ISBN: 9789381607084 Pages: 266 Size: 152*228 mm Language: English Book Binding: Paperback Format: PB Weight: 350 gm.
About The Book
A young London-based filmmaker happens to find her grandfather's diaries which
narrate his experiences as a British jailor in India during the Raj. Excited about these
memoirs, she arrives in Delhi and casts a group of young friends to play the roles of
legendary Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad, Ramprasad
Bismil and Ashfaqullah Khan in a documentary film, called. The Young Guns of India.
The complex narrative in this compelling film interweaves two strands, one set in
modern India and the other in an India of the first half of the 20th century with dexterity
and yet apparent effortlessness.
The shooting script is going to be published for the first time, supplemented with
exclusive behind-the-scenes stills, storyboards and other visuals from the film and
a foreword by writer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and an afterword by
writer Prasoon Joshi. It is an essential read for film students and a collector's item for
About Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (born
7 July 1963) is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known for
writing and directing Rang De Basanti (2006) and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013).
He is the writer and director of the films Aks (2001) and Delhi-6 (2009). He
was born in New Delhi, in a Punjabi family in India. His father worked for the Claridges hotel in New Delhi. He was a part of the selection camp as a
swimmer in the 1982 Asian Games held at New Delhi but was not selected in the final
round. He studied at Air Force Bal Bharti School, Lodi Road, New