ROCK ON rocking the OSCAR libraryMay 26th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Excel Entertainment’s and Big Pictures ROCK ON directed by Abhishek Kapoor has just garnered the most prestigious honour from the Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for including the ROCK ON script as a part of the Oscar Library.
Commenting on this, Ritesh Sidhwani, Producer, said, “It’s a great high for me that the script of our first film in association with Big Pictures has found a place in the Oscar Library. We got overwhelming reactions from across the board and now the news of the script going to the Oscar library; can’t get better than this”.
“Farhan and Ritesh are extremely talented film-makers. They embody the new spirit of Indian Cinema. They are cutting edge and looking to explore new boundaries. Big Picture is proud to be working and foster such rare talent” says Rajesh Sawhney, President, Reliance Big Entertainment
The letter signed by Gregory Walsh, Script Librarian says, “That the script will be part of the permanent script collection and will be made available for research to only actors, students, filmmakers and writers who are part of the regular patrons. The script will not be allowed to be circulated outside the library premises or photo-copied”
The film which released on 29th August got a tremendous response worldwide and recently was showcased at the Indian Visions Indian Film Festival of Washington, DC. The film’s starcast included Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Prachi Desai, Purab Kohli, Sahana Goswami and Luke Kenny.
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