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Chaitanya Tamhane


How Hindustani classical singer Aditya Modak trained to play the lead in The Disciple

May 09, 2021 1:51 pm

For his now critically-acclaimed second Marathi feature film, Chaitanya Tamhane didn't want an actor who could sing, but the other way round. Modak, 33, had to relive on reel his real journey and struggles of becoming a classical vocalist

Disciple: Chaitanya Tamhane’s luminous film asks if artistic greatness is purpose or pursuit

May 09, 2021 11:48 am

If Disciple feels more personal than most, it is because its preoccupations are more noble than what it appears. The question at the heart of this artistic expedition is not the need to achieve greatness but the reason for doing so

Cinema is my way of exploring insecurities, finding nuances: Chaitanya Tamhane on The Disciple

April 25, 2021 11:30 am

Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple, which builds on the success of his first venture Court, looks at the layered world of Indian classical music, and the making of it was a journey of "finding answers, finding catharsis for yourself as you go along" rather than knowing the answers and executing it methodically on paper.

Court actor Vira Sathidar passes away due to Covid-19 related complications

April 14, 2021 8:20 am

Vira Sathidar, who was admitted to a hospital in Nagpur after testing positive for Covid-19, was on ventilator for the past two days. He died early morning on Tuesday.

There's going to be so much self censorship: Chaitanya Tamhane on making films in current climate

January 22, 2021 9:19 am

During a virtual session at the ongoing 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), The Disciple director Chaitanya Tamhane said makers will now be second guessing themselves, not willing to go ahead with something "risky."

Why Vivek Gomber keeps producing Chaitanya Tamhane’s award-winning films

September 26, 2020 7:00 pm

Gomber was so impressed by the Marathi director’s passion and eye for detail that he offered him Rs 15,000 a month to help him earn a living from projects he cared about

The Disciple review roundup: Chaitanya Tamhane's film impresses critics

September 05, 2020 6:24 pm

The Disciple is the latest film of Chaitanya Tamhane, best known for directing the acclaimed movie Court.

Alfonso Cuaron encouraged me to be fearless: Chaitanya Tamhane on The Disciple

August 09, 2020 2:40 pm

Chaitanya Tamhane said being on the sets of Roma and watching Alfonso Cuaron work changed him as a filmmaker. He added that Cuaron was very respectful of his creative process and the fact that their worldview and filmmaking styles differed.

Alfonso Cuaron to executive produce Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple

August 01, 2020 6:24 pm

Chaitanya Tamhane directorial The Disciple, which has been selected in the Competition section of the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival, will be executive produced by Roma director Alfonso Cuaron.

Jury Selects Court

September 24, 2015 12:12 am

Chaitanya Tamhane’s critically acclaimed directorial debut, Court, is India’s official entry to the Oscars.