IFFI 2018 In Pictures: Meghna Gulzar, Gauri Shinde and Leena Yadav at the panel discussion named ‘Calling The Shots’
IFFI 2018, Goa
The International Film Festival Of India started on November 20 in Goa.
Shashank Khaitan, Gauri Shinde, Leena Yadav, Meghna Gulzar
The name of the session was 'Calling The Shots' and it was moderated by director Shashank Khaitan.
The director of film 'Dhadak'
Shashank started the discussion by talking about male directors. He said that people say things like 'he is genius', 'has an eye for detail' but when it comes to a female director, people call them 'finicky', 'too rigid' and 'too authoritative'.
The director of film 'Raazi'
Speaking about the perception, Meghna said, "we are finicky and detail-oriented."
The director of film 'Dear Zindagi'
Gauri spoke about her debut film 'English Vinglish' and how she followed her dreams and went forward to tell stories that are not told so often.
Conversation between the ace directors of Bollywood.
'Parched' director Leena Yadav recalled an incident when people refused to work with her because she was a woman.
The team of directors, discussed interest things at IFFI 2018.
It was a very engaging session on gender equality, discrimination and their journey as female directors in the industry.