What do Varun Dhawan and Dilip Kumar have in common? David Dhawan points out

What do Varun Dhawan and Dilip Kumar have in common? David Dhawan points out

Veteran filmmaker David Dhawan and his actor son Varun were in conversation with screenwriter Rumi Jaffery at session aptly titled Dha.One. During this session at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa recently, the father-son duo made some candid revelations. Sriram Raghavan’s Badlapur (2015) marked a change in Varun’s career. After doing…

Would have given my right hand to be launched by Anurag Kashyap, says Varun Dhawan

Would have given my right hand to be launched by Anurag Kashyap, says Varun Dhawan

It’s hard to believe that Varun Dhawan, who has made his identity with mainstream cinema, was keen on arthouse subjects. What’s more, he was rejected for Kiran Rao’s Dhobi Ghat (2011). Dhawan is one of the more popular young stars in Hindi cinema and has built a reputation as a mainstream actor who thrives on romantic comedies. He…

Shoojit Sircar at IFFI 2018

Shoojit Sircar at IFFI 2018

After making films like Vicky Donor (2012), Madras Cafe (2013) and Piku (2015), filmmaker Shoojit Sircar delved this year into the melancholic story of Dan, a young man who discovers himself after a friend lands up in a coma, in October (2018). The leisurely pace and beautiful moments in the film made Sircar’s lastest outing one…