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Tremendous times for Indian cinema: Nikhil Advani

Nikhil Advani

Mumbai : With two content driven films “Neerja” and “Aligarh” creating a buzz, director Nikhil Advani says it’s a brilliant time for Indian cinema.

Advani, who directed films like “Katti Batti” and “Hero”, took to Twitter to praise the films.

“Tremendous times for Indian Cinema! #Neerja tomm #Aligarh on 26th. Kudos to both studios for backing tough content. @ErosNow @foxstarhindi,” he posted.

“Neerja” a biopic on Neerja Bhanot, a Pan Am flight attendant who was gunned down by terrorists when a flight in Karachi was hijacked in 1986. Featuring Sonam Kapoor in the lead, the film released yesterday.

“Aligarh” is the story of a professor (Manoj Bajpayee), who got fired for his sexual views and a young journalist (Rajkummar Rao) who tells his story to the world. The Hansal Mehta-directed film is releasing on February 26.

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