'Roadside Romeo' for Shanghai, Seoul fests

May 26, 2009 IANS

Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Yash Raj Films' animation flick "Roadside Romeo" has been selected for the Shanghai and Seoul Film Festivals.

While the film will be screened as part of the Panorama section of the Shanghai fest (June 13-21), it has earned a place in the Invitation Section Out Of Competition category for the Seoul festival (Aug 19-25), said a Yash Raj Films statement released here.

Moreover, the movie has also received the Golden Cursor Animation (GCA) Award in five categories, the Screen Award for Best Animation Film, the 24 FPS Animation Award for the Best Animation Film and the FICCI BAF Award for the Best Animated Feature Film.

Released Oct 28, 2008 worldwide, "Roadside Romeo", written and directed by debutant Jugal Hansraj, is India's first three-dimensional (3D) mainstream animation project.

It is co-produced by Yash Raj Films Studio and Hollywood studio Walt Disney Co.

The film has voice-overs by Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Jaaved Jaffrey.

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