Monthly Archives: February 2011

“Don’t shy away from clichés, the power of clichés demands new inventions and it really works!” is Habib Faisal’s advice to Whistling Woods students

Mr. Habib Faisal, Director of the critically-acclaimed ‘Do Dooni Chaar’ and writer of Bollywoods’s latest blockbuster ‘Band Baaja Baraat’ visited Whistling Woods International (WWI) recently to share his experiences and inspirations with an ecstatic bunch of students. He was thrilled … Continue reading

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‘Sherwani Kaha Hai…?’: Talent Yaha Hai…!

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The Making of Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi

Kishore Kumar apparently made ‘Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi’ hoping it would flop. He wanted to show losses in his income and avoid paying a huge income tax to the authorities. So he made two films ‘Lookochuri’ in Bengali and ‘Chalti … Continue reading

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The Reinvention of Maya: Exclusive interview with Super Stalwarts Subhash Ghai & Ketan Mehta

The announcement has just been made, but when companies led by two of the country‘s finest film directors, team up for an Animation Studio, the expectations are rocket sky high! In an exclusive interview with Co Founder Anand Gurnani, … Continue reading

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Maya Digital Media, Mukta Arts team up for animation studio; Rope in Ex Sony Pictures Imageworks VP Frank Foster

‘Maya Digital Media‘ promoted by renowned Indian Film Producer/Director Ketan Mehta and acclaimed Actress, Producer and Director Deepa Sahi has joined hands with veteran Film Producer, Director Subhash Ghai‘s Mukta Arts to create the state of the Art Computer animation … Continue reading

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From the Desk to the Theaters!

Aparna Sen, the winner of three National Awards and eight international film festival awards, is back into news with her much awaited film ‘Iti Mrinalini’ that is slotted for a release in April this year. For the first time, Aparna … Continue reading

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