By IndiaFM News Bureau
Shyam Benegal’s forthcoming film will not be in Hindi but in Pali
language, as it is based on life of Gautam Buddha. Named as Gautam
Buddha this film will be funded by the Sri Lankan government and will be
entirely shot in Sri Lanka.
Benegal’s film deals with the life of Gautam Buddha and Buddhism,
which was first taken to Sri Lanka from India by Emperor Asoka's son
Mahendra. Dr. B.K. Modi of the Mahabodhi Society approached Dr.
Chandraprakash Dwivedi to make a film on Buddha. Dr. Dwivedi informs
that India and Sri Lanka share a very special relation when it comes to