Directors’ special

Shashank Modi, Vishal Bhardwaj, Abhishek Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt, Subhash Ghai, Farah Khan, Prakash Jha, Rakesh Bakshi at the launch of Directors' Diaries at Le Sutra
Shashank Modi, Vishal Bhardwaj, Abhishek Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt, Subhash Ghai, Farah Khan, Prakash Jha, Rakesh Bakshi at the launch of Directors’ Diaries at Le Sutra

Taking his passion for cinema and writing to a whole new level, Rakesh Bakshi, son of legendary lyricist Anand Bakshi, launched his debut book Directors’ Diaries chronicling the early life and career of India’s top 12 directors.
At the launch event at Out of the Blue at Le Sutra in Bandra you heard that the author has attempted to demystify the invisible, omnipresent presence in cinema through the voices of the most iconic filmmakers of our time which include Ashutosh Gowariker, Zoya Akhtar, Farah Khan, Imtiaz Ali, Vishal Bhardwaj, Anurag Basu, Mahesh Bhatt, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Prakash Jha, Subhash Ghai, Santosh Sivan and Govind Nihalani in the tale of their journey from childhood to their very first film in this book published by Harper Collins.
Speaking with honesty and passion at the launch were Mahesh Bhatt, Subhash Ghai, Farah Khan, Vishal Bhardwaj, Abhishek Kapoor and Prakash Jha who gave you a glimpse of their struggles and success. Also speaking with honesty and passion was author Rakesh Bakshi.
And then it was time for wine and chocolate brownies.

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