'F.A.L.T.U' director Remo d'Souza injured


By Subhash K. Jha

Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-director Remo d'Souza, whose film "F.A.L.T.U" opened to a surprisingly receptive audience this Friday, suffered a burn injury when a cracker burst in his right hand.

He was rushed to the hospital where after being attended to, he was considered out of danger.

Speaking about the injury, the softspoken Remo said: "It is pretty serious. My right hand is burnt. I will have to get the hand dressed at the hospital every day for some time. Luckily no permanent damage was done."

Remo was in a double-celebration mood when the incident took place Saturday. "We were getting encouraging box-office reports and it was also my birthday on Saturday. We were bursting crackers and I burst one in my right hand by mistake. I guess God decided to let me feel some pain with the pleasure. But it turned out to be quite painful."