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Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai marked new period of Indian cinema: KJo

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Lagaan, DCH set new period of Indian cinema: KJo
Filmmakar Karan Johar, who has delivered blockbuster movies in his Bollywood career, feels that the year 2001 was the turning point in Hindi cinema as two unique films - Dil Chahta Hai (DCH) and Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India truly set the ball rolling for change.

"I think there are a lot of decades of brilliance. The 1940s and 1950s are considered golden ages of Hindi cinema. But for me, the most important year was 2001 when Lagaan and Dil Chahta Hai released," Karan Johar told the IANS

The upcoming movie Bombay Talkies will be directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar. The film will see KJo's good friend Rani Mukherjee, and former has all praise for Rani, Randeep Hooda and Saqib Saleem for his short film.

"Rani is an amazing actor. She is one of the most outstanding acting talents and it was my honour to work with her," Karan said. "It was great to work with Randeep and Saqib and I want you all to see the film to know that all three of them have put in really sincere performances," he added.

IANS

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