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The Slumdog Effect

Bon Hoyle reports in The Times of London that India is " suddenly crawling with British film-makers looking for a slice of exhilarating, cost-effective exoticism". Some of the projects he lists:

— Joe Wright, the director of Atonement, is in India now on a month-long trip before he starts filming the Partition drama Indian Summer for Working Title

— Leslee Udwin, the producer of East is East, the hit 1999 comedy about an Anglo-Asian family in Seventies Salford, will be shooting a sequel, West is West, in the Punjab later this year

— Graham Broadbent, the producer of Becoming Jane and In Bruges, is putting together an all-star cast to film Deborah Moggach’s novel These Foolish Things, about a nursing home in Bangalore for retired Britons

— Gurinder Chadha, the director of Bend it Like Beckham, is developing two new projects set in India, while David Thompson, the former head of BBC Films, also has two Indian films in the pipeline

Full article: Film-makers look east for another Slumdog Millionaire

The Slumdog Effect
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Bon Hoyle reports in The Times of London that India is " suddenly crawling with British film-makers looking for a slice of exhilarating, cost-effective exoticism". Some of the projects he lists:

— Joe Wright, the director of Atonement, is in India now on a month-long trip before he starts filming the Partition drama Indian Summer for Working Title

— Leslee Udwin, the producer of East is East, the hit 1999 comedy about an Anglo-Asian family in Seventies Salford, will be shooting a sequel, West is West, in the Punjab later this year

— Graham Broadbent, the producer of Becoming Jane and In Bruges, is putting together an all-star cast to film Deborah Moggach’s novel These Foolish Things, about a nursing home in Bangalore for retired Britons

— Gurinder Chadha, the director of Bend it Like Beckham, is developing two new projects set in India, while David Thompson, the former head of BBC Films, also has two Indian films in the pipeline

Full article: Film-makers look east for another Slumdog Millionaire

 

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