The 17th IFTDA Masterclass welcomed the creative genius with 100 percent success at the box office, filmmaker Raj Kumar Hirani, who mesmerized his captive audience for the entire evening. This masterclass was moderated by screenwriter Anjum Rajabali.
Hosted by Ashoke Pandit, President, IFTDA, the session also included giving away of special awards to director Amar Kaushik for his first film, Stree and filmmaker Swapna Waghmare Joshi for her Marathi film ‘ Savita Damodar Paranjpe’.
I don’t like putting messages in my movies, its just what I feel from inside is what is seen in my movies
Raj Kumar Hirani spoke about how filmmaking is about teamwork and took the attendees through his journey of all the films and collaborations with his creative and technical team. “I don’t like putting messages in my movies, it’s just what I feel from inside is what is seen in my movies,” said the filmmaker when someone pointed out that all his films have had messages weaves into entertaining stories. When asked about his successful collaborations with some of the biggest and immensely talented actors, Hirani said “every actor comes with his own set of strengths. I personally try and adapt myself to the actor’s acting style as well”.