Mumbai

‘I would rather all movies were made as great art’

Ophelie Wiel speaks to Amit Sengupta on European cinema, the difference between arthouse and box office movies in Mumbai, great and stupid cinema, and why she likes Shah Rukh Khan so much.

Bombay Rose and the Addictive Smell of Jasmine

Gitanjali Rao speaks to Amit Sengupta about her film Bombay Rose, which has been chosen for the inaugural critic’s film in the Venice Film Festival. The film travels across the underbelly of Mumbai celebrating both the fragrance and the stink inside its rain-soaked by-lanes.