Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Ravi Chopra, celebrated Bollywood film maker plans to direct a six-hour film based on Mahabharat, one of the greatest classics in world literature.
The movie, that promises to be the longest film in Bollywood ever made will be screened in two parts.
While part one will be released on one Friday, the other part will be out on the following Friday. The movie, as reported in 'The Times of India', will cost Rs. 1.5 billion (US$32.6 million; Ð25.34 million).
The film is expected to have a very international feel and look to it, as he also plans to invite a special effects team from Hollywood.
Some time back, in the year 1988, Chopra's father, B. R. Chopra, produced and directed a popular television serial titled the same.
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