Singapore, June 13 (): With earning popularity in Indian film industry, Kamal Haasan, the veteran Tamil actor is all set to enter into international cinema. He is making his Hollywood debut with ”The Lord of the Rings” producer Barrie Osborne. Barrie hopes to say an Indian story in Hollywood style.
Kamal Haasan and Barrie Osborne declared their association at the ongoing IIFA, International Indian Film Academy weekend in Singapore. Kamal is eagerly looking forward to work with Osborne. He was surprised on his Hollywood debut saying even if we put a lot of effort, we are not definite about our good work. Now, Kamal has realised his excellence as Barrie, one of the excellent persons in the film world, has approached him.
Kamal said Barrie has worked with many champions of Hollywood like Francis Ford Coppola. All heroes long to work with him.
Few notable works of Osborne include “The Waterhorse”, “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”, “The Prophet” and “The Warrior’s Way”. Osborne hinted his new project with Kamal will have a mix of western and Indian sensibilities. They have planned to narrate the Indian tradition and history in Hollywood style.
Barrie Osborne says Kamal is a cinema encyclopaedia. He got a chance to meet Kamal, when he came to Hollywood for his new movie ‘Vishwaroopam’. He was called to see the movie and was impressed by his talents.
Later they started talking to work together. According to Barrie Osborne, Kamal’s knowledge of films and literature is similar to an encyclopaedia. Kamal has also presented an idea to Barrie.
When asked about the project Kamal said that they are planning the work and they have a lot to decide on it. As the project deals with the international subject, they have decided to work together. Kamal has also said that he would even direct the film, if Barry wants him to.