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Posts By Akshay Acharya

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‘..at the end of the day, it’s the emotions that make their way to your heart.’ ~Nishil Sheth
2 years ago

‘..at the end of the day, it’s the emotions that make their way to your heart.’ ~Nishil Sheth

Bhasmasur is a film about Dhaanu, his son Tipu, their donkey and their journey from the lands of Rajasthan to the town, by foot. As they walk to the town, …
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Dagdi Chawl was designed keeping in mind the cinematic sequences: Parul Sondh
2 years ago

Dagdi Chawl was designed keeping in mind the cinematic sequences: Parul Sondh

Daddy the biopic on gangster Arun Gawli boasts of well-documented storytelling. It stays true to the events that have been definitive in Gawli’s life. Major credit for this goes to …
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Ashim wanted to cast human beings rather than actors for Daddy: Prashant
2 years ago

Ashim wanted to cast human beings rather than actors for Daddy: Prashant

By  •  E-Zine

Daddy, the biopic on Arun Gawli – one of the most dreaded names in the Mumbai underworld, tells the story that no one dared to touch and tell, …
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Nurturing the Craft of Film Critiquing at the MAMI Young Critics Lab
2 years ago

Nurturing the Craft of Film Critiquing at the MAMI Young Critics Lab

The Young Critics Lab, an initiative by Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, is a learning platform that aims to create value in terms of film criticism. Each year, …
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Why ‘Gurgaon’ has more to offer than all cities in ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ put together
2 years ago

Why ‘Gurgaon’ has more to offer than all cities in ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ put together

By  •  POV

“Mamu kahaani sunaate rahe aur ladke ne chaand choom liya” – this dialogue from Anurag Kashyap’s Black Friday, beautifully describes the state of big and small budget films …
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Approached Jab Harry Met Sejal like a documentary: K U Mohanan
2 years ago

Approached Jab Harry Met Sejal like a documentary: K U Mohanan

Imtiaz Ali’s Jab Harry Met Sejal releases today and, like all his other films, this one also has a high curiosity quotient. The film looks visually stunning, the …
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Bringing Objects to Life with ‘Objectify’ – India’s first hybrid animation series
2 years ago

Bringing Objects to Life with ‘Objectify’ – India’s first hybrid animation series

The Indian animation industry is a sea of opportunities and yet, it hasn’t been explored much beyond the set patterns and simple rules that were laid in its …
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The Making of India’s first Himachali feature film with Ajay Saklani
2 years ago

The Making of India’s first Himachali feature film with Ajay Saklani

Regional films have always worked towards bringing progressiveness to our cinema. Somewhere in the lap of Himachal Pradesh’s snow-clad mountains, a filmmaker and his creation are melting the …
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Lipstick Under My Burkha: Highlighting the vermilion border of ignorant mouths
2 years ago

Lipstick Under My Burkha: Highlighting the vermilion border of ignorant mouths

By  •  POV

On a mundane Tuesday evening, my colleagues and I were trying to wrap our heads around a senseless corporate meeting that we had attended a few minutes back. …
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It’s better to do few films but different characters: Sridevi
2 years ago

It’s better to do few films but different characters: Sridevi

After making the audience wait for 5 long years, Sridevi is back with a gripping tale called Mom. The film, directed by Ravi Udyawar, marks her triple century …
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