Episode 189: The Acting Life

These are exciting times for Indian cinema, as multiple worlds and sensibilities collide in the streets and studios of Mumbai. Actors Rasika Dugal and Mukul Chadda join Amit Varma in episode 189 of The Seen and the Unseen to describe their journeys in this brave new world.

Rasika’s films:
1. Kshay (Amazon Prime).
2. Qissa (Mubi).
3. Manto (Netflix).
4. Hamid (Netflix).
5. Lootcase (Hotstar).
6. Tu Hai Mera Sunday (Netflix).

Rasika’s shows:
1. Delhi Crime (Netflix).
2. Mirzapur (Amazon Prime).
3. Made in Heaven (Amazon Prime).
4. Out of Love (Hotstar).
5. Humorously Yours (TVF).
6. A Suitable Boy (BBC).

Rasika’s short films:
1. Banana Bread (with Mukul, on YouTube).
2. Chutney (YouTube).
3. The School Bag (YouTube).

Selected work by Mukul:
1. The Office (Hotstar).
2.  Banana Bread (with Rasika, on YouTube).
3. Ek Bahut Choti Si Love Story (YouTube).
4. Pressure Cooker (YouTube).
5. Butnama (YouTube).

Also check out:
1. The Art of Translation — Episode 168 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Arunava Sinha).
2. A Meditation on Form — Amit Varma.
3. Range Rover — The archives of Amit Varma’s poker column for the Economic Times.