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    Mr X
    Director: Vikram Bhatt
    Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Amira Dastur
    The story revolves around Mr X (Hashmi), who acquires the superhuman power of invisibility. What follows is how he utilises his gift to set the law straight.
    Did you know? Hashmi wanted to do a family film.“I think I have committed too many sins on-screen and this is my way of absolving these sins. Now you can actually watch my film with the entire family without getting embarrassed,” said the actor.

    Margarita with a Straw
    Director: Shonali Bose
    Cast: Kalki Koechlin, Revathi, Sayani Gupta
    The story revolves around the life of a young woman with cerebral palsy, who leaves her home in India to study in New York, accompanied by her single mother. What happens when she falls in love forms the rest of the story.
    Did you know? ActorAamir Khan was at the premier of the film and was caught weeping while watching it. “It’s surreal to have Aamir sit next to me and say ‘Kalki, what can I do to get people to watch this movie?,” said the actress.

    Senegal select
    This week, catch the Senegal Film Festival, which will screen four films. Moolaadé is based on a village where female genital mutilation is still prevalent. Xala is about a man cursed with ‘xala’ or impotence. The third, Ceddo – The Ceddo, is about preserving African culture. Finally, Black Girl is about a Senegalese woman who goes abroad in search of a better life. Organised by the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, in Association with  Honorary Consulate, Republic of Senegal, at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture. April 20-22. Details: 24990050

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