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4.30 pm, Nov 8 Nov 08, 2012

On his movie '3 Kanya'

Chat with director Agnidev Chatterjee on his controversial Bengali film '3 Kanya'.
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  • Any date is fixed for screening in india habitat centre, New Delhi? & how do we get tickets? Asked by: Jeet
  • Agnidev Chatterjee january, you have to get in touch with them
  • Sir,Who is Your Favorite Hero and what is your Dream project? Asked by: Sachin
  • Agnidev Chatterjee al pachino and i shall start my dream project very soon on the lines of citizen kane
  • Your favorite actor & movie? Asked by: Himanshu
  • Agnidev Chatterjee al pachino / untouchables
  • What were the best & worst compliments you have received post 3 kanya release? Asked by: Anu
  • Agnidev Chatterjee that i am a porno film maker / and an80 year old lady telling me she loved 3 Kanya.
  • Dont you think that regional film industries such as bengali,tamil,kannada etc are more experimental vis-a-vis bollywood..... Asked by: Chinnu
  • Agnidev Chatterjee yes they have the cushioning of experimentation. bollywood largely plays it safe
  • what prompted you to be a filmmaker? Asked by: Aki
  • Agnidev Chatterjee i have always wanted to be one since i was in class 2 and this is all that i know
  • How do you see Bollywood film makers, are they really doing best work or just focusing on commercial success. Asked by: Anu
  • Agnidev Chatterjee as of now, the nonsense formula is working and it is all about joining or beating the 100 crore club
  • How do you take critics ?? Asked by: ashu
  • Agnidev Chatterjee i dont read reviews.
  • What's your view on releasing the movies on the internet? Will it make censors less relevant? Asked by: Honey Singh
  • Agnidev Chatterjee there is a huge amount of money involved. However sooner or later everything ends up on the net
  • Could you list out some movies that you wish you directed ? Asked by: Ashu
  • Agnidev Chatterjee pyasa untouchables citizen kane clockwork orange
  • Your favourite director - hollywood & bollywood? Asked by: Madhu
  • Agnidev Chatterjee brian de palma guru dutt
  • Do you think a panel of 4 to 5 person in the name of censorship board can take decision on behalf of crores of people ? Asked by: santosh
  • Agnidev Chatterjee like it or not that is the way it is. We have to accept it. Personally, though i believe in self censorship.
  • Do you see any real poriboton after Didi came to power? Asked by: Raj
  • Agnidev Chatterjee its easier said than done. But she is trying. Only time will tell........,
  • Any plan to direct bollywood film? Asked by: Sachin
  • Agnidev Chatterjee yes perhaps next year
  • How we can see this in New Delhi? Is this is showing in ant New Delhi theater? Asked by: Jeet
  • Agnidev Chatterjee we shall have a screening at india habitat centre
  • Best scene of 3 kanya you would always remember Asked by: Madhu
  • Agnidev Chatterjee Ananya's scene with her daughter where she covers her daughters eyes and tells her that she will be so close to her that her daughter will never be able to see her etc. very well written
  • What are your views regarding lesbian is it right or some mental problem? Asked by: santosh
  • Agnidev Chatterjee its a personal choice and should be respected
  • How do you rate Rituparna as actress? out of 10 Asked by: smriti
  • can you share any interesting thing happend during the shooting? Asked by: Monty
  • Agnidev Chatterjee shankar chakraborty the actor was standing outside the lake police station smoking. A boy walking past told his mother see didnt i tell you this guy was a cop in rela life, who sometimes acted. Another gentlemen came and refused to believe that shankar was not a cop and pestered him to take a general diary
  • Coming on a personal front,I am from Hyderabad. Editor of filmcircle, south entertainment portal. I wish to be a part of regional cinema..how do i go about in reaching u and acquiring a chance to work with you... Asked by: sandeep
  • Agnidev Chatterjee unfortunately Sandeep there is a long list of ppl wanting to work with me, so as of now youll have to join the Que.
  • as a director how much will you rate your movie?out of 10 Asked by: Neha
  • Your next project? Asked by: Sunil
  • Agnidev Chatterjee a film called Mrs Sen shot entirely in Thailand. As a matter of fact, thats where i am right now, location hunting
  • what is story of this film Asked by: vinodstarwebseo
  • Agnidev Chatterjee its a thriller with a social message, about 3 woman, fighting their own demons. Why dont you watch it and find out for yourself
  • Do you think the steamy scenes of love between girls is doing good to the society ? Asked by: Prithwish
  • Agnidev Chatterjee its doing no harm. Sexuality is a personal choice. the sooner we learn to except it the better it will be for our society
  • Is "3 Kanya" atleast loosely based on Park Street rape case ? Asked by: Videsh
  • Agnidev Chatterjee no it is not based on the park street rape case. But yes there are some similarities
  • Is the movie getting a Hindi release Asked by: Avinash
  • Apart from controversy, why do u think one should watch 3Kanya? What should be the expectation and the idea behind the making? Thanks! Asked by: Kaushik
  • Agnidev Chatterjee the film is a thriller with a social message. Entertainment values are high
  • Do you think lesbianism is the new mantra for the movie industry ? Would this not have a negative impact on our culture? Asked by: Videsh
  • Agnidev Chatterjee sexuality is a personal choice. and does not reflect on our culture. However lesbianism has existed in our society right from its inception. its no big deal
  • Do you see a resurgence in Bengali movies coming up ? We had once been a movie industry bagging most of the national awards. Do we see ourselves going back there ? Asked by: Prithwish
  • Agnidev Chatterjee the bengali film industry is in a financial mess. Its just that nobody wants to say it
  • It is said "any publicity is a good publicity", in this regard does the anti publicity has helped your movie '3 Kanya' gain the required hype..??? Asked by: suvrajitbhattacharyya
  • Agnidev Chatterjee yes the hype was so big that it has helped the film
  • Do you feel cheated from Mamata Banerjee as in one way she potryaed herself art lover and on the other hand she kept her silence on the ' Star Theatre ' issue and top of that she blamed media for the entire controversary. Asked by: sase1
  • Agnidev Chatterjee i am certain that sooner or later the truth shall prevail
  • Had your actors belonged to the so called ruling govt. camp, Sir do you think your movie would'nt have got this ban..??? (Most of your actors belong to the anti govt. camp, Rituparna & Biplab to name a few..) Asked by: suvrajitbhattacharyya
  • Agnidev Chatterjee i dont think that is correct. There are some other reasons behind this
  • Who is behind this drama, 'STAR' theater or govt.? Being an actor and editor myself, i know it hurts seeing your film being stuck due to problems...whats your current state of mind? Asked by: sandeep
  • Agnidev Chatterjee i have no clue. I have asked the government to carry out an investigation & locate the culprits
  • I personally feel Rituparna Sengupta is perfect for mainstream Bollywood. She has earned good name in Bengali films. How was the working experience with her? Asked by: sandeep
  • Agnidev Chatterjee she is one of the most down to earth person i have worked with. We share a very good tuning with her. She is also a dear friend
  • 3 Kanya means 3 Women. But the rape was committed by 3 Men. IS this mistake intentional? Asked by: Dhawan
  • Agnidev Chatterjee no it was unintentional
  • Were those streamy scences really needed in the context of the film Asked by: Saurojyoti Bhaumik
  • Agnidev Chatterjee yes as a maker i thought it was absolutely necessary

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