Hollywood filmmaker Christopher Nolan is on a visit to India and the seasoned filmmaker was greeted with great warmth by the Indian film fraternity. Nolan, known for Hollywood flicks like Inception, Interstellar and Dunkirk, is one a visit to India to draw the attention of people towards the digital world and create more awareness. Christopher Nolan kicked off his visit by meeting celebrated actors like Kamal Haasan and the two had a long conversation during their meet. Kamal Haasan took to Twitter and posed a picture of himself with Nolan and said that he apologized to the Dunkirk director for watching the film in digital form. Kamal Haasan also mentioned that he was surprised to know that Christopher Nolan had watched his Paapanasam. Kamal also gifted him a digital copy of his most acclaimed film – Hey Ram. Mr.Haasan was also accompanied by renowned cinematographers Ravi K Chandran and Santosh Sivan. “Met Mr.Christopher Nolan. Apologized for seeing Dunkirk in the digital format and in return am sending Hey Ram in digital format for him to see. Was surprised to know he had seen Paapanaasam,” wrote Kamal Haasan on his Twitter handle.
Met Mr.Christopher Nolan. Apologized for seeing Dunkirk in the digital format and in return am sending Hey Ram in digital format for him to see. Was surprised to know he had seen Paapanaasam. 😊 pic.twitter.com/iTPgQOZCMH
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) March 30, 2018
— ravi k. chandran (@dop007) March 30, 2018
Christopher Nolan arrived in India with his Emma Thomas and is here to create awareness about digital restoration of cinema. Nolan is also accompanied by noted visual artist Tacita Dean on his trip to India. Nolan attended the lecture by Tacita Dean called ‘Process and the Non-deliberate Act: Why the medium of film is important to artists’ and spoke at length at the event too. Christopher Nolan is expected to many Bollywood personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Farhan Akthar, Shahrukh Khan and many others in the coming days and is expected to share his thoughts on Indian cinema. Christopher Nolan is on a three-day visit to India and this is the first time visit for the celebrated Hollywood filmmaker.