Alok Nath was a newcomer when he landed a minute`s role in Richard Attenborough`s epic film "Gandhi" in 1982. The now veteran actor recalls that the late filmmaker was a "great human being", who loved Indian culture.
Cinematographer-turned-director Jeevan is gearing up for the release of Tamil rural drama `Mosakutty` and says that irrespective of the genre, films need to have commercial elements to draw audiences to cinemas.
`Hotel Beautifool`, a movie inspired by Hindi stage production `Baat Baat Mein Bigdey Haalat`, will be a little different from the play as the mediums of films and theatre require different visual interpretation, says its director.
Director Raju Murugan, who has refuted rumours that he has cast a star actor for his next directorial, says he`s currently busy penning the film`s script. Only once he`s done with it, will he decide the cast for the movie.
Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane, who has put his weight behind National-award-winning documentary `Katiyabaaz` as a presenter, feels the genre is not getting its due despite dealing with interesting issues.