Indian movies to dominate Toronto film festival 2012


The 37th Toronto film festival (TIFF) kick starts here tomorrow with many Indian films on board like Indo-Canadian director Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children, Meera Nair's The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Gauri Shinde's English Vinglish. The 11-day festival will also premier National
Award-winning Kannada filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli's The Tortoise, An Incarnation in the Contemporary World Cinema section.

The film extravaganza opens with action thriller Looper, starring Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt, and will show 289 feature films and 83 short stories.

The festival will premier Ben Affleck starrer Argo, which looks back at the storming of the US embassy in Tehran in 1979, and Indian film English Vinglish, which marks the comeback of Bollywo