“How is the Mahabharata Useful for Screenwriters?” by Anjum Rajabali: Being regarded as one of the greatest stories ever means that this epic’s storytelling fundamentals are very solid. So, today how relevant is the study of its characters and how their inner problems determine the course of the story? Likewise, what do we learn from its structure and narrative rhythm? This lecture will be conducted by screenwriter and teacher Anjum Rajabali.

(A screenwriter since 1992, Anjum Rajabali’s credits include Drohkaal, Ghulam, The Legend of Bhagat Singh, Raajneeti. He was the head of the Screenplay Writing Course at FTII for 12 years, and Head of Screenwriting at Whistling Woods since 2006. He is a senior activist of SWA.)