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Amitabh says film-making has lost its charm as it’s all digital now

MUMBAI: Veteran Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan who starred in several super-hit Indian flicks appears to be upset with rapid digitization. As he says: “The word film has suddenly lost its charm, for there does not seem to be any need to shoot films on film. It’s all digital now.” He shared his thoughts over a roundtable event hosted to initiate the conversation about the importance of film heritage and its preservation. Also in attendance were Oscar nominee Christopher Nolan, visual artist Tacita Dean, Kamal Hassan,…

‘Filmmaking is full of obstacles’

MUMBAI: Hollywood director Christopher Nolan on Saturday made an impassioned plea to the Indian film industry to revive celluloid as a medium for movies. Nolan is on a three-day trip to the country aimed at drumming up support for shooting on film, as he did for his 2017 World War II epic "Dunkirk", going against the trend in an industry which has widely embraced digital technology. "Filmmaking is full of obstacles... it is not about being logical and pragmatic... it's about magic, dreams, experiences and bracing your…