Think ‘Bullet Raja’ casting went wrong: Tigmanshu


Mumbai: Film-maker Tigmanshu Dhulia, whose last outing “Bullet Raja” bombed at the box office, feels the cause was that somewhere the casting went wrong.

“I think the casting went wrong with Bullet Raja. Many people told me casting was wrong but when I was making the film, nobody told me… even during editing nobody told me …may be, I don’t know. We all make mistakes… it happens,” Tigmanshu, who had a huge contribution as a casting director in the critically acclaimed film “Bandit Queen”, he said.

Dhulia was accompanied by film-maker Dibaker Banerjee who presented “Bandit Queen” at the 16th MAMI film festival.

Talking about the casting of “Bandit” Queen, Dhulia said: “When I was working for ‘Bandit Queen’, that time they didn’t have the concept of giving credit to the casting director. Now in last four years people know about casting directors which is a great change.

Dhulia, who has directed films like “Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster”, “Shagird”, “Yahaan” among others says the creativity of the film maker gets hampered with corporates coming in.

“Yes, creativity surely gets hampered. Corporates are the bunch of idiots like the critics but that conflict will go on forever and ever.”

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