Why: With two back-to-back successes in Paatal Lok, an Amazon Prime web series, and Bulbbul, a Netflix original film, Clean Slate Filmz is proving to be one of the more promising production houses in Hindi cinema. Anushka Sharma and her brother Karnesh Ssharma seem to have the conviction to back new talent, whether it is letting writers and first-time directors helm projects, or new actors take centerstage. A certain vision also seems to be emerging, with a knack for picking women-centric subjects, supernatural stories and crime thrillers.
The composer has disrupted the traditional shelf-life of a composer
She's created her own brand of films - smartly-budgeted movies with strong messaging
For her portrayals of bold, brave women who do what’s usually asked of men in the movies
The Bangalore-based comic became our first bona fide lockdown star