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Vishal Bhardwaj confesses he's often undervalued as a composer: I want to make music for films that aren't mine
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Vishal Bhardwaj confesses he's often undervalued as a composer: I want to make music for films that aren't mine

In this exclusive interview with Firstpost, Vishal Bhardwaj talks about how he thinks of himself as a music composer first, and a filmmaker later.

Laal Kaptaan hairstylist Darshan Yewalekar deconstructs process of designing Saif Ali Khan's Naga sadhu headgear
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Laal Kaptaan hairstylist Darshan Yewalekar deconstructs process of designing Saif Ali Khan's Naga sadhu headgear

Laal Kaptaan hairstylist Darshan Yewalekar talks about designing Saif Ali Khan's striking headgear in Laal Kaptaan, and collaborating with Ranveer Singh on all his hairstyles.

Pritam on composing music for The Sky Is Pink, and why Kalank's failure did not bog him down
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Pritam on composing music for The Sky Is Pink, and why Kalank's failure did not bog him down

Pritam talks about how challenging it was to translate the emotion of The Sky Is Pink into a soundtrack, and why 'Zindagi' song is special because of Gulzar's lyrics.

Vaibhavi Merchant on choreographing Prabhas for Saaho, and reuniting with Salman Khan for Dabangg 3
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Vaibhavi Merchant on choreographing Prabhas for Saaho, and reuniting with Salman Khan for Dabangg 3

National Award-winning choreographer talks about why she signed a multilingual film like Saaho amidst all her recent movies by Yash Raj Films and Salman Khan.

Ritesh Shah on writing Batla House, Pink's Tamil remake, and reuniting with Shoojit Sircar for Sardar Udham Singh
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Ritesh Shah on writing Batla House, Pink's Tamil remake, and reuniting with Shoojit Sircar for Sardar Udham Singh

Batla House writer Ritesh Shah collaborates with director Nikkhil Advani after D-Day, and actor John Abraham after Force 2 and Rocky Handsome.

Mukesh Chhabra on casting for Jabariya Jodi, Super 30, Kabir Singh, and prospects streaming services offer
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Mukesh Chhabra on casting for Jabariya Jodi, Super 30, Kabir Singh, and prospects streaming services offer

Mukesh Chhabra talks about the films and streaming service shows he has cast for recently, and whether the digital world has opened a whole new can of worms.

Khandaani Shafakhana director Shilpi Dasgupta on why she chose Sonakshi Sinha to front a film on sex
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Khandaani Shafakhana director Shilpi Dasgupta on why she chose Sonakshi Sinha to front a film on sex

Shilpi Dasgupta discusses why a woman actor like Sonakshi Sinha was important to cast as the lead in her directorial debut Khandaani Shafakhana.

Super 30: Niharika Basin Khan on transforming Hrithik Roshan, and why biopics are easier for costume design
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Super 30: Niharika Basin Khan on transforming Hrithik Roshan, and why biopics are easier for costume design

Niharika Bhasin Khan, who paired up with make-up artist Vikram Gaikwad, to design Hrithik Roshan's appearance in Super 30 explains why it was important to dilute his 'Greek God' looks.

Article 15 cinematographer Ewan Mulligan on capturing Anubhav Sinha's gaze on caste discrimination
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Article 15 cinematographer Ewan Mulligan on capturing Anubhav Sinha's gaze on caste discrimination

British cinematographer Ewan Mulligan talks about collaborating with Anubhav Sinha for the fourth time, and how he helped realise his vision of Article 15.

Manish Malhotra on designing for millennials in Student Of The Year 2, and evolution of college fashion in Bollywood
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Manish Malhotra on designing for millennials in Student Of The Year 2, and evolution of college fashion in Bollywood

In an exclusive interview, Manish Malhotra talks about styling Alia Bhatt from Student Of The Year to its sequel, and his evolving relationship with Karan Johar.

Junglee director Chuck Russell on his Bollywood debut, and why he insisted on shooting with real elephants
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Junglee director Chuck Russell on his Bollywood debut, and why he insisted on shooting with real elephants

After revolutionising special effects with The Mask in the 1990s, Chuck Russell reveals why he insists on shooting with real elephants in Junglee.

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota stunt director Eric Jacobus on inventing a new language for the Bollywood action flick
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Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota stunt director Eric Jacobus on inventing a new language for the Bollywood action flick

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota action director talks about why an action film has a lot to say, and how Mumbai served as a great setting for stunning action pieces.

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga writer Gazal Dhaliwal talks about bringing LGBTQ stories to mainstream Bollywood
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Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga writer Gazal Dhaliwal talks about bringing LGBTQ stories to mainstream Bollywood

Gazal Dhaliwal, a trailblazing transwoman, defends her Roma, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, and why she "held herself back" while telling an LGBTQ story.

Guneet Monga on Indian cinema going global, 10 years of Sikhya Entertainment, and fall of Phantom Films
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Guneet Monga on Indian cinema going global, 10 years of Sikhya Entertainment, and fall of Phantom Films

Guneet Monga says Netflix is a boon for a boutique production house like hers which takes pride in the competitive budgets of their films like The Lunchbox.

Baazaar production designer Shruti Gupte on recreating Bombay Stock Exchange, and Mumbai of the uber rich
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Baazaar production designer Shruti Gupte on recreating Bombay Stock Exchange, and Mumbai of the uber rich

"In Baazaar, we've managed to bring the city in only where we needed it. We haven't oversold it or abused its skyline," says production designer Shruti Gupte.

Badhaai Ho cinematographer Sanu Varughese on turning to a lighthearted comedy after a spate of thrillers
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Badhaai Ho cinematographer Sanu Varughese on turning to a lighthearted comedy after a spate of thrillers

Badhaai Ho cinematographer Sanu Varughese, who has cranked the camera for thrillers like Vishwaroopam and Wazir, talks about Badhaai Ho and shooting in Delhi.

Swanand Kirkire on reuniting with Pradeep Sarkar for Helicopter Eela, and why rehashes make him jobless
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Swanand Kirkire on reuniting with Pradeep Sarkar for Helicopter Eela, and why rehashes make him jobless

Swanand Kirkire goes down the memory lane for 'Yaadon Ki Almari' as smoothly as getting into the head space of a college kid for 'Mere Mamma Ki Parchai'.

AndhaDhun editor Pooja Ladha Surti on reuniting with Sriram Raghavan, and open ending of the latest thriller
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AndhaDhun editor Pooja Ladha Surti on reuniting with Sriram Raghavan, and open ending of the latest thriller

AndhaDhun editor Pooja Ladha Surti says the ending of Sriram Raghavan's later thriller is "exactly what you want it to be".

Sui Dhaaga marketing head on how film's promotion was a mix of traditional, new age ideas
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Sui Dhaaga marketing head on how film's promotion was a mix of traditional, new age ideas

Manan Mehta, VP, Marketing and Merchandising, Yash Raj Films discusses the Sui Dhaaga challenge, Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma's inputs and the Mamta memes.