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FILM WRITERS ASSOCIATION: THE DIAMOND YEARS

BASED ON FACTS CURTSEY OPENDER CHANANA
Kamlesh Pandey 03-08-2017 View Article

SCRIPT ANALYSIS OF 'TOILET: EK PREM KATHA'

Sudeep Nigam 03-08-2017 View Article

WHOSE SCRIPT IS IT, ANYWAY?

A brief introduction of the Copyright Amendment Act 2012
Dinkar Sharma 03-08-2017 View Article

KARTHICK NAREN: The Wonder Boy of Tamil Neo-Noir

Interviewed by Shridhar Raghavan
Shridhar Raghavan 03-08-2017 View Article

"Web-series medium will ensure power and money for writers."

Q & A with Karan Anshuman, director and creator of Inside Edge
Debashish Irengbam 20-12-2017 View Article

Bihari Lalla is the new Bambaiyya Badshah!

Shreyas Jain, the star-writer of Dangal and Bareilly Ki Barfi speaks to SWA
Punam Mohandas 28-12-2017 View Article

आक्रोश’ के ‘अर्धसत्य’ की खोज में लगा लेखक

विजय तेंडुलकर द्वारा लिखी फ़िल्मों का अवलोकन
सुदीप सोहनी 06-01-2018 View Article

It takes several bad scripts to reach one decent one that is readable. - Saket Chaudhary

Exclusive SWA interview of the writer-director of Hindi Medium
Yash Thakur 29-01-2018 View Article

Black (comedy) is beautiful!

Punam Mohandas engages writer-director Neeraj Pandey in a tête-à-tête
Punam Mohandas 16-02-2018 View Article

मैं आज भी रायटर हूं। मैं आज भी रायटर के हित की बात करूंगा। अगर कोई दुविधा की सिचुएशन आई तो मैं अपना प्रॉडक्शन हाऊस बंद कर सकता हूं, यह मैं पूरे यकीन के साथ बता रहा हूं। - ज़माँ हबीब

‘निमकी मुखिया’ के लेखक-निर्माता के साथ ख़ास बातचीत (हिंदी ट्रांसक्रिप्शन: दीप जगदीप सिंह)
दिनकर शर्मा 28-02-2018 View Article

Anurag transformed Mukkabaaz into a fearless script! - K D Satyam

SWA Exclusive interview of writer of Mukkabaaz and Gattu
Yash Thakur 28-02-2018 View Article

"Even writing a fictional story requires its own kind of research!"

Punam Mohandas in conversation with Sanyuktha Chawla Shaikh and Saiwyn Quadras
Punam Mohandas 25-05-2018 View Article

"In a film, you can explore maybe three or four themes. But in a series you need multiple shades, characters, and so many themes running parallel. You can say so much more!"

SWA Exclusive interview of screenwriter and lyricist Varun Grover
Yash Thakur 11-07-2018 View Article

Hot topics, relevant discussions, distinguished panellists and much more!

Programme of the 5th Indian Screenwriters Conference 2018
Team SWA 23-07-2018 View Article

SESSIONS at 5 ISC

A glance at various sessions at the 5th Indian Screenwriters Conference 2018
Team SWA 28-07-2018 View Article

कॉपीराइट सुरक्षा के मूलभूत नियम

स्क्रीनराइटर्स के क़ानूनी अधिकारों और SWA की DSC के कामकाज पर विशेष शृंखला - भाग 1
धनंजय कुमार 19-08-2018 View Article

कॉन्ट्रैक्ट (अनुबंध) की अहमियत

स्क्रीनराइटर्स के क़ानूनी अधिकारों और SWA की DSC के कामकाज पर विशेष शृंखला - भाग 2
धनंजय कुमार 19-08-2018 View Article

सामाजिक यथार्थ के गिर्द कहानी की संरचना

फ़िल्म 'मुल्क़' की पटकथा का विश्लेषण
सुदीप सोहनी 05-09-2018 View Article

पेशेवर हितों की सुरक्षा

स्क्रीनराइटर्स के क़ानूनी अधिकारों और SWA की DSC के कामकाज पर विशेष शृंखला - भाग 3
धनंजय कुमार 20-09-2018 View Article

"I try to centre it around the common man’s dilemmas."

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter Parveez Shaikh
Punam Mohandas 24-09-2018 View Article

"If one can tell a story with 15-20 minutes, one knows the craft."

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter director Jyoti Kapur Das
Punam Mohandas 20-10-2018 View Article

Behind this successful ‘Stree’, is a man!

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter Sumit Aroraa
Punam Mohandas 19-11-2018 View Article

"Screenwriters should get the first credit for any film." - Vinod Kapri

SWA Exclusive interview with writer-director of Pihu
Punam Mohandas 02-12-2018 View Article

"Failure can be as enriching as success." - Anubhav Sinha

SWA Exclusive interview with the writer-director of 'Mulk'
Punam Mohandas 14-12-2018 View Article

The right set of characters

Script Analysis of Hindi film 'Wake Up Sid'
Gaurav Patki 31-12-2018 View Article

Epic tale of an ordinary woman

Revisiting the classic film 'Mother India'
Jagriti Thakur 01-01-2019 View Article

The Kader Khan School of Dialogue Writing

Looking back at one of the many talents of Kader Khan
Punam Mohandas 05-01-2019 View Article

"I’m naturally used to writing masala scripts!" - Farhad Samji

The screenwriter behind the smashing one-liners of 'Simmba' in an SWA Exclusive interview
Punam Mohandas 13-01-2019 View Article

When the 'telling' overrules the 'story'

Script Analysis of Hindi film 'Kahaani'
Gaurav Patki 25-01-2019 View Article

The master's great piece!

Looking back at Mrinal Sen’s 'Aakaler Shandhaney'
Jagriti Thakur 28-01-2019 View Article

"राइटर की जिंदगी से आलस चला जाए, तो आधी समस्या वही ख़त्म हो जाती है।"

टीवी-लेखिका स्वेच्छा भगत से एसडबल्यूए की ख़ास बातचीत
टीम एसडबल्यूए 30-01-2019 View Article

"Don't write what you think will sell." - Shonali Bose

SWA Exclusive interview with the writer-director of 'Margarita with a Straw' and 'Amu'
Punam Mohandas 14-02-2019 View Article

Being true to the characters and their world

Script Analysis of Hindi film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'
Gaurav Patki 14-02-2019 View Article

Staying awake of the social realities

Looking back at the Raj Kapoor classic 'Jagte Raho'
Jagriti Thakur 14-02-2019 View Article

'Simmba': Sense and Success

The journey of a masala potboiler
Punam Mohandas 14-02-2019 View Article

आवाज़ उठाने और सवाल पूछने वाला शायर!

जयंती विशेष: साहिर लुधयानवी (8 मार्च 1921 – 25  अक्टूबर 1980)
नसीम शाह 08-03-2019 View Article

Apna Time Aa Gaya!

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter Vijay Maurya
Punam Mohandas 18-03-2019 View Article

The 'switch' you weren't expecting!

Script Analysis of Hindi film 'Badlapur'
Gaurav Patki 02-04-2019 View Article

It's all about everyone's family

Script Analysis of Hindi film 'Kapoor & Sons'
Gaurav Patki 03-05-2019 View Article

A mesmerising 'tale within a tale'

Revisiting the mystifying 'Madhumati' (1958)
Jagriti Thakur 03-05-2019 View Article

इतिहास और मिथक की बड़ी रेखा खींचने वाले

गिरीश कर्नाड (19 मई 1938 – 10 जून 2019) को श्रद्धांजलि!
सुदीप सोहनी 10-06-2019 View Article

"हमने एक गम्भीर मुद्दे पर मेन्स्ट्रीम मिस्ट्री-थ्रिलर फ़िल्म बनायी है।"

'आर्टिकल 15' के स्क्रीनराइटर गौरव सोलंकी से ख़ास बातचीत
टीम एसडबल्यूए 26-06-2019 View Article

Slice-of-life done well

Script Analysis of Hindi film 'Piku'
Gaurav Patki 18-07-2019 View Article

Remembering Babu'Da!

A tribute to writer-director, and one of the earliest Writers Rights activists in India, B. R. Ishara (September 7, 1933 - Jul 25, 2012) on his death anniversary
Team SWA 24-07-2019 View Article

The Ganga-Putra who became the 'Samay' of our times

A tribute to the literary legend Dr. Rahi Masoom Raza (1st August 1927 - 15th March 1992) - Compiled from conversations with his wife Nayyar Apa, Mr. Nadeem Khan, Mrs. Parvati Nadeem Khan, Mr. Javed Akhtar, Mr. Hassan Kamal, Mr. Mukesh Khanna and Mr. Goofy Paintal
Team SWA 02-08-2019 View Article

The threat gets bigger in Season 2!

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter Pooja Tolani; one of the writers of Netflix's series Sacred Games (Season 2)
Team SWA 12-08-2019 View Article

Misogynistic or Magnificent?

Script Analysis of Hindi film Kabir Singh (2019)
Dinkar Sharma 03-09-2019 View Article

Lesbian, Bisexual & Trans Narratives in Indian Cinema – A Microview

by Sridhar Rangayan & Saagar Gupta
Team SWA 03-09-2019 View Article

The genius humorist!

A tribute to SHARAD JOSHI (May 21, 1931 - September 5, 1991) - Compiled from conversations with Mahesh Bhatt, Kamlesh Pandey, Aanand Mahendroo, Rajendra Gupta, Manjul Sinha, Raman Kumar, Robin Bhatt and Sharad Joshi’s daughters Neha Sharad and Richa Sharad
Team SWA 04-09-2019 View Article

"Write what you believe in and believe in what you write!"

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter Bhavani Iyer
Punam Mohandas 08-09-2019 View Article

"Regardless of how I was feeling, I sat down and wrote."

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter Pawan Sony
Punam Mohandas 22-09-2019 View Article

A tale of role-reversals and downfalls

Looking back at the classic 'Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam' (1962)
Jagriti Thakur 24-09-2019 View Article

Cracking the Ensemble Cast Narrative

Script Analysis of 'Luck by Chance'
Gaurav Patki 01-10-2019 View Article

"I believe collaboration improves writing."

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter Piyush Gupta
Punam Mohandas 07-10-2019 View Article

Shrikant Tiwari is the James Bond from Chembur!

SWA Exclusive interview with writer-director-creator Raj Nidimoru
Punam Mohandas 15-10-2019 View Article

‘Audiences are more sophisticated now.’

SWA Exclusive interview with writer-director Richie Mehta
Punam Mohandas 07-11-2019 View Article

"I am a greedy writer!"

SWA Exclusive interview with screenwriter Kanika Dhillon
Punam Mohandas 12-11-2019 View Article