In Conversation with TV Writer and Short Filmmaker Manish Singh: On Sucks’S Story and More

Manish Singh is an Indian screenwriter and director. He started writing since 2007 and has written for few Hindi TV shows (CID, FIR,HEROES,Dilli Wali Thakur Gurls)  which include thrillers and comedy. Sucks’S story is his directorial debut and his 1st short film. In a casual conversation with MAM, Manish Singh speaks about the making of Sucks’S Story.

From being a writer for Television to making a short film, how has been the journey so far?

The journey was interesting…and is still going on…TV is a completely different world where we have to write within a fixed span of time.But short films or feature films are more special as we spend more time on it….writing for TV makes you feel busy while writing for short films make you feel relaxed.Continue reading “In Conversation with TV Writer and Short Filmmaker Manish Singh: On Sucks’S Story and More”

The Journey of ‘The Path of the Zarathustra’: Oorvazi Irani’s Quest for Authentic Parsi Locations

Zoroastrians (popularly recognized as either Parsis or Iranis) have always been that enigmatic, close-knit community that all of India wants to know more about. An affable community with dwindling population, but a very distinct identity and a host of great achievers in all walks of life, could have ideally been a great fodder for cinematic narrative of Indian films. But, most mainstream films, with a few notable exceptions like Little Zizou, Ferrari Ki Sawari, Being Cyrus and Pestonjee, have stuck to stereotypical and somewhat superficial portrayal of the Parsis.Continue reading “The Journey of ‘The Path of the Zarathustra’: Oorvazi Irani’s Quest for Authentic Parsi Locations”