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Best flicks Anil Mehta, who directed Aaja Nachle (top) will showcase his favourite movies
Best flicks Anil Mehta, who directed Aaja Nachle (top) will showcase his favourite movies

UTV World movies will be screening four of Anil Mehta's favourite films movies every Thursday at 8.30 p.m. A prominent cinematographer, writer and director, Anil Mehta studied cinematography at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.

He was the director of photography for films such as “Lagaan”, “Saathiya”, “Veer-Zaara” and “Wake up Sid”. His directorial debut “Aaja Nachle” was released on November 2007. Anil Mehta won the National Film Award for Best Cinematography for his work in the internationally famous film “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”.

His selections range from Luc Besson to Aki Kaurismaki. Acclaimed as one of Kaurismaki's most accomplished early films, “Ariel” follows the exploits of the laconic Taisto, a newly-unemployed Lapland miner who sets off in a Cadillac convertible for a fresh start in Helsinki. Taitso's plans take a series of unexpected turns in this comic and satirical mélange of road movies. “Subway” was the film that brought fame and to French film director Luc Besson. It is a stunning cinematographic experience which offers a visual feast

So tune into Anil Mehta's choice in “50 Movies to See Before You Die, every Thursday at 8.30 p.m.

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