Shirish Kunder’s Joker in 3D format

MUMBAI: James Cameron’s Avatar has proven to be a source of encouragement. The noted director has shown to the Indian film industry how to harness the tri-dimensional format and it seems that the popularity of 3D is now going to add to the vibrancy of Bollywood cinema.

Filmmaker Shirish Kunder is one who has taken the format seriously. He has titled his next film Joker, a 3D film in Hindi, and hopes that his dream film would profit from the buzz and intrigue currently surrounding 3D.

The director has also been harnessing a modern Internet phenomenon that has influenced filmmakers such as Tim Burton who recently took help of the social media for his Snakes on a Plane.

Using the mediums of Facebook and Twitter, Kunder has sought opinion on who should feature in the film and who should provide the musical backdrop to what promises to be an exciting first for Bollywood.

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