Sneha Menon Desai

With over 7 years of experience in broadcast & digital journalism, Sneha dabbled in business & general news before finally succumbing to her undying love for Hindi films! At Film Companion, she has her own fun interview segment #FCInstant - a live chat that connects stars with their fans. She also produces branded content for our flagship shows like Beneath The Surface.

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This week on Cheat Sheet, Sneha Menon Desai takes you on the sets of Farhan Akhtar starrer Lucknow Central which releases on the 15th of September.


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Your Cheat Sheet host Sneha Menon Desai meets paparazzi photographer Yogen Shah who has been in the business since 1992. They talk about the onset of paparazzi photography in India, the now famous 'airport looks' & Yogen Shah even gives us a peek into his fascinating archive of photographs from over the years


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On Cheat Sheet, we meet Swati Desai of the Food Studio to understand some of the most interesting food styling hacks. From how to make fake beer and grilled chicken for the cameras, this episode show you how to make food look like a million bucks


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Do you know how films are projected on to a film screen digitally? On Cheat Sheet, Sneha Menon Desai meets the projectionists of PVR cinemas to understand how a DCP & KDM are used along with the projector to screen movies today.


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National Award winning Prosthetics Artist & Make-up Designer Clover Wooton takes us inside her prosthetics studio to demonstrate the process of creating a gory bruise like we see in the movies.


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The film editor of movies like Raees, Taare Zameen Par, Kai Po Che & more recently the Sachin Tendulkar biopic 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' allows us into her Edit Studio. Sneha Menon Desai tries her hand at the edit system while she tries to decipher how a film can be made or broken on the edit table


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Having shot for major productions like Padmavati, Raabta and Dutt, the actor tells us about coping with life in Bollywood


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This series shines the light on some unsung but noteworthy actors in Hindi movies. Vikrant Massey, who’s been around the block for 14 years, tells us about making the hero’s best friend role ‘cool’ and playing the lead in A Death In The Gunj


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