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Catherine Zeta-Jones to visit Kumbh Mela

PTI  New Delhi, January 07, 2013
First Published: 15:46 IST(7/1/2013) | Last Updated: 02:46 IST(9/1/2013)

Hollywood beauty Catherine Zeta-Jones is keen to visit India again to see the Kumbh Mela, and is confident she can fit into a Bollywood movie owing to her Oscar-winning turn in musical Chicago.

The 43-year-old actress, who began her career with small TV films and has trained in musical theatre, is open to starring in an Indian film if the opportunity is good.

"Considering my musical experience, I think, I fit into Indian movies perfectly. I am not very familiar with actors but would love to work with some if a good opportunity comes," Zeta-Jones said in an email interview. She is also planning a trip to India with husband Michael Douglas and her children.

"I really want to visit India again specifically during the Kumbh Mela pilgrimage and I'm told it is a sight to behold for the eyes and soul. I'm hoping to find what I'm looking for here. I'm trying to make this happen with my family. If that doesn't work out I'm definitely coming on my own,"

This is not the first time the Welsh actress will be visiting the country, she has visited Rajasthan and Mumbai in the past. "The two places were so different from each other. Rajasthan is as beautiful and bright as the people there. The state is so colourful despite the fact that the state for the most part is a desert which is cold and staid. Bombay (Mumbai) of course has a charm of its own," she said.



Zeta-Jones will be seen next in American crime drama Broken City along with actors Russell Crowe and Mark Wahlberg. In the film, she is playing an "emotionally draining" character of a politician's wife, who shares a complex relationship with her husband. Broken City will hit theatres on January 18.



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