EMAET, Dhobi Ghat to be screened at film fest
Mumbai: Bollywood movies `Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu`, Aamir Khan`s `Dhobi Ghat` and a documentary film will be screened at the 15th Shanghai International Film Festival that starts on June 16.
"China is a booming market for movies and is growing at a scorching pace. There is an increasing interest for Indian content in many Asian markets like China, South Korea and Taiwan," Amrita Pandey, the executive director at Disney UTV, said in a statement issued here.
"At UTV, we send our movies to film festivals in our focus markets and the Shanghai International Film Festival is a perfect platform to showcase our movies and to get an opportunity for three movies is a rare honour," Amrita said.
Documentary film `Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told`, produced by UTV and Shekhar Kapur and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Jeff Zimbalist, will be screened at the Shanghai film festival, the release said.
`Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu`, produced by UTV and Dharma Productions and directed by Shakun Batra, is a light-hearted romantic-comedy film starring Imran and Kareena in the lead. The film was released on February 10 this year.
`Dhobi Ghat` was produced by Aamir Khan Productions and Reliance Entertainment and directed by Kiran Rao. The film released on January 21, 2011. The three movies will be presented in the Panorama section of the festival.