Ep.10: Ashim Ahluwalia

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In the Final episode of the first season of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to director Ashim Ahluwalia, popular for his films "John and Jane", "Miss Lovely" and the upcoming gangster biopic "Daddy".

01:45 - Early Days
07:55 - On "John and Jane"
13:41 - On Form and "Miss Lovely"
20:49 - On Improvising
33:03 - Making "Miss Lovely"
38:14 - Shooting On Film
42:31 - On "Daddy"
56:10 - On being a filmmaker
1:06:03 - Film Recommendations

Trailers
- Daddy
- Miss Lovely
- John and Jane

Film Recommendations
- "Faces" (1968, Dir. John Cassavetes)
- "Drawing Restraint 9" (2005, Dir. Matthew Barney)

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Ep.09: Deepti D'Cunha

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In the ninth episode of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to film programmer Deepti D'Cunha, who has programmed and consulted for festivals such as MAMI, Venice International Film Festival and Locarno International Film Festival to name a few.

01:46 - Intro
02:29 - Early Days
11:28 - Osian's Cinefan Film Festival + Mani Kaul
20:32 - On being a Film Programmer
24:34 - On Mentors
29:02 - On selecting an Indian film for Venice International Film Festival
38:51 - On Form vs Narrative
48:44 - On Negotiating with Filmmakers
56:00 - On Distribution
1:07:05 - 'Haider' at Rome
1:12:38 - Advice for Filmmakers
1:17:27 - Final Recommendation

Film Recommendations
- The Battle For Banaras (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXu3XcTwkDM)

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- @neharthak (https://twitter.com/neharthak)

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Ep. 08: Guneet Monga

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In the Eighth episode of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to producer Guneet Monga, who's brought out the films "Gangs Of Wasseypur", "Shaitan", "The Lunchbox" and "Once UponA Time In Mumbai" to name a few.

01:04 - Intro
01:32 - Early Days
07:12 - "Say Salaam India"
11:50 - Working With Anurag Kashyap
17:27 - Film Festivals
20:02 - "The Lunchbox"
25:05 - Marketing
37:46 - "Trishna" + Cost Cutting
41:31 - "Kavi"
47:59 - On her Parents
55:10 - Film Recommendations

Film Recommendations
- Mukti Bhawan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1A1Sp6-GcmI)
- Captain Fantastic (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1kH4OMIOMc)

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- @neharthak (https://twitter.com/neharthak)

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Ep. 06: Shaina Anand

In the Sixth episode of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to experimental documentary filmmaker Shaina Anand, whose works have been exhibited at the Tate and the Sharjah Biennale (to name a few). She is a founding member of the collaborative artist studio CAMP and the founder of the ongoing pad.ma and indiancine.ma film archives.

01:31 - Intro
01:57 - Early Days
08:10 - Assisting Saeed Mirza
13:34 - "KhirkeeYaan"
22:44 - "The Neighbour Before The House"
31:54 - On Film Distribution
37:18 - On Funding
39:08 - The Pad.ma and Indiancine.ma Film Archives
41:41 - On the Rules of Cinema vs. Measuring Success
52:11 - The Gulf Labor Artist Coalition
59:00 - On the Future of Film and Technology

LINKS

Film Recommendations

For any questions or comments find me on twitter
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Ep. 05: Kalki Koechlin

In the Fifth episode of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to actor Kalki Koechlin popular for her roles in films such as “Dev D’, “Shanghai”, “Margarita With A Straw”.and most recently in Konkana Sen Sharma’s “A Death in the Gunj”.

00:32 - Intro, How to Pronounce "Koechlin"
02:18 - Early days, Landing "Dev D"
07:11 - On Theatre, On Identity
09:53 - After Dev D
12:18 - Working on Margarita With A Straw
16:33 - Working with Directors
29:48 - Commercial vs Independent Cinema
32:31 - Being an actor
39:10 - On Success and Growth
46:27 - Future Projects & Film Recommendations

Trailers

Film Recommendations

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Ep. 04: Prahlad Kakkar

In the Fourth episode of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to Ad filmmaker and entrepreneur Prahlad Kakkar founder of Genesis Film Production Pvt Ltd and popular for his ad campaigns for Maggi sauce (It's Different) and Pepsi (Yehi hai right choice baby).

01:52 - Early Days
08:31 - Maggi Sauce Campaign
22:35 - Pepsi Campaign
28:16 - Working with A-List actors
31:49 - On Advertising
36:58 - On Being an Entrepreneur
45:29 - Film Recommendations

Check out Prahlad Kakkar's work and Influences....

Film Recommendations (trailers)

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Ep. 03: Shonali Bose

In the third episode of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to indie filmmaker and activist Shonali Bose popular for her films "Amu", "Chittagong" and "Margarita with a Straw".

01:30 - "Amu"
08:45 - "Margarita With A Straw"
21:26 - On Censorship
33:51 - On Film Distribution and Test Screenings
47:41 - On Grief
58:16 - On Politics and Art
1:01:58 - Film Recommendations

Film Recommendations (trailers)
- Mukti Bhawan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1A1Sp6-GcmI)
- Beast Of No Nation (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xb9Ty-1frw)

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Ep. 02: Paromita Vohra

In the second episode of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to indie documentary filmmaker and founder of Parodevi Pictures, Paromita Vohra. She is the force behind Agents of Ishq, and has directed films "Unlimited Girls", "Q2P" "Partners In Crime' and "Cosmopolis' to name a few.

02:47 - Early Days + Influences
08:25 - Working with Anand Patwardhan
12:24 - Working in Bombay, Channel V, Soaps, Different Forms
14:09 - "Annapurna"
16:45 - On interviewing for documentary
22:41 - On Feminism, "Unlimited Girls"
39:25 - "Morality TV and The Loving Jihad"
46:43 - On Copyright, "Partners In crime", On Love
53:02 - "Q2P"
1:02:16 - "Cosmopolis", "Forgotten City"
1:05:58 - Funding
1:12:08 - "Connected Hum Tum"
1:21:47 - Moments of Failure
1:28:58 - "Agents Of Ishq"
1:49:21 - Future Projects, Film Recommendations

LINKS
- Follow Paromita Vohra on TWITTER!
- Check out Paromita's FILMS!
- Check out AGENST OF ISHQ!

Film Recommendations (trailers)
- Something Like A War by Deepa Dhanraj
- In The Mood For Love by Wong Kar Wai
- Chronicle Of A Summer by Jean Rouche
- Titli by Yash Raj Films

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Ep. 01: Q

In this first episode of Anything But Bollywood, Neha RT will be talking to indie director and producer Q, renowned for his films "Gandu", "Tasher Desh" and "Brahman Naman".

01.25 - Early days / Major influences
12.37 - Pitching / "Le Pocha" + "Love In India"
16.24 - "Gandu"
25.54 - "Tasher Desh"
31.58 - Artist and Identity / CBFC
42.06 - Distribution / Technology and Art / Shock in Art
56.24 - "Ludo" / Horror films
1.02.55 - "Brahman Naman"
1.11.34 - Financial Risks / Collaborators

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