Di­rec­tor’s Cut

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Apro­pos your story it’s enc ourag­ing to see the five direc­tors cho­sen by to cel­e­brate # In­di­aTo­mor­row project re­al­ity from their own lens and bring it to the au­di­ences in a lu­cid way. They might come from dif­fer­ent van­tage points, but in the end all of them are at­tempt­ing to show­case con­tem­po­rary re­al­ity. From women- ori­ented iss ues to trans­gen­ders, the direc­tors cel­e­brate their myr­iad in­ter­pre­ta­tions on cel­lu­loid. Their kind of cinema might not find an im­me­di­ate au­di­ence but it has mean­ing that goes be­yond pure com­mer­cial. like Priyanka Cho­pra who are bring­ing us na­tional glory. They are prov­ing to be able role mod­els for the com­ing gen­er­a­tions. I have been an avid fol­lower of your an­nual High & Mighty list for the last 13 years. Though the edi­tor spec­i­fies cer­tain cri­te­ria for the se­lec­tion, it is suf­fi­ciently clear that the per­son­al­i­ties who get into this list or are the max­i­mum gain­ers in any year are peo­ple who are known for their prox­im­ity to the pow­ers- that- be, whether they are their vo­cal sup­port­ers ( Gau­tam Adani, Baba Ramdev, Subhash Chan­dra, Subra­ma­nian Swamy, Sa­j­jan Jin­dal, S. Gurumurthy, Sal­man Khan, Sri Sri Ravishankar, Ra­jat Sharma, Priyanka Cho­pra, Arnab Goswami, Anu­pam Kher, Shau­rya Do­val) or vo­cal crit­ics ( Aamir Khan, Kan­haiya Ku­mar) or sup­port­ers- turned- crit­ics ( Prashant Kishor). Once, it was said that “the sun

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