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Shabana Azmi Bonds With Russel Crowe

Here is something for one of India’s greatest actesses to ‘Crowe’ about. Shabana Azmi has been bonding bigtimewith Hollywood icon  Russel Crowe who heads the  jury  of  the Best Asian Film  category at the Australian Academy Of Cinema  &Television Arts Awards to be held at Sydney on 6 December.

While Crowe heads the jury Shabana Azmi is one  of  the jury members.

Apparently the two  have  hit it off famously.

Says Shabana, “Russell and I are in discussion over the nominees and now that the 9 Asian films have been nominated for  the Best Asian Film category we are in the  final stages of our jury discussions.”

There are are two Hindi  films Nitesh Tiwari’s Dangal and  Annirudh Roychowdhury’s Pink in reckoning.The third Indian film in  the nominations is  the Marathi film Kaasav Turtle.

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