Bollywood Comes to D.C.

You, Too, Could Be an Extra!

By Rebecca Sheir - WAMU 88.5
|  Wednesday, Aug 18, 2010  |  Updated 7:14 AM EDT
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Bollywood dancer Salma Sharif is filmed in 3D at St Pancras Station for a new Sky Arts production celebrating dance on July 28, 2010 in London, England. The show is one of many to feature on Sky 3D which launches in living rooms for the very first time on Friday 1st October. The channel will show 3D arts, movies, documentaries and sport, other highlights include the Ryder Cup and Alice in Wonderland. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Sky)

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A casting call has begun for what could be the D.C. area's first feature-length Bollywood film.

Writer-director Manan Singh Katohora, of Silver Spring, Md., describes his film, "9 ELEVEN," as a thriller. Producers said they are seeking actors who speak Hindi, along with 250 extras for a dance sequence. But the casting notice said actors of any ethnicity may audition this weekend.

Crew members are needed as well, including production interns, production assistants and assistant directors. The casting notice said the film will be released in India and throughout South Asia. Shooting will take place in the fall.

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