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Kamal Hassan Bowled Over By Lucia

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Kannada's critically acclaimed movie Lucia, which has drawn the attention of International audience, has now left Kamal hassan fascinated about the crew.

It is reported that the Tamil icon has become more curious to know how the movie makers have involved the public in the production. Speaking to leading daily, Kamal Hassan was quoted, "I have not seen this Kannada film called Lucia, and I don't even know the people behind the film, but I am intrigued by how well the director has managed to involve the public in the production of his film."

Lucia is produced by the inventive crowd, which has Sathish Neenasam, Shruti Hariharan and Achyuth Kumar in the important roles. It is directed by Pawan Kumar of Lifeu Ishtene fame.

Kamal Hassan has also said that this has become a boon for the movie makers and the benefit of doing good movies. "This highlights one of the innumerable number of options or opportunities that filmmakers can depend on for the benefit of good cinema," Kamal Hassan added. Appreciation from the Universal Star would have overwhelmed the movie makers.

Meanwhile, Lucia will be screened in Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), which is scheduled to take place in next week.

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FICCI And Entertainment Media Conclave

Kamal Hassan will be taking part in Federation Of Indian Chambers Of Commerce And Industry (FICCI) and Entertainment Media Conclave. It will be held in Hotel ITC Gardenia, Bangalore, on October 29 and 30.

Pawan Kumar Invited

The FICCI team has sent an invite to Lucia director Pawan Kumar to address the gathering in Media conclave.

The Event Will Be Graced By Kamal Hassan And Ramesh Aravind

The upcoming conclave will also include debates and discussions by eminent film personalities like Kamal Hassan and Ramesh Aravind among others.

Lucia Has Become A Case Study

Sources said that Lucia film is being looked at as a case study on making a movie through crowd funding.

Lucia Towards 50 Days

Pawan Kumar tweeted, "Towards 50. And day after I am in mumbai for the show at the Mumbai Film Festival."

Lucia In LIFF

Before its official release in the Karnataka, Lucia won the coveted Audience Award at the fourth London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) in July this year.

Lucia Nominated For Oscar Nomination List

Lucia was also selected for the nomination list of Oscar awards, under the Best Foreign language film category along with Darshan's Kranthiveera Sangolli Raayanna.

Topics: kamal hassan, lucia, pawan kumar, sathish neenasam, shruti hariharan, ramesh aravind

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