Subhash Ghai: Hindi cinema is producing rich stories
Hindi cinema”s showman Subhash Ghai is impressed by regional filmmakers who are digging deep into their literature, history and mythology to produce captivating stories, even as Bollywood continues to ape the West.
The director-producer, who has decided on a year-long sabbatical, is at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) with his Bengali film ”Nauka Dubi”.
“It is very fascinating to see the young directors in regional cinema making remarkable films. While Bollywood looks towards the west our regional film directors are going back to their literature and history and digging out great stories,” he said.
”Nauka Dubi”, his first Bengali production opened the Indian Premiere section of the festival last night and Ghai said that the film is a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on his 150th centenary.