Woody Allen and the Importance of Being Neurtic

Woody Allen and the Importance of Being Neurtic

Being an insecure, fretful, neurotic, Jewish artist is always a boon. Unfortunately, Woody Allen isn’t one, or so he claims. Woody Allen is a man of humble beginnings who wanted to be able to legitimately describe himself as an expert in something. Anything. The Start He began working in the show biz as a short story writer for The New Yorker. Over the next couple of years he developed a stand-up act that Allen became…

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Dibakar Banerjee – The Experimental Creator

Dibakar Banerjee – The Experimental Creator

Perfection is his habit. Non-conformism is his norm. Creativity is his second-self. This novice director has garnered much praise for his work, ideas and the directorial skills from critics, audience, peers and the fraternity alike. Dibakar Banerjee has redefined cinema, re-created the aura of Delhi and brought out the best in many actors. ‘A poster boy for the so-called Indie Movement’ (as quoted by the Caravan Magazine), Dibakar has given some very unconventional hits. While…

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Anurag Kashyap: The Maverick Director

Anurag Kashyap: The Maverick Director

By Deepanshu Kaul Philip, Batch of 2016 “School had been nothing less than hell for Ajay. Being new and weak in school, he became prey to the class bully. His other classmates were oblivious to his sufferings. Dejected, he would sit beside the mango tree and aim for the mangoes, every day. One day a stone hit the bully, who happened to pass by. Poor Ajay and the crying bully were summoned to the principal’s office. They eventually let Ajay go,…

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