Hindi version of Canadian movie for Mumbai terror victims

December 20th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A Canadian film production house Saturday said it will dedicate the Hindi version of “Robin Hood: The New Zen Warrior” to Mumbai terror attack victims.Production house Zen Duke Entertainment, which is making the movie in English, is shooting the film in 12 different countries, including India.

The version dubbed in Hindi will be titled “Robin Hood: Bodhisattva”, said a statement by Zen Duke Entertainment mailed from Beverly Hills, California.

It said the saga of English folk hero Robin Hood has been set against the Buddhist background.

Actor-director Zen Duke, a Canadian of Indian origin, is portrayed “as a leather-clad Buddhist superhero possessing extraordinary prowess in martial arts, who follows the code of Bodhisattva used by the greatest Zen warriors from the Shaolin monks to the Japanese Samurai.”

“Expected to be completed next year, the movie pays homage to the Buddhist origins of Kung Fu and explains the strong connection between Indian spirituality and martial arts,” the release added.

The movie has elements of the Kama Sutra and features futuristic fashion ensembles as well.

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