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The Assam Advantage

The Assam government is going all out to woo Hindi filmmakers to shoot films in their state

 An Unplanned Journey

When I left my hometown so many years ago with the view of entering the film industry, never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined what lay in store for me. Everybody has a goal in life but I

‘A Real-Life Hero’

I met him at the very tender age of 19. He and my brother Mahesh (Bhatt) were very close friends. Bhatt Saab was an assistant to Raj Khosla and he was doing this film called Mera Gaon Mera Desh., That’s

A Blessed Journey

I started working at the age of 12 but life took a 180-degree turn the day I met Mani Ratnam for Roja. Honestly, I didn’t intend to do a lot of movies but Mani Ratnam was a temptation I couldn’t

Cheers, My Friend

Jeetendra is one of the most beautiful human beings I know. He has a heart of gold and is a true friend, who is always just a phone call away. He loves helping people. Even if you call him in

Normal is Boring?

An English expression thought to be a translation of a traditional Chinese curse states: may you live in interesting times. At first, it appears puzzling that the phrase would be considered malicious or bearing ill-will. Aren’t ‘interesting times’ preferable to

Write & Wrongs

As the entertainment landscape evolves, it is more important than ever for the people writing content and those telling the stories to work together Kamlesh Pandey Hon General Secretary, Screenwriters Association (formerly Film Writers’ Association) Let me begin with a

Keep The Faith

If only the big stars actively participated in the union that represents cine artistes, we would get a lot more respect Sushant Singh, General Secretary, CINTAA Just like a country needs a good government at the helm, film industries around the

They Can’t Cut Us Out

Sadly, some producers still dont understand an editor’s job. Editing is more creative then it gets credit for Rajendra Surve,President, Association of Film & Video Editors Vaibhav Desai, General Secretary, Association of Film & Video Editors Our association was founded in

In A New Direction

Behind the high-profile job of helming a film there are many challenges that directors face. Here’s news that will bring them cheer Ashwini Chaudhary, General Secretary, IFTDA We have more than 10,000 members in Indian Film Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA), directors

Grow We Must

The film industry is much more than an entertainment body – it is a wealth creator, a stimulant for the economy and a power status with phenomenal reach. The government has no excuse for its lack of support Kulmeet Makkar, Chief

Thrills & Spills

Indian producers need to be sensitised to the requirements of our stuntment and women and give this profession the importance it deserves Sunil Rodrigues (Rod) President, Movie Stunt Artist’s Association (MSAA) Of all the technicians in the industry, stuntmen not

Protecting Our Rights

Only the collective effort of the industry can help build a secure environment for content creation and respect for copyright in a digital world Uday Singh Managing Director, Motion Picture Distributors Association, India India is at the forefront of creativity,

Transformed Realities

7 Significant Changes In The Movie Business In The Last 7 Years Much like dog years, a year in the movie business can be like seven in any other industry. On the other hand, you’ll also hear the refrain that

Bigger, Better, Bolder

Make it mega and they will come… The discerning movie-goer wants great content packaged in a superlative cinematic ‘experience’ I must have been 10 years old and I remember we would drive to our family-owned Priya theatre, all the way

Breaking The Mould

Bold. Irreverent. Risky: Ground-breaking campaigns that set new benchmarks in film marketing Youth Power The campaign of Delhi Belly was one of the most striking ones in recent years. While it had the advantage of Amir Khan’s star power, the

Forward March

Technology is increasingly driving the filmmaking process, from special effects to the content supply chain itself. What’s the next big surprise? Namit Malhotra,Founder, Executive Chairman and Global CEO, Prime Focus world When Box Office India asked me to look back

Rolling With Change

While technology has completely revolutionised the music industry, Bhushan Kumar, MD Super Cassettes Industries, says the only way to survive as a business is to embrace change wholeheartedly Physical Sale The biggest turnaround in the music industry is the change

Glory Days

The man who has seen it all, shares sepia-toned memories from the pre-digital, pre-multiplex era Anil Thadani, Chairman,  AA Films I started my career in distribution independent of my family business, in the early 90s. My first film was Yeh

Change Is The Only Constant

On the 7th anniversary of Box Office India, superstar Amitabh Bachchan shares the 7 big changes he’s witnessed over the years as an actor From Celluloid to Digital The first thing we notice in today’s times is that there is

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