Originally shot for Facebook Live, in this interview, award winning journalist Rana Ayyub speaks about her journey of investigating the Gujarat riots of 2002 and the struggle she faced in getting the book published
posted by NL Team|May 30, 2016 in TEEVEE|36 comments
Vivek Agnihotri, director of Buddha in a Traffic Jam, talks about Dalit & upper caste conflict, student politics, the difference between being touched and being 'banged', how the plot of his new film came about, and a lot more.
posted by NL Team|May 25, 2016 in TEEVEE|6 comments
Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri tells Abhinandan Sekhri about how Buddha In A Traffic Jam was a super successful marketing exercise with zero budget, it not being an ideological film, his being a moderate and having an equal distaste for the far Left and Right-wing ideologies. Also, he reacts to Abhinandan’s alternate plot for a film.
posted by NL Team|May 25, 2016 in TEEVEE|5 comments
Italian filmmaker Ruben Lagattolla talks to Manisha Pande about his film Young Syrian Lenses based on ‘media activists’ of Aleppo, the excesses of the Assad regime and the price people paid to fight a dictatorship.
posted by NL Team|March 17, 2016 in TEEVEE|2 comments
Journalist and author, Jerry Pinto has won Yale University's Windham-Campbell Prize for fiction for Em and the Big Hoom. The award honours recipients for "their literary achievements or potential". This year nine awardees received the $150000 prize in fiction, nonfiction and drama.
Abhinandan Sekhri speaks with Thakur Chandan Singh, the lawyer who filed a case against Lord Ram for “cruelty” against his wife Sita. Singh wants a town to be named after Sita as compensation for the 'cruelty' she faced at the hands of Ram.
posted by NL Team|February 12, 2016 in Podcast|3 comments