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The directors' Beginnings - Directors' Diaries (Rakesh Anand Bakshi)

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12 directors: Ashutosh Gowariker, Zoya Akhtar, Farah Khan, Imtiaz Ali, Vishal Bhardwaj, Anurag Basu, Mahesh Bhatt, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Prakash Jha, Subhash Ghai, Santosh Sivan, Govind Nihalani, tell their stories from their childhood to their first film, and how they make films. This book also includes views of eight Cinematographers, on the director they have worked with who appear in this book: Ravi Varman, Mahesh Aney, Manikandan Velayutham, Natarajan Subramaniam, Sachin Krishn, Kabir Lal Ranjan Palit, Aseem Mishra. These wonderful creative souls help directors create their vision and magic. In this book, these twelve film directors tell us their stories of their journey and voice their opinions on the art and craft/techniques of filmmaking, and the emotions that make them who they are, what it takes to be a director, professionally and personally. The Epilogue is a chapter on Art Director and Production Designer Nitin C. Desai. Because, the art director is one of the most important players on a film along with the cinematographer. Imtiaz Ali’s 1st film being his film school & our book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzC18coaoLw Audio-Visual: Zoya Akhtar (AV sound-byte) on being a 1st time film maker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsdg8UNfwKs Directors' Diaries Mumbai Press-launch (Aug 9th 2015) video links: Directors' Diaries Mumbai Press launch video: (@ Bollywood Uncut - length 30 minutes.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2b-u2q-bN4U Directors' Diaries Mumbai Press launch video (@ Daily Motion - length 3 minutes.) http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x312a62 Rakesh Bakshi with RJ Hrishi Kay on Radio One 94,3 FM Live Aug 12 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT9d70UMC8I About the Author: Film-script writer, director, actor, author, photographer, swimmer, walker and cyclist. Founder of Bicycle Angels, a non-profit social initiative that helps donate livelihood bicycles to the under privileged; My Memoirs – My stories for my family, creates a video or audio diary of your life story and inspiring moments, however young or old you may be; Beautiful Bicycles Beautiful People, a blog on cyclists, their rides, their stories. Love reading biographies, self-help books and fiction novels; and watching different kinds of cinema and documentaries. Rakesh Anand Bakshi email id: rakbak16@gmail.com Web links Rakesh Anand Bakshi on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RakBak16 Twitter id: @RakBak16 Directors' Diaries (DD: DD at FB: https://www.facebook.com/DirectorsDiaries DD at WordPress: https://rakbak16.wordpress.com/ DD at BlogSpot: http://directorsdiaries.blogspot.in/ DD on Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/rakbak16/directors-diaries-the-road-to-their-first-film-and/ DD on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfstvnVNw6HPKSeOWcSHjzw Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=129378869&trk=hp-identity-name Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/rakbak16/ Tumblr https://www.tumblr.com/blog/rakbak16 Vimeo: (My student short films as director and actor) https://vimeo.com/user12236724 YouTube (My student short films as director and actor) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8B0134C79DDA00BB As cyclist: Founder: Bicycle Angels (Non profit social initiative) FB https://www.facebook.com/groups/309043432570135/ WordPress https://bicycleangels.wordpress.com/ Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/rakbak16/bicycle-angels-non-profit-charity-funded-by-friend/ Founder: Beautiful Bicycles Beautiful People Blog: https://www.facebook.com/groups/313526712019526/ Cyclists.in http://www.cyclists.in/profile/rakeshanandbakshi Lyricists Anand Bakshi’s blog: Anand Bakshi on FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/5668590917/ Anand Bakshi on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/rakeshbakshi (Photo image of the six directors is from our book's Press launch at Mumbai in August 2015. Abhishek Kapoor not in Volume 1.)