Konkona Sen Sharma, Indian actress

Indian festival assembles top names ahead of competition

HONG KONG – “Driving Miss Daisy” director Bruce Beresford will head the international jury at the upcoming Mumbai Film Festival (Oct. 17-24).

Also on the jury is French actress Nathalie Baye, Japanese actor Masato Harada and Indian actress from “Mr and Mrs Iyer,” “Omkara,” Konkona Sen Sharma (pictured).

Judging the India Gold section will be Iran’s Asghar Farhadi, Siddiq Barmak, UK actor/director Waris Hussein, Australian film editor Jill Bilcock, and Hong Kong festival executive director Roger Garcia.

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