Three Indian films nominated for WordFest 2010
Three Indian films will be competing for the prestigious Remi awards at the 43rd Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film and Video Festival starting from April 9.entertainment Updated: Mar 30, 2010 14:27 IST
Three Indian films will be competing for the prestigious Remi awards at the 43rd Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film and Video Festival starting from April 9.
Bodhisattva, Ek Tho Chance and Saluun have been nominated for the top honours in the Feature Film category.
Produced by Pritish Nandy Communication (PNC) productions and directed by Saeed Mirza, Ek Tho Chance starring Purab Kohli, Amrita Arora, Rajat Kapoor is about life in Mumbai, the city of dreams.
"Earlier in 2004, PNC movie Jhankaar Beats won the Remi award. Later in 2007, another movie selected at the WorldFest Houston was Pyaar Ke Side Effects, a romantic comedy starring Mallika Sherawat and Rahul Bose won the Silver Remi Award for Best Comedy Feature," Ishita Nandy, Vice President of PNC told PTI.
Nikhil Bhat's Saluun, is a story of Ashok, a small-town simpleton who gets entangled in a thick web of corrupt government machinery after local municipality razes his roadside salon.
San Banarje directed Bodhisattva is about about a daughter Maya (Trisha Ray) who has not been able to forgive her businessman father, Bodhisattva (Soumitra Chatterjee) for her mother's suicide.
"Maya suffers from Electra complex and compares every man with her father and is even willing to commit a crime at his bidding," said San, whose English film Money was screened at the 2007 Cannes film festival.