FC Spotlight

Watch film talents talk about the movies that shaped their understanding of cinema and share their commandments on filmmaking. Also, the latest developments in Virtual Reality.


There were many terrible films in 2016. Who can forget sex comedies like Mastizaade and Great Grand Masti. But here we are naming the films we were looking forward to, but let us down. At the top of Anupama Chopra's list is Ashutosh Gowarikar's period epic Mohenjo-Daro.


Editor Anupama Chopra lists her favourite films of the year. Scoring high are Pink, Kapoor & Sons and Neerja


Parinda made me want to be a filmmaker - Nikkhil Advani on the one film he recommends that you watch. The filmmaker talks about how his love for Madhuri Dixit drove him to the theatres for this film. But what followed was a cinematic experience that changed him forever.


Want to know what genuine swag is? Rapper Badshah lists his 10 commandments for composing the perfect rap for Film Companion. He tells us about his journey so far, the importance of a perfect stage name, and why it's important to fail.


Our resident VR expert Sukriti Yadava speaks to Anand Gandhi, the director of Ship of Theseus and one of the leading figures in the VR movement in India. Here, Gandhi tells us about the future of VR, making it freely available through an app he's working on, and why it isn't meant to replace films.


During the promotions of Dear Zindagi, we put Shah Rukh Khan & Alia Bhatt through the pop quiz! The actors sportingly took the quiz to find out who is more in sync with present day pop lingo. Watch them react to the PPAP song & more.


Our resident VR expert Sukriti Yadava reviews Strangers Again, a love story told through dance by the students of IIT Mumbai. This short 300 degree film tells the story of a boy & a girl who meet each other at the Mumbai college campus. Watch to know how the story unfolds.


The MAMI Film Festival launched a new section on VR Films lead by Shakun Batra. In a lead up to the excitement, Shakun Batra lets us in on what to expect from the panel. From Gabo Arora, Baahubali and Anand Gandhi - here's a lowdown of VR at MAMI 2016.