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With actors and directors end up taking most of the credit for a film’s success, many people often forget the ‘Script is King’ principle and ignore the importance and value of talented screenwriters without whom memorable films wouldn’t even exist. Today, I bring you an in-depth and enlightening interview with an extremely talented writer, Kamlesh Pandey who has over 30 years of experience in advertising, over 20 years of experience in films and over 14 years of experience in television. While some of his most recent projects include Delhi-6, Yuvvraaj, and Rang De Basanti, he has also worked on films including Zinda, Aks, Janasheen, Aaghaz, Thakshak, Laawaris, Wajood, Itihaas, Ajay, Jaan, Kartavya, Aatish, Bhagyawan, Santaan, Lootere, Khal Nayak, Shreemaan Aashique, Yalgaar, Saudagar, First Love Letter, Narasimha, Dil, Chaalbaaz, Tezaab and Jalwa. He has also won a Filmfare Award for Tezaab and a Screen Award for Saudagar. Enjoy this interview in which Kamlesh discusses Delhi-6, the issues associated with screenwriting, how he got into films, his relationship with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, his advice for aspiring screenplay writers, and much, much more. Read away!