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Shahrukh Bola Khoobsorat Hain Tu, a Hindi movie directed by theatre veteran Makrand Deshpande will be premiered during IFFI in Goa to be held from November 23 to December 3.
"The film is about a poor girl who sells flowers at a traffic signal and how her life changes after a chance encounter with King Khan, who rolls down the window of his car and tells her, Tu Khoobsurat Hai," said Deshpande.
Other seven films, including two in Hindi and English and one each in Marathi, Konkani and Kannada will be premiered during the eleven-day long festival jointly organised by Directorate of Film Festival (DFF) and Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG).
Goa chief minister Digamber Kamat today announced the list of premiers during a press conference here. Sanjeev Srinivas' film God Lives in the Himalayas, an English flick based on the life of a boy living in Himalayan ranges, also will be premiered during the festival.
The movie's website, however, claims that the film has already had world premier at Pusan International Film Festival on October 09, 2009.
Ananth Mahadevan's Hindi movie Red Alert and veteran filmmaker Amol Palekar's English film And It Goes, are also to be premiered at the festival.
On the regional language front, a Marathi movie Janma by Goan director Tapan Acharya and Kannada filmmaker P Sheshadri's Vimukhti are in the list of Indian premiers.
Konkani movie, Zagor, directed by Sangram Gaikwad, would be premiered in this section along with Saurabh Shukla's Hindi movie I am 24. Goa chief minister, who chairs ESG, said that a jury headed by renowned filmmaker Pankaj Parashar viewed a total of 24 feature films from all over the country to zero down on these eight movies.
The other members of the jury comprised renowned Tamil actor and film director Cheran, Kannada filmmaker PH Vishwanath, a film critic Saibal Chatterjee, Mumbai-based Producer and Actor Anwar Ali and Goan film critic Raju Nayak.lINK : http://article.wn.com/view/2009/11/06/
Joined: 26 March 2009
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