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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: A DEEP DIVE INTO THE SOUL OF CLAY

Kaul’s films were revelations even when the themes were well-known and had ancient roots, like dhrupad and pottery. He avidly hunted for ...

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OM DAR-B-DAR: MOVING PIECES OF BROKEN GLASS

During the lockdown period, I made a documentary titled What’s Your Story. The idea was to figure out the factors that motivate a filmmak...

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MANI KAUL’S ICONOCLASTIC USKI ROTI

This film is a juxtaposition of slow-moving close-ups and wide shots layered with lots of silence and interspersed with a few monotonous dialog...

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Revisiting Mani Kaul’s Mini-series Ahmaq

Devdutt Trivedi writes that in Ahmaq, Kaul wanted to underline the symbiotic relationship between Hinduism and Islam.

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Nervous Edges and Hesitant Hands: NAZAR -1989.

I had just passed out of FTII in 1989 and I was on my first feature as the Assistant Cameraman, reminisces Rafay Mahmood

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