Ranbaxy enters filmmaking business

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) "Dharm" director Bhavna Talwar and her producer-husband Sheetal have tied up with Religare, the financial investment arm of pharma major Ranbaxy that seeks to promote intellectual cinematic talent.

"We're starting a film fund which we'll announce. We were being approached by several corporate houses for movie deals, but we weren't sure if that was the right thing to do," Sheetal told IANS.Bhavana and Sheetal have invited the likes of Pankaj Kapur and "Cheeni Kum" director R. Balakrishnan to the company.

"The idea is to have a bank of creative film people. I'm certain there are many more Bhavna Talwars out there. We've lost the creative thread because we didn't respect talent. I'm not saying we shouldn't do entertaining cinema. But the reality is w