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Regional cinema gets a leg up at IFFI

MUMBAI: After tasting the first flush of success at IFFI regional cinema is now poised for take-off.After the success of Marathi film, Kaalchakra, the Assamese film Jaatinga Ityaadi and the three Manipuri films the next in line to receive accolades is Zuzari, a Konkani film.

The small budget Konkani film is making news at IFFI. Based on Goa’s freedom struggle the film has been made on a small Rs 2 million budget. The film has received a good response when it was screened as part of IFFI- related activities. The film is the maiden venture for producer Sawardekar. As the film is unable to get a theatrical release the producer is planning on releasing it on DVDs.


And as all these films get their deserved place regional cinema continues to provide hope in an otherwise starved for quality industry.

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