Read an excerpt from Devashish Makhija's Oonga: 'There are places in this forest where the sunlight cannot reach'
The story is set deep within the conflict of the adivasis, naxalites, the CRPF, and a mining company.
Pandemic forced the industry to shut shop; filmmakers like me have lived with this uncertainty all along, writes Devashish Makhija
"For filmmakers driven by an artistic impulse, and not market mechanics, the pandemic changed absolutely nothing."
Bhonsle is reflective of our times, as the migrant vs local conflict is a growing global concern: Manoj Bajpayee
Manoj Bajpayee opens up on his upcoming migrant drama Bhonsle and why it draws parallels with the times we are living in
Bhonsle director Devashish Makhija on making films on the marginalised: Never been interested in status quo
As Bhonsle releases on SonyLIV, Devashish Makhija talks about directing Manoj Bajpayee in a feature film, and his relationship with Mumbai as an outsider.
Bhonsle movie review: Devashish Makhija's fascinating character study is enriched by Manoj Bajpayee’s performance
Bhonsle is a sombre, little film with tempered ambition and a strong backbone.
The Aabobo Film Festival that is being held at the Museum of Goa will conclude with a screening of Makhija's works on 2 December
Manoj Bajpayee's Bhonsle will premiere in ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section, where it has been nominated for the Kim Jiseok Award
As much as Ajji is about a woman out to punish the well-connected man who brutalised her grandchild, it is also about the everydayness of sexual assault in the grubby back alleys of an urban space.
This year will mark the first time the Busan Film Festival will be both opened and closed by films helmed by women directors.
Life imitates art in Salem; a jailer is suspended in an incident eerily similar to the story of Manoj Bajpayee's short film, Taandav