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Adil Hussain hails Shekhar Kapur for understanding cinema

IANS  |  New Delhi 

has hailed internationally acclaimed filmmaker and the of the jury of Kapur for his understanding of cinema.

During the announcement of the prestigiuos awards on Friday, Kapur spoke at length on how regional cinema is shining and hailed the quality and standard which he believes is giving a complex, and a run for its money.

Adil, who has worked in films like "Parched", "Angry Indian Goddesses', "Life of Pi", tweeted: "After a long time the of the jury of made a lot of sense! Thank you Kapur for your leadership. I also thank all of the people for selecting such a deserving filmmaker, who understands and appreciates the difference between cinema and movies."

Kapur, who is known for projects like "Mr. India", "Masoom" and "Bandit Queen" in India, has made historical biopics on Elizabeth, "Elizabeth" (1998) and "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" (2007) on foreign shores and won for Best Film and two

In 2010, he also served as one of the Jury Members at

The filmmaker earlier expressed his dream on wanting to make a movie on deity, Lord



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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 13:22 IST