The rule-breaking, rule-making director Dibakar Banerjee would be hard to slot even if you didn’t take into account his eclectic, offbeat filmography: the national award winning Khosla Ka Ghosla and Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye; the experimental Love, Sex Aur Dhokha; the engaging Detective Byomkesh Bakshi.
Bur when you add all that we don’t know – his intrepid imagination and his fiercely free political thinking; his angular worldview and quiet commitment to art, you have a conversation unexpected, incisive, illuminating
Watch the full conversation with the maverick producer and edgy director about his fertile rage and on what art can do to fix the burn in society.
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At a time when we are increasingly surrounded by rage and noise, Algebra is a live and continuous space for people to come together for a genuine exchange of ideas and exposure to issues; where new seeds could be sparked, fresh perspectives formed, and intelligent connections made.
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