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Indian movies popular in Russia

   Indian movies popular in Russia By K.V. Vasudevan [ October 22, 2009 ]

Indian movies popular in Russia

The popularity of Bollywood stalwart Raj Kapoor's Hindi movies is well-known. For his Mera Naam Joker, one of the actor's ambitious project, a stream of Russian girls was included in the circus sequence.

Nowsome evergreen Tamil movies, including Pudhiya Paravai, Vasantha Maligai and Saraswathi Sabatham are to be screened in Russia along with a few Tamil mythological movies.The Indo-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industries is having talks with the makers ofthese movies in this regard.

Famed Production House Kavithalaya is evincing interest to screen some of their movies likeNetri Kann, Muthu and Punnagai Mannan. The dubbed Hindi version of Kamal Haasan-Jyotika starrer Vettaiyadu Vilaiyadu is also likely to figure in the list.

The Russian Film Festivalin Chennai is to be reciprocated by the screening of Indian films inMoscow.

The Indo-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretary P. Thangappan saida budget tour to Russia forIndians is planned toimprovecultural ties between the two countries.