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Dibakar Banerjee

Celluloid Dreamer

Photographed by Joshua Navalkar

Each of the films that Vikramaditya Motwane has directed — Udaan, Lootera, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero and Trapped — grapples with the desire to change one’s circumstances; the relentless chase for happiness, love, success…freedom. He surveys the commercial Hindi movies of the last 70 years and picks seven iconic releases, exclusively revealing how each one has guided his own aspirations, especially once he found his métier
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This original offering throws the spotlight on that ‘physical’ feeling that for long was hidden under bedcovers and behind closed doors
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Dibakar Banerjee, Bollywood Director

Driving Mr Director

Text by Sona Bahadur and Mamta Badkar. Photographs by Joy Datta

Posing in a BMW, two hot new directors, Dibakar Banerjee and Kunaal Roy Kapur talk about the wheels, ideas and and cinematic visions that drive their worlds
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