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Here’s the list of the most recent articles on the blog. Please click the article name to go to the article, or simply scroll below :

FEATURED
1. ‘DON’T BE AN ASSHOLE’: MY TEDX TALK: I got the opportunity to give a TEDx Talk at TEDxSRCC in October 2015 and I spoke about a topic very close to my heart, Kindness. Check it out 🙂
2. DARR 2.0 TEASER: I am writing the next Y-Films series, Darr 2.0, an official reboot of Shah Rukh Khan’s iconic thriller, Darr. The series will launch in 2017.
3. THE AWESOME TV SHOWCheck out my YouTube Show, The Awesome TV Show for Anupama Chopra’s YouTube Channel, Film Companion. where I recommend awesome television shows to watch.
4. INDIA KE HUNGER KI BAJAO CAMPAIGN
A TVC I wrote and creative produced for YRF & Ching’s Secret, starring Ranveer Singh.
5. INTERVIEW INDEX: Check out an exhaustive (but incomplete) list of most of the over 300+ interviews I have taken so far.

RECENT INTERVIEWS
1. MIRA NAIR (PROFILE): Through her new film, Queen of Katwe, Mira Nair aims to have the conversation going on inclusivity, diversity, humanity and ‘queening’. 
2. NEERAJ PANDEY (PROFILE):  MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, a big budget feature film on India’s most successful captain is a different kind of thriller for Neeraj Pandey.
3. DAVID HARBOUR (VIDEO QnA):  
An all-India exclusive interview with David Harbour, who plays Detective Jim Hopper on Stranger Things for my show, The Awesome TV Show.
4. RAHUL KHANNA (PROFILE): The crossover star of the 90s, Rahul Khanna plays a Pakistani intelligence officer in an Emmy-nominated drama and becomes the internet’s latest boyfriend.
5. MANEESH SHARMA (QnA): 
In an in-depth chat, Maneesh Sharma opens up about Fan, its genesis and his long association with YRF.

RECENT ARTICLES

1. WHAT BOLLYWOOD CAN PICK UP FROM THE DIGITAL CONTENT REVOLUTIONAs the Indian internet explodes with superior content, are there learnings that Bollywood can take from it? I write for Super Cinema’s October 2016 issue.
2. WHY GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY IS THE BEST SUPERHERO MOVIE OF ALL TIME: My ode to what I think is the best superhero movie ever made, and my reasons why, for VoxPop Blog.
3. TELL YOUR STORY, MAKE A FILM: This is the best time to be a creative person in India and there is literally no excuse to not be telling your stories. I write for the Edutainment Show Handbook.
4. OSCARS SO WHITE… AND DULL: I write about the most controversial Academy Awards in recent times, the Oscars 2016, which was plagued by a whitewashing controversy, for Open Magazine.
5. THE RISE OF THE PRESTIGE DOCUMENTARY: Non-fiction, particularly true crime docu dramas are getting huge on television. I list the best of the lot for Man’s World.

FAVOURITES
1. SHAH RUKH KHAN INTERVIEW: 
Shah Rukh Khan dissects fame and success and confesses that many chapters of his life remain closed to all.
2. JOSH RADNOR INTERVIEW: Josh Radnor, one of my favourite directors (of Liberal Arts and Happythankyoumoreplease), best known as Ted Mosby from How I Met Your Mother in an exclusive interview for The Huffington Post.
3. MARTA KAUFFMAN & DAVID CRANE INTERVIEW: An exclusive interview with the greatest sitcom writers on earth – the creators of FRIENDS, for The Sunday Guardian.
4. RICHARD LINKLATER INTERVIEW: An exclusive interview with one of my favourite directors of all time, the legend Richard Linkater, for Open Magazine.
5. WHY WE CANNOT LET THE INTERNET KILL BOMBAY VELVET How I loved Bombay Velvet but everyone’s already decided what they feel about it… this article went viral on the internet.
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India Ke Hunger Ki Bajao Campaign #Written #CreativeProduced #YRF

Wrote a TVC for the first time :). For the India Ke Hunger Ki Bajao Campaign, starring Ranveer Singh. Check it out below:

CREDIT LIST
Client: Capital Foods Limited (Ching’s Secret)
Director – Vikram Gupta
Produced by: Yash Raj Films
Producer: Ashish Patil
Creative Exec. Producer: Nikhil Taneja
Writer – Nikhil Taneja
DOP – Sunil Patel
Exec. Producer: Ranimol Rao
Business Development & Sales: Jayesh Kishanchandani & Nidhi Sethia Nair
Production House: Bad Clown Productions
Producer – Shagufta Mulla
Line Producer – Radheshyam Pipalwa
Director’s Assistant – Nitesh Ranglani
1st AD – Chintan Sarda
2nd AD – Vidushi Sood
Production Manager – Darshan
Art – Avishek
Post Prod Studio – After
Offline Editor – Aniket Khanapur
Online Editor – Hiren
Sound Design – Shajith Koyeri
Colorist – Rob Lang
The Making – Sharu

What did you think of the campaign? Leave your comments below! 🙂

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CHING’S KE DEEWANE CAMPAIGN #CREATIVEEXECPRODUCED #TVC #YRF

At YRF, the third campaign I worked on was the Ching’s Ke Deewane campaign, that launched during the IPL 2015. It was a series of three TVCs, that were an extension to the ‘My Name is Ranveer Ching’ brand.

Produced by: Ashish Patil
Directed by: Anand Tiwaari
Creative Exec. Produced by: Nikhil Taneja

TVC #1

TVC #2

TVC #3

 

What did you think of the campaign? Leave your comments below!🙂

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