Sept, 18th, 2016 Now, since that I have wrapped my current film project, it’s time to move on to a new subject. It has been an amazing couple of months lately. August, I bagged a project – an independent feature film. Somehow, I have always associated challenges with filmmaking. And Independent filmmaking exposes one to … More MOVIE: 9 ROADS 2 PEACE
an ode to the country called “India”.. … More मैं हिंदुस्तान हूँ – I am India!
Just wrapped a short film titled – “Bina Chehra Ka Doctor”. Written by Deepak Ramteke and produced by Sakshi Gupta, in association with JoinFilms and shot entirely in Bhopal. Without revealing much, It’s a story of man suffering from guilt of his past sin. A sin he had committed 3 years ago and since then been … More Director’s Note – Short Film: Bina Chehre ka Doctor
Yesterday, had a very excruciating 12 hours shoot in Bangalore, for an upcoming brand film. But with the actors giving their ace performance, the job got so much easier. Who says professionalism comes only with experience. Even the fresh entrants in the field can teach the rest, a thing or two about work professionalism. Life … More Casting the right Talents
In spite of persistent pressure from friends and family to promote the book, I somehow managed to refrain from it. Today, Social Media has become a domain of new aspiring authors to promote their passion. However, for me, I still preferred the old school author persona – I will write. If it’s worth, it will … More Book Review – The Shoelace
Recently, my AD asked me an impromptu question – “How does one become a filmmaker?”. As a Director, one is used to be the ‘Answer Man’ for the entire crew. And to not be able to respond to such a basic query, seemed by itself quite amusing. The immediate response that came to mind was … More How does one become a filmmaker?
When companies like Google, Coca Cola, Pepsi, Unilever and Tata invest in an endeavor, it automatically gains attentions. The subtle yet deliberate inclination of these Brands towards Digital Storytelling has raised a question – Given the enormous expense of producing and broadcasting traditional advertising, should one even consider Digital Storytelling, a more extensive brand messaging? … More Brand Communication or Brand Connection
Yesterday was the first day in Shanghai. Morning, I was guided to the office by a colleague, but evening I was left on my own. Morning I was too engrossed talking to a colleague and focusing on understanding and be understood. I didn’t even flag landmarks for my way back. The office not being far … More Stranger in foreign land….
While I wouldn’t dare be dramatic enough to say that Salian gives the audience a sense of Ana’s experience, the truth is that Salian doesn’t worry about making us comfortable with what Ana endures. – Richard Propes … More Short Film “Stripped” as reviewed by Richard Propes (The Independent Critic)