Follow Us:
Monday, January 17, 2022



A Thrilling Ride

February 24, 2014 2:42 am

To a reader, a character, a plot point, a thought or an instance may seem familiar given his/her information set, but that is not necessarily the writer’s intention.

‘What everyone wants is a predictable package’

October 20, 2013 5:30 am

The perception that Bollywood is changing is gaining credence,especially with the success of films like Ship of Theseus and The Lunchbox.

"I send SMSes to myself in the middle of the night"

August 18, 2013 12:55 am

Screenwriter Jaideep Sahni on his upcoming movie,Shuddh Desi Romance,and why he wants to get out of the 'language jail'

Novelist,screenwriter with satiric voice

April 04, 2013 1:29 am

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala,the German-born screenwriter and novelist who,as the writing member of the Merchant Ivory filmmaking team

The Girl Who Can’t Make it to Bollywood

March 04, 2012 3:53 am

In an industry controlled by men,real women characters languish as incomplete drafts. Screenwriter Devika Bhagat reveals her wish-list of “unreel” women.

Words Worth

November 27, 2011 12:31 am

Screenwriter and playwright Javed Siddiqi captures the beauty of yore through biographical sketches in his first book,Roshandaan.

Words’ worth

January 30, 2011 3:23 am

The last year has been exceptionally good for screenwriter Habib Faisal.


Minimal use of `scissors` will be focused on: Shyam Benegal

January 09, 2016 10:25 am

Mumbai, Jan 09 (ANI): Director and screenwriter Shyam Benegal on Saturday said that the main attempt is to minimize the use of scissors while certifying films, which means the committee, will need to grade films more carefully. He further said that the committee will have to work on the guidelines as India is a complex and diverse society.