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Dibakar Banerjee

The Disguised Caper

Kaveree Bamzai

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

Shanghai

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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