Published: May 17, 2018 3:24:04 pm
Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar says though her latest project Raazi is about patriotism, she wanted to steer clear of resorting to sloganeering or Pakistan-bashing to make the film saleable. Adaptation of Harinder Sikka’s Calling Sehmat, Raazi is about an Indian woman who marries a Pakistani military officer to carry out espionage during the 1971 India-Pakistan War.
“The story itself is such a powerful one that we don’t need planks of placard-carrying jingoism… You say what to say and you do that simply and honestly. When you are making a film on patriotism and you are not bashing Pakistan, you need brave people to back it,” Meghna told reporters last evening.
The director, who was speaking at the success press conference of…