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Water makes it to Oscar shortlist January 17, 2007

Posted by Priyanka Varma in film makers, news.
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Canada based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta‘s “Water” has been selected as the official Canadian entry for the Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s hit Rang De Basanti was the Indian entry for the category but couldn’t manage.

Water

Starring Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, “Water” is about the plight of Indian widows during 1930’s. The movie was in lot of controversies before production. The movie was originally supposed to star Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das but the production could not continue in 2000 because of Hindu protests and attacks. Finally it was shot in 2005 in Sri Lanka with a new cast. Our best wishes are with the Water team..

Read our previous story on Water here….

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1. JeyZee - June 4, 2007

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