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‘When you are touching a topic ... which is a thorn in the govt’s flesh, you will not be able to release that film’

Among the few contemporary Indian filmmakers with a major reputation in world cinema, Gurvinder Singh’s films have been appreciated at Festival De Cannes and the Venice International Film Festival. In India, they have bagged four national awards. In this Idea Exchange, Singh talks about why no feature film made it to this year’s Cannes festival, about the challenges posed by censorship and why FTII is no longer a place for an outspoken filmmaker like him.

Your guess is as good as mine as to who dictated the (national) awards: Gurvinder Singh

Award-winning Punjabi filmmaker Gurvinder Singh on his new film Chauthi Koot, boycotting the National Awards ceremony and leaving city life behind.


FTII alumni, including Rajkummar Rao, tell what the institute has meant to their careers in cinema

The debate over who should head the Film and Television Institute of India has raised the question: why do we need an FTII? Five alumni tell Premankur Biswas what the institute has meant to their careers in cinema.

National award winning director Gurvinder Singh's 'Chauthi Koot' at Cannes this year

National Award winner Gurvinder Singh is set to take his sophomore project Chauthi Koot to Cannes.

‘Gurvinder left home in haste as he was late for duty’

The landlady, who rented the flat to the two brothers a year ago, said, “He supported his family after his parents’ demise.

Son first meets father at his funeral

Gurvinder Singh approached his father’s open coffin with one thought: “Please,god,it’s not my dad.”


Court frames charges against actor for assaulting student

The Court of District and Sessions Judge,Chandigarh,on Monday framed charges against Punjabi actor-model Gurvinder Singh,alias Sonu Bajwa,under relevant Sections of the Indian Penal Code

Decoding Mani Kaul

Former FTII student Gurvinder Singh has released the English translation of Abhed Akash,a book on the life and times of the legendary filmmaker

Inside an Auteur's World

Two years after his death,Mani Kaul’s mobile phone clips and dhrupad lessons appear in a film titled Riyaaz

Inside an Auteur's World

Two years after his death,mobile phone clips and dhrupad lessons of Mani Kaul appear in a film,titled Riyaaz