Neeraj Pandey is one of the most respected, competent voices within mainstream Hindi cinema. Credited with breathing new life into the espionage thriller genre with films like A Wednesday, Special 26 and Baby, you can always count on Pandey’s world of spies, terrorists, twists and turns to offer a slick, thought-provoking time at the movies.
Film producer and distributor Girish Johar has worked on over 140 films in various capacities over a 20-year career, most recently having produced last year’s Akshay Kumar-starrer Rustom. Johar has worked with leading players like Balaji Motion Pictures, Sony, UTV Disney, PVR & Zee Studios across film marketing, production, exhibition and distribution.
Ishita Moitra is what most screenwriters hope to be – busy. 2017 in many ways looks to be her year to shine as a dialogue writer with back to back releases of films from across the spectrum including the recent Noor and Half Girlfriend as well as the upcoming Y-Films comedy Bank Chor.
Ayushmann Khurrana’s career is a testament to the fact that one film can change it all and every Friday is nothing short of an opportunity to reinvent yourself. His rollercoaster year in 2015 saw him do just that.
Manoj Bajpayee On Naam Shabana, Balancing Mainstream And Independent Cinema And The Issue Of Censorship
Leading up to the much-awaited upcoming Naam Shabana, the formidable Manoj Bajpayee chatted with Magic Of Bollywood about issues of censorship, how he chooses his roles and his freedom to experiment with movies.
Taapsee Pannu talks to us about the lack of respect given to Southern film industries and the role of the media in addressing nepotism
Writer Navjot Gulati Talks About His 8 Year Journey, His Advice To Upcoming Writers And The Biases Of Film Critics
Film criticism is an art form which requires a great deal of skill, practice and integrity. Well-reputed film critic and Entertainment Editor for The Huffington Post India, Suprateek Chatterjee talks to us about his journey to film criticism, the significant impact of cinema on our lives, the economics of the film industry and the importance of life experience for a critic.