fellow filmmakers need to go beyond themselves and focus on the industry. The […]

‘Journalism was like instant coffee, writing books is satisfying, self-discovery’

By Saket Suman New Delhi, Feb 17 : She worked as a journalist for Asian Age, Frontline and Tribune, but running behind bylines always seemed like “instant coffee” with no time to pause and appreciate the beauty of things around her. After she quit her full-time job and embarked on a journey of writing, life […]

Collective voice needed to bring change: ‘Peter Rabbit’ actress

By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, Feb 17 : Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki is delighted with the ongoing dialogue around balancing the gender scale and diversity in Hollywood. Known for “The Great Gatsby” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, she says women are still vulnerable but they have realised the power of working towards change […]