He has framed sensitive situations of conflict zones in films like "Yahaan" and "Madras Cafe" and narrated simple but effective stories with "Vicky Donor" and "Piku". And director Shoojit Sircar says he tries to take influences from world cinema's greatest auteur Satyajit Ray's work and infuse them in his projects.
`Madras Cafe` famed actress Raashi Khanna, who is making her Telugu debut in upcoming romantic-comedy `Oohalu Gusagusalade`, says the experience of working in a new industry helped her grow as an actor as well as person.
A Tamil off-beat film-maker has criticised two recent Hindi films `Madras Cafe` and `Chennai Express` for what she says wrong portrayal of Tamil issues and said they were not based on adequate research.
Amidst a lot of controversies and protests ‘Madras Cafe’ opened today with a lot of speculation. The film is Bollywood’s attempt at political thriller, and director Shoojit Sircar has not disappointed.
After winning critical acclaim for his last release, `Madras Cafe`, based on the Sri Lankan civil war, actor-producer John Abraham is now taking his interest in sports forward by planning to make films on football, motorcycling and boxing.