Bollywood blockbusters `Raavan`, `Sholay` in Tokyo film fest

Updated: Oct 25, 2010, 20:25 PM IST

New Delhi: Two Indian movies - Mani Ratnam`s `Raavan` and the 1970s blockbuster `Sholay` - have been featured in the 23nd Tokyo International Film Festival, currently on in the Japanese capital.

While "Raavan" is in the `Winds of Asia-Middle East: Film Panorama of Asia-Middle East` section, "Sholay" finds a place in the `Winds of Asia-Middle East: Discovering Asian Cinema` category.

In the areaway of the 66 Plaza screening hall, big posters of "Raavan" have been put up.

The festival began this weekend with 15 movies competing for the top Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix in the nine-day event. David Fincher`s "The Social Network" opened the festival while the closing movie is `The Town`.

IANS