CRUIS­ING TO STAR­DOM

India Today - - LEISURE -

Delhi girl Ridhima Sud is a model, ac­tor and the fresh face in a Pond’s ad­ver­tise­ment di­rected by Dibakar Ban­er­jee. A theatre pro­fes­sional in New York, she will make her de­but in the fea­ture film The Owner, which chron­i­cles the jour­ney of a back­pack. The movie en­tered the Guin­ness World Record s for be­ing filmed by 25 di­rec­tors from five con­ti­nents. Bollywood, with the role of a 17- year- old, is the twenty- some­thing’s next stop. Manjari Mak­i­jany, 25, daugh­ter of the late ac­tor Mac­mo­han, aka Sho­lay’s Sambha, is tak­ing her short film The Last Mar­ble to the Seat­tle In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val later this month. She does light­ing for theatre and has worked as as­sis­tant di­rec­tor on Wake Up Sid, 7 Khoon Maaf and the In­dian seg­ments of The Dark Knight Rises as well as Mis­sion : Im­pos­si­ble— Ghost Pro­to­col. Now she is writ­ing a ro­man­tic com­edy and plan­ning a fea­ture film.

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