Bollywood Comes to D.C.

You, Too, Could Be an Extra!

Andre Braugher
FilmMagic

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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