The Big Apple is hosting a two-day educational conference, themed Bollywood: Beyond the Song and Dance at New York scheduled for Oct 6 and 7.
The event will feature some of the most successful Indian filmmakers in the business. Participants include Madhur Bhandarkar, National Film award-winner for best director for Traffic Signal, Imtiaz Ali, nominated for best director for recent super hit Rockstar and 2007’s Jab We Met, Zoya Akhtar, FilmFare Award winner for best director for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Anuradha Tiwari, script writer of Fashion, Jail, and Heroine.
The event also provides a platform for aspiring and established actors, directors, and producers to glean “insider” information about direction, production, script writing, and financing movies in the largest film industry in the world Bollywood.
Ajay Shrivastava, Communications Director of Mumbai and New York based Molecule, says they want to educate anyone who is interested in Bollywood about what it takes to make a film a hit.