Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker feels the global attention his Oscar-nominated film “Lagaan” had garnered is something that cannot be made to order.
The feature film, which was only the third official entry from India to make the cut in the Bast Foreign Language Film category at the Academy Awards, completed 20 years of release on June 15. Over the past two decades, the universal appeal of the Aamir Khan-starrer has only grown.
Aashutosh Gowariker feels that no storyteller can craft a story aiming to reach a global platform. It has to be a story told from the heart. “Cinema cannot be made to order,” he tells IANS.
Ashutosh Gowariker adds: “It can be made to order only for commercial success. You can construct a script and know that you can put these elements and them some amount of success is…