Dibakar Banerjee

“I Still Get to Say What I Want to Say,” says Dibakar Banerjee

Kaveree Bamzai

Dibakar Banerjee’s sequel to his breakout hit disguises social commentary as a thriller. The filmmaker in conversation with

Bollywood after Sushant

The after-effects of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death have initiated a lot of value-based changes

The Disguised Caper

There is a saying in the film industry, “yeh film Monday ko bolegi”, which in effect means the film will become popular by word-of-mouth

Sucker Punched Again

Sleuthing and Slacking • The Actor Who’s Leading a Double Life

‘I have no idea why they’re still letting me make films’

One of Bollywood’s most inventive directors, Dibakar Banerjee, on his aversion to being typecast and why he believes dissent is the best form of defence

A Modern Sleuth From the 40s

A Thaw in the Cold War • The Approaching Split


The plot is implausible but the superb acting and understated tone make it eminently watchable

The Dibakarian Way of Life

Director Dibakar Banerjee on the politics of his films, his commitment to cinema as an art form and why he can’t bear to watch his own films

Love, Sex Aur Dhoka

Dibakar Banerjee has stripped his persona off what he shot for this take on Sex, Lies and Videotape.

Love, Sex Aur Censor

In the final days before the release of his film Love, Sex Aur Dhokha, director Dibakar Banerjee gave Open full access to his life.


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