Rush for Film titles on Mumbai mayhem
Though everyone blamed Ram Gopal Varma for visiting the Taj Mahal Hotel after the terrorist attacks, the news is that many producers and directors are queuing up for registering titles connected with the Mumbai terrorist attacks.
Sushma Shiromanee, vice-president of the Indian Motion Pictures and Producers” Association, that deals with title registration for Hindi films in Mumbai, confirmed that many producers had applied for titles related to the Mumbai attacks.
Taj Terror, Operation Five Star Mumbai, 26/11- Mumbai under Terror and Shootout at Oberoi are some of the titles applied for registration. Around 20 similar film titles await registration.
Writer-producer B. Subhash, who has applied for a title called Bird’s point of view of the Taj Terror, said that rather than being in bad taste, his film was aimed to bring out the impact of terror on innocent lives.
Jug Mundra, whose film Shoot on Sight was based on the lives of people after the London bombings of 2005, said that a fresh perspective of films on terror was required.