In Conversation with Neeraj Ghaywan: On the Making of ‘Masaan’ and More

Neeraj Ghaywan, an engineer and an MBA, moved on from his corporate career in 2010 to pursue filmmaking. He has assisted renowned filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on the two-part film, Gangs of Wasseypur and was the second unit director for Ugly. He has also made two short films The Epiphany and Shor, the winner of the Grand Jury Awards at three international film festivals in New York, LA and London. However, at this point of time, he is best known for the man who gave us “Masaan” – the film that won FIPRESCI prize (International Jury of Film Critics prize for the Un Certain Regard section) and the Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes, 2015.

Here’s the excerpt of the conversation I shared with him on Masaan and more…(Spoiler Alert-note the conversation includes some heavy spoilers,so ideally it is advisable to read this if you have already seen the film)Continue reading “In Conversation with Neeraj Ghaywan: On the Making of ‘Masaan’ and More”

In Conversation with Vicky Kaushal: From Engineering to Films, Gangs of Wasseypur to Masaan and Zubaan and More

As a shy kid, Vicky studied to become an engineer. Coming from an illustrious family had little effect on him until he discovered theatre.

Sethumadhavan, Shrinivas and Souvik from MadAboutMoviez recently had the opportunity to get into a conversation with Vikcy Kaushal, where-in he went on to talk about his initiation into the industry, his father and of course, Masaan, the film that has won many hearts already. Read on…..Continue reading “In Conversation with Vicky Kaushal: From Engineering to Films, Gangs of Wasseypur to Masaan and Zubaan and More”