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Russell Crowe happy to come to India (Lead, correcting intro)

IANS  |  Sydney 

Hollywood star is happy to come to if there's something interesting that comes his way, says veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi, who was part of a jury with him for the 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards.

The actress was a member of the Grand Jury for Best Asian Film at the gala here. It was chaired by actor Crowe.

"Russel Crowe says he goes where work takes him and is happy to come to if there is something for him to do," Shabana tweeted.

She also tagged Anupama Chopra, the festival director of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, perhaps in a bid to draw her attention to the possibility of inviting Crowe.

As part of the MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image) Year Round Programme, they have had international film talent like Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and David Michod share wisdom with Indian movie buffs.

At AACTA, superstar Aamir Khan starrer "Dangal" won the Best Asian Film Award. Veteran actor Anupam Kher attended the red carpet of the AACTA.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 18:34 IST
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