Month: August 2020

Parallel Editing (Cross Cutting) in ‘Shaitan’

Parallel editing (cross cutting): It is the technique of alternating two or more scenes that often happen simultaneously but in different locations. If the scenes are simultaneous, they occasionally culminate in a single place, where the relevant parties confront each other. Bejoy Nambiar’s ‘Shaitaan’ boasts off some smart storytelling with a unique sense of shot-taking. …

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How Rajkumar Hirani used ‘Show-Don’t tell’ technique in the opening sequence of Munnabhai MBBS ?

Show-Don’t tell simply means to show through action rather than words. In the opening scene of ‘Munnabhai MBBS’, we see Munna abducting a man by laying a trap and brings him to his place. At this stage, we all believe him to be a ‘gunda’ or ‘bhai’ with a few henchmen. But in the same …

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