Rajeev Masand in conversation with Shobu Yarlagadda: Indian Folklore to Celluloid
In 2015, India’s film industry experienced the Big Bang event that forever altered the rules of storytelling in Indian cinema. “Baahubali: The Beginning
” began screening in theatres across the sub-continent and around the world. As the most expensive and ambitious Indian film to date, Baahubali
shattered expectations of what India’s movies looked like and how well they performed financially. The project was an unprecedented 5-year, all-consuming, high-risk venture that depended heavily on the production team’s commitment, capabilities and experience. In this session, Bollywood Film Critic, Rajeev Masand will discuss with the producer, Shobu Yarlagadda the production process of bringing these epic fantasy stories to Cinema.
Sunday, August 13, 2:00 PM | DEAKIN EDGE, FEDERATION SQUARE | 60 mins