FWA members are cordially invited to a masterclass with the popular screenwriter-lyricist Jaideep Sahni, in which he talks about the why (the socio-political concerns which motivated him) and the how (the art and craft of writing, the practicalities of getting people on board, creative collaboration) of the films he has written. Jaideep will be in conversation with Rajashree.
Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Day, Date: Saturday, 31st January, 2015
Venue: Film Writers’ Association Office
2nd Floor, Richa Building,
Plot no B – 29,
(In the lane opposite Citi Mall),
Off New Link Road,
Mumbai – 400 053.
Phone: 022-2673-3027/ 022-2673-3108
Note: This masterclass is free. The admission is restricted to FWA Members. First-Come-First-Seated. We would suggest that the people who want to attend the masterclass revisit the films written by Jaideep Sahni – their understanding of the points which Jaideep makes about his films would be much sharper if they have watched these films recently.
Jaideep Sahni is an eminent screenwriter, songwriter and creative producer. He has written thought-provoking popular entertainers like Chak De! India, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Company, Bunty Aur Babli, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Yearand Shuddh Desi Romance. He won the Filmfare Awards for Best Dialogue and Best Story for Company, followed by the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay forKhosla Ka Ghosla. He also won the IIFA award for Best Story for Chak De! India.
Rajashree, who will be moderating the event, studied at FTII before assisting Mansoor Khan and Sanjay Bhansali. She has written and directed a film calledThe Rebel which won a National Award. Her debut novel, Trust Me, is the biggest-selling Indian chick lit book. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Film Writers’ Association and the convenor of the Events Committee.