With both his debut film I Am Kalam and Jalpari-The
Desert Mermaid having won rave reviews, Nila Madhab
Panda is making a film based on the issue of world food
film, which will span from 2001 to 2010, will be like
a realistic version of Avatar.
Panda has approached Richard Gere to star in the film.
If Gere accepts, he will play the sutradhar, that of
a foreigner who comes to India and gets involved with
the socio-political setup of a village in the India-Australia
director has also proposed Harrison Fords name
for the film.
talking to a lot of people. Nothing is confirmed yet,
but this film will be much bigger (compared to his
past films), observed Panda.
about Jalpari-The Desert Mermaid , Panda averred,
Its more than just a childrens film.
It falls in the family adventure space.
is gearing up to release Jalpari on 28 July through
producer-distributor Ultra Distributors.
distributor has already received distribution offers
from far flung countries like Korea, Taiwan, Germany
and Far East.