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Chapter 42 Love God Separation Encore – Part 5

You’re an independent filmmaker. With some sort of a vision, but not the resources. What is that one thing every ‘arrived’ filmmaker will tell you? “If you want to make a film, just go out and make it. Today you … Continue reading

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Chapter 42 Love God Separation Encore – Part 4

The Producer Me began by politely asking the Director Me to fuck off. The Red Balloon. Not possible. Shouldn’t even be attempted. It’s an Oscar winning film, made by a close-knit team of french artists, in the sunny, gorgeous Paris … Continue reading

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Chapter 42 Love God Separation Encore – Part 3

My father loved cinema. And later after he had passed on, I came to know that while he was an engineer making Ropeways across India and holding out as a rare earning member of a large immigrant family, he studied … Continue reading

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Chapter 40 | Love for the New Order Part 2 | Creating the Future (Or “What it takes to make a sci-fi short in India”)

I am sitting at the balcony of my studio apartment by the French Riviera, 300 meters from the Palais des Festivals at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. I’m looking at the ‘Californié Hills’, sipping on a black Columbian roast that … Continue reading

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Chapter 35: Love and Commitment

I keep strangely worried these days. Strange thing worry is. When you’re shipwrecked cast in a boat and out there all alone in the sea with no land in sight, you just think about survival. About catching fish, avoiding the … Continue reading

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Chapter 34 – Love in The Times of Violence, Depression and Serial Bankruptcy – Part III

To really understand SDG’s story, you have to go back a bit in time. To a place called Bengal. Bengal is a state in the east of India. Kolkata, previously known as Calcutta, is the capital of Bengal. This eastern … Continue reading

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Chapter 34 | Love in The Times of Violence, Depression and Serial Bankruptcy – Part II

It all started at a family wedding a few months back. I was meeting some of my relatives after ages. And they were all very curious to know what I’ve been up to. “I’m still with my advertising job but … Continue reading

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Chapter 34 | Love in The Times of Violence, Depression and Serial Bankruptcy – Part I

N.A. put down her iPad, exasperated – “I hate this News App … it pushes notifications that pop up every now and then and all of it is just so depressing. What’s wrong with the world?” Seriously, what’s wrong with … Continue reading

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Chaper 32 | Understanding Luck

For so many years now I’ve been fighting my personal battle against a sentence that was casually thrown at me by someone who had made it big in life – “You have to be lucky in life.” That sentence stuck … Continue reading

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