Actress-entrepreneur Neetu Chandra, who hails from Patna, Bihar is elated and feels proud as her movie Mithila Makhan (in Maithili language) opened the ongoing film festival in Patna, 'Bihar: Ek Virasat Kala & Film Mahotsav 2016'.
Produced by Neetu's production house, Champaran Talkies and directed by Neetu's brother Nitin Chandra, Mithila Makhan is the first Maithili language film to be extensively shot in USA, Canada, India and Nepal. The movie takes Maithili language cinema on to a new horizon considering the film's budget, script, cast and cinematography.
Among the other proposed films to be screened at the festival include Ganga Maiya Tohre Piyari Chadhibo, Teesri Kasam, Manjhi - The Mountain Man, Gunja and Sunhari Dastan.
The ongoing film festival 'Bihar: Ek Virasat Kala & Film Mahotsav 2016' (17th-20thth March) in Patna is an initiative to promote the culture, tradition and everlasting heritage of the state of Bihar to foster and strengthen cultural relations, understanding and awareness between Bihar and other regions. It aims to promote cultural exchanges with other regions and states as to develop relations internationally.
The film festival will have screenings of movies based on Bihar and/or made by filmmakers who have origins from Bihar, also featuring interactions and workshops with filmmakers.
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