Films For A New India

Hardeep Singh Kohli explores the world of Indian independent cinema, whose gritty themes and realism contrast sharply with escapist Bollywood.

Among his interviewees are leading figures Shyam Benegal, Prakash Jha and Shabana Azmi.

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Hardeep Singh Kohli explores the world of Indian independent cinema, whose gritty themes and realism contrast sharply with escapist Bollywood.

Among his interviewees are leading figures Shyam Benegal, Prakash Jha and Shabana Azmi.

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He explores the complex artistic and funding relationships between the UK and Indian independent film industries.