Happy birthday, Quentin Tarantino, Bollywood ishtyle!
Many of India’s contemporary directors, scriptwriters and screenplay writers are drawing their influences from Tarantino’s filmmaking devices. They don’t seem to mind admitting to their ‘inspiration’ either. After all, who would mind being compared to one of the most remarkable filmmakers of our times!
In 2002, Sanjay Gupta blatantly recreated the 1992 crime thriller Reservoir Dogs in the form of Kaante. Many called it a musical remake of the cult classic. While Gupta received a lot of criticism in India for copying the Quentin Tarantino film, Tarantino himself has admitted that Kaante is one of his favourites among the many rip-offs of his work. Trust the quirky filmmaker to come up with unconventional reactions! After all, he is a director who loves to shock his audience.
Apart from the inspiration obvious in Kaante, many contemporary directors and film writers have flaunted influences from Tarantino at various levels. Click here to read more