Till recently, the conversation about Delhi and films was restricted to the capital's growing visibility in Hindi films. However, a recent panel discussion, part of the ongoing Osian's Cinefan film festival in the city, showed that not just the location, but also the momentum, of filmmaking, might have shifted towards the capital.
While other cities in North India and the Hindi belt are also increasingly providing stories and settings for films, a 'film hub' - a centre of filmmaking for films that might preferably, but not always, be set here - is what Delhi is being looked at, as perhaps an alternative of sorts to Mumbai. The discussion was between Neville Tuli of Osian's, producer Suresh Jindal, filmmakers Shekhar Kapur and Imtiaz Ali and additional commissioner of police (licensing), Delhi, Madhup Tiwari, and was moderated by producer and filmmaker Ramesh Sharma - each with strong links to Delhi. Read more
Source : timesofindia.indiatimes.com