Films rarely considered art in India: Reema
"In India, films are rarely considered art, they are considered entertainment. Through film festivals we are breaking this reductionist view of filmmaking... and I am glad," she told us in an exclusive interview.
She says after making 'Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd' in 2007, she never made a conscious effort to direct a commercial or an art film.
"I don't decide if I am going to be making this kind of film or that kind of film. For me, it's about falling in love with the story and then writing a screenplay for that story. And the treatment I give to that story.
"I don't consciously try to make a commercial or a festival film. I just go with the story and wherever that leads me to," she said.
If her debut movie focused on shades of romance through six couples from different age groups, her next 'Talaash' is a suspense thriller. Starring Aamir Khan in the lead role, it is coming out on November 30.
Why did it take you five years to come out with your second film?
"It was a forced sabbatical. It takes time to get things off the ground," she replied.
After 'Talaash', the filmmaker will try her hand at a drama laced with comedy.
"It's hard to describe what I am trying to do next. It's more drama, but with comedy in it. This one ('Talaash') is more suspense, so the next one will be different. I am waiting to release 'Talaash' and then see," she said.
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