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IFFI Goa: Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta Jones says she watched Shah Rukh Khan's Om Shanti Om many times
Catherine Zeta Jones recently visited India to attend the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Photo Courtesy: PIB

IFFI Goa: Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta Jones says she watched Shah Rukh Khan's Om Shanti Om many times

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Nov 2023, 01:20 pm

Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta Jones, who was recently in India to attend the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa has said she watched Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's Om Shanti Om many times with her family and friends.

The actress also revealed her love for Indian films and expressed her interest in being part of Bollywood movies.

Catherine Zeta Jones said she felt touched watching 'The Lunchbox', the movie which featured late actor Irrfan Khan in the lead role.

She said: “The Lunchbox is one of my favourite Indian movies. I watched it twice back to back. The film really touched me."

The Lunchbox is a 2013 drama film written and directed by Ritesh Batra. Produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap and Arun Rangachari, The Lunchbox is an international co-production of studios in India, the US, Germany and France. It stars Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bharti Achrekar and Nakul Vaid in supporting roles.

Catherine Zeta Jones has worked in several popular Hollywood movies like  The Mask of Zorro, Entrapment, Chicago, among others.

Meanwhile,  her husband and Hollywood actor Michael Douglas was conferred with the prestigious Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Cinema at the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa on Tuesday.

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