He is a journalist who won the International Committee of the Red Cross award for the best Indian print media article on humanitarian issues. His report covered police atrocities in Chhattisgarh villages, as the government finds it increasingly tough to fight the Maoists. Sethi's bond with those who remain invisible to the urban juggernaut extends to his debut novel A Free Man, the tale of a migrant labourer in Delhi.
He directed the brilliant Ishqiya in 2010, after being associate director on some of Vishal Bhardwaj's best works. Their next work, directed by Bhardwaj, is called Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola and is slated for a 2012 release....more
08:54 AM, Dec 24, 2011