Feb 22, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Barrie Osborne of “Lord of Rings” will produce Shekhar Kapur’s “Pani”
Oscar winner A.R. Rahman is providing music for this futuristic film about water wars between rich and poor, which includes a love story also. Spirituality author Deepak Chopra (Secrets of the Seven Sounds - Buy Books Online) is another producer while Oscar nominated Jill Bilcock (Moulin Rouge! blu-ray dvd) is the editor. Cast of “Paani”, slated to be released in 2011, includes Filmfare winner Vivek Oberoi (Company blu-ray dvd ).
Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that this increasing collaboration between Bollywood and Hollywood might bring East and West closer. Cinema was a powerful medium, and if used appropriately, it could bring positive changes in the world, Zed, who is chairperson of Indo-American Leadership Confederation, added.