Saturday Session: Celebrating Salim-Javed | Akshay Manwani
Date: 24th and 31st October
Time: 12-2 pm
Total Session Duration: 4 Hours
About the session:
Over the course of the 2 day workshop Akshay dissects and discusses the the works of Salim Javed through their characters, plot techniques and storytelling.
About the Instructor:
Akshay has written on Indian cinema and popular culture for a variety of publications such as The Caravan, The Indian Quarterly, Scroll.in, Mint, Business Standard and Mumbai Mirror. In 2014, Akshay won the RedInk award for Best Lifestyle and Entertainment Story, given by the Press Club Mumbai, for his detailed feature on B.R. Chopra’s Mahabharata television series. Akshay’s first book, Sahir Ludhianvi: The People’s Poet, was published in December 2013 by Harper Collins. His second book – Music, Masti, Modernity: The Cinema of Nasir Husain – was published by Harper Collins in October 2016. The book won the Verve Storytellers Award for Best Book of 2016. Akshay hopes to educate his daughter on all the great Salim-Javed films someday.