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Kukunoor, a director with a differnece

Written by: Staff

Kolkata, Sep 16 (UNI) With movies like Hyderabad Blues, Rockford, Teen Deewarein, and the lastest hit Iqbal, Nagesh Kukunoor has proved that though remaining in the mainstream cinema he is not amongst them.

His films are about real people and are based on real life stories most of the time. While Nagesh was there in the city to promote his ready to be released film Dor (meaning strings) he said,''I try to connect with the common mass so that they can relate to my movies.'' Talking to the newspersons here he said the movie ' Dor' is a real life story of two women from Kerela who were the immigrant workers from Saudi Arabia.

He said the movie is all about love , loss , freindship, hope and redemption, where two women frrom two different world , one who has nothing to lose and the other who has everything to fight for.

Dor, he said was shoot inn the pristine locales of Rajasthan in just 37 days . The film casts the Iqbal boy Shreyas Talpade and the glamours Ayesha Takia, who had stepped into serious kind of roles with Dor, the film also features Gul Panag and Girish Kannad.

''It is my most challenging movie as it is a real life story so putting soaring music to give it a larger than life film image was pretty difficult''.

''But Salim-Suleiman had given the very right kind of music suiting best to the sequence.'' he added.

The movie has some intense music and numbers by singers like Karsan Saquria, Sunidhi Chauhan, and a pakistani singer Shafquat Amanat Ali Khan.

Nagesh said he always wanted to cast those actors who can relate the audience and hence prefers actors from the non parallel movies.

Ayesha Takia who plays the lead role said her image never allowed her to do serious role but with this she could be able to prove that she is in the industry to act and not just to be a glam doll.

Being very media freindly she said that she had bagged qiute a number of films from some of the renowned directors like Nikhil Adwani, and said her forthcoming movies were Salame Ishq, fool n final and Kya love story hai.

Nagesh said the film is scheduled to be for 22 September release and announced his next film Ashayein with John Abraham.


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