Bollywood inspires us more than Hollywood: Colombian filmmaker

Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Colombian filmmakers are more inspired by Bollywood films than Hollywood ones, said filmmaker Jorge Echeverri here Thursday, adding "old Hindi classics like 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna' and 'Mera Naam Joker' are widely watched in our country".

"We, the Colombian filmmakers, watch more Bollywood than Hollywood films. Old Hindi classics like 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna' and 'Mera Naam Joker' are widely watched in our country," Echeverri told reporters before the screening of his film "The Voice of Wings" Thursday evening at the 14th Kolkata Film Festival here.

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