Filmmaker Christopher Nolan has an attention-grabbing relationship with India. Not solely has he shot two of his movies within the nation, he additionally has a deep appreciation of Indian movies. On his birthday, right here’s a throwback to the time he stated that India has ‘one of many biggest movie cultures on this planet.’
“Actually,” Nolan stated throughout his 2018 go to to India, as per IANS, “that is without doubt one of the the explanation why I’m right here in India, apart from I consider within the trigger (of saving celluloid movie), is to satisfy extra folks from the Indian movie business and have interaction with the folks from one of many biggest movie cultures of the world… to study extra about it.” He added, “I’ve watched some Indian cinema, not sufficient although however loved them very a lot. I need to watch extra.”
Throughout his go to, Nolan additionally did some reconnaissance work for his new movie, Tenet. Nolan shot a good portion of the movie in Mumbai. Beforehand, the filmmaker had shot sure scenes of The Darkish Knight Rises in Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort.
Throughout his India go to, Nolan met with Indian movie business luminaries corresponding to Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan and Shah Rukh Khan. Shah Rukh even took to Twitter to share an image of his ‘fanboy second’ with the acclaimed filmmaker.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 31, 2018
Nolan additionally spoke about his love for Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali, and stated, in line with PTI, “I needed to satisfy Indian filmmakers and study extra about India. I’m wanting ahead to watching extra Indian movies sooner or later. I’ve had the pleasure of watching Ray’s Pather Panchali lately, which I hadn’t seen earlier than. I believe it is without doubt one of the finest movies ever made. It’s a rare piece of labor. I’m interested by studying extra about Indian movie business and that’s why I got here.”
Nolan’s connection to India will proceed with Tenet, which, in addition to the Mumbai scenes, may also function Indian actor Dimple Kapadia, and Indian-origin actor Himesh Patel.
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