The film, whose title translates in Hindi and Nigerian pidgin as ‘Hello trouble’, tells the tale of a Nigerian woman who falls in love with an Indian investment banker living in Lagos. The young couple face a series of challenges — including their families — to be together.
Bong is the first South Korean jury president of the festival.
Indian-Nigerian restaurant owner Hamisha Daryani Ahuja gave up her long-running business to pursue her dream of making movies. Two years later, the 36-year-old will see her first feature film, the cross-cultural love story “Namaste Wahala,” debut on Valentine’s Day on Netflix.
The Venice film festival will present its coveted Golden Lion award on Saturday after a competition marked by facemasks and missing stars but billed as a relaunch of global cinema, bruised by the coronavirus crisis.
Shooting for the new film has apparently begun. The monarch of romance and the fantasy of millions was spotted outside Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai.
The Sarajevo film festival was founded by a group of enthusiasts in 1995 as an act of defiance against a 43-month siege of the capital by Bosnian Serb forces. It has grown to become the largest film competition and industry platform in a region stretching from Vienna to Istanbul.
SIFF’s vast repository of high-quality content spanning series, films, cartoons, songs, stories, and educational videos, will be available free-of-charge on MENA Mobile’s Bustan app.
With a pandemic and a closed Canadian border forcing Hollywood stars and media to remain home, North America's biggest film festival has scrambled to find socially-distanced ways to present this year's line-up.
“This will be my first-ever double role and it will definitely be challenging for any actor,” says Shraddha. She adds: “It's a great opportunity and a learning experience for me to work with Pankaj sir who has entertained us for so many years.”
The festival celebrated the cultural dialogue between the UAE and South Korea in 2020 and 2021 through various activities, most notably the "Korean Content Festival," which presented Korean content to the Middle East and Emirati opera singer Fatima Al Hashemi.