Noida: “It is the right place and right audience to discuss the works of Legend film maker Raj Kapoor who always believed in delivering social message to the viewers at the end of the film. Who can be better narrator than Rahul Rawail, who has worked with Raj Sahib for many films,” introduced Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios during the 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021 when special session was carved out for the book- The Master At Work written by Rahul Rawail.
“Watching Raj Kapoor on set was like watching an orchestra conductor. I am the privileged one who has been assistant to Raj Sahib. I have learned the ways from my master and expressed my observations, events, happenings into this book,” said Rahul Rawail addressing houseful auditorium of professionals and students from films, television and media Fraternity.
The book also examines how the lessons he learnt under the tutelage of Raj Kapoor carried Rahul Rawail through directing his own blockbuster films including Love Story, Betaab, Arjun and Dacait.
Raj Kapoor: The Master at Work offers unique insights into what it took for Raj Kapoor to be an exceptional filmmaker, with his understanding of human emotions, virtues of music and the art of visual storytelling. Within these pages, one sees behind the enigma who lived and breathed cinema, in his before-seen role as a teacher, mentor, parent and guru.
Later Sandeep Marwah, Ashok Tyagi, Payal Ghosh, Garima Bhandari, Dr. Mohammed Ali Rabbani Cultural Counsellor of Embassy of Iran, H.E. Roman Masarik Charge d’ Affaires of Czech Republic, H.E. Muhamed Maliki Ambassador of Morocco, H.E. Lamin Singhateh Deputy Head of the Mission Embassy of Gambia, Mahima Bakshi, and Aryan Singh spoke about Raj Kapoor.