Yash Chopra on Berlin Film Festival jury
Renowned filmmaker Yash Chopra will be on the jury of the 56th Berlin Film Festival starting February 9.india Updated: Jan 19, 2006 14:02 IST
Renowned Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra will be on the jury of the 56th Berlin Film Festival starting February 9.
British actress Charlotte Rampling will head the panel, which has eight judges including Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski, US artiste Matthew Barney, South Korean actress Lee Young Ae, Dutch director Marleen Gorris, German actor Armin Mueller-Stahl and Hollywood producer Fred Roos.
Over the past five decades, Chopra has moved with the times and crafted hits like Dhool Ka Phool, Dharmputra, Waqt, Deewaar, Kabhi Kabhie, Chandni, Dil To Pagal Hai and Veer-Zaara.
The 10-day festival will showcase 26 films, including movies that are not competing for the festival's top awards, the Golden and Silver Bears. These films include Colin Farrell's epic The New World and George Clooney's thriller Syriana.
Snow Cake, starring Alan Rickman and Sigorney Weaver, will have its world premiere at the festival. The awards will be announced February 18.