Thai Film industry looking for Indian movies to be produced in Thailand

MUMBAI: In a media interaction at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Panjim, Goa today, the lead actor of the Thai film, Only God Forgives Vithaya Pansringarm said that Thailand has a great opportunity for production of Indian movies. He said that Thailand, being a film destination for Hollywood/international movies, production of Indian films is also possible there. He added that Indian movies are liked in his country and DVDs and films with Thai subtitles are also available in the Thai market.


In the film Only God Forgives, Pansringarm played a retired police officer’s role who believes that he`s God and an Angel of Vengeance who also has a responsibility to protect his society from any bad karma or bad spirits. The film talks about a young lady’s struggle to avenge the murder of her brother on the demand of her mother, in Bangkok.


Producer of Thai film Tang Wong, Soros Sukhum said that his film is part of independent cinema and Thailand film industry should make film based on modern concepts in place of superstitions. Soros Sukhum has also supported the idea of producing more films in Thailand. Tang Wong is about four Bangkok boys who had taken different wishes to perform a performance of a traditional Thai dance, if their wishes are fulfilled. The struggle to perform this dance is the main theme of the film.

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