IFFI Goa 2009: Yesterday saw ‘Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky’, ‘Turtles Can Fly’ & ‘Red Alert’. First two – brilliant, the third not-so-good
IFFI Goa 2009 – Watched the classics today: ‘Tales from the Golden Age’, ‘No Man’s Land’ and ‘Amelie’. Day well spent.
IFFI Goa 2009 – Had dinner with jury president Joao Batista de Andrade at Cidade de Goa beachfront resort. Talked everything else not films.
Not as entertaining as Nasir’s “Yeh hai Malegaon ka Superman” — which had much more original material, not really a spoof.
Singh out of jail trying to become a doctor at a Ramgarh hospital run by the Thakur. Sholay meets Munnabhai MBBS. Funny but 2nd half drags
IFFI Goa 2009 – Watched ‘Gabbarbhai MBBS’, yet another in the spoof series by Sheikh Nasir. As the title suggests, this one sees Gabbar
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.Khan spoke to Reuters about ‘The White Elephant’, where he got the idea for the film and how the mahout controlling the elephant was the “real hero”.