Director’s Note – Short Film: Bina Chehre ka Doctor

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

Micro-budget Crime Drama, Red Gold to premier at Garden State Film Festival

Michael Keller is an American Filmmaker, who traveled alone to India, to make a crime drama set in the slums of India. Michael was moved by the stories he read on the human organ trading.  Inspired by his further research on the global, underground organ trade, Keller set out to write a fictional film to expose … More Micro-budget Crime Drama, Red Gold to premier at Garden State Film Festival

Jai Ho, Salman!

  A story like Jai Ho, requires a lot of commitment. It’s a concept that has the power to change the mass mentality and influence the way the society thinks and functions. History is proof that movies have influenced the society time and again. A psychological study, I once read gave a detailed description of … More Jai Ho, Salman!

The Business of Cinema

The school of thought I often encounter during my conversations with Industry colleagues, is that – Indian audience isn’t ready for Content-based Cinema? There are many facets to this belief, yet I tend to believe that this is one of those cases, where it’s no body’s fault and yet both parties involved in the deal suffer … More The Business of Cinema

Who is Sanjay Gupta?

I came to know about him during the pre-release promotion of Kaante in 2002. Till then I remained oblivious to his existence and his contribution to Indian Cinema. On researching, I found out that he started his career as Chief Assistant Director in 1989. Then on he has been Director of Photography (2nd Unit), Post-Production … More Who is Sanjay Gupta?

Character Casting

I have been addicted to “people watching” ever since I could remember. It had grown from a hobby to a passion. Wherever I was, I indulge in this activity irrespective of whatever I am engaged in. I liked watching people and wondering who they and what they could be thinking at that given moment. All … More Character Casting