Masterclass (India) - Fox History and Entertainment Indian TV Channel Show

Fox History and Entertainment Channel - Indian TVMay 5, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) After the unfortunate exit of the fabulous The History Channel from India, Rupert Murdoch's Fox History & Entertainment Channel marked the entry of the venerable Fox Entertainment Group's own brand in the nascent Indian cable TV channel lineup. Rupert Murdoch's STAR TV has been an Indian stalwart in the television segment already, but Fox did not have it's own branded channels before Fox History and Entertainment.

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On April 29, 2010, Fox History & Entertainment in collaboration with the Indian Independent Filmmakers Worldwide (IIFW) association started airing the Television series Master Class featuring live shows with well-known Indian and internation film-makers, of particular interest to cinema lovers and aspiring film-makers. According to the official web-site, MASTERCLASS is "an indepth look at some of the most maverick filmmakers of our time. Watch Sudhir Mishra speak to some of the greatest masters in contemporary cinema and learn all about their craft, inspiration and vision. Know how they have made their journey so far."

MasterClass airs every Thursday at 10 PM Indian Time.  The show's host Sudhir Mishra is an acclaimed film-maker himself, with films like Calcutta Mail [buy DVD] starring Rani Mukherjee and Anil Kapoor, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (DVD) starring Kay Kay Menon, Shiney Ahuja, Chitrangada Singh, Ram Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla, Chameli (watch full movie online) starring Kareena Kapoor and Rahul Bose, and so on.

Guests on the 13 planned episodes of the show include towering Indian and international film-makers like Danny Boyle, Mahesh Bhatt, Aparna Sen, Ramesh Sippy, Sekhar Kapoor, Meera Nair, Shyam Benegal, Govind Nihalani.

Watch Mahesh Bhatt, Sudhir Mishra and Ketan Mehta at the Masterclass launch ceremony online.

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