ScreenSavour: Nepotism? In a recent talk show on television Kangana Ranaut had accused host Karan Johar for being “a snooty, flag-bearer of nepotism, who was intolerant to outsiders in the film industry.” Later, Johar had de
ScreenSavour: Looking for reality? Recently, a former film producer, lyricist and ex-television honcho active on social media posted that in his 47 years in the industry, he is still amazed to see that most film folks are obsessed with
ScreenSavour: Enough with being politically correct The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has recently denied certification to Alankrita Shrivastava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha, a feature film on women empowerment produced by filmmaker Prakash
ScreenSavour: The good & The irrelevant It is always unreasonable to compare two films from two different countries when they have nothing in common; but a recent screening of a German-Turkish production Edge of Heaven (2007) at a private f
ScreenSavour: Write choice At a recently concluded two-day screenplay writing workshop held at a film school in Mumbai, the visiting guest from Los Angeles — Ron Osborn, a professional writer of film and television, elaborated
ScreenSavour: Get real India is a land where the dividing line between myths and facts is hopelessly blurred when it comes to history.
ScreenSavour: And The award goes to... The news of Sadhu Meher being chosen for this year’s list of Padma Shri Awardees comes as a pleasant service to film lovers.
ScreenSavour: Call of the Celeb Recently Meryl Streep, who was awarded the Cecil DeMille Award for a lifetime of notable work at the Golden Globe Awards, took the opportunity to criticise Donald Trump.
ScreenSavour: Coming of age Sriram Raghavan remarked in a recent interview that when he passed out of FTII in the late ’80s, he could not connect to the films that were popular at that time; those were not the kind of films that
ScreenSavour: Tune into khanna Long ago in the ’90s, Rajesh Khanna had remarked to a journalist that the audience may have forgotten him, but after his death he will be remembered through his songs.