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Filmmaker, producer Nikkhil Advani on why 'content is definitely king'

Drawn to real-life events, Advani tells Shine Jacob that the pandemic has made people more selective, so content will be the star of cinema

Filmmaker, producer Nikkhil Advani on why 'content is definitely king
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Filmmaker & producer Nikkhil Advani | Illustration: Binay Sinha

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If there is one word to describe Nikkhil Advani, it has to be “prolific”. "From working on one or two films a year, we have got into the habit of making six. Currently, at least four are simultaneously in production," says the 51-year-old filmmaker, writer and producer, who is basking in the success of Rocket Boys, a series based on the lives of Homi J Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai.

That the gripping series also invited some serious criticism from writers and reviewers, who said it distorted history by fictionalising events and reduced legendary scientists to Bollywood stereotypes, isn’t something Advani

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First Published: Jun 24 2022 | 8:56 PM IST

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