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“Choreography is much more than fancy footwork”

I am a typical Mumbaikar who loves dancing and has danced on possibly every occasion

“Reality shows have given choreography its due”

In spite of working in the industry for so many years, it was only in 2012 that I got a chance to choreograph

“Like direction, choreography is also about story-telling”

Since my parents are choreographers dancing is in my genes

“Funding is not imaginary here”

There is no law in India that prevents one from shooting nudity

“India does not believe in good cinema”

Tasher Desh is an adaption of Rabindranath Tagore’s play by the same name

“Gangoobai is an amalgamation but she is very close to my grandmother”

Gangoobai is about an old woman who is based in Matheran

“Since I was born in India, screening at MFF was very special”

Kanwal Sethi, Director, Fernes Land (Germany) This is my first time at the Mumbai Film Festival and the experience has been nothing short of marvellous. I was born in India but moved to Germany at a young age. So showcasing

“My film mirrors the immigrant experience”

Director Antonio Mendez Esparza’s film Here And There was screened to a warm reception at the MFF. He can’t stop feeling happy Attractive Programming I arrived in Mumbai on Monday and have got busy with presenting my film to the

“The industry is not receptive to the films I want to make”

Noted Marathi playwright Ratnakar Matkari makes his directorial debut at the age of 74 with his film Investment. Ratnakar shares his experience on making his film and more… You have made your film debut at  the age of 74 when

“Festivals are stepping stones for new directors”

I was not very happy with the kind of films I was doing. So I took a break and wondered if I should do something different. After Woodstock Villa, I thought I would do some more research. While researching a

“Hopefully, festivals will boost regional cinema”

I’m making sure that I can learn as much as I can from different filmmakers

“I like disturbing the rich and the powerful”

My film is in a way like a Hollywood film

“We make the lead actors look good”

I was appalled as I could never imagine myself in those garish costumes

“Marathi cinema makes you think”

She’s a well-known name in the Marathi film industry

“You have to be a little crazy to be a director”

You just have to be interested in striving to be perfect

“The moment an actor is satisfied, he should call it quits”

It is quite commendable that the festival is growing year on year

“Festivals grow by offering business opportunities”

It is heartening that the Mumbai Film Festival has been consolidating the programming strength and growing as the best film festival in India. The festival will be screening the best selection of films from all around the world. This will

“Silver Linings Playbook has a dream cast”

How did you land the role in Silver Linings Playbook? It’s actually quite a funny story. I was shooting in Jodhpur when my agent told me about this audition I had to do. It was with David O Russell, the

“I am delighted that we are able to bring the best of global cinema to India”

Tina Ambani, Patron, Mumbai Film Festival, in conversation with Sagorika Dasgupta It’s the 14th edition of MAMI. What has this journey been like for you as a cine fan? Mumbai is the cradle of Indian cinema—this city of dreams has

“The acting bug bit me at a very young age”

Sushant Singh Rajput’s small-screen acting ambitions have grown into a big-screen dream. All set to make his celluloid debut in his upcoming film Kai Po Che! the actor takes us through his life Background I grew up in Delhi and

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