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Feel like dancing your way into the weekend? Then come along to Friday on My Mind at AFTRS this evening to hear all about Bollywood from Anupam Sharma, then stick around for a free screening of From Sydney with Love!
Friday October 12: Bollywood Dreams: Anupam SharmaProducer, director and Indian cinema academic, Anupam Sharma is intent on bringing Bollywood to Australia.
As the managing director of the Films & Casting Temple, Anupam specialises in casting, consultancy and film production between India and Australia, with over 191 projects including feature films, music videos, and TV serials to their credit.A judge on SBS's recent Bollywood Star - a four-part reality TV series that gave Australians a chance to launch their Bollywood career - Anupam is currently developing feature films with Bill Bennett and John Winter.Bollywood produces 800 films per year and is twice the size of Hollywood. Each day, 14 million Indians go to the movies. As a calling card for the potential for Australia/Indian co-productions From Sydney with Love - the first Bollywood movie with Sydney in its title - will be explored in all its singing and dancing glory as Anupam shares his thoughts on the possibilities for Australia/India co-productions, and what it means to be "junoon" or 'possessed' by Bollywood.