Mumbai gets into cinema modeby The Daily Eye Team March 22 2014, 11:12 am Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 48 secs
Think Mumbai and films, and the cult song, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, pops up instantly. Exploring the city’s love affair with the movies is project Cinema and the City that celebrates this connect with a felicitation of National Award-winning filmmaker Shyam Benegal Unwind for the next 10 days as you explore how Mumbai and the film industry have gone hand-in-hand to encourage each other’s growth. Asiatic Society of Mumbai has lined up many events ranging from walks, exhibitions, and screenings to discussions, to delight the cinephile.
Tomorrow, Cinema and the City will be inaugurated with the screening of film critic Khaild Mohamed’s documentary on his mentor, friend and filmmaker — Shyam Benegal. Mohamed’s relationship with the filmmaker has had its share of ups and downs and an intriguing history. “When I started as a film critic, I was a purist and was largely influenced by world cinema,” recalls Mohamed