Ali Fazal, Freida Pinto to be part of IFFM panel discussion on being non-American actors in the West

Freida Pinto will also attend the Australian premiere of her film Love Sonia while Ali Fazal has been elected as the jury member for the Short Film Awards category at the festival

FP Staff July 31, 2018 16:37:38 IST
Ali Fazal, Freida Pinto to be part of IFFM panel discussion on being non-American actors in the West

Actors Freida Pinto and Ali Fazal, who have worked in several Hollywood projects, will be a part of a panel discussion at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.

Ali Fazal Freida Pinto to be part of IFFM panel discussion on being nonAmerican actors in the West

Ali Fazal (left) and Freida Pinto (right). Facebook/ @AliFazalOfficial, freidapinto

The duo will deliver a talk on the challenges associated with being a non-American actor working in the West.
Pinto will also attend the Australian premiere of her film Love Sonia while Ali has been elected as the jury member for the Short Film Awards category at the festival.

"It's always interesting to talk to people of different countries and background. It gives you great perspective. This in fact is my first time to Australia and to get a chance to interact with film lovers and film students on a topic about crossing over is exciting and there's so much to speak about.
"I'm looking forward to do this talk and discussion alongside someone talented like Freida," the Victoria and Abdul star said in a statement.

Ali Fazal is currently working on his forthcoming films, Prasthanam alongside Sanjay Dutt and Manisha Koirala and Tigmanshu Dhulia's Milan Talkies

The panel discussion will also have Love Sonia director Tabrez Noorani. The festival runs from 10 t0 22 August.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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