Movie Snippets: Omi Vadya hits jackpot with 'Big In Bollywood'

Indian-American actor Omi Vaidya is on a high after his documentary “Big In Bollywood” was declared the best foreign film at the recently concluded Las Vegas Film Festival.

“My documentary 'Big in Bollywood' wins Best Foreign Film at the Las Vegas Film Festival. Jackpot," Omi, 27, tweeted Sunday. The documentary chronicles Omi's struggling days as an actor in Los Angeles and how he lands a dream role in blockbuster “3 Idiots”.


Anupam Kher supports Anna Hazare

Anupam Kher has come in full support of Anna Hazare, who started his fast in support to fight against corruption, by flagging off a rally Sunday.

“As Anna starts his fast, I will be flagging off car and bike rally at Andheri Station West at 1:30 p.m. for India Against Corruption. Jai Ho,” the 57-year-old tweeted.
Hazare Sunay started indefinite fast against corruption at Jantar Mantar by joining Team Anna members, who have been agitating since July 25, 2012.


Prashant Nair's big win at Stuttgart fest

Filmmakers Prashant Nair and Sujay S. Dahake have won the Directors Vision Award at the 9th edition of Indian Film festival of Stuttgart, Germany for their films “Delhi In A Day” and “Shala” respectively.

The Director’s Vision Award is given to a film that look at life with an incisive perspective.

While “Shala” is a story of school children coming of age in a repressive small-town society, “Delhi In A Day” is about capital's urban rich and their servants seen through the eyes of an NRI.  

"The entire team is delighted to have received this award as an endorsement of the message and theme of the movie. It was really wonderful to see the film resonate with German audiences in such a positive way. The Indian Film Festival of Stuttgart had a wonderful selection of films, watched by extremely enthusiastic audiences and we're proud to have been a part of it,” said Nair in a statement.

The film is set to release in India Aug 24.

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