Who Killed Mother Teresa?

The negative effects of this kind of long drawn conflict on young minds can well be imagined. There is, for instance, this true story that was often narrated with anguish by a noted journalist. His grand-daughter, a little girl of about five or six at the time, was with him watching the news of MotherContinue reading “Who Killed Mother Teresa?”

Fight Scenes in Films: And How We Constructed Our Fights For Local Kong Fu 2

I write this after a successful show of my second film, Local Kung Fu 2, at Fun Republic in Andheri (W), Mumbai, organized by 1018mb.com. And I somehow get the feeling that I would never want to make anything that I can’t sit and watch and laugh at with a bunch of people in aContinue reading “Fight Scenes in Films: And How We Constructed Our Fights For Local Kong Fu 2”

Films are all the same: Long or Short

The anxiety on the eve of your feature film’s release is pretty similar to giving birth to a child! In fact a little more I would say because if the child is mischievous or has any problem, you have a lot of time for course correction but with a film it’s pretty much become likeContinue reading “Films are all the same: Long or Short”

Lone brother of the seven sisters …

I still remember my first (aborted) attempt to visit Sikkim – also known as the lone bother of the northeastern states of seven sisters – way back in 1996. We, a bunch of friends from across India, boarded a train from Guwahati on a cold night in the end of December with a plan ofContinue reading “Lone brother of the seven sisters …”

On the Genesis and Making of “Ramante Edanthottam”

When did i first think of making Ramante Edanthottam? I think it was in 2009 after Passenger..I was exhausted and looking for a change. Finally reached a resort in  Nelliyampathy. It was a special resort.. the mornings were like heaven and the evenings were even more beautiful. I woke upto a monkey leading a flock of goats..trees talking to themselves… On theContinue reading “On the Genesis and Making of “Ramante Edanthottam””

All About “akuri…and a pinch of hope”

akuri…and a pinch of hope is a short film that’s been released online a few weeks ago, here’s the director Jamshed Roointon talking about the making of the film and more. The Inspiration and How it all Started A major inspiration is today’s competitive and fast-paced metropolitan life. Have you realised, we are all running,Continue reading “All About “akuri…and a pinch of hope””

The Things Which We Fail to Express in our Words…

   [life is what happens to us when we are busy planning other things – said John Lennon. And that precisely what  happened to us when the series on Guns & Guitars journey got derailed – or rather took a long halt on the way… But better late than never. We restart the journey hereContinue reading “The Things Which We Fail to Express in our Words…”

All About “Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh”

With MUD MUD KE NA DEKH (#MMKND) i did not want any barriers. It was a no strings attached project all along. My focus was to jus go out there & make it the way I had envisioned it on paper. Little Duck Productions backed the project monetarily and my production house MOR Films handledContinue reading “All About “Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh””

The “417 Miles” Diary

When Mainak and I met in the summer of 2014 for one of our casual lunches, I arrived at the little hole-in-the-wall Nepali joint with the biggest question on my mind: will I eat the aloo-puri or the mixed vegetable curry with rice? Both were so damn delicious, it was always tough to choose oneContinue reading “The “417 Miles” Diary”