I wrote a guest blog on bollywoodjournalist.com about the making of Bombay Movie, about my first weeks working at Studio 18 in Bombay, and about trying to find my filmmaking community there.
"I was standing at a juice bar on Pali Hill, which I’d been told was the favorite haunt of Bollywood stars, producers and other assorted filmi people. Muscular young men with slicked hair and aviator shades sat atop their Enfields gossiping about upcoming films and their next audition. A passerby stared toward the shop hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite star. I figured if I hung around here long enough, luck was bound to shine upon me. As I sipped on my fresh pomegranate juice and waited for something to happen, I knew I had arrived in Bollywood."
Read the full article here