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Anupama Chopra is a film critic, television anchor and book author. She has been writing about Bollywood since 1993. Her work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Hindustan Times, The Los Angeles Times and Vogue (India). Here you can find all of her Interviews and conversations with Bollywood and Hollywood's leading actors and filmmakers. In short, everything you need to enhance your cinematic experience.

Anupama Chopra is a film critic, television anchor and book author. She has been writing about Bollywood since 1993. Her work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Hindustan Times, The Los Angeles Times and Vogue (India). Here you can find all of her Interviews and conversations with Bollywood and Hollywood's leading actors and filmmakers. In short, everything you need to enhance your cinematic experience.
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Anupama Chopra is a film critic, television anchor and book author. She has been writing about Bollywood since 1993. Her work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Hindustan Times, The Los Angeles Times and Vogue (India). Here you can find all of her Interviews and conversations with Bollywood and Hollywood's leading actors and filmmakers. In short, everything you need to enhance your cinematic experience.

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40: Soni Razdan & Ashvin Kumar Interview | No Fathers in Kashmir | Anupama Chopra

4/6/2019
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A day after the release of 'No Fathers in Kashmir', director Ashvin Kumar and actress Soni Razdan recount the harrowing experience of getting this film made - right from bearing the brunt of demonetisation, to an 8-month fight with the censors, and finding enough shows at theatres.

Duration:00:20:18

39: Joe Russo Interview with Anupama Chopra | Avengers: Endgame | Film Companion

4/3/2019
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Filmmaker Joe Russo of the Russo brothers fame chatted with Anupama Chopra about everything you need to know about 'Avengers: Endgame' which is being touted as the 'cinematic event of the decade'. He told us about how they went about ensuring everything about the script stayed secret, their process of making sure characters are essential to the narrative and why he doesn't read too much into fan theories.

Duration:00:30:28

38: Lilly Singh Interview with Anupama Chopra | IISuperwomanII | Film Companion

4/2/2019
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Popular YouTube content creator Lilly Singh chats with Anupama Chopra during her visit to India for the YouTube FanFest 2019\. She talks about her new "Bollywood rap song", Bollywood aspirations and what we can expect from her show 'A Little Late with Lilly Singh'. Singh also shares some valuable advice to fellow YouTubers and how the break from content creation helped her. Location Courtesy: Trident BKC, Mumbai #LillySingh #Superwoman #YouTube #YTFF #NBC #RanveerSingh #OneLove

Duration:00:39:05

37: Ammy Virk Interview with Anupama Chopra | Film Companion

3/28/2019
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Punjabi singing sensation and actor Ammy Virk speaks to Anupama Chopra about making his Bollywood debut with Ranveer Singh starrer ’83\. They talk about his music career, the influence his family has on his films and his relationship with Diljit Dosanjh. The actor also talks about being the most viewed star in India on Youtube with over 750 million views on his song Laung Laachi. LOCATION COURTESY: Bayroute, Juhu

Duration:00:33:35

36: Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang & Richie Mehta | Delhi Crime | Netflix | Anupama Chopra

3/16/2019
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Ahead of its release on Netflix, Anupama Chopra talks to the team of Delhi Crime actors Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang & director Richie Mehta about what went into filming the web series based on the 2012 Nirbhaya case. The team talks about their approach to the story, how they prepared for the gruesome shoot schedule and why telling this story was so important to each of them. The actors also speak about the role OTT platforms play in liberating them as performers. #ShefaliShah...

Duration:00:24:03

35: Akshay Kumar Interview with Anupama Chopra | Kesari | Film Companion

3/13/2019
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For the first time on Film Companion Akshay Kumar speaks to Anupama Chopra ahead of the release of his film Kesari. The actor talks about what drives him as an actor today, the burden of stardom and acting aspirations for his son Aarav Bhatia.

Duration:00:25:27

34: Malaika Arora Interview with Anupama Chopra | Film Companion

3/11/2019
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Malaika Arora joins Anupama Chopra for a conversation on Film Companion. They talk about how she’s built brand Malaika, the Instagram stardom she enjoys and rumours of an impending marriage to Arjun Kapoor. Malaika also talks about the freedom she feels after divorce, being a mother to her teenage son and her views on ‘item songs’ in films.

Duration:00:29:20

33: Kriti Sanon Interview with Anupama Chopra | Luka Chuppi | Film Companion

2/25/2019
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On Film Companion, Luka Chuppi actor Kriti Sanon tells Anupama Chopra about the challenges to get a foot into the big league of Bollywood, how she tries to crack her characters with a ’hit or miss’ approach and the quest to work with a director that can push her into a role that ’scares the hell out of her.’ The actor also tells us about the pressures of internet fame, constantly having to crack magazine covers and why she would never orchestrate something for Instagram!

Duration:00:33:30

32: Ruchir Sharma Interview with Anupama Chopra | Democracy On The Road | Film Companion

2/18/2019
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Author of Democracy On The Road, Ruchir Sharma talks to Anupama Chopra about the spate of ‘political movies’ we’ve seen off late from Uri to Thackeray to The Accidental Prime Minister, how politics impacts Bollywood & why South India is a totally different ball game.

Duration:00:28:26

31: Zoya Akhtar | Gully Boy Postmortem | Anupama Chopra | Spoilers Ahead

2/16/2019
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Alert: Spoilers Ahead Post the huge opening day figures Gully Boy got at the box office, Anupama Chopra sits down in conversation with the film’s director Zoya Akhtar for a postmortem of what worked and what didn’t. The filmmaker takes us through the challenges of what what went into filmmaking the Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt starrer based on the rap movement in India.

Duration:00:31:00

30: Manoj Bajpayee, Ashutosh Rana, Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar & Abhishek Chaubey | Sonchiriya

2/12/2019
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We sit down in conversation with the team of Sonchiriya, directed by Abhishek Chaubey and starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey and Ashutosh Rana. The film presents a rooted tale set in Chambal. The actors shed light on the process of filming this movie in extreme weather conditions, getting in sync with their characters and helping each other perform better.

Duration:00:35:27

29: Kartik Aaryan Interview with Anupama Chopra | Luka Chuppi | Film Companion

2/9/2019
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For the first time on Film Companion, Kartik Aaryan talks to Anupama Chopra about his struggle to stardom, the 7 years that eventually lead to overnight stardom. getting used to the fame and now having his parents live with him in Mumbai.

Duration:00:35:01

28: Zoya Akhtar Interview with Anupama Chopra | Gully Boy | Film Companion

2/7/2019
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We sit down in conversation with the director of Gully Boy before she leaves for Berlin for the premiere of her film. Here she talks to Anupama Chopra about directing her actors Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt in Dharavi, putting the focus on Hindustani hip hop and ensuring an authentic vibe throughout. The filmmaker tells us about the process of collaborating with over 50 hip-hop artist to create the music of the movie and getting her father and lyricist Javed Akhtar to also jam with them. What...

Duration:00:24:19

27: Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt Interview with Anupama Chopra | Gully Boy | Film Companion

2/7/2019
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In conversation with the actors of Gully Boy before they head to the Berlinale to premiere their film directed by Zoya Akhtar which releases in India on February 14th. Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt tell us about what they imbibed from each other’s acting styles and how they became their respective characters in the film. The duo address questions about the pay parity in Bollywood and whether actors charge a huge price today. They also address criticism that some of the raps from Gully Boy...

Duration:00:31:50

26: Tahira Kashyap Khurrana Interview with Anupama Chopra | Film Companion

2/4/2019
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On World Cancer day, here's the inspiring Tahira Kashyap Khurrana in conversation with Anupama Chopra ahead of the shoot of her first feature film. The author and filmmaker sheds light on her battle with cancer and using her social media as a platform to spread positivity & awareness about the disease. She also tells us about the pressures of being married to a star, the expectations of a star wife, dealing with the failures of her husband Ayushmann Khurrana’s films and how they have evolved...

Duration:00:29:10

25: Anil Kapoor Interview with Anupama Chopra | FC Unfiltered | Film Companion

2/2/2019
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On the latest episode of FC Unfiltered, Anil Kapoor who has entertained us for decades now, constantly reinventing himself, talks to acting students from film schools and members of the Film Companion Film Club about what keeps him ticking, how he’s managed to stay relevant and how he approaches his work and craft. Watch for the actors valuable insight to acting students.

Duration:00:51:14

24: Anil Kapoor Interview with Anupama Chopra | FC Unfiltered | Film Companion

2/2/2019
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On the latest episode of FC Unfiltered, Anil Kapoor who has entertained us for decades now, constantly reinventing himself, talks to acting students from film schools and members of the Film Companion Film Club about what keeps him ticking, how he’s managed to stay relevant and how he approaches his work and craft. Watch for the actors valuable insight to acting students.

Duration:00:18:24

23: Interview With Anupama Chopra | Rohit Shetty | Simmba | Film Companion

1/28/2019
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Note: This audio may contain spoilers about Simmba. After the big success of Ranveer Singh starrer Simmba, the film’s director Rohit Shetty sits down with Anupama Chopra for a post mortem on the film. Here he talks about making massy the new cool and how commercial films have become today’s parallel cinema. The director addresses the reservations Anupama Chopra had about how the female characters and the topic of rape was addressed in the film. Rohit Shetty gives us a peek into what he’s...

Duration:00:28:24

22: Tamannaah Bhatia, Kajal Aggarwal & Parul Yadav Interview with Anupama Chopra | Queen Remake

1/21/2019
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#Tamannaah Bhatia, #KajalAggarwal & #ParulYadav who star in the South remakes of Kangana Ranaut’s #Queen, Paris Paris in Tamil, That is Mahalakshmi in Telugu & Butterfly in Kannada speak to Anupama Chopra about the process and challenges involved with simultaneously shooting four films in different languages, the cultural nuisances they had to factor in while filming each of the versions and the line they as actors have to tread while experimenting with their craft and not upsetting the fans...

Duration:00:41:35

21: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Interview with Anupama Chopra | Director’s Cut | Film Companion

1/15/2019
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A year after the release of his blockbuster Padmaavat starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor, reclusive filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali speaks exclusively to Anupama Chopra about the trauma he underwent leading up to the film’s release and why no filmmaker in the world should have to endure what he did. The filmmaker does a deep dive into his process of filmmaking, how he creates music while having a shower and how he leaves scope for spontaneity in his frames. We also...

Duration:00:56:26