Vietnam Hosts First Indian Film Festival, Will Screen ‘3 Idiots’, ‘Jodha Akbar’by The Daily Eye Team December 22 2015, 1:34 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 59 secs
The first ever Indian Film Festival-Vietnam kickstarted on December 18 in Ho Chi Minh City. Organised by the Indian Embassy in Vietnam and Directorate of Film Festivals – Ministry of I&B, Government of India, the six day event is being attended by award winning film makers including Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Umesh Shukla & Bollywood Producer Rahul Mitra. The project is the brain child of Smt. Preeti Saran, the Indian Ambassador to Vietnam, who feels this would be an ideal way to Introduce Indian Cinema to the Vietnamese audience. Aimed at
developing a deeper understanding and appreciation of Indian cinema and culture in Vietnam, this film festival will showcase big recent Bollywood hits like ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, ‘Oh My God’,‘Jodha Akbar’, ‘Taare Zameen Par’, ‘Wake Up Sid’, ‘Paheli’, ‘3 Idiots’, ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and ‘Maqbool’. It will also offer the Vietnamese film industry a unique opportunity to learn about India’s multi-faceted culture and long history of film making.