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Bhandarkar globetrots with his films


Varsha Pillai,CNN-IBN
Sep 29, 2006 at 04:43pm IST

Mumbai: Bollywood filmmakers have taken a fancy to film festivals and Madhur Bhandarkar certainly has been caught by the film festival bug.

Bhandarkar's films have done well in the film festival circuit. His National Award winning film Page 3 will travel to London for the 14th Raindance Film Festival.

And his recently released Bipasha Basu and K K Menon starrer Corporate will be screened at the 5th Berlin Asia Pacific Film Festival which starts from October 4 and goes on up to October 10.

"It feels very nice. They saw Page 3 and Corporate and wanted to showcase the film there. I feel very privileged that my film will be appreciated not only in India but in other countries also," Bhandarkar said.

The other Bollywood film, to be screened at the Raindance Film Festival will be Shoojit Sircar's Yahaan.

As for Madhur's next venture, Traffic Signal, third in his reality films trilogy, the director hopes to be able to release the film by December this year or January next year.

Starring Kunal Khemu and Konkona Sen Sharma, the first glimpse of Traffic Signal will be shown at the Raindance film festival.

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