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Cinema and society: Bahastalab opens up the debate

Bahastalab, a debate-oriented film festival kick-starts in New Delhi today. Speakers at the event include filmmaker Sudhir Misra, writer-actor Peeyush Misra, actress Shilpa Shukla , actress Swara Bhaskar, director Anand L Rai and actor Deepak Dobriyal.

bollywood Updated: Sep 21, 2013 13:55 IST

The movie should have been made differently. The protagonist should have acted differently. Do you often have such thoughts? Here is an opportunity to ask the filmmakers and actors why the do things the way they do. Attend Cine Bahastalab 2013, at the Multipurpose Hall, India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi [Near Lodi Garden & Khan Market] on Saturday and Sunday.

The two-day event, organised by Mohalla Live, brings some of the leading directors and actors under one roof for an open interaction on the evolution of cinema, its history, the missing elements and more. Cine Bahastalab, when literally translated to English, means 'the itch to argue'.

The gala, an informal, no-fuss celebration, will include three sessions on each of the two days. Participating personalities: Swara Bhaskar, Usha Jadhav, Vishakha Singh, Shilpa Shukla, Vibhavari, Ajay Brahmatmaj, Sudhir Mishra, Anand L Rai, Subhash Kapur, Rajkumar Gupta, Ajay Bahl, Mihir Pandya, Rajkumar Keswani, Irshad Kamil, Peeyush Mishra, Rajshekhar, Dushyant, Ravikant, Chandan Shrivastava, Anubhav Sinha, Uday Prakash, Raghuvendra Singh, Vineet Kumar, Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Arvind Gaud, Deepak Dobarial, Shubhra Gupta, Rajkumar Gupta, Ramesh Sharma, Dibang, Tripurari Sharan, Subhash Kapur.