Will shoot film on India-Pak border in Kashmir: Spielberg

The filmmaker who had shot extensively in India during the making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is looking forward to shooting is Kashmir according to a Times of India report.

FP Staff March 12, 2013 15:49:20 IST
Will shoot film on India-Pak border in Kashmir: Spielberg

Steven Spielberg, who was in Mumbai to attend a masterclass dedicated to him, said that his company DreamWorks and Reliance Entertainment are working on a script that would involve shooting in the Indo-Pak border.

The filmmaker who had shot extensively in India during the making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is looking forward to shooting is Kashmir according to a Times of India report. Though he hasn't finalised the cast or the director even, the Indian film industry has found something to look forward to.

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Spielberg. Reuters.

However, Spielberg himself is still not very clued into Bollywood. Though he has watched the usual Indian film suspects - Satyajit Ray classics and Raj Kapoor's Awara - tying up with Reliance Entertainment has not made him watch a lot of Hindi films.

The Times of India quotes Spielberg:

"I've seen Mr Bachchan's work in 'The Great Gatsby'. He's a wonderful actor and an iconic figure and his legend has carried all the way to America," said Spielberg. Does he foresee any chance of a Bollywood collaboration? "A script hasn't come along for that wonderful opportunity," he replied.

He also said that he loved watching 3 Idiots.

Read the complete Times of India interview here. 

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