Vasan Bala

Book Versus Film: Ray

Some of Satyajit Ray’s short stories make you want to reach out for that word, “unfilmable”, but then, what’s filmable…

Ray, On Netflix: A Tribute To The Master Storyteller

While Ray may not be the ideal tribute to the master storyteller, it definitely sets the ball running for audiences…

Ray, On Netflix, Is A Limp Ode To The Literature Of Legacy

Ray has three directors, at least two of whom appear to be crippled by the pressure of introducing the hallowed…

Ray, On Netflix, Is An Anthology Too Uneven To Do Satyajit Ray’s Stories Justice

Like most anthologies, Ray is a mix of dazzling and mediocre. The master deserves more sparkling filmmaking.

7 Great Action Comedies Streaming On Netflix

Ranging from buddy-cop romps to wacky capers, here are some of the best action comedies currently available on Netflix

Using Old Hindi Songs in New Films is an Underrated Art, and Overpriced

Directors and screenwriters like to use popular old songs as references in their work. But one song can cost more…

Will Shoojit Sircar’s Unreleased Shoebite Ever See The Light Of Day?

Earlier this week filmmaker Anurag Kashyap tweeted about Shoojit Sircar’s unreleased debut film Shoebite, pleading that it get a digital release…

From His Fancy Shoe Collection To Why He Thrives In Chaos: Anurag Kashyap Fields Questions From Fellow Artists

Vasan Bala, Amit Trivedi, Radhika Apte, Kalki Koechlin and more ask the director about his films' distinctive sound, whether he's…

Download The Script Of Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

Vasan Bala's self-aware, nostalgic tribute to growing up in 80s India features knockout performances, and a big heart

Madness In Matunga: A Guided Tour With Vasan Bala

Vasan Bala’s Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota is as much about a love for movies as it is about a…

Every Pop Culture Reference In Vasan Bala’s Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

From Mani Ratnam's Dil Se and Thalapathi to Narcos, Shahenshah, Die Hard and everything in between - the director talks about…

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota Video Movie Review By Anupama Chopra

Vasan Bala’s rich imagination gives us a roster of memorably kooky characters