I wish I was exposed to world cinema earlier: Subhash Ghai

Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Subhash Ghai, who churned out hits like "Saudagar" and "Ram Lakhan", regrets that when he started directing movies in mid-'70s, he had no access to the world cinema to study the works of filmmakers from other parts of the world.

"The few international movies that I could see was when I was doing a diploma course in acting at the Film and Television Instuitute of India (FTII) in Pune. So, when I took to direction, I had no option but to observe how the filmmakers before had made movies in Bollywood and learn the ropes of filmmaking," Ghai said.

He was speaking at the launch of Shemaroo Enterta