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Shoojit Sircar
Entertainment  /  Published 28.07.20

‘Whatever I am today, it’s all because of theatre’

Shoojit Sircar — the man behind films like Vicky Donor, Piku, October and the recent Gulabo Sitabo, among others — is also a successful ad film-maker. In ‘Storytellers’ Hour &m...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Entertainment  /  Published 08.11.18

There’s no pressure of being a Bachchan: Abhishek

Abhishek loves to talk!” That’s how filmmaker Shoojit Sircar commenced his 90-minute conversation with Abhishek Bachchan at a Ladies Study Group session titled The Moods and Moments of Abhishek Ba...
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Entertainment  /  Published 25.06.19

Ayushmann Khurrana dares to be different

Sperm donation, an uneducated husband, erectile dysfunction, a blind musician — Ayushmann Khurrana has always pushed the boundaries of what a mainstream Hindi film hero can do in a film. His latest ...
By Karishma Upadhyay in

Entertainment  /  Published 16.02.19

The screenwriter behind Vicky Donor and Piku

I call my elder brother Dada and not Bhaiya,” Juhi Chaturvedi tells us with a smile when we, straight off the bat, ask her how she understands the world of Bengalis so well without being one herself...
By Priyanka Roy in

Bollywood  /  Published 07.05.20

Moods, moments and motifs from Piku

A septuagenarian obsessed with his bowel movements. That is the core of Piku. But the Shoojit Sircar film — that touchingly portrays a father-daughter relationship, fraught with tension, but also te...
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