‘Shagird’ is an adventurous film’
The walls of director Tigmanshu Dhulia’s office in Versova are adorned with posters of classic films like Bullitt, Bandit Queen, Touch Of Evil, Apocalypse Now, Casablanca, Raging Bull etc.
It almost seems like that the purpose of these posters is to engage those who sit there waiting for him as was the case with this writer.
Dhulia is on a roll as he has three major releases coming up this year: Shagird, Sahib, Bibi Aur Gangster and Paan Singh Tomar. The first of them is Shagird which releases on Friday.
Eventually, after finishing what looked like an important meeting, the director arrived, apologising profusely for the delay, and we started chatting. Excerpts from the interview: