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