As a part of Nandita Das' resistance was her last directorial, Manto, which she also wrote and directed. The intention, she says, was to spread spiritedness, freedom and truth- all the ideas that Urdu playwright and author Saadat Hasan Manto endorsed.
There were reports that RSS representatives have had over six such informal meetings in the last four months in New Delhi and Mumbai with the heads of Netflix international originals to restrict "anti-India" and "anti-Hindu" content in their shows.
Seema Pahwa's directorial debut Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi, starring Konkona Sen Sharma, Naseeruddin Shah and Manoj Pahwa along with Vikrant Massey, Vinay Pathak, Vineet Kumar, Supriya Pathak and Parambrata, will arrive in theatres on November 22.
Javed Akhtar, who is co-credited with writing some of the greatest screenplays in Hindi cinema like Zanjeer, Deewar, Trishul and Sholay, talks to us about how his family has a tradition of not getting influenced by the works of previous generations.