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Kashmakash a shorter version of Nauka Dubi, says producer Subhash Ghai

By Nandita Dutta • Published on May 8, 2011

Hindi film viewers will get a taste of Rituparno Ghosh’s Nauka Dubi in Hindi as Kashmakash, just the way they like it.

When asked the reason behind the title change for the Hindi version of the film, producer Subhash Ghai told DearCinema, “The film is based on Tagore’s work Nauka Dubi. It is the director’s translation of the work and he decided to keep the name Nauka Dubi. But we wanted to make a shorter version over here. We wanted Gulzar sahaab to write the lyrics in Hindi on the tunes of the same Rabindra Sangeet. So there were a lot of changes and we decided to change the title to ‘dilemma’, that is Kashmakash.”

The producer also said that the script for the Hindi film has been interspersed with songs in a greater number.

The film which is produced by Subhash Ghai’s banner Mukta Searchlight will have a bilingual release on May 20.

“I personally feel this is a tribute from our side to Rabindranath Tagore on his 150th birth anniversary. I have always been a fan of Tagore’s work and I have grown up watching Bengali cinema”, Ghai told DearCinema.

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One Response to “Kashmakash a shorter version of Nauka Dubi, says producer Subhash Ghai”

  1. RGV’s Dongla Mutha close to release (Shot using Canon 5D MK2)
    Ram Gopal Verma’s Dongla mutha is shot entirely using Canon 5D MK2 in 5 days with 8 member crew.

    Though I don’t know Telagu but planning to watch this for being first Indian movie shot entirely with DSLR, Also many movies now use DSLRs for some scenes like Black Swan for subway and ballet scenes but was not entirely on DSLR.

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