Bollywood goes gaga over southern flavour

By Hindustan Times

After exploring Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, Bollywood is now going down south, with Chennai having become the hot spot for many film shootings. Shah Rukh Khan’s Chennai Express and John Abraham’s Madras Café will give audience a flavour of the South. If these are not enough, actor Sanjay Dutt too is shooting in Chennai for his upcoming release Policegiri, a Hindi remake of hit south film Saamy.

John’s film Madras Café was earlier titled Jaafna, Did he change the title keeping the trend in mind? “Oh…I did not think about it but it’s an interesting trend. We decided to change the title because we never got rights to Jaafna and Madras Café suited the script best as this café in Chennai plays an important role in the film,” he said. The political thriller directed by Shoojit Sircar deals with terror