Nicole Kidman's film Grace Of Monaco, a biopic of actress-Princess Grace Kelly, has been less warmly received around the world than producer Uday Chopra had hoped but that hasn't dampened Yash Raj Films' enthusiasm for their first international film.
YRF have tweeted a wealth of trivia about the film, which released in India today. (Also read: Grace Of Monaco Movie Review)
On set happenings:
One reason why Nicole was perfect for the role:
And this, rather charming fact:
Uday Chopra, who hob-nobbed with Nicole and the rest of the cast in Cannes last month, says he thinks Grace Of Monaco was unfairly reviewed at the film festival. "We got panned by the critics at Cannes but there were reasons for that. Grace Of Monaco is not a typical Cannes film, it was never part of the competition section and it just opened the festival. People in Cannes expect a certain kind of language, artistic (production) and this film was never supposed to have it as it's a fairy tale feel good movie," Uday told news agency IANS. (Also read: Nicole Kidman Not Upset with Grace of Monaco Reviews: Cannes 2014)
Grace Of Monaco, directed by Olivier Dahan, stars Nicole Kidman in the title role, Tim Roth as Prince Rainier and Spanish star Paz Vega as opera singer Maria Callas. (Also read: Grace Of Monaco Was Unfairly Reviewed in Cannes: Uday Chopra)