The National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) invites scripts for the Romance Screenwriters’ Lab in association with Harlequin. The lab will focus on developing scripts based on romance and inspirational stories of women.

It will be conducted in three stages. Selected participants will be mentored by personalities from the film industry. The lab will culminate at Film Bazaar, Goa where participants can pitch their scripts to potential producers.

Participants also get the opportunity to take part in workshops by Harlequin and will also be offered book deals. Further, they will be mentored by established authors. The last date to apply is May 23 by 6 p.m. Forms can be downloaded at