Free Press Journal
  • It’s never easy to make original films: Rajat Kapoor on turning to crowd-funding for ‘RK/R Kay’

    New Delhi: Telling an original story has never been easy in the Hindi film industry but Rajat Kapoor is not one to give up. With biggies like “Kapoor and Sons” and “Dil Chahta Hai” behind him as an actor and critically acclaimed films like “Mithya” and “Ankhon Dekhi” in his kitty as a director, getting funds for his latest venture should have been relatively easy. But the actor-filmmaker, who has long straddled the different

  • I’ll beg, borrow or steal but make my next film: Rajat Kapoor

    Mumbai: His last film, “Ankhon Dekhi”, bagged several awards and garnered immense critical acclaim but actor-director Rajat Kapoor says he is struggling to find a producer for his next slate of scripts.

  • Commercial cinema has killed independent movies: Rajat Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actor Rajat Kapoor says mainstream cinema in the country has become so huge that it hardly gives any space for small independent films to have a good release.The actor, who has featured in several off-beat films like “Bheja Fry”, “Phas Gaye Re Obama” and “Mithya”, says indie cinema was at it’s peak in the middle of 2000 post which commercial cinema took over completely.”The high point of indie cinema was from 2003 to

  • “It was one of the most beautiful nights of my life”, says Rajat Kapoor

    Filmmaker Rajat Kapoor shares his moments of undiluted joy, even as he tells Nichola Pais that equanimity is the true goal.

    Soaring High

    Let me say that I’m not the kind of person who looks for a high, like a sky-dive. That is not my kind of a high. I’ve never done drugs, for example. Those kind of highs do nothing for me. But theatre, for me, is a big high. Being on a