Free Press Journal
  • That’s what ‘Daas Dev’ is about, says Sudhir Mishra

    Director Sudhir Mishra, who is awaiting the release of his project “Daas Dev”, says its story is unlike the original “Devdas” as it is more about freedom and liberation. Mishra, known for directing critically acclaimed films like “Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi”, “Dharavi” and “Chameli”, has interpreted the concept of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s “Devdas”, which was interpreted for two film versions.

  • Don’t misunderstand ‘Daas Dev’ as political drama: Sudhir Mishra

    Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra says he does not want people to misunderstand his forthcoming film “Daas Dev” as a political drama. The film follows a path contrary to the plot of the classic novel “Devdas” and is set against the backdrop of Uttar Pradesh.

  • “Entertainment Tax should go”, says Sudhir Mishra

    Which filmmakers do you personally find interesting?
    I think Abhishek Chaubey is a very good director. UDTA PUNJAB rocked; very imaginative, popular and makes a point. I welcome the AIRLIFT director, Raja Menon. I think he has a very interesting sense of cinema. While it was about Akshay Kumar it was also about the whole ensemble. And the smaller narratives make up the main narrative; so many interesting stories. I liked a small Kannada film

  • “I find the younger lot really inspiring”, says Sudhir Mishra

    Creator of such substantive and acclaimed films as Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Chameli and Yeh Saali Zindagi, Sudhir Mishra tells Nichola Pais that the industry needs to be nurtured, even as the walls between mainstream and indie cinema come down.