May 182008

May 18, 2008 will forever remain a dark day in Indian cinema. After all, this is the day when Indian cinema made an ass of itself on the world stage. If reports are correct, today is the market screening of that Tamil horror show Billa at the Cannes Film Festival. No one in his right mind would ever allow Billa to be screened in the official Cannes competition. So, Billa gets screened in the market screening category, which is primarily a vehicle for business development not a stage to showcase art or talent. Starring that non-actor Ajith Kumar,