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IFFI 2009: INTERVIEW – Tannishtha Chatterjee

- Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, best known for her roles in “Brick Lane” and “Shadows of Time“, spoke to Reuters on the sidelines of the 40th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in the tourist haven of Goa.

Chatterjee, who was in Goa to present two of herĀ films “Bombay Summer” and “The White Elephant“, has done a number of international projects. Her next film — Dev Benegal’s “Road, Movie” — is slated for a February 2010 release in India.

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IFFI 2009: Aijaz Khan on ‘The White Elephant’


Aijaz Khan‘s debut feature film, about Shabri the drunkard and a ‘holy’ elephant which chooses him as its keeper, is set in a village in Kerala.

The Hindi film, starring Tannishtha Chatterjee, Prroshanth Narayannan and Neena Gupta, is being screened at the 40th International Film Festival of India in Goa.