The full piece is on Forbes India here.[..]It was around the turn of the century that the film industry started becoming more corporatised. Gone were the days when plans were sketched on a piece of paper and filming began. Now, there were proper business plans and people tried to target specific audiences and cater to specific regions and so on. […]
If I were to put it in one phrase, “everything became a contract” and somewhere we lost that warmth in the industry. […] […] Now, there are 100-page contracts even before the release of a film. Earlier, we would shoot 4-5 films a day, spending two hours on each set. We didn’t know when those films would release. Now, there are few actors who do more than one film at a time.