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Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Baahubali, Masaan and Zubaan to be screened at Busan Film Festival

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 30 August 2015, 11:41 IST

Bajrangi Bhaijaan is one such Salman Khan film which has not just performed well at the box-office but also got praises from critics across the globe. The Kabir Khan directorial is a story about a guy who helps out a lost Pakistani girl in India reach her hometown.

The film which is a contender for India's official Oscar entry will now be screened at the prestigious Busan Film Festival, one of the most significant film festivals in Asia.

Along with Bajrangi Bhaijaan, another film which will be screened at the Busan Film Festival is Neeraj Ghaywan's Masaan. The simplistic film set in Varanasi had two parallel tracks dealing with love which was rather heart wrenching. Masaan won several awards at the Cannes film festival and the makers are pretty hopeful to continue the trend at Busan Film Festival too.

S S Rajamouli's Baahubali - The Beginning, which is India's biggest motion picture will also be screened at the Busan Film Festival. The film got tremendous appreciation from the audiences and is one of the highest grossing films of all time.

Another unreleased film in India, Zubaan starring Vicky Kaushal and Sara Jane Dias will open the Film Festival and this would be the first time in history that the film festival will open with an Indian film. The screening will take place at an amphitheater with capacity of over 4,000 people.

Watch Indian Circus, Aruna Vasudev are two films which have got an award at the prestigious film festival which started way back in 1996. Yash Chopra is the only Indian director to be felicitated at the Film Festival.

The Busan Film Festival kick starts from 1 October 2015.

First published: 30 August 2015, 11:41 IST
 
Himesh Mankad @himeshmankad

Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.

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