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“If Ideas Are Packaged Palatably, It Will Be More Receptive To Audiences”

Kahaani director Sujoy Ghosh on Kahaani 2 and Bengali film directors in Hindi mainstream cinema...

“If Ideas Are Packaged Palatably, It Will Be More Receptive To Audiences”
“If Ideas Are Packaged Palatably, It Will Be More Receptive To Audiences”
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2016-12-09T16:21:07+05:30

Sujoy Ghosh is the director of Kahaani and Kahaani 2, both with Vidya Balan, and played the sleuth Byomkesh in Satya­n­weshi, directed by Rituparno Ghosh. His new film, even though Bollywood mainstream, deals with the difficult subject of child abuse. He speaks to Dola Mitra. Excerpts:

Today’s Hindi mainstream cinema seems to be dominated by Bengali film directors.

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