Smarananjali – A tribute to V Shantaram
Date: 4th September, 2021
There are very few film makers who are celebrated for their boldness and innovative storytelling. V Shantaram was among them.
On his 120th Birth Anniversary which also happens to mark his 100 years since he forayed into cinema, FTII Alumni Vikas Desai (Son-in-Law of V. Shantaram), Sunil Ramanand, IPS & IG (Prisons, Maharashtra) Samar Nakhate, FTII Alumni and academician who also happens to be a child artist in the movie in spotlight *DO AANKHEIN BAARAH HAATH* & Actor-Director Sachin Pilgaonkar paid homage to the eminent director.
The memories came to life with clips from his iconic movie played out, and the discussion that followed unravelling the film layer by layer.
All the speakers discussed various unknown and interesting facts about Shantaram's direction, attention to detail, technicalities, songs, casting and the subject.
The event was moderated by Milind Damle and Vaidehi Sancheti, both FTII alumni.