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How Dibakar Banerjee's Delhi helped a Mumbaikar come to terms with the capital city's jarring disparities
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How Dibakar Banerjee's Delhi helped a Mumbaikar come to terms with the capital city's jarring disparities

Dibakar Banerjee’s films only used Delhi and its culture to critique the Indian middle-class at large. It’s not like shameless affection for materialistic possessions isn’t a problem with the middle-class in the rest of the country. The Dilliwallahs are just not very good at hiding it, and there’s something pure and unpretentious about it.

Tracing Satyajit Ray's influence on Hindi cinema; Netflix anthology on auteur's short stories is only a drop in the ocean
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Tracing Satyajit Ray's influence on Hindi cinema; Netflix anthology on auteur's short stories is only a drop in the ocean

A new Hindi anthology series aims to bring Satyajit Ray's legacy to the Netflix generation. Will this be our version of the 21st century retelling of Sherlock Holmes?

Dibakar Banerjee on mastering the art of 'hiding in open sight', and why it makes 'economic sense to have diversity of voices'
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Dibakar Banerjee on mastering the art of 'hiding in open sight', and why it makes 'economic sense to have diversity of voices'

Dibakar Banerjee talks subversions in Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, criticism of the male gaze, and the objectionable presence of Anu Malik in a film addressing toxic masculinity.

A definitive ranking of Dibakar Banerjee films, from Khosla Ka Ghosla to Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar
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A definitive ranking of Dibakar Banerjee films, from Khosla Ka Ghosla to Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar

In the last decade, if there has been one Hindi film director who has constantly resisted being boxed in, it’s Dibakar Banerjee.

Arjun Kapoor on Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar: 'Film is about people you may've missed while standing at a subway'
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Arjun Kapoor on Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar: 'Film is about people you may've missed while standing at a subway'

Arjun Kapoor calls Dibakar Banerjee’s filmmaking process tough yet a “personal milestone” in his career.

Ekta Kapoor, Dibakar Banerjee announce Love Sex Aur Dhokha sequel on original film's 11th anniversary
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Ekta Kapoor, Dibakar Banerjee announce Love Sex Aur Dhokha sequel on original film's 11th anniversary

“We are hopeful to recreate the magic this time around as well," said Dibakar Banerjee of his Love Sex Aur Dhoka sequel

Pitta Kathalu trailer: Netflix unveils trailer of Telugu anthology depicting 'deceptive sides of love'
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Pitta Kathalu trailer: Netflix unveils trailer of Telugu anthology depicting 'deceptive sides of love'

Starring Shruti Haasan and Amala Paul, among others, Pitta Kathalu is Netflix India's first Telugu Original

Aarya, Bhonsle, Pushpavalli season 2, Thappad: Best Hindi films and series of 2020 so far
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Aarya, Bhonsle, Pushpavalli season 2, Thappad: Best Hindi films and series of 2020 so far

2020 is the year no one asked for. If there has been a ray of sunshine, it is the variety of quality content it has offered, including Aarya and Thappad.

Sushant Singh Rajput passes away: Dibakar Banerjee says more talent, hard work required for 'outsiders' than 'established entertainment elites'
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Sushant Singh Rajput passes away: Dibakar Banerjee says more talent, hard work required for 'outsiders' than 'established entertainment elites'

Dibakar Banerjee is among the many celebrities who to have spoken up against practices in the Hindi film industry following the passing of Sushant Singh Rajput.

As Yash Raj Films turns 50, listing the production house's underrated gems, from Doosra Aadmi to Titli
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As Yash Raj Films turns 50, listing the production house's underrated gems, from Doosra Aadmi to Titli

Yash Raj Films has churned out over a dozen blockbusters since 1970 but it has also offered many films that were equally good yet less successful.

Laadki from Angrezi Medium to Christina Aguilera's Loyal Brave True for Mulan: New songs this week
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Laadki from Angrezi Medium to Christina Aguilera's Loyal Brave True for Mulan: New songs this week

Sachin-Jigar (from Angrezi Medium), Anu Malik (from Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar), Mohit Chauhan, Katy Perry, and BTS released new music this week.

Neena Gupta, at her busiest and best at 60, talks receiving offers — and her hunger for good roles
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Neena Gupta, at her busiest and best at 60, talks receiving offers — and her hunger for good roles

Neena Gupta discusses how she struggles to be politically correct because Bollywood does not always reward honesty, and her take on the Saand Ki Aankh ageism controversy.

Netflix India unveils 2020 slate, projects by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Vikramaditya Motwane, Karan Johar
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Netflix India unveils 2020 slate, projects by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Vikramaditya Motwane, Karan Johar

Netflix India has collaborated with Anurag Kashyap for Choked, Dibakar Banerjee for Freedom, Vikramaditya Motwane for AK vs AK, and Karan Johar for an anthology.

Dibakar Banerjee’s Ghost Stories segment is a scathing take on current politics, reaffirming his cinematic mastery
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Dibakar Banerjee’s Ghost Stories segment is a scathing take on current politics, reaffirming his cinematic mastery

Dibakar has packed his short in Ghost Stories with commentary on the current central government’s fascist, totalitarian and majoritarian tendencies.

Bombay Talkies, Lust Stories, Ghost Stories: Ranking all 12 short films by Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap
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Bombay Talkies, Lust Stories, Ghost Stories: Ranking all 12 short films by Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap

The four filmmakers are a part of a franchise of anthologies with a common theme, that started with Bombay Talkies and has now reached Ghost Stories.

Ghost Stories movie review: Dibakar Banerjee's political short film elevates an otherwise bland anthology that just isn't scary
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Ghost Stories movie review: Dibakar Banerjee's political short film elevates an otherwise bland anthology that just isn't scary

Four iconic filmmakers — Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee — have come together for the third time with Ghost Stories, a Netflix horror anthology of four short films.

Ghost Stories trailer unveiled on Friday, the 13th; Netflix horror anthology teases presence of otherworldly creatures in four shorts
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Ghost Stories trailer unveiled on Friday, the 13th; Netflix horror anthology teases presence of otherworldly creatures in four shorts

The makers of Netflix's forthcoming spookfest Ghost Stories have selected the legendary ominous day of Friday, 13 December to present the first, full-length trailer

Ghost Stories teaser: Karan Johar unveils bone-chilling montage video from Netflix's upcoming horror anthology
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Ghost Stories teaser: Karan Johar unveils bone-chilling montage video from Netflix's upcoming horror anthology

After teasing with several character posters, the makers of Ghost Stories have unveiled a 30-second-long teaser.