‘Mango Shake’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube

The rhythm of life is always an open invitation for you to let go and immerse in the moment. I made ‘Mango Shake’ as an expression of what it means to be in sync with the sounds and colors of India, while capturing a moment in time in 2008 when my visual inspirations were beingContinue reading “‘Mango Shake’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube”

Orienting Hollywood

Did you know that the history between Hollywood and the Bombay film industry goes back a century? For the first time, this ongoing “close encounter” has been discussed in the well-researched book Orienting Hollywood, throwing new light on how this relationship between two giant film industries has evolved over the years. Orienting Hollywood is authoredContinue reading “Orienting Hollywood”

‘Backdrop’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube

As we battle an invisible enemy, ask yourselves, were we really at “peace” back in pre-pandemic times when the world was supposedly “normal”? And hopefully, when these tough times are behind us soon, what will “peace” be like in the “new normal”? I made my short film Backdrop in 2007 after I first witnessed theContinue reading “‘Backdrop’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube”

From Connect to Connectment

Connectment Films is the evolution of Connect Magazine which was co-founded by Nyay Bhushan in November 1990. Yes, it was way ahead of its time, billed as India’s first magazine on global entertainment, launching just months before satellite television signals began beaming into India starting with CNN’s coverage of the Gulf War. The resulting explosionContinue reading “From Connect to Connectment”