Zoya Akhtar is now counted as one of the leading directors in Hindi cinema. Her films have appealed to critics and audiences alike, for their story telling and high-quality production values. Her last film, Gully Boy, was a huge commercial hit.
In this wide-ranging podcast interview with Sidharth Bhatia, Akhtar talks about her sensibilities as a film maker, passionately defending herself against the allegations made about her films such as Dil Dhakadne Do. She also reveals her own favourite genre of films and says that no matter what, cinema theatres are not going to disappear any time soon.