In this interview with Rajeev Masand, recorded at the International Film Festival & Awards Macao where he is an ambassador, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur talks about the musical he is directing in Europe, and the kind of film he would like to make in India. Kapur talks about Bandi.. moret Queen and how he overcame multiple challenges to bring that film to the screen. He ALSO discusses censorship and the Padmavati controversy.
The leading men who delivered some of the best performances in 2017 - Rajkummar Rao (Newton, Trapped, Bareilly Ki Barfi), Akshay Kumar (Toilet: Ek Prem Katha), Irrfan Khan (Hindi Medium), Varun Dhawan (Judwaa 2), and Ayushmann Khurrana (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan) - explain their.. more approach to preparing for big scenes, the turning point in each of their lives and careers, and reveal a line of dialogue from one of their films that has stayed with them, when they assembled for The Actors Roundtable 2017 with Rajeev Masand.
The five filmmakers who made some of the best films of 2017 -- Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (Bareilly Ki Barfi), SS Rajamouli (Baahubali: The Conclusion), Konkona Sensharma (A Death in the Gunj), RS Prasanna (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan), and Alankrita Shrivastava (Lipstick Under My Burkha.. more) -- sit down for a candid chat on their influences and insecurities, and the reason they make movies.
In this conversation with Rajeev Masand, the leading ladies who delivered the best performances in 2017 - Zaira Wasim (Secret Superstar), Ratna Pathak-Shah (Lipstick Under My Burkha), Vidya Balan (Tumhari Sulu), Bhumi Pednekar (Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Toilet Ek Prem Katha), a.. morend Swara Bhaskar (Anarkali of Aarah) - reveal the words of wisdom that have stayed with them, explain why harassment must be called out, and discuss how their performances have changed them.