Renowned casting director, Mukesh Chhabra has made a substantial contribution to Indian cinema by introducing some of the most remarkable talents in the country to the world. Having worked closely with award-winning filmmakers for landmark movies, the cinephile will be conducting a masterclass at the prestigious International Film Festival of India, 2017.
Associated with critically acclaimed and commercially successful films such as ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, ‘Shahid’, ‘Kai Po Che’, ‘Highway’, ‘Haider’ and ‘Dangal’, the casting director will address the topic, ‘Characterisation and Casting for Cinema’ at his masterclass session on 25th November, 2017.
With years of cinema expertise, Mukesh successfully heads his own casting company and is a credible authority to open the topic to conversation. The said masterclass will be an interactive session that sheds light on the exact requirements of the entertainment industry today.
Says Mukesh, “I have been attending IFFI over the years and this is first time I’ll be conducting a session. I’m honoured to be associated with it and to be able to reach out to so many people who attend it.”
Talking about the topic of the masterclass, he adds, “Casting is one of the core aspects of filmmaking. I’m glad it’s being talked about at film festivals as well. I’m looking forward to the session!”
The 48th Edition of IFFI will take place from the 20th to 28th of November, 2017 in the beach state of Goa. IFFI is India’s biggest and Asia’s oldest film festival, making it one of the most prestigious in the world.