Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government could allow foreign direct investment in the country’s e-commerce sector as early as next month, paving the way for global online retailers such as Amazon to expand their business, according to a Reuters report. A more robust online retail sector will spur manufacturing and …Read More »
Facebook is buying India-based Little Eye Labs, a start-up that builds performance analysis and monitoring tools for mobile Android applications, to help boost its technology as it focuses on growing revenue from its mobile business. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but media reports suggest the price was …Read More »
Well before he was writing, producing and directing ambitious epics like ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ and the up-coming gangster trilogy ‘Bombay Velvet’, Anurag Kashyap’s forte was short films.
He was first noticed as a filmmaker (although he had established a reputation as a fabulously left-field writer with scripts such as ‘Satya’, among others) with the award-winning short ‘Last Train to Mahakali’ in 1999. More recently he’s directed a short film for the ‘Bombay Talkies’ anthology and produced one of his own, simply titled ‘Shorts’.
The indie filmmaker has now returned to the genre for his latest side project, ‘That Day After Everyday’, the appropriate titled of a 21-minute film about “Eve Teasing”, the rather inappropriate name given to the lewd and predatory behavior of men towards women on streets up and down India.
The film, produced by Large Short Films, stars Sandhya Mridul, Radhika Apte, Geetanjali Thapa and Aranya in the lead and tells the story of how a group of long-suffering women fight back against a practice that has become, unforgivably, “Normal” in Indian society.Read More »