Muzaffar Ali: The Aesthete

Kaveree Bamzai

Muzaffar Ali has created beauty on screen, on canvas, and in couture. He talks about his autobiography in a conversation with Open

Sudhir Mishra: The Rebel With Many Causes

What happens to a revolution the morning after, asks Sudhir Mishra, who returns to political filmmaking in a new web series set in kashmir

Nagesh Kukunoor: The Lone Traveller

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor captures Hyderabad’s unique culture in an anthology of love stories

Ram Madhvani: A Patient Man

A new film that excoriates news anchors, an International Emmy nomination for his web series, and another season ready to stream, Ram Madhvani is finally making the cinema he wanted

Buddhadeb Dasgupta (1944-2021): A Master Redeemer of the Uprooted

The art and idealism of a filmmaker who was always searching

The Iron Grip

The enduring fascination with Margaret Thatcher for authors, filmmakers and musicians

Woody Allen: Writer Blocked

The withdrawal of the filmmaker’s book from publication reopens a debate on cancel culture

Bhaskar Hazarika: The Hunger Games

In the sleeper hit indie film Aamis, members of a club catch and cook their own fresh meat. The director Bhaskar Hazarika tells Palash Krishna Mehrotra how he got the elements of love and horror just right

Pa Ranjith: Dutiful Director

After a blockbuster run in Tamil cinema, filmmaker Pa Ranjith is all set for Bollywood


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