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संध्या रियाज़ की तीन कवितायें।

अम्मा अम्मा के जाने के बाद उनकी पेटी से एक थैला मिला है जिसमे मेरे बचपन का रेला मिला है   एक चरखी एक लट्टू एक गुडिया मैली सी एक नाव आड़ी टेडी लहरों में फैली सी एक किताब जिसमे … Continue reading

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Shri Javed Akhtar is the new Chairman of revamped IPRS

“A new chapter has started!” – Javed Akhtar Mumbai, April 6th, 2017: Fresh elections were held after more than a decade in the revamped IPRS, in which both the authors (music composers and lyricists) and publishers (music labels) participated. These elections … Continue reading

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Women On Television

For years we have been lamenting rhetorically about the quality of writing on Indian television. Our most painful grouse has been about the way women and gender-equations have been portrayed on the TV screen. Our TV serials and soaps have … Continue reading

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Screenwriting Workshop by Anjum Rajabali witnesses tremendous participation!

~ The five-day workshop organised in association with Screenwriters Association India saw a huge participation and witnessed the presence of renowned screenwriters from the film industry~ Mumbai, 09 March 2017: Whistling Woods International (WWI), Asia’s premier Film, Communication and Media Arts institute, conducted … Continue reading

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And the Oscar goes to…

And so the Oscar frenzy slowly fades away for another year, although the 2017 awards will perhaps best be remembered for the near scandal unwittingly caused by Warren Beatty when he announced the wrong winner for ‘Best Movie.’ The Oscar’s … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace Shri Raajesh Johri

Accomplished lyricist Shri Raajesh Johri passed away on Wednesday, March 1st,  2017. He was 63. Johri had come to Mumbai as a 20-year-old from Uttar Pradesh in 1950s. Today, most of us are familiar with his work from the 1990s, both … Continue reading

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SWA partners with FICCI Frames to organise Frame Your Idea 2017

   So many talented writers face the frustration of not being able to meet with producers to show them the good stories/scripts that they have written. Well, here’s an opportunity where you can do so. Frame your Idea is back with … Continue reading

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स्क्रीनराइटर्स असोसिएशन के सेमिनार में लिखी गई भोजपुरी फिल्मों के बदलाव की कहानी!

“भोजपुरी बेहद मीठी भाषा है. देश के बड़े बड़े साहित्यकारों और क्रांतिकारियों की भाषा है, लेकिन ऐसी महान भाषा का सिनेमा इतनी बुरी हालत में है ये सोचकर भी शर्म आती है.” यह कहना था हिन्दी फिल्मों के प्रख्यात लेखक … Continue reading

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SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP BY ANJUM RAJABALI

Whistling Woods International & Screenwriters Association Present SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP By Anjum Rajabali   With – Jaideep Sahni (Chak De India)  Shakun Batra (Kapoor & Sons) Nitesh Tiwari (Dangal) (TBC)   Gauri Shinde (Dear Zindagi) Juhi Chaturvedi (Piku)  Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (Nil Battey … Continue reading

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SWA stands in solidarity with Writers Guilds of America (West and East)

The Screenwriters Association (SWA) of India expresses its shock and outrage at the recent policy announcement by the new President of America, imposing barriers on the entry of people from other countries, which is clearly a thinly disguised ‘Anti-Muslim’ ban. … Continue reading

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