By Hindustan Times
Mumbai, Nov. 9 -- This Friday, Freida Pinto's Immortals takes on Ranbir Kapoor's Rockstar. Interestingly, the director of the Greek epic fantasy, in which Freida plays the role of an oracle priestess, is Indian-born Tarsem Singh.
So was it the 'Indian connect' that bagged the Slumdog Millionaire (2003) star the coveted role in the Hollywood extravaganza? Tarsem insists that's not true. The story, he points out, is driven by the three larger-than-life figures of King Hyperion, a half-mad warrior bent on conquering the world, Theseus, who's set on destroying Hyperion and avenging his mother's death; and Zeus, the ruler of Mount Olympus and the ultimate authority among the gods of ancient Greece.
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