Anupam Kher gifts his book to Ang Lee
IANS [ Tue, Oct 30, 2012 ]
- Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anupam Kher gifted a copy of his book "The Best Thing About You Is You" to Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee, who is currently in the country to promote his movie "Life Of Pi".
"In Mumbai. Met Ang Lee, presented him a copy of 'The Best Thing About You Is You'. Wished him great luck for 'Life Of Pi'," tweeted Anupam, along with a picture of himself with Lee.
Lee's "Life Of Pi", based on Canadian author Yann Martel's Booker Prize winning eponymous novel, has a strong India connect.
It follows the journey of an Indian boy from Pondicherry who survives 227 days after a shipwreck drifting in a boat in the Pacific Ocean with a tiger. The movie's shooting began in India with a two-week schedule in March 2011. It was shot in Pondicherry, followed by Munnar.
The film, which features 19-year-old Delhi boy Suraj Sharma as young Pi, will be released in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu Nov 21. It also stars Irrfan Khan and Tabu.
"Life Of Pi" will be the inaugural film at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), starting Nov 20 in Goa.